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Jeddah’s Favorite Sushi Hotspot

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The continuous search for the best sushi bars in town.

Sakura

A fine-dining restaurant at the Crowne Plaza hotel, it is a place that understands what today’s diner is looking for. They offer a wide variety of high quality Japanese food, hot and cold. It has a nice and calm atmosphere, great food, and excellent service.

Value for money 7/10
Taste 10/10
Authentic 9/10
Overall 9/10
I recommend:

  • Ebi Ten Maki Roll: Prawn tempura with cucumber.
  • California Maki Roll: Tobiko, prawn, egg, avocado and cucumber.

 

Wakame Lounge

Wakame started as a take-out sushi bar in Al Rawdah District. Later they opened a new dine-in branch on Malik Road. They offer a wide variety of Japanese food including sushi and popular salads and delivery is available.

Value for money 8/10
Taste 8/10
Authentic 9/10
Overall 8/10
I recommend:

  • Sumo Maki: Breaded shrimp, orange and green Tobiko and Philadelphia cream cheese.
  • Crazy Crispy California: Crab, mayo and Tobiko.

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Gold Sushi Club

Gold Sushi is one of the best Japanese restaurants in Jeddah, located on Sari Street. The secret of their success is the freshness of the ingredients; their menu is rich and diversified. They also deliver.

Value for money 8/10
Taste 8/10
Authentic 9/10
Overall 8/10
I recommend:

  • Gold Lobster: For sharing.
  • Crazy Dragon: Shrimp Tempura, Tobiko, Tempura flakes and Teriyaki sauce.
  • Gold Maki: Breaded shrimp, orange and green Tobiko, and Philadelphia cream cheese.

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Ronin Lounge

An outstanding Japanese restaurant located on Prince Sultan Street. Here’s where you find some of the best sushi in town.

Value for money 8/10
Taste 9/10
Authentic 7/10
Overall 9/10
I recommend:

Tempura maki: salmon, rice, caviar, teriyaki sauce

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Benihana

One of the first Japanese restaurants that opened in Jeddah, Benihana is an American restaurant chain that serves Japanese cuisine with worldwide franchises. It is located off Tahlia, near Danube. Benihana features a great balance between tasty food, a great experience and good service.

Value for money 7/10
Taste 8/10
Authentic 8/10
Overall 8/10
I recommend:

  • Spicy Tuna Roll: Tuna, cucumber and spicy sauce.
  • California Roll: Crab, avocado and cucumber.

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Light Sandwiches For All

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Low-fat, guilt-free and healthful bites.

THE BAGEL HOUSE AND COFFEE BAR

A small place that offers bagels and sandwiches. In addition to their good food, I like that they provide nutritional information for all sandwiches on the menu.

Variety of healthy options on the menu 8/10
Value for money 9/10
Taste 8/10
Total 8.5/10
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We Recommend
Ploughmans Bagel

Turkey, gouda, pickles, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, served in a bagel.

Calories: 399 Kcals
Price: SR 19

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SUBWAY

Well Subway doesn’t need an introduction. We all know and love it!

Variety of healthy options on the menu 9/10
Value for money 9/10
Taste 6/10
Total 7.5/10
For More Info

 

We Recommend
Turkey Thigh Sandwich

Calories: 319 Kcals
Price: SR 14

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THE SANDWICH GALLERY

This place offers sandwiches that give you a taste of different regions around the world. Although they serve all kinds of sandwiches, they have several low-fat ones.

Variety of healthy options on the menu 8/10
Value for money 7/10
Taste 8/10
Total 8/10
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We Recommend
Cali Sandwich

Turkey, quinoa, rocket leaves, tomato, cheese, honey mustard in ciabatta bread.

Calories: 300 Kcals
Price: SR 32

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BREAKING BREAD

A small cozy place we love, Breaking Bread serve fresh, light sandwiches, with in-house baked baguettes and olive ciabatta.

Variety of healthy options on the menu 10/10
Value for money 7/10
Taste 9/10
Total 9/10
For More Info

 

We Recommend
Basilico’s Smoked Turkey

Basil pesto, tomato and mozzarella in olive ciabatta bread.

Calories: 218 Kcals
Price: SR 30

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LITE BITE

Number one healthy sandwich restaurant in Jeddah – the name says it all. Their menu is mostly free of preservatives and additives. So, if you’re looking for healthy, quick and tasty sandwiches, Lite Bite is the right bite for you.

Variety of healthy options on the menu 10/10
Value for money 8/10
Taste 9/10
Total 9/10
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We Recommend
Turkey Pesto

Smoked turkey, plum tomatoes, fresh rocket leaves, melted mix of mozzarella and parmesan cheese with pesto spread.

Calories: 395 Kcals
Price: SR 24

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Running After A Good Hot Dog?

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A run down of Jeddah’s best hot dogs.

41- 19TH CENTURY

Century Hot Dog
It’s grilled, crunchy and is served on a freshly baked bun, with toppings like Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and white onion. It is sealed off with the special century sauce. It has just the right amount of toppings. Only fresh, simple, high-quality ingredients are used and the hot dog is simply outstanding.

Details

Price: SR 21
Value for money 8/10
Taste 8.5/10
Overall 8.5/10

12- FUDDRUCKERS

Jumbo Chili Cheese Hot Dog
It’s a beef hot dog topped with chili cheese sauce. The bakery hot dog buns are standard, and there is nothing particularly remarkable about them. On the other hand, the toppings are simple and delicious. All in all, I’ve had better.

Details

Price: SR 41
Value for money 8/10
Taste 6/10
Overall 7/10

23- SHAKE SHACK

Shack-Cago Hot Dog
Greasy but tasty, this Chicago style hot dog is one of the best in my opinion. The many toppings include relish, onions, pickles, tomatoes and mustard. It should come as no surprise that Shake Shack serves great hot dogs, given that they started off as a humble hot dog cart in the United States.

Details

Price: SR 25
Value for money 8/10
Taste 7/10
Overall 7.5/10

34- HOT WAVES

Hot Waves Hot Dog
Simple but flavorful, this hot dog is topped with cheese, mustard and chopped raw onion; not too many ingredients but they work together well. The beef hot dog is thoroughly grilled, making the outer layer crunchy, which makes it even better and the sesame seed covered buns are soft and spongy. It had a pleasing homemade taste to it.

Details

Price: SR 17
Value for money 8.5/10
Taste 8/10
Overall 8/10

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