What typical restaurants, food delivery services, and/or takeout options are popular among expatriates?
We enjoyed Amandines, the closest you will get to "fast food", and an excellent French bakery to boot. There's also Cote d'Jardin (try the braised camel), QG (we enjoyed the curry dishes and American style hamburger), Le Diplomate (good for Moroccan-style cuisine), Le Pillier for French cuisine, Mumbai for a good curry selection (be warned that all cuts of meat will be bone-in). Just as we departed, a Radisson Blu opened with a rooftop bar, sushi, and New York Restaurant - all nice venues with good, if expensive, fare. - Apr 2020
There are one or two good restaurants although I am not a restaurant-goer. Good places, some reasonable, some overpriced, all slow on the uptake regarding service. - Jul 2019
We found some decent restaurants, but I know a few have closed since we left. Turkish, Lebanese, Chinese, French, Italian, Indian. We ordered takeout pizzas a lot. There is no fast food available. - Oct 2017
There are several decent French restaurants and other options. Cap Banga is a nice place to spend an evening. - Oct 2017
NO fast food unless you consider "street meat" to be BK. Random people will grill on the side of the road and one place offers nems to go like a meaty spring roll. Namaste Indian restaurant is very good and packages to-go orders very well. You used to have to bring your own cookie sheet to Le Pelier for a carryout pizza but now they have boxes. Most eating is a long 2 hour process from ordering to eating with the chance of intestinal explosions after, so run that risk or cook at home. - Aug 2015
Food is not fast here. There are a few decent restaurants, though you end up paying about the same price per meal as in a decent restaurant in the US. You can eat dirt cheap if you like local food. I'm adventurous, but a couple times was enough. - Jul 2013