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First look: Black Tap opens at Mall of the Emirates

by DubaiCity Author

Popular black tapUS burger brand Black Tap has opened its doors at a brand-new location in Mall of the Emirates – and they have a new milkshake counter that is attracting a lot of customers.

This is the fifth branch for Black Tap in Dubai – following restaurants Rixos Premium JBR, Dubai Festival City Mall, The Dubai Mall and the original at Jumeirah Al Naseem.

Black Tap Mall of the Emirates covers 3,525 sq ft and offers up a casual all-American dining experience – with all the burgers and crazyshakes you like and love. Located on the first floor of the mall, the interiors, as with other branches, reflect Black Tap’s New York hip-hop roots and feature street art from UAE artists.

The black tap mall of emiratesmilkshake counter with a to go service including Black Tap’s top three bestselling shakes – the Brooklyn Blackout, Cookies ‘n Cream and the Cookie Shake in a to-go format. The menu features burgers, salads and sides, with tacos, fish and chips and wings dotted around the edges. The shakes are not to be missed. The meaty burgers and huge shakes, Black Tap is also home to the Impossible burger. The veganoptions. burger is well known for being almost indeterminable from meat, the burger uses common proteins – including soya – to recreate the “meatiness” of meat, just like the flavour and texture. Black Tap also does a vegan cakeshake.

All set to welcome with two counters the restaurant has one section for customers looking to dine-in and one, a dedicated freak shake counter, ready to serve three types of Black Tap’s Insta-famous shakes for take-away, when you desire that sugar rush. black tapAssorted burgers are available at Black Tap with so many varieties ideal for a feast. Keeping  it basic with the All-American burger, one can have the spicy Mexican city burger or even the truffle burger. Black Tap also has chicken, fish or vegan options for those who aren’t into beef. An assorted salads, fries and other sides are also available. Try the Insta-worthy freak shakes, those come piled high with sprinkles, cotton candy and even slices of cake. Seven of the flavours are served if you’re dining in, plus two new ones – Lotus or Pistachio.

“Black Tap has become a true staple in Dubai’s food scene and remains eternally popular with both dine-in guests and those dining at home,” said Black Tap owner, Chris Barish.

“The oblack tappening of our fifth outlet in the UAE elevates the brand as a doorstep dining destination for an even greater number of UAE residents and tourists across the country. As we continue to expand, we will continue to stay true to our roots by offering downtown vibes, great music, and simple but quality food. We’re in the people business and seeing happy people keeps us going.”

Antonio Gonzalez, CEO of Sunset Group, which operates Black Tap in the Middle East, added: “Having seen an extraordinary response with our recent The Dubai Mall opening, the forthcoming Mall of the Emirates opening evolves Black Tap’s Dubai network into a truly city-wide offering. Residents in any area of the city now have a maximum travel time of 20 minutes to reach a Black Tap restaurant and enjoy the enduring greatness of our craft burgers and CrazyShake milkshakes.”

Open Sun – Thurs: 11:00 – 23:00
Fri & Sat: 11:00 – 24:00

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes 

The Mall of Emirates
1 Financial Center Rd
Downtown Dubai
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 234 3338

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