Choose your own fish from an iced display as you enter the restaurant and tell the chef how you want it cooked (grilled, fried, Thai style, steamed etc.). You pay by the weight of the fish. The sautéed vegetables and soups are delicious. Take-outs are popular.

Location: At the end of 4th Ring just inside Old Salmiya. Park in the lot on the right and you’ll see it.

Hours: Call for opening hours

Phone: 2575-5522, 2571-9746

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Enjoy a unique dining experience where the entire setting is composed of squares. Credit cards accepted.

Location: Al-Watiya. In old Behbehani House 5 behind the Catholic Cathedral.

Hours: Noon to midnight every day

Phone: 2243-7681

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Light meals European style served in a nice quiet setting. Wonderful place to go for a quiet leisurely breakfast – great omelets and freshly baked bread and pastries. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Great salads.

Location: Salmiya, in the Al-Khalid Complex, between Baghdad St. and Gulf Road.

Hours: 9:00 am – 12:00 mn; 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (coffee, tea, salads, & sandwiches)

Phone: 2562-5838, 2563-9616

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Features generous portions of Pacific Rim and Mediterranean culinary delights. Menu changes every 6 months. Lovely, homey ambiance! Upstairs floor features a cigar lounge and private rooms. Reservations recommended for groups.

Location: In the Old Behbehani Compound, House # 7, in Kuwait City behind the Catholic Cathedral on Al-Sour St. (near the Sheraton and Gulf Road)

Hours: 11:30 am – 4:00 pm , 7:00 pm – 12:00 mn

Phone: 2245-0871, 2245-0724

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Not a restaurant, but a caterer. Offers homemade Mexican food by the plate or as large dishes for parties. Very tasty! Call one day ahead for plates and two days in advance for large dishes.

Phone: 9968-7568, 2542-9038

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Similar to the chain in the states. The restaurant has one private room that may be reserved in advance. Shares the space with Jean’s Grill. Credit cards are accepted.

Location: On Gulf Road near the Yacht Club.

Hours: 11:00 am – 11:30 pm

Phone: 2562-5811

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Small take-out and delivery restaurant featuring inexpensive Mexican food. Offers tacos, enchiladas, burritos, salads, combinations and various drinks. Free delivery.

Location: Bneid al-Gar near intersection of 2nd Ring and 30.

Phone: 2252-5143, 2255-2233

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Excellent Korean restaurant. Very friendly staff. Offers Chinese and Japanese choices, also. Offers 20% discount for all military.

Location: New Park Hotel, Baghdad Street in Hawalli. Right off of 30 onto Bagdad Street, on right hand side.

Hours: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Phone: New Park Hotel: 2563-4200 ext. 315.

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Best Japanese restaurant in town. Excellent catering facilities. Credit cards accepted. Make reservations through Belinda at 473-2100 ext. 7445.

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, off 6th Ring Road and Route 55. Has a new takeaway/fast food type shop called Sakura Express in the Fanar Mall in Salmiya.

Hours: 12:00 nn – 12:00 mn

Phone: Crowne Plaza: 2474-2000, Sakura Express: 2571-4242.

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Quite good here. Pricey as any Japanese restaurant is, compared to other cuisines. Small but charming place. Has a flat screen TV to keep you occupied while they are preparing your orders.

Location: In Salmiya. Best way to find it is to turn into the road fronting Burger King on Gulf Street. Maki is behind the building facing Burger King. Also behind the new Crepaway Restaurant.

Hours: 12:00nn – 3:30pm, 7pm – 11:30pm

Phone: 2573-3561

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