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VaKaVa: Experience the Flair of Latin Dining

Spend unforgettable evenings with a Latin flair and enjoy refined Latin American cuisine only at VaKaVa.

Enjoy quality time as a couple or with friends, sip on Latin inspired beverages and take in an atmosphere that is simply caliente at VaKaVa.

VaKaVa Pan Latin Grill & Lounge is the first restaurant with the name founded by Mexican celebrity Chef Richard Sandoval. VaKaVa is Toro Toro’s more mischievous twin sister. Coming from the same Latin roots, yet well-travelled, VaKaVa’s personality is as vibrant and fiery as ever, just as passionate and a little more spirited. The addition of this internationally renowned Latin-themed venue to Jumeirah at Etihad Towers reinforces the iconic hotel as the city’s top dining destination.

The new and exciting menu offers popular Pan Latin dishes served as sharing platters, including soft shell crab tacos and cachapas (Venezuelan sweetcorn pancake, halloumi cheese and sour cream), grilled meat churrasco and traditional rodizio served a la carte, alongside a selection of savoury side dishes to complement the cuts.

Nightowls, come hither!

Beyond the food, VaKaVa comes alive at night with its Latin rhythms and percussions. Resident DJs spin Latin Fusion tunes Monday to Saturday, from 8pm onwards and a band will perform on Tuesday to Saturday, from 9pm onwards, bringing a authentic and vibrant South American vibe to the whole place. VaKaVa’s Tuesday ladies’ nights are an experience to remember. All ladies are welcome to satisfy their inner Latina with live music, vibrant flavors and a fiesta like no other.


Restaurant Opening Hours:

Dinner: 7pm – 11pm (Closed on Sunday)

Lounge & Bar Opening hours:

Weekdays, 6pm-2am (Closed on Sunday) | Thursday & Friday, 6pm-3am


VaKaVa, Podium Level 1 (off the beach), Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, 

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact +971 2 811 5666 or

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