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

Regular crappy American fast food and restaurants. There are about 5-10 pretty good restaurants that we frequent. They are pretty reasonably priced --- under USD50 for a couple with a drink. - Aug 2015

Hermosillo is weird because it is far more like the US than it is like Mexico. Every fast food place is here that you would see in the US. Prices are a bit more expensive. There are some really great restaurants in the city, especially if you like beef. We have missed good Asian food and have yet to find a better pizza than what is available at Costco (yes, there is a Costco). - Apr 2013

Many of the U.S. fast food chains are also in Hermosillo. There are also many other local restaurants ranging from roadside taco stands to those that require advance reservations. While some variety exists, if you looking for lots of international options, Hermosillo doesn't have them. Most restaurants specialize in local tastes (i.e. beef). There are a couple vegetarian options available as well. - Dec 2009

The beef in Hermosillo is excellent and the local specialty, as Sonora is one of Mexico's top beef producers (and exports over a half million head of steers to the U.S. for finishing north of the border). Steak, carne asada, and carne asada tacos range in quality from so-so to top notch, with prices ranging from being comparable to those of U.S. fast food joints in the case of good carne asada tacos, to US$100 per person, if you opt to have some good wine at one of the better steak restaurants. Seafood is excellent and extremely fresh, with a handful of top quality seafood restaurants in various parts of town. Italian and Chinese food restaurants are abound although the flavors often bear little resemblence to the flavors you'll find at U.S. Italian or Chinese restaurants. I've had business associates and clients from the U.S. rave about the local Chinese and Italian places, react relatively indifferently, or absolutely hate them. Pizza in this town, even through the local Pizza Hut, Dominos Pizza, Peter Piper Pizza, or Papa John's, doesn't taste like the pizza from the U.S. (even from the chains). Local pizza places tend to be better, but nothing like a 'real Italian' pizza place in the U.S. Besides the pizza places, McDonald's, Burger King, Carls Jr., KFC, Subway, and Applebee's are in town. I'm not a big fan of these on either side of the border (with the exception of Subway) but the food quality at these places is comparable to food quality at their U.S. counterparts. - Feb 2008

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