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Japanese-Brazilian-Peruvian Fusion at SushiSamba Dubai: A Food Critic’s View

As a food critic, I always seek unique dining experiences that offer something unusual. I recently had the opportunity to investigate the fusion of Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian cuisine at SushiSamba Dubai, and I must say, it was an experience like no other. In this piece, I’ll discuss my insights and honestly review my dining experience.

What is SushiSamba Dubai?

Here are some quick facts about SushiSamba Dubai that are important to understand before starting the details of the culinary experience.

  • SushiSamba Dubai is a fine dining restaurant combining Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian cuisine flavors.
  • The eatery is situated in Dubai, in the vibrant area of The Palm Jumeirah.
  • SushiSamba Dubai offers an extensive sushi menu, sashimi, ceviche, and other unique dishes that will tantalize your taste buds.
  • The restaurant has a trendy and lively atmosphere, featuring a breathtaking view of the Arabian Gulf.

The Food

One of the most impressive aspects of SushiSamba Dubai is the variety and creativity of its menu. The fusion of Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian cuisine is executed flawlessly, creating delicious and visually stunning dishes.

Some of the standout dishes that I tried include:

  • Samba Rolls: This signature dish of SushiSamba Dubai is a must-try. The sushi rolls are filled with crispy tempura, spicy mayo, and salmon or tuna and topped with various sauces and garnishes. Every mouthful screams with flavor and texture.
  • Yellowtail Taquitos: This dish is a fusion of Japanese and Brazilian cuisine, featuring a thinly sliced yellowtail served on crispy wonton shells, topped with avocado and spicy mayo. Both flavors and textures combined in this dish are unique and delicious.
  • Ceviche: SushiSamba Dubai offers a variety of ceviche dishes, all of which are fresh and bursting with flavor. I particularly enjoyed the classic Peruvian ceviche, which features tender pieces of fish marinated in citrus with sweet potato and corn on the side.

The Service

The service at SushiSamba Dubai was excellent from start to finish. The staff was friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable about the menu. Our server provided recommendations and was able to respond to every query we had regarding the dishes.

The Ambiance

The ambiance at SushiSamba Dubai is vibrant and lively, with a trendy and modern décor that reflects the fusion of Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian culture. The restaurant has a lively bar area to enjoy cocktails and watch the skilled bartenders work their magic.

Price Point

SushiSamba Dubai is a fine dining restaurant whose prices reflect the high-end experience. The menu can be on the pricier side. However, the standard of the food and the overall dining experience makes it worth the cost.


Overall, my experience at SushiSamba Dubai was exceptional. The fusion of Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian cuisine was executed flawlessly, and the service and ambiance were excellent. If you want a unique dining experience in Dubai, I recommend trying SushiSamba Dubai.

If you plan to visit Dubai, I recommend adding SushiSamba Dubai to your list of restaurants. You won’t regret it. And if you are interested in other unique dining experiences in Dubai. In that case, I suggest checking out this food critic blog, Eat Go See, they share reviews of some of the best restaurants in Dubai, such as Ossiano, another fine dining restaurant that offers a unique culinary experience. 

You can also check this page, features a detailed travel post about Ossiano, a renowned seafood restaurant in Dubai. It includes information about the menu, ambiance, and overall dining experience. 


SushiSamba Dubai is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian cuisine. The restaurant offers an extensive menu of unique and delicious dishes, the service is excellent, the ambiance is lively and modern, and the overall dining experience is unforgettable. Despite the high cost, the meal and the experience made up for it.

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