Dubai is well-known among travelers as an international city that oozes luxury and elegance (though it is possible for tourists to enjoy Dubai on a budget). This world-renowned city is home to modern marvels such as the Palm Islands, The Dubai Fountain, and the Burj Khalifa. Adventurous travelers can also get their adrenaline fixed in Dubai, enjoying ziplining, skydiving, and off-roading activities.

But for the foodie travelers visiting Dubai, what food-related experiences lie in store for them?

Luckily, Dubai is home to countless ritzy and glamorous restaurants that offer tasty delectables and stunning views. Foodies can sink their teeth into mouthwatering gourmet delights while soaking in incredible views of the city's most popular tourist attractions, as well as the Gulf and the Dubai Creek.

Travelers looking for restaurants with delicious food and an aesthetically pleasing atmosphere may want to check out these restaurants next time they're heading to Dubai!

9 Plaj

  • Location : Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah

Located in the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, the Plaj serves traditional Mediterranean cuisine in a spacey atmosphere. Guests can enjoy an open-air dining experience while indulging in dishes like pan bagnat, grilled octopus, Atlantic lobster, and prawns saganaki. Plaj is also an excellent family-friend option for those visiting Dubai with family.

8 Bahri Bar

  • Location:  Jumeirah Mina A'Salam

Are you a fan of the mystic? While overlooking the ocean, the Bahri Bar is furnished with sleek decor that makes diners feel as if they're traveling along the Silk Road. Not only is this restaurant beautifully decorated, but the dishes are also plated as elegantly as the dress code requires. Try their curry lobster roll or indulge in a rose macaron. Bahri Bar also offers guests shisha!

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7 Benjarong

  • Location: 133 Sheikh Zayed Road, P.O. Box 23335

At Benjarong Restaurant, guests can savor delicious Thai food while enjoying the remarkable view of the Burj Khalifa (which is the world's tallest building). The restaurant's decor is artfully intricate, from its gold-blue-red color schemes to its hand-woven hanging lanterns. Their award-winning food is also plated so beautifully, it's too pretty to eat!

6 Eve Penthouse & Lounge

  • Location:  Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Dubai Healthcare City

The Eve Penthouse & Louge is a part of the Hyatt Regency in Dubai, located close to the Dubai Dolphinarium and the Dubai Creek Park. This rooftop bar and restaurant serve ritzy international cuisine, from Asian delights to traditional Mexican fare. Travelers visiting the Eve Penthouse & Lounge can try their warm salmon ceviche, Pisang Goreng, anticuchos, potato kibbeh, and much more. In addition, guests will be blown away by the restaurant's avant-garde interior design, alongside the stunning views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai skyline.

5 Noepe

  • Location:  Park Hyatt Dubai, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Reek Club Street

Noepe restaurant defines itself as a Californian and New England restaurant. Located in Dubai's Park Hyatt hotel, diners can enjoy the breeze from Dubai Creek while sipping refreshing cocktails and American fare. Sample their fried calamari, horta, cheese platter, and sashimi platter. Guests can also try their handcrafted cocktails, such as Noepe's take on a margarita, espresso martini, and mai tai. This restaurant is stunningly clean with chic interior (and exterior) decor. Travelers visiting with friends can enjoy dining at the terrace or around their in-house firepit!

4 Nikki Beach Restaurant

  • Location: Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Pearl Jumeira

Situated on the waterfront of the Pearl Jumeirah, Nikki Beach Restaurant overlooks the stunningly-blue waters of the Arabian Gulf while located on the poolside of the Nikki Beach Resort & Spa. The restaurant of this 5-star resort is spotless and airy, which is a perfect setting for guests to enjoy while sipping cocktails. In addition, the property itself is so luxurious that travelers have to pinch themselves to make sure they're not dreaming! Th

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3 Akira Back

  • Location: Fifth Floor, W Dubai – The Palm, West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah

World-renowned Chef Akira Back presents a creative fusion of Japanese and Korean cuisine at his Dubai restaurant on Palm Jumeirah. Whether patrons visit Akira Back Dubai for brunch, social Sundays, or a quick lunch, diners will be dazzled with unobstructed views of the Arabian Gulf while eating. In addition, patrons should try the chef's signature cow-wow roll, king crab fried rice, apple harumaki, and many more elegant delights!

2 Tulum Restaurant

  • Location:  The Dubai Mall Unit, No.4F -04, Fashion Avenue Extension

Tulum Restaurant calls itself Dubai Mall's best-kept secret! This rooftop restaurant will dazzle visitors with remarkable views of The Dubai Fountain and the gorgeous city skyline. Tulum Restaurant cooks Mexican-inspired dishes like mushroom quesadillas, enmoladas, cocoviche, and black aguachile. Traveling couples seeking a lovely date will love dining at this Dubai restaurant, which offers a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere!

1 Al Fayrooz Lounge

  • Location: Lobby Lounge at the Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Road

Travelers who're feeling peckish and need a midday pick-me-up can visit the Al Fayrooz Lounge at the Jumeirah Al Qasr. This restaurant provides an afternoon tea service and a shisha lounge. Guests can enjoy elegant delights like savory scones, hazelnut choux, avocado toast, and other miniature dishes as an afternoon tea. Al Fayrooz also serves more substantial dishes like sandwiches, burgers, salads, and soups. This restaurant not only offers breathtaking views of Madinat Jumeirah, but its open-air concept is also a relaxing atmosphere for diners.

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