A Brazilian spot opens in DIFC, a second serving of a smokehouse, and a new night brunch on JBR…

From wallet-friendly dinner deals perfect for pairs, to unique dining experiences you wouldn’t get anywhere else, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to dining out in Dubai.

And if you’re looking for somewhere fresh to head to this weekend, we’ve rounded up three spots we reckon you won’t want to miss out on.

From another new opening in DIFC, to a second serving of an American smokehouse and a new night brunch on JBR, here are three restaurants to check out this weekend.

The brand new: Fogo De Chão

Renowned Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão has just opened its 51st location in DIFC at Central Park Towers. Founded in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 1979, Fogo de Chão, meaning ‘fire on the ground’ is set to serve up premium cuts of meat, alongside a Market Table of fresh seasonal salads, fruits and vegetables. Guests can enjoy the restaurant’s elegant indoor setting, or choose to dine on the outdoor terrace with Burj Khalifa views. It’s not yet licensed, but it’s set to be soon.

Fogo de Chão, Central Park Towers, DIFC, daily 12pm to 4pm and 7pm to 12am. Tel: (04) 343 8867. More info on website

The evening brunch: Riviera Beach Grill

Riviera Seafood Grill has just launched it’s new Friday evening brunch, ‘Ce Soir’. The beachfront spot on JBR will serve up sharing Mediterranean cuisine alongside unlimited house beverages and a make-your-own gin and tonic from the dedicated gin trolley.

Riviera Seafood Grill, Rixos Premium JBR, 7pm to10pm, Fridays Dhs250 soft, Dhs395 house, Dhs550 premium. Tel: (052) 777 9473. More info on website

The second serving: Mighty Quinns

Mighty Quinn’s, the barbeque export from New York, has just opened its second branch in Dubai Mall. Having opened first on JBR in December, the smokehouse menu serves up hearty All-American breakfasts, a selection of gourmet sandwiches and their signature cuts of meat with an array of sides in a casual setting.

Mighty Quinn’s, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, daily 9am to 12am. Tel: (04) 341 7158. More info on website

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