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American Bar & Grill (aka AmBar)

Tole Bi/Kunaeeva, Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Ranked #296 of 1,474 Restaurants in Almaty
Cuisines: American, Grill
Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

...and can't speak English. The AB&G is a theme restaurant (owned by a Russian food group). Its decor is clearly the result of an order from a 'theme' design company. The food is themed on the US and bears a passing resemblance. Unlike the US, the service, although not unfriendly, is ridiculously slow and haphazard, e.g food can arrive lukewarm,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We went in on Friday to hopefully find some good western standard food. I only tried the burrito but it was terrible and i would recommend others NOT to order this dish. The burrito was about 80 percent cooked lettuce inside and there was only a small amount of chicken, onion, beans and pepper inside to the point that I... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

After being in Almaty for 2 weeks, our group wanted some good old fashioned American Food. We were directed to here, and we went back often afterwards!!! Good food, nice service, and the kids loved it. Nice place to take family too and affordable for everyone! No picky eaters here!

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I really like breakfasts at this place. And drinks at the end of the day. Want to make a funny present to your girlfriend or wife? Invite her there and order MEGA cocktail - long island ice tea or mohito or one of others. But definitely MEGA! But first you must be sure she realy realy like this cocktail. :)... More 

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Middletown, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I went to this restaurant a couple times during my recent rip to Almaty. I had no issues at all. The first time I had the BBQ ribs and honestly I found them very good. I had no issues with the service and the price was good enough for me to return. I'll go back.....

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

American breakfast (1150 Tng), American coffee included. Great staff and atmosphere! Good place with average prices.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Took 2 hours to complete (at 3am in morn) and incomplete order. Avoided me on the phone, and i don't think that ill be getting the other part of it (just realized it now). The manager insults me over my grammar while I try to get the rest of it. I asked them to make ventilation shaft (just a hole)... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I had breakfast at this restaurant. Tasty enough. Stake, eggs, coffee americano. Certainly more expensive than at similar restarauts in USA, but nevertheless, if you missed the North American cuisine, here you can meet quite similar dishes. If you do not speak Russian or Kazakh there you can be understood by waiters,

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Ok, but can't say anything more than neutral. Food was eatable, service was quite helpful. Other than that, nothing outstanding.

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Espoo, Finland
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108 reviews 108 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

The menu is pretty generic with american-inspired dishes and works probably for the most visitors. The hamburger was okay, but just okay with boring salad and dry bread. You will get much more value for your money at other local restaurants. The place was pretty clean overall and the service was all right, though they did not speak one word... More 

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Address: Tole Bi/Kunaeeva, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Almaty
Cuisine: American, Grill

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