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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kebabs” (45 reviews)
“rice” (25 reviews)
“soup” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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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Reviewed 6 days ago

Funky, casual, fun, tasty and cosy Persian spot in Dubai. After living in Dubai for 5 years, I finally visited and am looking forward to going back. The food is reasonably priced and the portions are not too big, so you can order a variety...More

Thank Alladin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the fast service and the kobideh is excellent. Nice clean restaurant. Mast khiyar is to die for and also the mint tea. This place has it all. They take cash only Parking is a pain to find. Also make sure you have coins for...More

Thank shefpat
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to taste best Kababs in Dubai, do not think of another place, their Maasti Kebabs are extremely tasty, And apart from food, you will have best experience with the owners and staff. Ostadi Brothers (following their father's business who passed away couple...More

Thank Soorena_S
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Great Time and Something you absolutely don't want to miss in Dubai... for once a piece of authenticity in a city of the unreal!!!

Thank Crazyo99
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Dear Trippers, Special Ostadi kebab (OSK) at Meena bazaar is superb. The ambiance, food, there's a buzz to the place that you find in a handful of restaurants. The Ostadi brothers also are very hospitable , much more than their staff, and the food just...More

Thank caspergoa
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A good series of reviews prompted our visit for dinner. Food was disappointing and our server was obviously having a bad day.

1  Thank mwspear
Reviewed 20 April 2017

After reading great reviews I was expecting much better.....waited a while to be served....place not busy.....surly unhelpful staff.....food disappointing. Perhaps we just hit it at a bad time but really the staff/management need to up their game!! becoming too complacent?

1  Thank Maggie5327
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The service is always a hoot and a half here, with the owners being very present, and extremely hands on with the service and the entertainment. The food is just what it should be given the price point, and the general experience makes this a...More

Thank Kay T
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Amazing food, disappointing service. My sister in law was soooo excited about this place and we decided to go and check it out. They have one restaurant for bachelors abd one for families. I found the idea super cool since many people don't like to...More

Thank Sindy_Mohammed
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This restaurant has existed for almost 40 years, and for very good reason. The food is absolutely outstanding! We had no idea what to order (our eyes were bigger than our tummy and we wanted everything!). Mohammed (the owner) quickly came to our assistance (we...More

Thank Gypsy1967
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they take credit card?
23 November 2016|
Answer Show all 7 answers
Response from Manmohan V |
No cards. Cash only place.
Hi, about how much does lunch meal cost?
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
Do you deliver?
21 January 2015|
Response from Bahiyafalak | Reviewed this property |
yes they deliver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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