Famous food of Dubai you must not miss

Famous food of Dubai

To be true, Dubai cuisine will only make you crave for more and more. Head to the street foods to restaurants you will surely in for a delightful experience wondering what the platters offer for you. Be a foodie person or not but you can’t just ignore the mouth watering flavours that Dubai food has for you. And the list is so long for you to select your choices of favourite dishes. 

Check out the Dubai packages tour from the Pickyourtrail website to indulge in Dubai vacation. Don’t forget to take a look at the gastronomical delights that will make your stomach growl with hunger. Trust me Dubai has something to offer for every foodie. Here we go with the list of famous foods of Dubai.

List of famous food of Dubai:

  • Stuffed Camel
  • Knafeh
  • Turkish Cocktail
  • Shawarma
  • Al Harees
  • Arabic Coffee
  • Khubz
  • Ghuzi

Stuffed Camel

To explore and taste the flavours of Dubai is itself a reason to visit this destination. Stuffed camel is the celebratory food of Dubai and one of the most luxurious food & traditional food of Dubai. It is served only on special occasions, festivals, ceremonies or any other important family events. This dish is awarded in the Guinness World Book of Records as one of the largest foods to eat in the entire world.


Knafeh is a cheese pastry dish famously known as “The Queen of Arabic dessert”. It is made of gooey sweet cheese with the essence of pistachios sprinkle and rose-scented syrup. It is not only a traditional and favourite food of Dubai but also in other Middle Eastern places. The price range of this dish starts from 150 INR onwards.

Turkish Cocktail

Dubai’s cocktail is made with the basis of classic Turkish flavours with multiple ingredients such as honey, rose, citrus, mint, spices, hibiscus, pomegranate and raspberry. Apart from turkish cocktails you would have seen many videos on Instagram of making the turkish coffee on hot sand. The coffee is thick, bitter and served in a small cup. The price is 12 – 18 INR, you should try this traditional cup of coffee on your vacation.


Shawarma is indeed one of the bestest dishes to eat in Dubai. Who doesn’t like a delicious roll or plate of Shawarma? It is a popular dish all over the world, eating shawarma in Dubai is an experience that should never be missed. It can be available in many varieties such as chicken shawarma, lamb shawarma and fish shawarma. You can have the best shawarma in the Dubai street shops where the famous outlet shops are Shawarma Twist, Al Mallah, Doors Freestyle Grill and Ikea Bistro. 

Al Harees

Al Harees is a dish made with simple ingredients such as wheat, meat and a pinch of salt but literally takes hours to make. It is a Dubai’s traditional dish mostly served during the times of wedding, Eid and Ramadan. You can also try this dish with butter and powdered cinnamon. The price ranges from 800 INR.

Arabic Coffee

Arabic Coffee or Gahwa is the favourite recreational dish of the Arab. It has been popular in the Arabian peninsula for hundreds of years. Arabic coffee is originally served without sugar or with little sugar. You can find the best Arabic Coffee from the Coffee museum in Dubai and Bait Al Gahwa in Abu Dhabi. 


Khubz is the most common dish in the Arab World that is made with flour served with roasted chicken. It is recommended to try khubz at the bakery or restaurant where they were making it fresh rather than buying from the other shops. It is also available in the form of break chicken.


Ghuzi is the top most popular dish of Dubai. The dish consists of rice, meat and spices mixed together giving it a wonderful aromatic that treats the taste buds. Ghuzi is also known as khuzi or ouzi which is also considered as the national dish of the United Arab Emirates. The fact among the Arabians that aany festivals or occasions will be incomplete without having a Ghuzi.

Okay that’s all for now. Well, worthy not! The Dubai cuisines have something to offer every kind of a visitors. Unlike any other place on the Earth, Dubai is its crown jewel with many varieties of dishes. Dubai cuisine still feels, smells, tastes and looks like an exotic place to fulfill the soul with its aura. Check out the Pickyourtrail website to book your next Dubai trip and also you can even customise your own itinerary plans that suit you the best according to your likes and preferences.


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