5 Places In Dubai Where You Can Eat Crab To Your Heart's Content

You'll love every minute of it

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They're messy to eat and require a few tools but once you get to it, it is perhaps one of the most delicious seafood you can have.


Head to one (or maybe all) of these places to enjoy an amazing meal of crabs. Just make sure you put on your bib.

1. Joe's Crab Shack, Dubai Festival City Mall

If the crab dip, crab nachos or crab cake doesn't excite you then order the bucket of crabs (from AED 145) with a flavour or your choice (hint: BBQ or garlic herb).

For more information, call 04 705 9824.

2. Beachcombers, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Fresh crabs are served alongside a selection of Pan-Asian dishes. There's a side of Singaporean mixed beverages and live entertainment too. It is priced at AED 235 and is available from 6.30pm to 11.30pm.

For more information, call 04 406 8750.

3. Aprons and Hammers, The Beach, JBR

Opt for a small crab bucket (8 pieces for AED 185) or a large one (AED 325 for 16 pieces) and have it cooked with a sauce of your choice. Your options include pepper cream, lemon butter, saffron cream and lemon with chilli.

For more information, call 04 427 8153.

4. Dunes Cafe, Shangri-La Hotel

Every Wednesday, Dunes Cafe serves crabs cooked different ways including Australian ones with pepper sauce and Singaporean style with chilli sauce. It is priced at AED 235 (with soft drinks) and is available from 7pm to 11pm.

For more information, call 04 405 2703.

5. Crab Tavern, Media One Hotel

Options on the menu include its signature dish Catalana King Crab (AED 425), as well as crab hot dog with avocado or gnocchi with crab meat.

For more information, call 04 420 7489.

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