Shortlisted for Best MENA is Abshar, Dubai - Best MENA - Restaurant Awards 2009 - TimeOutDubai.com

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Shortlisted for Best MENA is Abshar 17 Comments

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Don’t let the canteen-like decor fool you, Abshar undoubtedly serves some of the best Persian food in Dubai.

By Will Milner
Time Out Dubai,

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  • Users voted this restaurant most suitable for: Family friendly

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Posted by: Steve on 25 Jul ' 12 at 15:21
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Authentic and delicious Persian food. Can't get enough of that bread, it was awesome. Loved the ambiance, very special restaurant, service was good and definitely great value for money.

Posted by: Fakina on 09 Jan ' 12 at 13:11
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

Posted by: leila on 21 Nov ' 11 at 08:50
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

i really enjoyed my time there,and i 'll suggest to all my iranian to try there,maybe you could find your ideal restaurant in your life....

Posted by: abshar alam on 22 Jun ' 11 at 21:01
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

havent been 2 dis place.
bt its on my name.
hav watched its videos on youtube.
place seems awsome.
wud love 2 go 2 a restaurant of my name.

Posted by: Jake on 19 Jun ' 11 at 10:45
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  • Best for: Business lunch
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

Definitely not a place to dine in, I have eaten in most Iranian restaurants here, Persia Persia, New Midnight, Hatam to name a few they're all great but abshar not at all not to mention the boring ambiance and decoration..

Posted by: Maryam on 15 Apr ' 11 at 16:17
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

If you have eaten from the best Iranian restaurants in Dubai such as Persia Persia, you will notice that Abshar's food is below average. It is also oily

The service was slow, maybe because of the crowd.However, the only way to determine how good a restaurant is, is by seeing how they deal when big crowds arrive.

Below average restaurant for sure.

Posted by: amiri nariman on 25 Mar ' 11 at 22:12
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

travell to dubai = go to abshar

Posted by: Laila on 22 Mar ' 11 at 11:20
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  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Posted by: Rey on 28 Jan ' 11 at 10:44
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

the food just average found it too oily

Posted by: Amaan on 23 Nov ' 10 at 09:54
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

A very nice Iranian Restaurant with remarkable grilled food. It also hosts a band playing Iranian Music at nights so it wouldn't be bad for a romantic night out either. Try their Zafraani Ice Cream!! Definitely one of the best ice creams I have come across in Dubai.

Posted by: Sepideh on 05 Oct ' 10 at 13:06

@ Sameer, you are the only person say No. What is the problem?!!!!!!!!

Posted by: jim on 12 Aug ' 10 at 11:11
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Friday brunch is amazing. The quality of food is by far, the best I have seen. There isn't a dish I have tried, that wasn't perfect. The number of dishes they offer on their brunch is endless. Service is pretty good as well, very attentive. We have been going to their Friday brunch for 7 months now, never missed a week, and don't plan to.

Posted by: Omid on 02 Aug ' 10 at 07:54
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Incredible, and without a doubt the best Iranian resturaunt in the U.A.E. Amazing hospitality, excellent food, lovely music, everyday is a great day at Abshar. From the first time i visited this resturaunt (2001) until this day (2010) the quality of the delicious food has only been the best, i have experienced Iranian food in many Iranian cities like Tehran, Esfahan, Shiraz, Mashad, Tabriz, Ardebil, Ghom, Karaj, Sari, Gorgan, Abadan, Burugerd, Khoramabad, Ahwaz and Astara. But none can be compared to abshar.

Posted by: sameer on 05 Jul ' 10 at 09:27
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? No

This is one of the rubbish hotel in uae.service is very bad manager is waste.u should have a man who should speak english.waitress or the vast.if u want to improve the hotel change each evert thing.

Posted by: farzin on 03 Apr ' 10 at 08:27
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  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Posted by: David on 25 Feb ' 10 at 19:23
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Delicious, authentic, great quality food. Very friendly and accommodating service. Decor is a bit dated, but very clean and classical Persian music is enough to offset the decor and create great atmosphere.

Posted by: Maria on 09 Nov ' 09 at 08:01
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  • Best for: Family friendly
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Amazing Persian food, almost tastes like homecooked.
Portions are generous, meals are genuine and you get great value for money.
Been going to this restaurant for years and I have never been disappointed.
If you want to try an array of Persian dishes, try going there for Friday lunch.
It's excellent

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