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What typical restaurants, food delivery services, and/or takeout options are popular among expatriates?

There's good Lebanese "fast food" and delivery pizza and a few other places. There are a wide variety of restaurants. Not a lot of American fast food, which is fantastic. There are a lot of Portuguese restaurants. Lots of seafood. Try the choco frito! - Mar 23, 2017
There is KFC and Pizza Hut. There are several decent restaurants, and, because the unofficial exchange rate is so high, they are currently affordable. - Apr 23, 2016
KFC is here but unbelievably expensive. A lunch buffet is easily US$50, dinner at an average restaurant is US$80 and up. A meal out is rarely worth the money but it is nice to get out with friends. - Mar 28, 2015
There are a few KFCs and Bob's Big Burger --- a milkshake will set you back US$5. There are local restaurants with local cuisine that are decent but may not be the most sanitary. A lunch will cost about US$15. The top-end restaurants will cost about US$100 and the service is bizarre. For example at the Marine Ball, which we paid at least US$150 per ticket, the "cheese table" included Kraft singles wrapped in plastic, they ran out of silverware and the steak was cold ...oh and they ran out of wine. Or one of the upscale restaurants in luxury high rise near the Embassy had a monthly prix fix dinner for US$60 per person. But when we went in a group, they tried to charge us US$80 per person, they explained, because we were in a group and the prix fix only applied to people who were not in a group. There is a Tex-Mex restaurant that opened near the Embassy. The owner uses friends flying the petrol charter to bring in food. Food is OK; margarita is about US$10 and a dinner of tacos, burrito etc will run US$20. - Aug 31, 2014
The only Western fast food here is KFC. There are two locations -- one by the airport and one at Belas Shopping. A family-pack meal for 3-4 people is about $60. Like everything in Luanda, even KFC is pricey. There is a wide variety of local restaurants and some are good, though service is often slow and inefficient. Prices range from US$20-60 per entree, plus more for drinks, starters, desserts, etc. Going out is expensive, but we are paid a COLA to compensate for it. There are lots of restaurants with Portuguese and/or Brazilian food as well as some international fare (pizza, Chinese, Indian, Lebanese). - Jul 11, 2013
There are two KFCs that people get sick at all the time. - Apr 24, 2013
some hamburger and other restaurants, but very expensive - Aug 4, 2011
There are quite a few restaurants throughout the city. Lots of pasta and pizza, but it will generally cost around US$50/meal. - Aug 3, 2011
Bobs burgers can get you two "value" meals for over US$50.There are other restaurants, price is high! Best place for us has been Tamariz pizzas (on the beach). - Apr 15, 2009