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What typical restaurants, food delivery services, and/or takeout options are popular among expatriates?
Fast food is African street food including grilled meats with rice...depending on the strength of your stomach. Many cafes, several Lebanese places, some Chinese, a Chinese buffet (!), some good European choices. Cafe meals will run you US$15 per person. A meal at the nicer places is easily US$40 per person for the basics without drinks. TripAdvisor has some of the places listed. Warm French pastries are a must have! - Jul 23, 2014
Eating out is expensive. La Dolce Vita has two locations. Many Lebanese restaurants. A zillion pastry shops with some of the best pastries you will ever eat. Some surprisingly good Chinese food and a few African places. We like L'Odika and Le Mississippi. - Oct 24, 2013
No fast foot, but lots of great restaurants though they are expensive. For a family it is going to cost about 40 - 60 dollars for lunch. A night out for two will be at least US$200 dollars with drinks. - Apr 12, 2012
No fast food at all. Most restaurants open late for dinner (8pm). There are a lot of French restaurants, as there is a strong French influence. Also: Chinese, Italian, Japanese (sushi), Lebanese, American (sort-of). Fresh seafood. Anywhere from cheap side-of-the-road local cuisine to very expensive "5 star" dining. Baguettes are a staple. - Aug 3, 2011
There is no fast food in the country. All resturants are going to take at least an hour - usually more. All resturants will run you about $20USD for a basic meal with options pushing the price much higher. - Jul 16, 2010