By Alzahra Aldawood and Anousha Vakani
Our favorite outdoor dining experiences around Sharqiya.
Mall of Dhahran
Shop, shop, shop and just when you’re about to drop, head to the lagoon area for a break with lots of fresh air, some tasty food and a refreshing cup of coffee.
Location: Prince Faisal bin Fahd Rd., Dhahran
Dughaither Island offers a delicious range of restaurants with outdoor seating, from Brazilian or Italian to Japanese or seafood.
Aioli for breakfast and Brasa de Brazil for a luxurious barbecued dinner of everything from quail to deer.
Restaurants: Aioli, Brasa de Brazil, Marina Avenue, Laguna Eastern, Sanbok, Tokyo, Don Corleone Italian Food
Location: Corniche Rd., Khobar
Not too far from the Dugaither Island, Fairouz Garden offers some of the most delicious Lebanese and traditional Saudi cuisines to be had in Sharqiya. Dine by the sea and dig in to some classic Middle Eastern dishes.
Located in Algosaibi Hotel, Bait Ward is as luxurious as it is refreshing. Why not make it a weekend getaway and rent a luxury room or villa while you’re at it?
Location: Algosaibi Hotel, Amr bin Murrah St., Khobar
Discover Eastern European cuisine in a homey outdoor setting.
DS recommends: Nachos with Beef and Fried Beans and the Grilled Salmon Al Ferri
Are you up for some Italian food with a side of fresh air? La Caravella recently opened up a new branch in the Dammam Corniche and it is an absolutely gorgeous dining experience.
Locations: Corniche, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Rd., Dammam / Hyper Panda Market, King Faisal Rd., Khobar
Another example of fine Middle Eastern dining, Blameda serves delicious food in an exquisite setting perfect for weekends and special occasions. While not technically an outdoor restaurant, Blameda still has a beautiful view of Coral Island.
Location: Corniche Walkway, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Rd., Dammam