By Cassie Brady
Shamrocks Restaurant, Pub & Eatery
This place has it all. We’re talking 20 beers on tap, a separate nightclub area with DJ, beer garden, and Irish food with Asian flavors. The pub itself has eight big screen TVs that regularly show sports and 10 flat screens in the club used for private parties, events, and fundraisers during the week and DJ on the weekends. The full restaurant is now open from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., recently opening for lunch. Pub food (pupu) is then available until 12:00 a.m. On weekends, the venue transforms to a club with a DJ after midnight. Make sure to stop by during “hoppy hour” between 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily with different weekly food and drink specials. Not interested in typical bar food? Neither is Shamrocks. The menu focuses on making food from scratch, including the bread, sausages, fries, and pickles. With 20 beers on tap, craft beers and food pairing is highlighted with interesting dishes such as wasabi croquettes, corn cabbage rolls with kimchee, and traditional dishes including shepherds pie and fish and chips.The pub is located in Tumon next to Slingshot on the second floor, directly across from the Hyatt Guam Resort.
Address: 1160 Pale San Vitores Rd., Tumon
Colosseum is not your average retail clothing store — it’s much more. The owners describe it as a gallery full of art, as they hand pick every piece and choose designers who display passion and individuality in their pieces. You will notice the feng shui upon walking in. Everything is placed purposefully and is arranged beautifully. With prices ranging from $5 to $5,000, you will find loud clothing, shoes, hats, and sunglasses that are a mix between streetwear and high fashion. Visit Colosseum in Tumon next to Burger King and across Tumon Sands Plaza.
Address: Tumon Bay Suite 102, 1051 Pale San Vitores Rd. Tumon 96913
Locally owned and operated, Poki-Fry serves gourmet fries, poki bowls, salads, sandwiches, and tacos. Poki and fries are the highlight of this new joint, with a variety of toppings to choose from. The salads are filled with local lettuce, as the owner supports local farmers and businesses whenever possible. Come down to the Agana pool Monday thru Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday’s from 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., or Sunday’s from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Salon En Vogue
After a day of shopping at GPO, why not head down the street to Salon En Vogue for some “me time”? Offering hair and eyelash services, massage, full body wax and facials, the salon is located at the ITC intersection on the second floor above Port of Mocha and Just Lose It. Hours of operation are Monday thru Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and by appointment only on Sundays. To check availability, call (671) 647-2888. Keep a look out for Salon En Vogue on Facebook and Instagram, as well as a website coming soon.
Address: 541 South Marine Corps Drive Cam5 Plaza, Suite 208B, Tamuning 96913
Just Lose It
Now this type of restaurant is completely new to Guam — and we’re ready for it! Just Lose It specializes in dishes designed to fit your goals or to simply achieve a healthier lifestyle. Whether you are a vegan or meat lover, they have something for you! With steak, burgers, sandwiches, and salad on the menu, you won’t even realize you are eating healthy. The food is prepared fresh on a daily basis using the best ingredients Guam can obtain. Local lettuce is used, the beef is grass-fed, and organic tapioca buns are hand made. Now we can go out to eat, follow and stick to our New Year’s resolution, and not feel guilty. You can find Just Lose It located at the ITC Intersection next to Coast 360.
Address: 541 South Marine Corps Drive Tamuning 96913
Editor’s Note: Just Lose It has changed its name to The Urban Fork.
Whether you need a refreshing drink, quick caffeine fix, or need to put a stop to those stomach grumbles, Blended Café has many options to choose from. Although the cafe is known for coffee and bobba tea, sandwiches and sweet treats are offered along with weekly specials ranging from spinach rolls, tuna salad, and fruit bowls to myriad confections of fraps and espresso based drinks. Stop by Monday thru Thursday between 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Upper Tumon, behind the AON and Bank of Guam building.
Address: East West Business Center, Unit 106, Tamuning, Guam 96928