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Posted On: 27 September 2023 04:30 pm
Updated On: 27 September 2023 04:48 pm

Retro themed restaurants to check out in Qatar

Cassandra Pallagud
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Retro 50s 70s 80s 90s vintage themed restaurants cafes doha

If you're looking for a fun spot to eat out, why not try places inspired by a different era? Step into the 50s diner-style eateries and eccentric 80s-90s venues!

The (ILQ) team has compiled a list of restaurants to try that will give you a blast from the past. Enjoy!


Image credit: Chariot

Feel like you're in a 50s diner on your way to the carnival at Chariot! Enjoy breakfast items, burgers, shakes, and more in a fun and whimsical atmosphere.

  • Location: Al Shaqab
  • Contact: +974 3109 2505
  • Instagram: @chariotqatar

Crust by Rusk

Crust by Rusk
Image credit: Crust by Rusk

Crust by Rusk is a pizzeria that gives off a 90s-2000s school lunch vibes with its checkered tile flooring, furniture, and overall aesthetic.

  • Location: Msheireb Downtown Doha
  • Contact: +974 6664 4830
  • Instagram: @crustbyrusk

Electric Diner

Electric Diner
Image credit: The Ned Doha

Another American diner-inspired spot to check out is the Electric Diner. Serving burgers, hotdogs, and other comfort food in a laid-back venue.

  • Location: The Ned Doha
  • Contact: +974 4406 1111
  • Instagram: @theneddoha

Jerry's Pan

Jerry's Pan Doha
Image credit: Jerry's Pan

Burgers to go? Jerry's Pan is an American diner-themed burger joint that you can find in local food parks in Doha!

  • Locations & contacts:
    • Legtaifiya Night Market (+974 7798 8779)
    • Downtown Night Market (+974 7003 5333)
  • Instagram:

Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets
Image credit: Johnny Rockets

An American diner classic, Johnny Rockets, is popular for the burgers and shakes. They also have fun little jukeboxes on each table. How cool is that?

  • Location: Diplomatic Street, West Bay
  • Contact: +974 6008 4646/+974 6008 5656
  • Instagram: @johnnyrocketsqtr

Planet Hollywood

Planet Hollywood
Image credit: Planet Hollywood

Are you a film buff? Do you love classic movies from the 70s, 80s, and 90s? At Planet Hollywood you can immerse yourself in retro cinema while you enjoy delicious eats!

  • Location: Doha Oasis
  • Contact: +974 4410 3459
  • Instagram: @planethollywooddoha

Public House Doha

Public House Doha
Image credit: Public House Doha

Public House Doha's bright vintage interiors, retro neon signs, and a digital jukebox make for a fantastic retro experience.

  • Location: Marsa Malaz Kempinski
  • Contact: +974 4035 5011
  • Instagram: @publichousedoha


Do you love retro or vintage aesthetics? Which of these spots are you most excited to try? Let us know in the comments! Do share this article - it keeps us going!