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Restaurant Kaj Marsalot

Sveti Kliment Ohridski bb, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
02 32 23 829
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Ranked #17 of 105 Restaurants in Skopje
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Yugoslavian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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35 reviews from our community

80% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had to look around for a while but eventually we found it and oooohhh yess it was good. Very traditional macedonian food in a nice authentic setting. While we were dinning it started raining which gave our Marsalot experience a very special touch. Service was good, the food delicious, a very nice experience overall.

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Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This restaurant has the nostalgic atmosphere of a Tito era apparatchik restaurant. Initially I thought the decor was tongue in cheek but after a few lunchtime visits and having observed the clientele it seems to attract old party hacks. The lunchtime clientele seem to be from another era. Trim, well dressed men and women from another time warp are the... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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84 reviews 84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We visited based on the reviews from tripadvisor and couldn't be happier. Our server was truly lovely. He went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed our visit to the restaurant. He told us about the history of our table, and even brought out old memorabilia from the restaurant. The food was wonderful, and the prices more than... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Been there several times and sure enough, "thumb up" for that place. The restaurant is fairly representative for Macedonia and for the Balkan cuisine in general. Can not say the place is special, but reckon someone had a brilliant marketing idea to call the place like that. And to display many photos with political leaders from that period. You can... More

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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142 reviews 142 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We loved it here we visited twice during our stay in Skopje. The food was all good, hearty, traditional food in great portion sizes. Salads were all very fresh and we tried a few mains which were also all very flavoursome. No it's not fine dining, but the restaurant is very chilled, has a really unique decor inside and out,... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

In the Kaj Marshalot you get very delicious food for very fair prices. the ambient is basic and has it's own charme (old pics from former socialist leaders all over the place). the food is really fresh made and very tasty - if you want to try the local cuisine I can absolutely recommend that place.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Being interested in Yugoslava and especially the life and times of Tito, this restaurant caught my eye. Does not go over board like other bars and restaurants with the former Communist Tat from wall to wall, but clearly a bar that likes to reflect on the past and honors the life of Tito, but without going over board. About a... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

When I read the reviews, I expected more. As fans of Jugoslavija and everything connected with it, we wanted to have dinner in this restaurant. The ambient is good, but the food is averge, nothing special really. When we were there, there was a group celebrating something and it was interesting to observe, the atmosphere was great. There was also... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Do you remeber Marshal Tito? He was the president of Yugoslavia for live. He was the leader of partisan antifascist struggle and social revolution that formed Yugoslavia after the Second World War. He was the one who gave possibility to Macedonians to have their first independent Republic of Macedonia in borders of former Yugoslavia. In his honor someone has opened... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We just wanted to try their original foods. They have really delicious things staff can speak english well and the ambiance is really cool I've never been such different restaurant in my life. If you go you will see the scenea also reflections of comunism. Worth to try ...

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