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Uber Eats launches in Dammam as Saudi expansion continues

Launching in its third city in the kingdom after Riyadh and Jeddah, Uber Eats said this is the next step in its expansion across the region

Uber Eats launches in Dammam as Saudi expansion continues
Food lovers across Dammam can now order their favourite meals at the push of a button by either downloading the Uber Eats app or visiting ubereats.com.

Uber Eats, the globally popular food delivery service, has announced the launch of operations in the Saudi city of Dammam.

Launching in its third city in the kingdom after Riyadh and Jeddah, Uber Eats said this is the next step in its expansion across the region.

Food lovers across Dammam can now order their favourite meals at the push of a button by either downloading the Uber Eats app or visiting ubereats.com, the company said in a statement.

Damien Drap, general manager of Uber Eats in the GCC said: “Food culture in Saudi is changing by the day. People want to be able to choose from a wide variety of cuisines, and have their favorite meals delivered quickly and conveniently to their door.

“Saudi is an important market for Uber Eats, and we are delighted to be launching our third city in a year... This launch adds Dammam to the list of more than 350 cities  where Uber Eats is available.”

Launching in Dammam with more than 120 restaurants, customers can now order their favorite meals straight to their door in about 30 minutes or less, seven days a week, from 10am to midnight.

Uber Eats will initially be available in select neighborhoods within Dammam including Al Faisaliyah, Ibn Khaldun, Al Badiyah, Ash Shuaybah, Al Adamah, Al Mubarakiyah to be followed by a wider rollout across the city.

To celebrate the launch, Uber Eats is offering new customers 50 percent off their first two orders and will be charging a delivery fee of only SR1 for a limited time only.

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