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Sofra e Ariut

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Elbasan Street, Tirana 1019, Albania
+355 4 230 3030
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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All hours
Mon 7:00 am - 11:45 pm
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Is a nice restaurant and a nice place to spend some time with friends and family. Good food and service.

Thank Ona B
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited one evening with my husband and was pleasantly surprised by traditional outfits and beautiful live music ( both classic western hits as well as Albanian songs) Food cooked to an absolute perfection Tried a selection of traditional Albanian dishes as well as some seafood. A real feast for all your senses, a 'must visit' place when staying in Tirana!

Thank agatku
Tirana, Albania
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried this restaurant in different occasions and it has never let me down. Excellent for business dinners, or for just a beer with friends or even if you want to take your kid to enjoy a Sundays coffee looking at the animals.

Thank Jonida S
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice wooden building within national park. Various animals around. Good service. Good fish and seafood . Perfect examples from Traditional Albanian cusine. Nice live music. A Big fireplace warms inside in winter

Thank Neyyir Tuncay E
Houston, Texas
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is place is aging and it is showing it. The menu is getting old as well. Very limited selection of wine and the dishes have not been changed in ages. Needs to reset from the kitchen and out.

Thank AXH
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit .the waitres and waiter are a bit friendly but oncd you gift them they serve you very well

Thank Elidor L
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I have been to the place a couple of times, with my fiance, colleagues and relatives. It is a nice place to be shown to foreigners who visit Albania. There, they can try traditional Albanian cuisine.

Thank Romario R
Ankara, Turkey
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor after our first arrival in Tirana. I was expecting a good restaurant, but not one with such great scenery and traditional specialties. The atmosphere inside was great and away from the high temperatures outside. The service was impeccable and the whole property quite clean. Elbasan Tava was really good, even though grilled octopus was... More 

Thank Gökçe K
Tirana, Albania
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have been here several times and i have enjoyed every time. The food is very fresh and well cooked. The staff is very polite and friendly. The prices are acceptable. You should definitely try the souffle.

Thank Bruna X
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Sofra is a beautiful place to take a drink in nature. A perfect place to get relaxed. I went there many times with friends and family and i think is a peaceful location

Thank Alisa D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Albanian, Italian, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 11:45 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elbasan Street, Tirana 1019, Albania
  • Location: Europe  >  Albania  >  Tirana
  • Phone Number: +355 4 230 3030

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