Every now and again, fast food is just the thing you need to satisfy your food cravings and fill your stomach. We all need a cheat day sometimes, and if you're going to do it, you had better do it right. Let's look at some of the best fast food spots in Dubai to indulge in and make that cheat day count.
1. The Hot Dog Stand
Hot dogs are among the most famous of fast food dishes in the world. They are an American fast food classic enjoyed by people of all ages, which is why the founder Ibrahim decided to open a gourmet hot dog restaurant with a tasty spin. They have three signature dogs to choose from: The Mexican, The Cheese Coney and The Monster. For those times when you can't decide which topping to have, get them all with the Monster! It is served with tomatoes, pickles, green onions, potato sticks, beetroot, jalapenos, mayo, mustard and ketchup. If you think you can handle it, you won't be disappointed!
Where: The Hot Dog Stand, Media City, Dubai
2. Big Smoke Burger
When it comes to fast food, you can't beat the almighty burger. Big Smoke Burger hails from Toronto, Canada, and they are taking Dubai by storm. Check out their signature Big Smoke Burger for a truly tasty way to treat yourself. The 40oz patty comes in a bun served with smoked cheddar, horseradish mayonnaise, caramelized onions, tomato and lettuce. It's a flavour explosion which will keep you coming back for more!
Where: Big Smoke Burger, Box Park, Al Wasl Road, Dubai
Sometimes there is nothing better than getting a few friends together and diving into a big box of chicken wings. Wingsters provides some of the best chicken wings in Dubai, from Buffalo wings to chicken tenders, there's something for all chicken lovers. For those nights when you need to feed your guests but don't feel like cooking, try out their 32 Wings Roulette, a bundle meal for four which also comes with four fries and four drinks. Nobody will be left out and everyone will be left with happy tummies.
Where: Wingsters, Dubai Marina
It's not just American cuisine that makes the best fast food, but Mexican food is always a winner. Chilis has something on the menu for everyone, from classic Mexican favourites to pastas and burgers. Try one of their Premium Fajitas the Jumbo Shrimp, which comes serves on a bed of delicious red onion rings and garlic roasted tomatoes, topped with pineapple, chorizo, pico, citrus-chilli sauce, cilantro and finally a whole roasted jalapeno. If you can handle your spice, get your hands on one of these!
Where: Chilis, Mirdiff City Centre, Dubai
5. Russo's New York Pizzeria
When it boils down to it, pizza is the perfect fast food. Everyone loves it and there's always so many tasty options to choose from. New York pizzas are thought to be the best in the world, so Russo's may be the next best thing to heading Stateside for a slice. Not all fast food needs to be unhealthy either, so try out their Hearty-Healthy Veggie pizza which comes in a medium 12in or large 16in. It is topped with healthy goodies such as fresh spinach, artichokes, tomatoes, mushrooms, white onions, extra-virgin olive oil, all-natural mozzarella and zesty garlic sauce. It is a treat for your taste buds which won't make you feel guilty.
Where: Russo's New York Pizzeria, The Greens, Dubai
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