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Al Ustad Special Kebab (Special Ostadi)

  • Al Musalla Rd., Meena Bazaar, Dubai Map It
  • The South Bank
  • Middle Eastern

Published 04/19/2017

Fodor's Review

For those willing to go out of their comfort zone for a great kebab, Ustad (also known as Ostadi) is definitely worth seeking out. It's a cozy restaurant with insight into everyday life in this part of Old Dubai. Sitting in the same spot for nearly 40 years until 2015, Ustad's patriarch still welcomed diners for lunch specials and mixed grills with an open smile and a "salam alakum." Mohammed al Ansari's passing sent many Dubai residents into mourning, but his spirit lives on in the restaurant now run by his children, who continue to serve great food in an eclectic space filled with souvenirs and trinkets from travelers. No alcohol served.

Restaurant Information


Al Musalla Rd., Meena Bazaar, Dubai , Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch Fri.

Published 04/19/2017


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