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La Carnita DXB opens in the InterContinental Dubai Marina

by DubaiCity Author

A brandla carnita-new Mexican restaurant – La Carnita DXB opened in the InterContinental Dubai Marina, and it is striking.

The eatery has opened on Wednesday August 29 in Dubai Marina.The Mexican restaurant welcomes all in the space that previously held grape bar and post-brunch party spot Ynot. Visitors can look forward to lot of tacos, Mexican street food is an urban setting and design, the place is ideal for old-school hip-hop. Famous brand La Carnita hails from Canada, where it has four locations in Toronto. They also have branches in Baltimore and Winnipeg.

“Ever since I walked into the very first La Carnita in Toronto, I knew bringing it to Dubai was going to happen,” said Hamdan Al-Khafaji, Founder of La Carnita carnita

“The walls covered in incredible street art, the vibe of the place – and that’s before I tried the food – everything was so creative and contemporary, yet there was this casual vibe that made it somewhere you wanted to hang out all the time.

“I then started the long journey of learning everything I could from the guys in Toronto to make the Dubai version totally authentic. I can’t wait for the people of Dubai to experience La Carnita and enjoy the most epic street food.”

La Carnita began its journey as an inaugural pop-up where artwork was sold and tacos were given away for free. The food served here is a treat for all diners. Foodies will relish dishes such as Mexican meatballs with ancho and guajillo chilli and queso fresco, ancho barbecue wings and a range of tacos from chorizo to cod. One must keep space for desserts, mouth watering treats include tres leches cake and carnita

Designer, Ian Rydberg is in Dubai to ensure the newest location lives up to expectations in terms of décor. La Carnita DXB in InterContinental Dubai Marina joins other popular spots in the hotel, including Marina Social from British Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton – which is a reputed eatery. The InterContinental Dubai Marina also features all-day dining restaurant Accents, which hosts a popular party brunch every Friday and juniper bar Ginter.


Open daily 17:00 – 02:00

La Carnita DXB

InterContinental Dubai Marina, 34HQ+J6
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 425 4030

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