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

There are so many restaurants here in Asuncion, you can eat your way around the city. Those who miss America have plenty of burger joints and American restaurants: Burger King, McDonalds, Johnny B. Good, and TGI Friday's. There is a food court at both malls for quicker food stops. Many people also enjoy having delivery from the grocery store Casa Rica, the convenience store Biggie, or use a food app called Munchis. I've never used any of them but all our friends swear by them. We have enjoyed Mexican, Thai, Italian, Brazilian, Indian, sushi, you name it here, but things open and close quickly here so make sure you check if its still open when you get here. Our favorite spots are Pakuri, a gluten free restaurant (stick with the amazing cocktails and appetizers), Tierra Colorado or Pozo Colorado for upscale and traditional Paraguayan, the food park Mburucuya for a bit of everything, and Cafe de Aca for sitting outside. There are hundreds of places to check out we haven't because of our son. Its easy to get a babysitter here but restaurants don't often open until 7:30pm. We have often had the whole restaurant to ourselves! - Jun 2019


All of them. Paraguayans deliver everything. Even groceries. There's sushi, burgers, pizzas (NOT like American pizzas, just a warning!), everything is delivery. - Aug 2018


The delivery options here are endless. You can order sushi, Mexican, pizza, hamburgers, empanadas, and groceries. The range of restaurants is pretty impressive. Of course the beef asado is everywhere (there's a reason Paraguay is the 8th largest exporter of beef) but we've been impressed with the Korean and the Japanese restaurants. - Jun 2018


You will find Pizza Hut, McDonald's, Burger King, TGIF, etc. - May 2016


McDonald's, Burger King, KFC, TGI Friday, Pizza Hut, Domino's. These places are not expensive. They don't taste the same as their counterparts back in the USA. - Sep 2015


Fast food and decent restaurants are here. Cost is probably 10-20% less than U.S. prices. - Apr 2015


McDonald's, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Dominos, Quiznos, Subway, TGIFs, and local fast food establishments. Prices are same or cheaper than the States. KFC is supposed to open in the next several months. - Aug 2014


McDonald's, Burger King, Pizza Hut are all here for about what you would pay in the states. We also have a TGI Friday's. The best food is probably non-U.S. restaurants. The cost can be super cheap to fairly expensive. - Jul 2013


McDonald's, Burger King, and Pizza Hut. Other local varieties. Asuncion is not a foodie town. Lots of meat and potatoes. Some international cuisine. Save a few restaurants, eating out is mediocre. - Aug 2011


McDonald's and Burger King. The chicken fingers cost more than a whole chicken would on the streets. $5! - Jun 2011


Yes, there is fast food if you're dying for -- buy why when you have such great restaurants -- Chinese, Korean, German, Brazilian, Spanish, just to name a few!Great place for restaurants. - Feb 2011


Yes. McDonalds, Burger King, Pizza Hut. US prices. But who would want that filth? There are plenty of other restaurants here that are very inexpensive compared to the US. And Churrascurias galore. - Apr 2010


McDonald's, Burger King and Pizza Hut are all here. The local restaurants are pretty good. - May 2008


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