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7 Affordable Iftar Meals in Dubai

Planning your iftar meals for Ramadan 2021? Literally translated to “breaking of the fast,” iftar is a time of celebration for Muslims. Generally after a day of prayer, contemplation, and abstinence, Ramadan observers would feast on a full course meal with family and members of the community. Therefore, if you’re searching for affordable iftar meals in Dubai, we’ve listed down some of the most amazing iftar buffets and deals you can find in the city.

Important note: Dubai has prohibited social gatherings for Ramadan 2021. For the most part Iftar is traditionally a social and charitable event. In fact communities would gather for potluck and share food with the less fortunate. Specifically Under the city’s COVID-19 guidelines for Ramadan 2021, the government banned the setting up iftar tents this year. However, only family and members of the same household can share meals.

Nayaab Haandi (AED 89/ person)

For the most part Nayaab Haandi claims to serve the finest Pakistani cuisine throughout the United Arab Emirates. Of course the restaurant is popular for its Chicken Handi and Chicken Makhni Karahi, which only cost AED 20! However, for a budget-friendly amount, families can enjoy a full-course iftar meal this Ramadan. Contact number: 04 3597448.

Barbecue Nation (AED 89/ person)

Barbecue nation serves a mix of North Indian, Pakistani, and Afghani in its budget-friendly iftar buffets. Indulge in traditional barbecue dishes, bread, desserts, and iftar staples for only AED 89 per person. However, the offer is available on weekends all throughout the month of Ramadan. For the most part, Barbecue Nation has outlets in Al Barsha and Karama. Contact number: 04 394 1666 / 054 5816327.

Allo Beirut (AED 79/ person)

Affordable iftar meal at Allo Beirut

Allo Beirut offers an endless menu featuring the fresh and lively flavors of Lebanese cuisine. For this reason, the restaurant’s outlet in Al Barsha has announced iftar set menus for Ramadan costing only AED 75 per person. Therefore, treat your loved ones to the restaurant’s popular dishes including their special shawarmas, handcrafted sandwiches and picon and zaatar. Contact number: 800-TOBEIRUT

Absolute Barbecues (AED 84/ person)

Absolute Barbecues has a special iftar offer for Ramadan 2021, worth only AED 84 per person. Therefore, grab this opportunity to enjoy the exciting Indian flavors in selection starters, live counters, main course, and more. However, diners can book or order online via the restaurant website. For the most part, Absolute Barbecues will deliver attractive and fulfilling buffet boxes right to your door. Contact number: +971 600 577776

La Brioche (AED 95/ person)

French cafe La Brioche will celebrate the feast of Ramadan with irresistible Ramadan menu offers. Popular for its delectable sweets and pastries, the restaurant will offer set menus to customers consisting of soup/starter, a main course, and dessert. Contact number: 600 535359 

Bar B.Q. Tonight (AED 75/ person)

Bar B.Q. Tonight will serve customers for iftar for a price of only AED 75 per person. The special menu includes starters, traditional and vegetarian dishes, barbecue, and dessert. The restaurant offers specialty dishes from India and Pakistan. Contact number: 800 22727.

Mama’esh (AED 49 per person)

Mama’esh is a budget-friendly family restaurant of Palestinian ownership. Customers love the restaurant for offering sumptuous feasts at an affordable price. For AED 49 per person, diners can enjoy starters, a main course, and dessert. Customers can choose from a nice selection of signature dishes for their iftar meals. Mama’esh has outlets in Business Bay, DIFC, Al Warqa, and Umm Suqeim,

Enjoy delicious and affordable iftar meals with family this Ramadan. Keep in mind that Dubai has issued guidelines for the operation of food establishments. Restaurants and cafes must close by 4AM during Ramadan period. They must also stop receiving food orders by 3AM.

Now you have some information on some of the most affordable iftar meals in Dubai. Book in advance or even have your delicious iftar meals delivered to your home. 

*Prices are subject to change. Call your restaurant of choice for booking and confirmation.