Eid Al Fitr 2022: 10 budget bites under $10 in Qatar

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Ten budget bites under $10 in Qatar

Qatar Tourism reveals the best budget restaurants for big appetites without breaking the bank. For less than $30 a day, fans can sample authentic Middle Eastern flavors or any international cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as local teas and “qahwa” coffee for increase their energy levels in preparation for the excitement of the game.

Qatar Tourism COO Berthold Trenkel said: “Sometimes all a traveler wants is a quick, affordable yet delicious meal to get through the day. In Qatar, visitors can have shawarma with meat fresh off the grill, or dip hot falafel in tahini for just a few Qatari riyals. With an endless portfolio of pocket-sized bites around every corner, sometimes the simplest meals are the best. Football fans should prepare to be wowed by our low-priced candy. and savory sensations.”

While Qatar excels in luxury offerings, the country also allows for budget dining without skimping on quality. The road to the FIFA World Cup has never been smoother.

Shay AlShomous: Located in a corner of Souq Waqif, Shay AlShomous is owned and actively managed by a renowned Qatari woman called Shams Al Qassabi. Biryani Corner With all menu items under $7, this is a go-to place for authentic Qatari cuisine. Good tip: the restaurant is known for its breakfast.

Chapati & Karak: It’s always tea time at Chapati & Karak. Located in the Katara Cultural Village, this establishment serves up an assortment of flavored chapatis and innovative teas to quench sweet and savory cravings, for less than $2. Tip: Perfect for a quick mid-day snack.

Karak Mqanes: Karak Mqanes serves traditional Qatari cuisine with a touch of local charm. With more than 20 establishments serving recipes shared from generation to generation, Karak Mqanes is known for its Qatari breakfast, desserts and authentic karak. Most menu items are under $5. Tip: Make sure you leave room for dessert.

Chapati in Karak Mqanes.

Central Restaurant Turkey: Located in the heart of the city, Turkey Central is known to locals and expats alike for its mouth-watering menu, generous prices and prompt service. Menu options start from $1, with plates big enough for two to share. Restaurant favorites include the mixed mezze ($8), mixed grill ($9), grilled half chicken ($7), and the famous lamb chops ($10). Tip: make sure you arrive early, as it’s first come, first served and always packed with customers.

Petra: Visitors can travel to any place in Petra for a taste of the Middle East. With all the sandwiches under $2, it’s a trendy destination for a bite to eat on the cheap. Popular choices include falafel and chicken sandwiches. Tip: order two, no one stops at just one.

Istanbul Marmara Restaurant: Customers can mark “eating shawarma in Qatar” on the checklist with one of the best in Marmara. Priced at $3.50 and $2 respectively for a large shawarma and a regular sized shawarma, this restaurant is always full of people at all times of the day and night. Tip: the restaurant is open from 9 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Sabah W Masa: At $5.20, this Lebanese restaurant serves up some of the best falafel in town. Fresh Lebanese cuisine is available on the go from an extensive menu suitable for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tip: One main menu order is good for two people.rak

Café Ali Al Naama: Visitors can dine in the hustle and bustle of Souq Waqif at this local restaurant. Adorned with traditional seating, Ali Al Naama Cafe has become a crowd favorite for its quick service and low-cost menu with most items under $4. Tip: The combination of egg and cheese paratha and a cup of Karak is the perfect meal combination.

Biryani Corner: Visitors in the mood for South Asian cuisine can grab a hearty plate of biryani for under $5 at this local eatery. The selection includes vegetables, eggs, chicken and mutton biryani to satisfy everyone’s appetite. It’s best for a quick takeout. Tip: Order a side of papadum, pickled vegetables and yogurt to make any meal a feast.

Tea time: With an extensive menu available 24/7 and most dishes under $4, TeaTime is a night owl’s dream. With branches all over the city, visitors can grab a burger, wrap, snacks and its famous Karak wherever they go. Tip: Most branches don’t have a dining room, so it’s best for a quick takeout.

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