For many tourists, food is the first thing in mind when traveling to Abu Dhabi. The city which consists of new luxury hotels typically have at least a few restaurants to match, but there are also opportunities to enjoy low-cost, tasty local snacks if your budget is limited and want to enjoy more partying.

Abu Dhabi has it all from desert venues serving traditional food to the best restaurants specializing in international dishes. Here are some of the best restaurants in Abu Dhabi that offer the best cuisines.

Li Beirut. This restaurant is for those who love Lebanese food. Considered one of the top restaurants of Abu Dhabi, Li Beirut is an award winning restaurant. Delighting its guests with a spectacular view of the surrounding sea, Li Beirut serves traditional Lebanese cooked up with a fusion of European cuisine.

According to The Culture Trip, the menu featuring signature courses such as the zaatar  which is a crusted rack of lamb accompanied by sweet potato and truffle,qnd the kebbeh which is the decadent honey fudge dessert.

Al Maqam. This restaurant is located in the Abu Dhabi desert. The Arabian style setting with handmade decorations, palm made terrace and live artistic performances create a cultural fusion in the middle of the desert where tourists and locals can enjoy the best local dishes. From the traditional local Emirati and Arabic recipes to classics of international cuisine, Al Maqam offers pretty much everything, including cooking lessons and bread making sessions.

Quest. This restaurant in Abu Dhabi located on the Etihad towers is one of the most acclaimed restaurants of the city. Quest provides guests with an creative interpretation of modern fine dining, blends of flavors from all over Asia. Quest serves up unique specialties that fuses traditional Asian dishes while reinterpreting them with ingredients of the highest quality.

Tori No Su. According to The Telegraph, this Japanese restaurant at Jumeirah Etihad Towers presents kaiseki chef Takashi Ando, whose food outdoes even the best of restaurant interiors. The restaurant has it all from spicy tuna maki to king crab and tomato millefeuille. Try one of his famous omakase tables for a twist.

Hakkasan. This is one of the oldest restaurants found in the city of Abu Dhabi. Hakkasan is hidden away in a forgotten corner of the Emirates Palace, a dark, latticed box with a gleaming bar and intimate tables which is best if you have a date with you. For more of the latest restaurants around the world stay tuned to Travelers Today.