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Stefano's L'Arte della Cucina Italiana

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
The Marina
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Shikh Zayed St., Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 340 3015
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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63 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well located in the Dubai Marina. The food is good here and the sights are great. Close to the Dubai Marina mall. Taxis are at an arms reach from Stefano's so traveling won't be a problem.

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Thank Jiminez G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

A quaint restaurant on the Marina Walk. The decor is a little dated for the interiors. Outdoor seating is decent. They have a good menu selection, however it is on the expensive side.

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Thank Gurpreet M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Average fare with overpriced dishes trading more on its location and availability of Shisha sitting on the Dubai Marina promenade. Nice enough to sit and watch the world go by but if you're looking for Italian food, then you're not going be wowed here.

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Thank Malek M
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I'm in loved in pizza from this restaurant. It's just mouth watering. I came so many times in this restaurant and I just realize that I didn't give any feedback from the same. Outdoor seating as well as indoor. Food is delicious,in particular all kinds of pizza's that we tried was extremely good. My main concern is that place need... More 

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Thank Miljana M
Brno, Czech Republic
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426 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I know,because its Italian restaurant...pizza was good,juices very good,sheesha very good but all overpriced and staff lazy some time...

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Thank Kroulak
Lugano, Switzerland
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Being Italian I usually do not expect much about Pizzerie outside of Italy. This place offers instead a quite good pizza (considering you are in Dubai!). Place is nice and relaxing. They also have shish - but no alcohol! Very friendly staff!

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Thank bytosx
Doha, Qatar
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159 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

feel not happy with this time,take so time to take order,serve,seems they has to employ more staff,here,they are struggling to reach and serve the customer well.shiesha is the only okey for me here

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Thank jocy2015
Dunboyne, Ireland
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Yes I know it is Dubai and yes I know Dubai is expensive but the least you should expect is quality that matches the expense! It was a promising start, the bruschetta was very nice and very tasty if way overpriced (the equivalent of €10 for 3 small pieces of bread with some chopped tomatoes on it) and it augured... More 

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Thank VHegarty
Cabo Frio, RJ
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Delicious pasta and service, diversified menu and many great options for the lovers of pasta, very nice location and staff.

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Thank CarolinaBarrack
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Went for dinner with my husband. Ordered Caesar salad and Risotto with seafood. Big portions even for shearing. Salad was good and dressing was fine, but risotto was not so tasty it was rice but not risotto as Italian dish . I think this place good to smoke shisha only. Service average. I will not recommend my friends.

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Thank Xena204

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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
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shikh Zayed St., Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai>  > The Marina
  • Neighbourhood: The Marina
  • Phone Number: +971 4 340 3015

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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