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Pakistani Restaurants Near Me: 10 Best Restaurants of 2024

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Dubai is home to a vast and vibrant Pakistani community, so you will find several Pakistani restaurants in Dubai. To gauge the popularity of Pakistani food, now ranked among the Top 50 cuisines of the world, just google Pakistani restaurants near me in Dubai and see the results. It will be hard to make a choice.

But worry not; we have it figured out for you. We present our selection of some of the best Pakistani eateries in Dubai here.

While choosing these restaurants, we considered their food variety, quality, price, and overall eating experience. So, without further ado, let’s sink our hands into greasy gravies, some succulent meat, and tender barbeque bits.

Pakistani Restaurants Near Me

Daily Restaurant

It is a chain of restaurants with multiple branches spread across Dubai. It offers a decent dining experience with a variety of Pakistani food. It is not a fine dining restaurant, so don’t expect a fancy ambiance and expensive crockery. Come here for a wholesome meal that will fill your belly and not break the bank.

  • Name: Daily Restaurant
  • Address: Multiple locations including the one pictured above at Damascus Road, Qusais, Near Dubai Grand Hotel – 251 Damascus Street – Dubai
  • Website: https://www.dailyrestaurantgroup.com/
  • Telephone: 600 500 969
  • Timings: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM for the branch pictured above

What you should eat here: Mix Grill, Special Raita, Spicy Chicken, Kheer, BBQ, Mutton Paya, Beef Paya, Sheermal, Chicken Biryahni, Gola Kebab, Beef Nehari, Mutton Karahi, Dhagga Kebab, Chicken Seekh Kebab, Matka kheer, Gajar ka Halwa, Keema Hari Mirch, Beehari Kebab

Pak Liyari Restaurant

Liyari is a famous and colorful neighborhood of the city of Karachi known among many other things is its food. This restaurant that comes next in our list of Pakistani restaurants near me is renowned for serving a palatable dish of biryani. Like the Daily restaurant, this place too has a modest outlook but it surely makes up for it by offering mouth-watering delights at a very reasonable price. It has many branches in Dubai and you can choose the one as per your convenience.

  • Name: Pak Liyari restaurant
  • Address: Multiple locations including the one pictured above at Yousuf Bakar Road Near Melody Queen Hotel – Dubai
  • Website: https://pakliyarirestaurant.com/
  • Telephone: +97142240966
  • Timings: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM for the branch pictured above

What you should eat here: Chicken, Mutton & Beef Biryani, White Roast, White Quorma, Channa Masala, Champ, Seekh Kebab, Nehari, Mutton Quorma, Haleem, Shami Kebab, Channa Daal, Tikka, Zafrani Kheer

Bar.B.Q Tonight

Pakistani food has a rich tradition of BBQ. Tender chunks of meat marinated with a mixture of herbs, spices, and stuff like yogurt are grilled to perfection over a charcoal-fired pit, making for a delicious meal that you can have with roti or rice. Bar.B.Q Tonight is a Pakistani restaurant brand with branches in Pakistan and abroad. It is known for its commitment to high-quality food, and contrary to its name, it also serves a variety of curries that should satisfy every food lover.

  • Name: Bar.B.Q Tonight
  • Address: Block B, g Floor, Al Hudaiba Award Complex – Dubai
  • Website: https://dubai.bbqtonight.ae/
  • Telephone: +97143425272
  • Timings: 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM & 12:00 PM – 1:00 AM on Friday, Saturday & Sunday

What you should eat here: BBQ, Mutton Chops, Mutton Karahi, Barbecue Chicken, Salad Buffet, Crispy Prawns, Chicken Nuggets and Fried Prawns, Caramel Pudding, Creme Caramel, Italian Fish, Fried Fish, Fish Fry, Beef Bowl, Fattoush Salad,Fruit Salad, Hummus, Mixed Grill Platter, Fried Prawns, Barbeque Fish, Pizza

Nayaab Handi

Nayaab Handi is a very famous Pakistani restaurant chain in the UAE. It offers a fine selection of delectable Pakistani delights. The ambiance is perfect, and the staff is friendly and cooperative. The food choices are diverse, from curries to BBQ to fried and roasted stuff. It serves everything, and the food portions are generous, too. Your visit to Nayaab Handi will be a memorable affair. Choose among the different locations that are closest to you.

