Deira Fish Market overview
Looking for fresh fish? Then be sure to check out the Deira Fish Market. Traders from near and afar bring their best selection of seafood to the Deira Fish Market which is located on Corniche Road. Prices at the fish market are generally less expensive than elsewhere in Dubai. Like the souks, it is expected that you haggle for your prices at the market.
All kinds of seafood are for sale at the market including shark, prawns and crabs. Local fish to look out for include Hamor, Kanaad, Sharri and Zabedi. A variety of dried fish is available for purchase as well.
There are licensed porters located throughout the market. They are dressed in uniforms and carry Dubai Municipality cards. The porters can help guide you through the market and assist with buying fish.
The most convenient way to travel to the market is via the Dubai Metro and getting off at the Palm Deira stop.
Opening hours of the Deira Fish Market
Open daily from 5:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The best time to go to the market is in the morning when the fishermen bring in their fresh catch.