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Basilico Ristorante Italiano

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Rruga Komuna e Parisit | Rruga Mihali Popi, Tirana, Albania
+35542245641
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Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
My favourite restaurant in Tirana

For me, this is what eating out is about. Relaxed atmosphere, cosy surroundings and lovely food and wine. Roberto and his staff are excellent hosts and clearly take pride in their food and wine. I am often in Tirana on business and this is where I always make a beeline for. I like it so much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2013
StubbyDevon
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Devon, UK
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Devon, UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

For me, this is what eating out is about. Relaxed atmosphere, cosy surroundings and lovely food and wine. Roberto and his staff are excellent hosts and clearly take pride in their food and wine. I am often in Tirana on business and this is where I always make a beeline for. I like it so much that I took the... More 

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Ithaca, Greece
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This is a tiny place, off the beaten track but not hard to find, run by people who obviously love what they do. Classic Italian food, simply presented, fast service and well priced. I had Trofi with mushrooms and radicchio, which was nice. It needs to act on the atmosphere bit. Such a small restaurant craves for "cozy".

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Macomb, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I went this summer for dinner when I was in vacation to Albania. Is a great restaurant, great personnel, and great food. I love this restaurant. I would love if they post some of their recipes in Facebook. I give this restaurant a 10.

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valais
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We enjoyed the terrace and the very good service. We all eqat succulent food.we will go there again.

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Tirana, Albania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Basilico is a small and very cosy place to discover the Italian way of cooking and welcoming! The fresh products make every dish more special! More about this place at http://tiranaxxl.com/place/basilico/

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Tirana, Albania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Hello everyone ! This Italian restaurant located in Tirana, Albania, is a nice place to spend 1 or 2 hours for eating and social. The food is good and the waitress moves quickly. You have a wide variety of vines, from Italy, mainly. The problem is with the space between the tables that is a little tight, but is ok.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

If you are italian and live abroad, missing our amazing food, please go to Basilico, you won't regret! If you like italian food in general, please go to Basilico, you'll love it! I have never seen the menu because i just asked what they could do with truffle and after the long list choosed a risotto wich was freshly made... More 

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Tirana, Albania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I visited this restaurant for the first time but i found it overrated. There are many other Italian restaurants in Tirana far better than this one. The ravioli were good but the rest was just normal, nothing outstanding and not worthy for the value you pay. Although the service is very friendly and the owners try to please the guests... More 

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Tirana, Albania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

It's almost three months that I'm going two times a week at Restaurant Basilico, very satisfied with the food and service. The quality of the food is delicious, same every time and improving, the service is friendly making one feel very comfortable. Great place

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Tirana, Albania
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I highly recommend the Italian Restaurant “Basilico” if you would like to taste and enjoy authentic Italian flavors. I have been there twice already. Anytime I went there I have had a great time and very delicious food. This family-run restaurant offers a very cozy and warm atmosphere. The talking about the quality of food, I have no other words... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rruga Komuna e Parisit | Rruga Mihali Popi, Tirana, Albania
  • Location: Europe  >  Albania  >  Tirana
  • Phone Number: +35542245641

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 41
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?