Expect to shell out MOP$100 to MOP$250 per person per meal without wine, though you can always go to a hole-in-the-wall noodle shop for MOP$25–MOP$30. Budget at least MOP$500 per person for an unforgettable dinner. A 10% service charge is added automatically, but, depending on the service quality, it's common for customers to round up the total. While major credit cards are accepted at most restaurants, cash is preferred at the smaller spots.
Despite the surge in upscale dining accompanying casino development in Macau, the pace is still siesta style, with serious lunches lasting a few hours. The hotels serve breakfast early, but corner coffee shops start serving ham and cheese on croissants with espresso by around 11 am. Cocktails begin at around 6:30, and dinner at around 8.