Vietnamese Foodies

Top-quality budget dining in a cute lakeside spot in JLT
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Time Out Says

Vietnamese Foodies has made a huge splash since opening in JLT, so much so that it now has a larger branch in Burj Views, catering for all those hungry for pho in Downtown Dubai.

And the food quality is outstanding. The cute spot in JLT is bustling all the time, and it's easy to see why.

One of the things that really sets Vietnamese Foodies apart is its service. A home-grown brand, friendliness and warmth are at the heart of this restaurant. You’ll get a super welcome and staff are only too happy to help out.

Absolutely tiny inside, with a scattering of tables along the edge of the nearby lake there’s a quaint and cosy feel about it.

Dishes here are true to the nature of eating in the Southeast Asian nation, with a huge focus on fresh, vibrant ingredients, light, healthy cooking techniques and accessible pricing.

Whether you’re after a quick lunch with colleagues or a date night on a shoestring, nothing here is going to break the bank. Which is excellent, seeing as you’re going to want to order a lot of it, as it’s that good.

Goi cuon tom (shrimp summer rolls) are vibrant and refreshing, as is the goi du du tom papaya and prawn salad, with just a whisper of spicy, peanutty dressing. And the pho (broth-based noodle soup), Vietnam’s national dish, is absolutely superb – rich, fragrant and moreish. And it’s a whopper of a portion too, with a large bowl being big enough to share.

Don’t miss the prawn, lettuce wraps, tasty little parcels that are fresh, fragrant and delicious. And are totally healthy, too.

There’s even a dedicated vegan menu, which has been warmly received by Dubai’s plant-based community.

Everything on the menu here is superb. And the good news? It’s our top budget restaurant 2020 so you can afford to go back time and again to try out the whole list, without having to worry about your wallet afterwards.

By Time Out staff  | 28 May 2020

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Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
Dress CodeCasuals
11:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM to 10:30 PMMonday: 11:00 AM to 10:30 PMTuesday: 11:00 AM to 10:30 PMWednesday: 11:00 AM to 10:30 PMThursday: 11:00 AM to 10:30 PMFriday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PMSaturday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Show number 04 565 6088
Dubai, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), Cluster D - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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