If you’re looking for the best deal on fresh seafood, visit the Abu Dhabi Fish Market. You can select your fish and have it grilled right there on the spot.
Abu Dhabi Fish Market – Al Mina – United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Fish Market – Al Mina
If you’re looking for fresh seafood at the lowest prices, go check out the Abu Dhabi Fish Market – Al Mina. It’s located in Port Zayed.
I took a stroll through there to see what they had to offer.
Average Price on Seafood
Here are the prices quoted while speaking to a vendor at stall #36. I’m sure you can negotiate this down a bit with your bargaining skills.
- Shrimp – 65 AED per kilo
- Tiger Prawn – 75 AED per kilo
- Squid – 20 AED per kilo
- Crab – 30 AED per kilo
- Fish – 10 to 45 AED per kilo
At stall #17, the vendor had fresh lobster to offer. Here’s what he quoted:
- Lobster – 95 AED per kilo
Price to Clean and Prepare the Fish
Over on the far right of the market is the fish cleaning and prep area. I spoke to the gentlemen at stall #69.
Here are the prices to have fish cleaned and prepared for cooking:
- 1.5 kilos – 6 AED
- 2 kilos – 8 AED
- 2.5 kilos – 10 AED
- 3.75 kilos – 15 AED
Have Your Seafood Cooked at Sea House Restaurant & Grills
Once you’ve got your fish cleaned and prepped, take it to the window at Sea House Restaurant & Grills. The gentlemen there will marinate your seafood with a delicious sauce and cook it over an open flame.
You can choose to eat your meal at the Sea House Restaurant or have it wrapped up in a take-away box. The Sea House Restaurant has two or three tables where you can sit down and enjoy your food.
I forgot to ask about how much it cost to grill the fish. I checked Zomato and a reviewer quoted:
- 1 kilo – 15 AED
Overall Impression of the Abu Dhabi Fish Market?
Even though it’s a fish market, it’s really more than that.
The Abu Dhabi Fish Market can actually be called an authentic seafood restaurant with a dining experience.
If you’re a tourist, stop by and have lunch one day. The place is clean and the folks working there are very friendly.