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Special Ostadi

Bur Dubai, Metro Station-Al Fahidi | Al Musallah Rd.Near Al Mansoor Video, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 397 1469
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab” (89 reviews)
“rice” (28 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Bur Dubai, Metro Station-Al Fahidi | Al Musallah Rd.Near Al Mansoor Video, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 220 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice Persian kebab that comes with fresh salad and dates. The meat is perfectly cooked and very fresh. A mix of domestic and overseas customers for a joyful atmosphere.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is good but in my view overated and overpriced. The kebabs are not so good to justify the very high rating. In my view if you spend the same money you have many other options with a lot more variety. Not saying you should...More

Thank rjhaveri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here on a weekday afternoon. The restaurant was crowded which is good sign ;). The menu is pretty simple. Just pick your protein and carbs. Nothing fancy! Once your order was taken, salad was served. Ordered chicken kebab with fries. The kebab was...More

Thank Laksh85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Special Ostadi / Al Ustad Special Kabob are two different restaurants with the same owners . They are close by each other and have the same exact food at each restaurant . This is an Iranian restaurant and a cash only place in old Dubai/Deira....More

Thank Erika A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many visitors, but there is always a place. Great kebab, salat included. Fast service. Very noisy, domestic.

Thank AntonRozhkov
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best Persian restaurant in town and a real bargain! Don‘t expect a stylish place. All you get is delicious & mouthwatering food.

Thank Don_Andreas
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

An absolute delight for all kebabs and meat lovers .it's a must visit to this eatery whenever I'm visiting Dubai.go and indulge

Thank sharjeelcool
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We read the reviews and thought we’d give this place a shot. The food was good and you tell it’s a locals type of place. It was tough trying to order as we don’t speak Persian or Arabic. I would have liked to try some...More

Thank Runnerny2244
Reviewed 7 March 2018

It is the best kebab i have ever had and the price makes it even more good! Make sure to order the plate which contains all of the meats because it is totally worth it! Even if there is a waiting line until outside, just...More

Thank Pananic
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I would recommend it if you would like to visit a local persian restaurant and make sure you ride a taxi because the area is crowded and he don’t accept credit card

1  Thank Ahmed S
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Tahera A
2 July 2017|
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Response from caspergoa | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know where the meat comes from. I don't think you should worry as standards are kept high & enforced in Dubai. Also the owners being of Persian origin will have the food 100% Halal. Enjoy your meal !
23 November 2016|
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Response from Manmohan V |
No cards. Cash only place.
9 April 2016|
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Response from SagaLEB | Reviewed this property |
Hi - the place is not supposed to be a luxurious place but rather a reataurant intended for guests to taste the genuine Iranian cuisine and experience a nice side of the Iranian culture. We werea couple and paid 40 dirhams... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bur Dubai, Metro Station-Al Fahidi | Al Musallah Rd.Near Al Mansoor Video, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 397 1469
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