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“Business lunch is ok”
Review of Obama Bar & Grill

Obama Bar & Grill
Ranked #16 of 774 Restaurants in Bishkek
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Alicante, Spain
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Business lunch is ok”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Central location however we found the service to be slow in the lunch hour, food is ok you get what you pay for on the business menu.

Visited January 2013
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice steck and pleasant environment”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

I went to celebrate Obama's re-election and it was really the best place. The meat is nice, but was disappointed that they had no white wine by the glass.

Visited November 2012
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Bay City, Michigan
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Large portions & quality food.”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

Regardless of your political affiliation this is one of the few decent places to eat at in Bishkek.

The grilled shrimp wrapped in salmon is excellent.

I've also had a mushroom and cheese pizza before that was really good and they even stuff the crust with cheese and mushrooms.

The Krusovice been is a good dark Czech beer to try.

They have menus in English. The wait staff speak basic English and are friendly.

Located near Ibraimov & Kievskaya.

They even have a Facebook page www.facebook.com/ObamaKG

  • Visited July 2012
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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good food and comfortable place”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

The meals and lemonades are very good, the place has comfortable seats and good personnel. Try Extreme chicken tacos! If you are to have American style meal, this is the best one. Thus a little bit pricy.

Visited July 2012
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Dushanbe, Tajikistan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Traveling American Student goes for the Cliche”
Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

So as an American traveling solo in Bishkk for a week to renew a visa somewhere else, on my first real day of exploring the city I went for the cliche... I saw "Obama Bar and Grill" on this site and figured I'd just go with it.

The menu is definitely varied, and smacks of American food - burgers, buffalo wings, milkshakes, pizza, steak, etc... Most things are offered in "King" and "Prince" sizes, which was nice. I opted for the NY Strip Steak and a chocolate milk shake. Both were good. Not award winning, but tasty enough. Compared with non-expat non-themed cafes, it is a bit expensive... Milkshake, petite steak and a beer worked out to just over $20.

There is a security guard at the door who is more a good host than the waitress I got... surly Russian female type. The other waitress and the waiter who I interacted with were both far more pleasant... smiled back at me etc. I moved to the bar where the guard and bartender are both welcoming.

Recommend for an American-ish experience in Central Asia. Russian surliness is somewhat expected at this point. Ignore and carry on.
Food is okay, meat is definetly more to American standards than Asian... no fat or grizzle to speak of (which was all I really wanted :)



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