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Sofra e Ariut

Elbasan Street, Tirana 1019, Albania
+35542303030
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Ranked #25 of 321 restaurants in Tirana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Albanian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This Restaurant has inside a nice style and offers good traditional Albanian food. But is it necessary that they keep 3 bears in a small cage? I would never ever go here again.. Torturing (wild) animals is just unacceptable!!

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Monza, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

had a bussines lunch with a few clients some time ago now. my judgement might be a bit severe because of the "wild" animals shown in a "circus Style" wich i don't personally accept. the food and service was good although well english spoken waiters are missing and has no idea at all on the wine list! kind of expensive... More

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Mons, Belgium
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was our go-to restaurant when we lived in Tirana. Although considered expensive by Albanian standards the service and food were always impeccable. Traditionally dressed waitstaff provide discrete yet attentive serve. Grilled meats are their speciality and we always started with whatever mezzes our waiter recommended. And we were never disappointed.

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Tirana, Albania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I have been here several times with my family. Next to main road but not noisy. Enough parking lots. Food is good, but service is a bit slow to respond. Girls like it for the animals, but there is something missing for me that makes me to not like it.

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Tirana, Albania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We knew little about this place other than the description "rustic". I don't know that I would use the same choice of words -- the centerpieces were in sterling silver and a string quartet provided live music within a post-and-beam structure. The atmosphere was some of the most elegant I have experienced in Albania. The highlight of our meal was... More

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Tirana, Albania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Terrible service. 1h30min our waiting for a coffee. Don't go there even the place seems nice the service make you crazy.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

It was a good experience, the stuff was very friendly and the service was good. The restaurant is located next to the lake park, one of the most beautiful places in Tirana.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Lately visit restaurant very nice service nice food I recommend to any one who visit Tirana Ju uroj suksese

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Food = good, but not special Mood = great Prices = too much and not worth it ....so the garden is the best thing...

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Tirana, Albania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

You may find traditional food, as well. there is Italian food, and more. There is open door tables and indoor.

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