Minato

The Japanese restaurant that time (and everyone else) forgot

Time Out Says

Comfortable seats, friendly staff and enjoyable food – Minato certainly isn’t the worst option after a day exploring Old Dubai’s sights. If you’ve spent an afternoon motoring up and down the creek on an abra, there’s nothing quite like a cold drink and a bowl of salty edamame to perk you up. The menu is varied and the execution is authentic (even if the portion sizes are a little mean) – try the chicken gyoza or the Japanese omelette for a satisfying hit of protein, but avoid the tempura, which can be a little heavier than you might hope. Katsu fans won’t be disappointed by the breaded chicken and curry sauce dish, but those who fear committing to one dish for an entire meal can try the bento, which features a chef’s selection of hot and cold Japanese favourites – though might be a little steep for lunch, at Dhs130. For a better value visit, head down on a Saturday, Monday or Thursday night, when the restaurant does a sushi and teppanyaki buffet.

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By Time Out Dubai staff  | 27 Apr 2015

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Show number 04 205 7033
Dubai, Deira, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Creek - Al Makhtoum Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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