By Joy White
Take a break from the chilly office, or opt to have a lunch meeting with coworkers or talk over a deal with a client. Guam has so much to offer when it comes to midday meals. Here is a selection of our recommendations for places to grab a bite during the work week.
Cuisine: Jamaican-Chamorro fusion
Locations: Chamorro Village, Hagåtña; Calrose Building, Tumon; and Dededo Mall
Phone: 647-3000 (Hagåtña); 472-2000 (Tumon); 633-3000 (Dededo)
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily
Recommendation: Chicken with ribs and rice
Sea Grill Restaurant: Tail of the Whale Bar & Grille Surface Lounge Tenbou
Location: 124 Pale San Vitores Rd. Suite 400, Tumon
Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily
Recommendation: Sea Grille mixed platter
Margarita’s Burritos & BBQ
Location: 970 Pale San Vitores Road, Tumon
Lunch hours: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
Recommendation: Super burritos and carne asada. If you’re on a tight schedule, the taco buffet. Follow either with the mango turnover or the fired ice cream.
Ninth Street Rotary
Location: 107 Padre Palomo Street, Hagåtña
Lunch hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., daily
Recommendation: Surprise yourself by picking options from the revolving belt, or start with edamame followed by the Kalbi There for You. Finish off with the coconut banana fritter.
Location: 1411 Pacific Place Building, San Vitores Street, Tumon
Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday
Recommendation: Outback Nachos or the Crab Stuffed Mushrooms to start followed by the Baby Back Ribs or Tuscan Smothered Chicken.
Mainstreet Delicatessen and Bakery
Location: 130 Herman Cortez Avenue, Hagåtña
Hours of operation: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday
Recommendation: Fried or baked chicken bento or the spinach chicken roll
Location: Agana Shopping Center, Hagåtña
Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily
Recommendation: Baby back ribs and filet medallion steak combo, followed by the chocolate brownie sundae
Address: 160 N. Marine Drive, Airport Plaza Units 9A and 9B, Tamuning
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday to Thursday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday
Recommendation: The Annabelle