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A Taste of the Archipelago: Top Filipino Restaurants in the UAE

The Filipino population has made the United Arab Emirates, which is noted for its diverse culinary culture, their home away from home. Both residents and foreigners may enjoy the varied, lively flavors of the Philippines right in the UAE thanks to a wide selection of high-quality Filipino eateries.

1. Little Manila in Deira, Dubai, offers a variety of authentic Filipino dishes thanks to its collection of restaurants under one roof. It's a one-stop shop for Filipino cuisine, serving everything from the traditional adobo at Binalot to delectable desserts at the renowned Red Ribbon bakeshop.

2. Jollibee: A global leader in fast food and a favorite of Filipinos everywhere, Jollibee now offers sweet-style spaghetti and its renowned Chickenjoy fried chicken in the UAE. For dessert, don't skip their delectable Peach Mango Pie.

3. Boracay Nightclub & Restaurant: Located in Dubai's Asiana Hotel, Boracay provides a vibrant Filipino experience with regional cuisine, live music, and even karaoke. Enjoy the boisterous ambiance while eating foods like sisig and pancit guisado.

4. Manila Grill: This upmarket restaurant, which is a part of the Asiana Hotel, is well-known for its famed Lechon Kawali and Sinigang. The menu at Manila Grill eloquently showcases the rich culinary traditions of the Philippines.

5. Hot Palayok: Hot Palayok in Karama, Dubai, offers a buffet full of traditional Filipino and Pan-Asian foods that appeal to all palates.

Each of these eateries in the United Arab Emirates wonderfully captures the festive and social nature of Filipino cuisine, making for an unforgettable dining experience.


  • Angelo Suguitan
    Jul 31, 2023 13:44
    Wow, very supported and proud Filipino here. You can also visit minešŸ˜‰