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Carluccio's Dubai Mall

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Upper Deck Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 434 1320
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Denver, Colorado
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always hot in Dubai, even in the evenings, so be prepared to sweat through dinner if you choose to eat outside. This is a nice place to eat if you find yourself eating dinner at a mall. We were transiting through Dubai from central Asia and have stopped here several times before. You can view the fountain show from... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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137 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm Italian. There is NOTHING Italian here. But ok. There are so many fake all over the world, one less one more. We got a dessert. Cannot say anything against the waiters, good smiley. The tables are dirty, chairs and other seats dirty as well. The food is absolutely tasteless, fat, full of sugar and nothing else. So that, I... More 

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Thank GianluGMG
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Front row seat for the fountain display and first rate service from Carluccios staff. They took time to stop and chat. Will be first port of call on return to the mall.

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Thank Mick L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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350 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So this review is for the Carluccio's in Dubai Marina Mall. Many of the comments (and pictures) in this location appear to be for The Dubai Mall branch. We have been to Carluccio's in both the UK and now Dubai. Carluccio's was an exciting place to go that made simple Italian food with the novelty of a deli area and... More 

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Timaru
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guaranteed standard Italian food. Service was brisk but friendly. Annoying that they constantly push product to buy while you are reading menu or waiting for service. One of our family had to leave the restaurant to find a toilet and the staff realised and held her food hot until she returned. Would I go again? - Yes.

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Thank DrRobTimaru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food, probably the best value for money Italian in Dubai. The service was slightly slow on the day we visited with seemingly no specific zones allocated to waiting staff. This was slightly frustrating but the food was incredible.

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Thank Mick P
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,382 reviews
649 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 songs.....so a bit over 1 1/2 hrs. No rush to finish by staff, which we appreciated. We chose a table with a good view of the singing fountains outside. We had cheese garlic bread, a couple cokes, lasagna, and pappardelle with shrimp. It turned out the pasta was fresh.....a very nice surprise. We know this is... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited this place on several occasions, for breakfast and lunch, great food, good service and everything on the menu is fab. My fav place to lunch with friends, other half and even on my own, would highly recommend.

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Thank Ruth W
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great but the portion was not enough compare to American breakfast portion and also it took a long time to serve the food.

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Thank mohammadtalebanpour
Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing our Breakfast menu, happy to see your comment that the food was great, at the same time sorry that the portion size was not enough compare to American breakfast and it took long time. All your valuable comments are shared with chefs and team. Thank you once again for dining with us, Looking forward... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So my friend and I were looking for a place to dine in with the view of the dancing fountain, finally we found carluccio's as it has a smoking area as well.. I need to special mention the staff named France as she manage to look for a vacant table outside for us even if its busy that moment. To... More 

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Thank Bethel T
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Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Carluccio's ! It was such a pleasure serving you .We are glad to know that you have had a delightful experience with us. Feedback about the staff's France, Rachel and Willmar really made them feel special and motivating them to do more. Looking forward to see soon , Thank you once again for dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Deck Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 434 1320

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Staying in The Marina

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The Marina
It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago there was no marina. Opened in 2003, the man-made marina runs along a 3km stretch of shoreline. A heady mix of luxurious hotels, apartment buildings, and cafes, the marina hosts regular community events and markets, and is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon or evening. Spectacular at night when the skyscrapers glisten, here you can enjoy dinner on the beach next to the sea, or visit a high-rise bar in a hotel for a magnificent view across the Gulf and the man-made Palm Island, with the world-famous Atlantis Hotel at its end. The Walk at Jumeirah beach Residences is a pedestrianized stretch leading to a new development: The Beach. It’s one of the few places where Gulf nationals mix with tourists and Western ex-pats. It’s a popular place to show off your supercar for an evening, so watch out for Lamborghinis, Maseratis, and Ferraris in abundance.
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