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What typical restaurants, food delivery services, and/or takeout options are popular among expatriates?
Minimal selection, local is cheap, "western" is expensive. - May 20, 2016
No fast food and few restaurant options. Still, there are some good options- Lebanese, Continental, Chinese, and local spots (serving brochette, chicken/fish and chips, cold beer). Fancy hotels (Palm and Millennium) are decent come with fancy prices. - Dec 30, 2014
There is no American fast food, but there are a few hamburger joints and schwarma restaurants. There are a few decent Chinese, Lebanese and French restaurants. There are also a couple of Vietnamese restaurants. - Sep 6, 2009
That depends on your definition. There are Lebanese shwarma restaurants that are fast. No McDonald's or even anything close. There are a few decent restaurants, though nothing too fancy. - May 20, 2009
Very little is fast in Conakry, but a few fast food type restaurants have popped up. Al Forno, a wood stove pizza place downtown, is a hit with the embassy crowd. Their popular 4-cheese pizza costs about 50,000 Guinea Francs, or US$15. The two Riviera restaurants have consistently good food - chicken, steaks and the like. Hotel Cameyenne is supposed to have the best burger in Conakry. The Novotel has a good Sunday brunch that rivals any you'd find in the U.S., but it's pricey for Conakry -- US$40 at last check. For fabulous French pastries and chocolates Le Damier is the best, and they too have an extensive Sunday brunch. Some of the best ice cream you'll ever find anywhere is available downtown next to MounaNet cyber cafe. The best food will probably be whatever your cook prepares. Conakry has a surprisingly good supply of cooks who can prepare almost anything from traditional African fare to American favorites to frou-frou French cuisine. - Mar 26, 2008