  • Name: Nayaab Handi
  • Address: Different locations including Al Wasl Road, Al Badaa، Next to Al Ghazal Mall, Near Iranian Hospital – Dubai 
  • Website: https://nayaabhaandi.com/
  • Telephone: +97143597448
  • Timings: 12:00 PM – 11:30 PM & 1:45 PM – 11:30 PM on Friday

What you should eat here: Chicken Biryani Rice, Mixed Grill Platter, Bar BQ, Dessert Buffett, Mixed Grill Platter, Mixed Grill Deluxe, Special BBQ Platter, Fried Fish, Chicken Curry, Hummus, Chicken Kebab, Chicken Handi, Mutton Handi, Special Handi, Gulab Jaman, Hanging Naan, Chicken Kebab, Fried Chicken Wings 


Spinzer comes next on our list of Pakistani restaurants near me in Dubai. At Spinzer, you can also eat Chinese food, but the place is most famous for its Pakistani dishes, particularly Kebab rolls, which can be a Pakistani equivalent of a wrap.

Kebabs are widely eaten across Pakistan and come in all sorts of varieties: grilled, fried, and baked. The place is economical, nicely laid out with a casual and clean ambiance, and is a good enough option for a hearty meal on a budget

  • Name: Spinzer
  • Address: Al Barsha Hotel Apartment, Shop No-2 – Al Barsha 1 – Dubai
  • Website: https://www.spinzer.ae/
  • Telephone: +97143236701
  • Timings: 11:00 AM – 11:45 PM 

What you should eat here: Kebab rolls, Chicken Biryani, Seekh Kebabs, Mixed Grill, Chicken Tikka, Aloo Qeema, Malai Boti, Bun Kebab, Palak Paneer, Peshawari Karahi, Tawa Qeema, Daal, Aaloo Paratha, Paneer Karahi, Bhindi, Fish Tawa Fry, Veg Biryani, Veg Karahi, Prawn Curry

Lal Qila

Lal Qila, translated in English to Red Fort, derives its name from Delhi’s famous Red Fort, which Mughal Emperors built. The restaurant is famous for its Mughlai and Pakistani dishes served in a traditional buffet style, with a live BBQ station and a huge dessert section.

For its customers’ convenience, the restaurant has also designed different food combos and platters that you can try. They have a vegetarian section, too. The place is also famous for its Sunday Brunch. If you want to try authentic meaty Pakistani dishes and street food with all their aromatic and spicy flavors, then Lal Qila is a safe bet.

  • Name: Lal Qila
  • Address: Jumeirah 1, 2nd December St, Next to Diyafa St, Opp. UAE Flag – Dubai
  • Website: https://www.lalqila.me/lalqila
  • Telephone: +97143254778
  • Timings: 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM & 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM. On Friday the restaurant opens at 1:30 PM. The closing time on Saturday is 12:00 AM. You can also try a Sunday brunch from 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

What you should eat here: Green Fish Tikka, Chicken Biryani, Mutton Karahi, Mutton Paya, Soups, Salads, BBQ, Tempura Prawns, Aaloo Tarkari, Haleem, Crispy Paratha, Shahi Channay, Saag, Halwa Puri, Kheer, Kulfi, Mango Ice Cream, Chocolate Fountain, Gulaab Jaman

Little Lahore

Lahore is the second largest city in Pakistan and boasts a pretty rich and lively food scene. Little Lahore pays homage to Lahore’s food culture and brings its flavors to Dubai. The place has been serving food for quite some time and has cultivated a loyal customer following.

It keeps innovating and adding new dishes to its menu, giving old recipes a modern twist to keep its clientele happy and engaged. Nicely laid out with, with indoor and outdoor sitting, a tastefully decorated interior, a dinner there is a perfect way to spend your evening.

  • Name: Little Lahore
  • Address: UB-10, JBC1, Cluster G, Jumeirah Lakes Towers – Dubai
  • Website: https://little-lahore.com/
  • Telephone: +97144414270/80
  • Timings: 7:00 AM – 11:30 PM

What you should eat here: Paneer Butter Masala, Chicken Biryani, Lahori Fish, Chicken Achari Handi, Aaloo Karahi, Beef Nihari, Chapli burger, Mutton Karahi, Chicken Palak, BBQ Mutton Seekh Kebab, Chicken Karahi, Chicken Chholay, Kurkuri Bhindi, Paratha, Sweet Lassi, Kheer, Gulaab jaman, Imli ke Sherbat, Sakanjabeen

Shehar e Karachi Restaurant

Karachi is Pakistan’s largest city, financial and trading hub, and port. Its cuisine is diverse and eclectic, just like its demography. It is a food-lovers paradise, and Shehar e Karachi restaurant imbibes the spirit of Karachi’s food culture in its menu, taste, and presentation.

