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Joe's Cafe

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Neighbourhood:
Downtown Dubai
Cafe, European, Contemporary
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Dubai Mall Upper Deck Rd | Financial Centre Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 434 1439
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07:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 01:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visit joe's for dinner ,, we first called to know if there is waiting list or if the place is empty but the one who answered did not give a clear answer,,,! We choose the outdoor area but not in the first line since it have waiting list Tried the volcano fries with beetroot and sore cream and it was... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Disappointing food given location. Chicken Rissotto is not pilau rice with strips of chicken, and covered in what looks and tastes like tomato soup. Would not go back now seen the fountains.

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Thank mburgesstwo
Strathpeffer
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This chic cafe has a great view overlooking the Burj Khalifa from the balcony, and the food is of a high standard. One word of warning though, and that's to make sure that the waiter brings you any change when you settle the bill, as they have a tendency to think you're leaving a rather large tip!

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Thank HazellStrathpeffer
London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a drink after spotting the balcony during the 6pm fountain show, so watched the 6:30pm show from here. Our photos of the fountains and the Burj Khalifa are the best we have, so we are glad we came here even though the hot chocolates are on the expensive side (24 AED) as you're paying for the... More 

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Thank e-s03
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The supervisor in charge on 10th march 2017 at 2pm was very rude. She did not allow my family to change the table from outdoor to indoor as it was too hot outside. However the other staff were really nice and the food was very tasty. But with such an attitude from supervisor you don't feel like eating there and... More 

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Thank Muhammad Faheem F
Garstang, United Kingdom
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140 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Joe's Cafe purely for the fantastic view of the dancing fountains. We had a superb seat on the balcony. Our mocktails were delightful, I had fish & chips whilst my wife went for the chicken. Food was well cooked if not a little pricey

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Thank Paul H
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Arriving Dubai by 4 pm, we had some time to stroll around and enjoy the marvellous Dubai Mall!! Anything You could ever dream of is here! Multiple times! The arcitecture, the different malls in the mall, displaying different parts of the world 🐬🐪🌎 By 6 pm, The Show starts, in the pond/ sea outside the mall, by Burj Kalifa! Totally... More 

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Thank Tina H
Gaborone, Botswana
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135 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

They gave us a lovely table with an excellent view of the fountains. The only distraction was the food which was first class. However once we learnt that the fountain display happened every 30 minutes this was not a problem.

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Thank stephen c
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I must say, the food in this place never disappointed me. Always spot on. Service is good, nothing exceptional, as I feel when they get busy they seem understaffed. The kitchen is in the middle of the restaurant and the head chef is loud and the kitchen is loud. So if you are planning to sit indoor, be ready to... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It has been newly re-opened since the last time I have visited and I noticed it have gone better food and space-wise! If the weather is not bad, it's really a good idea to dine outside with Burj Khalifa and the fountains as a view

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 01:00
Monday
07:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 01:00
Thursday
07:00 - 01:00
Friday
07:00 - 01:00
Saturday
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dubai Mall Upper Deck Rd | Financial Centre Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > Downtown Dubai
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 434 1439

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Staying in Downtown Dubai

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Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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