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

Donesi.ba delivers from a variety of restaurants, and most places will do take-out if you ask. There are plenty of great, inexpensive restaurants with European cuisine. Not much decent Asian food other than two Japanese places and one mediocre Chinese restaurant. It's all VERY cheap compared to the US though, so who cares? - Dec 25, 2017
Very few restaurants are non-smoking, so if smoke is a problem you will likely not be eating out a lot. Donesi.ba is used by the expat community for takeout/food delivery. Konzum has a grocery delivery service you can use by visiting their website. There is also a "Blue Apron-like" service that will send you a curated box of fruits and vegetables but the quality is often miss more than a hit. - Sep 26, 2017
Lots of good local restaurants if you like meat. Not many international chains - there is McDonalds and Vapiano. - Feb 6, 2017
The food here is amazing. - May 26, 2016
Ha. There are 2 McDonald's. A couple of good restaurants--decent steak at the country club, fine dining at Four Rooms of Ms. Sofiya, good sushi at Sushi San. - Aug 19, 2014
McDonald's recently arrived. There are numerous local fast food places featuring grilled meats and pizza. - Nov 26, 2012
We had no American fast food while we were there, although I believe a McDonald's just opened. There are good local dishes (cevapi, burek, sopska salad). Also a few decent Italian restaurants. Noovi (wine bar and pizza) got to be an American hangout for some. The local brewery had decent food. There are many different restaurants at different price levels. Interesting thing though: the service never seemed to depend on how much business you brought their way. Bosnians would be sitting there nursing an espresso for 2 hours while your party could have a full meal with wine, and the server would not really care (tipping is a "round up" philosophy). - Aug 17, 2011
No American fast food. - May 31, 2011
Forget about American fast food. None here. Restaurants are plentiful, though it can get a bit boring in town unless you get out and explore options. Good pizza just about everywhere. - May 18, 2010
No American fast food. There are local specialties that are fast and inexpensive (such as burek and cevapi). There are many restaurants at all different price levels. - Jun 19, 2009
There is a decent variety of restaurants, but no American fast food or chinese. Local food is tasty but heavy. Cost varies, but most places are very reasonable. - Mar 18, 2009
No. American fastfood chains here but a lot of cevapi (sausages) and burek (meatpie) places. Nice! - Dec 17, 2008