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American Bar & Grill (aka AmBar)

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Tole Bi/Kunaeeva, Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Moscow
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2012

In USA this would be fast food. Here is also - simple menu no changes for the year. Mostely looks like TJI. Any way the food quality is good for really reasonable price.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2012

A good place for breakfast, but they couldn't cook meat. So, if you are looking for a burger, try different place.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2012

The burgers are as good as any, if not better than most places outside of America, but not really American food. There is no American Yellow mustard.... who can eat a real cheeseburger without good ol American Yellow Mustard? and what about the pickles.... not a clue what a hamburger dill pickle is! But to be honest, while in Almaty,... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2012

The interior is very much like a typical steak house in the US with wooden walls and tables, saddles and Western-movie inspired decorations. Food is typical for an American pub and service is just about the same. A good place to go when one is missing a bog, juicy, medium-rare burger, sizzling fajitas and French Fries. Staff speaks enough English... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2011

Fresh and tasty. If you want to eat steaks go to Ambar!

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Vancouver, Canada
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93 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2011

The American Bar and Grill is not the place to go to order a steak if you are looking for good value. At 7000tenge ($50) for a piece of meat its overpriced.

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Thank Andrew255103
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2010

cheap and crowded. age is quite young. cheap beer but food is not

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Antalya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2009

i was there with 2 friends of mine. the food was quite good, tasty and the style is good. as others said that if you are an english-speaker only, please be sure that waiter understands your order well and while speaking with the waiter, point the food with your finger on the menu. the atmosphere is also good and people... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2008

Food is quite good, especially their breakfast, but be sure that the waiter understands your order.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2008

good place to have a breakfast on weekends and business lunch @ week days. weekend evening (till 12:00 p.m.) full of nice ladies! :) part of chain of restaurants RosInter. good grill (not cheap of course) & koktails (%). WiFi works usually... ;)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tole Bi/Kunaeeva, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Almaty

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?