Pacific Groove

A chilled-out eatery in the Paramount Hotel
3
  • 1
Book now

Time Out Says

When the Paramount Hotel opened in Dubai, we were excited to see what movie-themed treats were in store. The lobby has plenty of nods to cinematography, while there’s even a private screening room in the hotel, should you want to catch a movie.

Pacific Groove is the hotel’s signature restaurant – and promises a laid-back Californian feel. There’s no real movie theme – but we suppose that California is the heart of the movie industry is enough. It is very laid-back, mainly because it’s so quiet, which is a shame as the décor and food is actually pretty decent.

All light colours and furnishings there’s a chilled US vibe, and the menu boasts a range of dishes from ceviches to sushis as well as salads and mains from the wood fire grill. Staff don’t seem that up to speed, but are friendly.

From the sushi, we kick off with the spicy tuna rolls, which pack a punch. We move onto wood grilled octopus and red snapper for mains. The seafood is tasty and comes with grilled pineapple. Flavours work well.

Don’t miss dessert. The sweet tacos – which are sort of like mille feuille – are utterly delicious, light and crispy with a sweet creamy filling.

It’s just a shame the vibe doesn’t live up to the food – or its name.

WHAT IS IT...
A chilled-out eatery in the Paramount Hotel

WHY GO...
The desserts are superb

By Time Out Dubai staff  | 15 Mar 2020

Be the first to get all the latest Dubai news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

Details

CuisinesAmerican
4:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Sunday: 4:00 PM to 11:59 PMMonday: 4:00 PM to 11:59 PMTuesday: 4:00 PM to 11:59 PMWednesday: 4:00 PM to 11:59 PMThursday: 4:00 PM to 1:00 AMFriday: 4:00 PM to 1:00 AMSaturday: 4:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Show number 04 266 666
Dubai, Business Bay, Paramount Hotel Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Recommended for you in Restaurants

Alici Dubai launches new Solo Crudo night

Italian raw seafood special will run every Wednesday evening

STK Downtown to reopen this weekend

Popular steakhouse returns with brunch, ladies’ night and more

Three top reasons to visit Original Wings & Rings

Sponsored: Why the DIFC restaurant should be on your list this summer

Shopping platform noon to launch food delivery arm

New noon Food delivery aggregation service to launch in coming months

Where to find Dubai’s best chicken wings

Buffalo, barbecue, boneless – Dubai’s best chicken wings come in all shapes

Couqley brings back steak frites and grape pairing night

Popular deal returns to Beirut-born French restaurant in Dubai’s JLT