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$500 - $800
European, Albanian, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food for the price. Service is on very a high level, waiter is kind and polite, and speaks good English. The food was brought in clean and modern stylish plates, so the dishes looked delicious. I highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 2, 2021 via mobile

Do not order the dish for two! They didn’t put price on. And just tell you what ever the price they want. And give you what ever the food. Order separate dishes much cheaper

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 14, 2020 via mobile

Ordered the lamb clay pot, was delicious. Staff was super nice even brought extra lamb and water for my dog. Highly recommend it. And really good prices. Just no credit card machine.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed October 7, 2020

We visited this restaurant for lunch today and were satisfied overall. We ordered the chicken risotto ( I added shrimp), and my spouse had the shrimp pasta. The chocolate cake we wanted from the menu was not available and we were told the restaurant offers...what they have at the time. Offerings change in a traditional restaurant. The service was good , the atmosphere was clean, but I wouldn’t say anything was over the top. We felt the food was good but not so unique that it would make us feel the need to go there to get it. We could make it at home is how we felt. Still, we left with full belly’s and did not feel we missed out on anything.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed June 21, 2020

Mema House is a fantastic family restaurant. We have been many times and are always so pleased with the excellent service. The staff is kind and accommodating, so we choose to come back again and again. The prices are reasonable for excellent traditional Albanian food...and a wide variety other gems on their daily menu. They also have an amazing speciality menu that rotates frequently, so always ask about the specials! Also, Mema House has been so accommodating with any special dietary requirements.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 21, 2020

I have lived in Durres for two years and I still crave mema house. Their specials are always rotating and adding something new while maintaining those plates that I crave. They have the most exceptional service and it feels like a home cooked meal with...loved ones when you eat there. I would strongly suggest you try Mema house and ask for their specials and you won’t be disappointed.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 16, 2020 via mobile

Been there with friends,and enjoyed our meal. Food was good and well cooked. You can eat traditional and everyday dishes.Kind waiter, very quick service, very friendly prices!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed March 6, 2020

This is a good place to get a good meal. You can choose from the tourist-oriented menu or ask what the specials are which tend to be local Albanian dishes. They offer a nice sampler dish for two.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed the very personable waiter. He was happy to recommend vegetarian options for us. Be attentive when he tells you the daily specials, because there are about 20! This was traditional Albanian food at prices that seemed reasonable to us. Being just off the...main drag, it’s less expensive than places on the waterfront.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 13, 2020

Delicious food, nice service, extensive menu. Albania taste at its best. Home atmosphere, you can even listen to music on request !

Date of visit: December 2019
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