You will love its offerings and will come again for more. It has many locations in Dubai that prove its popularity. Visit it for an authentic Pakistani food experience in Dubai.

  • Name: Shehar e Karachi restaurant
  • Address: Multiple locations including 562V+F3F – D67 – Al Quoz – Al Quoz 4 – Dubai 
  • Website: N/A
  • Telephone: +97143466690
  • Timings: 5:00 AM – 2:00 AM

What you should eat here: Mutton Paya, Mutton Gravy, Mutton Seekh Kebab, Mutton/Chicken Karahi, Gola Kebab, Tandoori Leg Piece, Fried Chana Daal, Hamour Fish Fry, Mutton Charsi Karahi, Chicken Shahi Darbar, Mutton Peshawari, Lamb Chops, Haleem, Chicken Tikka with Bone, Prawns Biryani, Special Rabri, Sweet Lassi

Des Pardes Restaurant

A novel thing about Des Pardes restaurant is that it is open 24 hours daily. You can go there any time of the day or night and enjoy the piping hot and fresh food. The restaurant has made a name for itself in delivering quality at an affordable price. It is pretty popular among the young crowd, students, and professionals who have night duties because it serves them food anytime they go there.

  • Name: Des Pardes restaurant
  • Address: Near Lamcy Square – 10th St – Oud Metha – Dubai  
  • Website: N/A
  • Telephone: +97143795701
  • Timings: 24 Hours

What you should eat here: Mixed Grill, Mutton Chops, Mutton/Chicken Handi, Sindhi Biryani, Chicken/Mutton Biryani, Nalli Nihari, Dal Tadka, Mutton/Chicken Seekh Kebab, Fish, BBQ Platter, Butter Chicken, Aaloo Paratha, Chicken Malai, Balti Gosht, Peshawari Karahi, Special Raita, Kheer, Gajar ka Halwa, Gulab Jaman

Mango People

The last on our list of Pakistani restaurants near me in Dubai is Mango People. Mango is eaten with great relish in summer in Pakistan and the Indian subcontinent. Mango in the local Pakistani language is translated as ‘Aam,’ another name given to commoners. And that is the story behind this place’s unique name, as its owners told us. However, the food here is remarkable in its presentation, taste, and variety.

You can enjoy pure Pakistani treats here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that satisfy your taste buds. The restaurant also offers Chinese and other dishes. Still, it is most famous for its Pakistani dishes, and for that, it is very popular among the expat community and locals who want to savor Pakistani cuisine. If you are in the mood for South Asian food that is also light on the pocket, we highly recommend this place. 

  • Name: Mango People
  • Address: Dubailand Residential Complex – Dubai   
  • Website: N/A
  • Telephone: +97145786154
  • Timings: 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM and 8:00 – 1:00 AM on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday the working hours are 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM

What you should eat here: Mixed Grill Platter, Chicken Fried Rice, Chicken Biryani, Sindhi Biryani, Butter Chicken, Chicken Lollipop, Halwa Puri Platter, Achari Chicken Paratha, BBQ, Bun Kebab, Paneer Tikka, Mutton Seekh Kebab, Chicken Reshmi Kebab, Mutton Chaska Handi, Mutton Yakhni Pulao, Bhindi Dau Pyaza, Dynamite Shrimp, Chicken Chilly, Nutella Paratha, Sweet Lassi

It’s time to soak in sumptuous cuisne: 

Pakistani cuisine has established itself in the culinary worldscape and is going places. Despite its similarity with Indian, Afghan, Iranian, and Middle Eastern dishes, it has carved a unique identity of its own. It is now appreciated for its depth of flavors and variety.

You will enjoy its taste, and our list above is a great starting point if you are not acquainted with Pakistani food. We wish you a great dining experience at these excellent places and hope you enjoy your visit. Let us know what you tried there and what you recommend others try. The desi delights await you.

Saleema Ramziyah
Saleema Ramziyah
Saleema Ramziyah Touma is a writer renowned for her expertise in real estate, hotels, and travel guides. Her captivating writing unveils the essence of luxurious accommodations and the intricacies of the real estate market, making her an invaluable resource for both travelers and property enthusiasts. She Lives in Sharjah and her hobby is Swimming.

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