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Sofra e Ariut

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Elbasan Street, Tirana 1019, Albania
+355 4 230 3030
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Today
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 7:00 am - 11:45 pm
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
one of the best meals after a long time

One of the best places in Tirane, i was there last week for my sister birthday, the staff helped me also with a little surprise. the food were delicious, the wine was very good too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Isida85
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Tirana, Albania
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134 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Tirana, Albania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

One of the best places in Tirane, i was there last week for my sister birthday, the staff helped me also with a little surprise. the food were delicious, the wine was very good too.

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Milan, Italy
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This restaurant is a cozy place where you have the chance to experience some traditional Albanian specialties. Comfortable, a nice outdoor area and waiters in traditional dress create a special traditional atmosphere.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Was in town for only 2 nights and was lucky enough to dine here. Service was good as was the atmosphere Menu was good with a lot of selection. Enjoyed everything I ate highlight was the roasted lamb and the antipasti. The entertainment was excellent 2 violinists and a pianist which keep me mesmerized really were very talented. Would happily... More 

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Tirana, Albania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Tradicional and internacional cousine The staff is great Very clean Beautiful place around it Go there often

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I have always been lucky enough to be treated to this restaurant on visits to the country and so can't comment on the pricing the food is always top calibre and the staff are friendly. The red wine in Albania is superb. I will be going back I hope.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

If you are a foreigner, stay away from this overpriced tourist trap. They will suggest the traditional Albanian menu, serve you a few nibbles and charge you twice the price of a plentiful meal in any similar restaurant in Tirana. But what can you expect from a restaurant that keeps two stressed out bears in a small cage for the... More 

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Tirana, Albania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I go there usually with my family. It is a nice restaurant and the food is delicious. There are a lot of varieties of food where you can find traditional albanian dishes also. The place is nice made of wood and during spring and summer the tables in the garden are very pleasant to dinner. The waiters are polite and... More 

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Ljubljana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A unique restaurant which caters to a very varied audience. For me it is best when you can sit in the gardens and enjoy the greenery and the domesticated birds which wander around (peacocks, ducks etc.). The bear enclosure may not be to everyone's taste though although it is a reasonable size with a pool in the middle. You can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were there with our friends from Albania . They recommended us ethnic cuisine and we took it . It was very good choice .We did not see the prices because we were invited but the service was excellent .One of the best ever seen

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Tirana, Tirane, Albania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

they have a great menu and offer really excellent food! the service is very good and you feel comfortable! big parking place and very stylish furniture!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Elbasan Street, Tirana 1019, Albania
  • Location: Europe  >  Albania  >  Tirana
  • Phone Number: +355 4 230 3030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Albanian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 am

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