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“Unique Dining Experience Grilling Your Food”
Review of Sumibiya

Sumibiya
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Ranked #49 of 12,361 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$50 - US$100
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Deira
Description: A 1st among yakiniku-style restaurants in Dubai, Sumibiya offers up an interactive dining experience. The term yakiniku translates “grilled meat," and the restaurant translates to a fun Korean dining experience. Patrons can sit in the semi-private booths or open individual tables while grilling seafood, meat and vegetables to relish with divine sauces, appetizers and sides. The delicious food is paired with exquisite house beverages like wine and beer to cleanse the palate. Guests can even watch the expert chefs engaged in their food preparation ritual in the restaurant’s open kitchen. The dinner barbecue buffet tops the list of favorites at this Deira Korean restaurant, and patrons can also enjoy a variety of culinary delights from well-pickled starters to Korean sides like kimchi, marinated beef and seafood. The restaurant's interior features a dynamic design with warm lighting that creates an inviting atmosphere.
Reviewed 29 June 2019

This is a yakiniku-style restaurant (you grill your food right on your table) and we had a Korean BBQ buffet here. We were initially not so thrilled as we prefer to have cooked food served right away but we had an enjoyable dinner altogether. This is a unique dining experience you can enjoy if you're looking for something new in Dubai dining scene. We picked and grilled our own food from the buffet and enjoyed the experience over good conversations with my companion. I suggest that when you reserve a table, don't expect that you will leave quickly as it's good to take in the cooking part included in the experience.

Enjoyed the bite-sized portions on the buffet, especially the beef slices and burger patties. Also happy that they had many sauces available for you to choose.

Thank you to Ivy for attending to our needs and always making sure we didn't have to call in case we needed our grill to be replaced or if we needed refills of our drinks!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Thank DubaiTravelBlog
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Jan H, Manager at Sumibiya, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

Dear DubaiTravelBlog,

Thank you for your rating and compliments.

We are glad that we met your expectations. Your kind appreciation of our service culture is a big factor why we strive to provide memorable experiences through the meals we serve.

Ivy is truly one of our most passionate F&B associates. I am sure she will be flattered with your compliments. The Team also sends their regards looking forward to welcome you back soon!

With best regards,
Ben Suarez Hipolito
Food and Beverage Assistant Manager

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Reviewed 18 June 2019

Excellent customer service

Good job Ms. IVY Good food, good ambiance and the best staff. Satisfied customer here

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ronald Andrew M
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Jan H, Manager at Sumibiya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

Dear Ronald,

Thank you for your rating and compliments.

We are glad that we met your expectations. Your kind appreciation of our service culture is a big factor why we strive to provide memorable experiences thru the meals we serve.

Ivy is truly one of our most passionate F&B associates. I am sure she will be flattered with your compliments.

The Team also sends their regards looking forward to welcome you back soon!

With best regards,
Ben Suarez Hipolito
Restaurant Manager

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Reviewed 18 June 2019

Excellent service as always. We really love the food and the ambiance as well. Thumbs up for Ms. Ivy, excellent customer service

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank eLz m
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Jan H, General Manager at Sumibiya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your rating and compliments.

We are glad that you enjoyed dining with us. Your kind appreciation of our service culture is a big factor why we strive to provide memorable experiences thru the meals we serve.

Ivy and the rest of the team also sends their regards looking forward to welcome you back soon!

With best regards,
Ben Suarez Hipolito
Restaurant Manager

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Reviewed 18 June 2019

Excellent customer service. Ivy is attentive to her customer needs. Friendly and accommodating. Good food. Will come here again and again.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Armidahacibeyoglu
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Jan H, General Manager at Sumibiya, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your rating and compliments.

We are glad that you enjoyed dining with us. Your kind appreciation of our service culture is a big factor why we strive to provide memorable experiences thru the meals we serve.

Ivy and the rest of the team also sends their regards looking forward to welcome you back soon!

With best regards,
Ben Suarez Hipolito
Restaurant Manager

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Reviewed 5 June 2019

Awesome service by Ivy from the door until we leave the venue, she completed our dining experience and that is very to see or experience now a days in other restaurant. Food wise excellent, ambience inside the resto was good but quite annoying the loud music coming from the bar next door thats only the downfall but it seems the management can’t do anything about it.

Well done again to Ivy keep it real ❤️❤️❤️

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RyanGoodrich28
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Jan H, General Manager at Sumibiya, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2019

Dear Ryan,

Thank you for your review and feedback.

It was a pleasure being your hosts and we are glad that we met your dining expectations. I am however, sorry about the discomfort due to loud music. I will certainly look into this and prevent them in the future.

Ivy and the rest of the team also sends their regards looking forward to welcome you back!

With best regards,
Ben Suarez Hipolito
Restaurant Manager

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