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Oct 15, 2011

TGI Friday’s – Al Khuwair

TGI Friday’s (Telephone: 2448 8899 – Map) an American tex-mex casual dining restaurant located in Al Khuwair. Friday’s is located in the City Seasons Hotel right on the highway opposite the Ministries District in Al Khuwair.

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Sep 30, 2011

Osan – Al Ghubra

Osan is a Yemeni restaurant located in Al Ghubra (Telephone: 9239 7557 – Map). If you are coming down from the Ghubra/Lulu Roundabout and going towards the 18th November Street, you take a left at the second traffic lights then turn left again to find Osan.

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Sep 29, 2011

Golden Oryx – Ruwi

Golden Oryx (Telephone 2470 2266) is a fine dining Chinese/Thai restaurant located in Ruwi. It is one of the most ancient restaurants in town and remains as one of the most popular around.

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Sep 23, 2011

Sultan Center Sushi Bar – Qurum Commercial Area

Sultan Center (2456 7666) has recently announced the launch of a new sushi bar in its Qurum branch where you can dine in and get takeaways from. The sushi bar is located in the far back of the ground floor of Sultan Center near what was supposed to be the hot food section (it was empty). The sushi bar at Sultan Center has about five or six stools to sit on which are extremely uncomfortable because they are way too low. Before we sat we asked the chef what kind of sushi we can order today, he handed us the menu and said we can order anything on it, but then it turned out that they were out of salmon so half the menu was unavailable.

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Sep 23, 2011

Cowboy Grills – Bareeq Al Shatti

Cowboy Grills (Telephone: 2440 4233) is a new mexican grill take out restaurant located in the food court of Bareeq Al Shatti. It serves salads, hard shell tacos, burritos, quesadillas, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, and pastas. The main highlights of Cowboy’s menu are the tacos, burrito, and quesadillas section for which you can pick whatever filling you want to have in them and the salad and salsa to have added. An individual taco costs RO 0.800 and does not come with anything else, burritos and Quesadillas on the other hand cost RO 2.000 each and come with tortilla chips (you can replace that for french fries if you tell them early on).

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Sep 22, 2011

Grand Lounge – Ruwi

Grand Lounge (Telephone 2481 1191 – Location) is a Turkish Restaurant located in Ruwi right behind the Sheraton. Somehow the location of Grand Lounge is undiscovered yet and there is no problem with the car parking at all near it.

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Sep 22, 2011

Gelo Fredo Ice Cream in Jawharat Al Shatti

Long time Omani Cuisine ‘frenemies’ Dream Cones have recently opened a new gelato and ice cream cake outlet in Jawharat Al Shatti Mall in Shatti Al Qurum. Gelo Fredo has only opened a few days ago and offers a very similar ice cream collection to these offered at Dream Cones in Zakher Mall which includes a wide variety of flavors including watermelon, creme caramel, creme brulee, blueberry yogurt, raspberry yogurt, and a variety of other regular and sugar-free flavors.

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Sep 15, 2011

Shiraz – Crowne Plaza

Shiraz (Telephone: 2466 0660) is an Irani restaurant located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Shatti Al Qurum.

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Sep 6, 2011

Cafe Glacier – Zakher Mall

Cafe Glacier (Telephone: 2448 9245) has recently relaunched its new menu and brand identity in its main branch in Zakher Mall. Glacier is one of the oldest cafes in town and has been famous since the mid 90s fors its waffles and ice cream. You can check our previous review of Glacier in 2008 here.

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Aug 16, 2011

Irani House – Al Athaiba

Irani House Restaurant (Telephone: 2449 1921 – Map) is local Irani restaurant chain with a branch in Al Khoudh and another one in Al Athaiba. I visited their branch in Al Athaiba which is located in Al Murooj Hotel Apartments that can be found somewhere behind Al Safeer Hypermarket.

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