Albanian culinary is getting a high reputation around the world for its unique flavour and delicious recipes. Many bloggers are writing articles about our traditional cuisine, praising the traditional recipes which are a mix between Albanian, Turkish, Greek and Italian culinary . The best restaurants are located in Tirana, where you can always find a good place to eat almost in every corner or street of the city. Visit Tirana is promoting the city every day and we know well what are the best things to do here, so if you are visiting Tirana these days and need some hints about the best restaurants, here are our suggestions:
Era Restaurant Pizzeria is the most popular among foreigners and Albanians. With a diverse menu, Era takes care of the special requirements of veggies, vegans and any other taste that requires special dedication. The service of qualified staff and interior with Albanian elements make Era a warm and family place for everyone.
If you want to eat with a view go to Ballkoni i Dajtit, located on the top of the Dajti mountain. It is the last stop of “Dajti Ekspres” Cable Car. The restaurant offers a comfortable interior where you can dine and enjoy a wonderful view over Tirana. From there you have the city in the palm of your hand. Traditional and Mediterranean cuisine is offered here with a variety of choices. The restaurant is stylish, modern, comfortable and of course very warm and attractive for customers. If you visit Tirana, don't miss Ballkoni Dajtit!
If you need to try the best of farm food, in a rural area, go to UKA Farm. Try the best wine and the tasty food and for sure you will come back. Uka is situated in Laknas, 15 minutes far from Tirana, close to Tirana International Airport. This two acres farm includes the restaurant, vineyard and the winery where the family produces its wine. The open air restaurant is set in the middle of a farm and provides a unique opportunity to taste and enjoy the local favor.
Season Restaurant can tell by its name that you can go there and find the best dishes of each season.
This modern restaurant is located in the newly renovated area Pazari Ri (New Bazaar) offering freshly wood baked pizza, a selection of beverages and tasty dishes. The cuisine it’s mostly Italian, where you should go for pasta and pizza. The restaurant location at one of the oldest neighborhoods of Tirana, New Bazaar has preserved some traditional elements in the painting and pillows of the couches.
Looking for somewhere to enjoy a romantic treat, or a group night out? Hotel Colosseo Resturant is the perfect place to relax, for lunch or dinner. Enjoy the tasty lunch and dinner menu from midday to 11 pm.
Tuck into a satisfying menu: seafood variety, classic Caesar salad, pasta and risotto, fresh fish and meat cooked with love from the Chef.
With a fine Mediterranean cuisine, the restaurant of Elite Palace is on those places that once you try, it’s hard to forget the experience. Located in an uphill overlooking Tirana, this a perfect place to get out the buzzling capital and enjoy some time in the serenity of nature. This restaurant isn’t just about having a lunch or dinner, but to dine with style. The charming decoration with gold and white makes you feel like dining in a royal palace, not to mention watering-mouth and art food served here. And the best is that prices are very reasonable.