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“The best kebab in town”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Destan

Destan
Ranked #7 of 252 Restaurants in Skopje
Price range: $1 - $5
Cuisines: Barbecue, Turkish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Kebab restaurant where the taste of the kebabs has remained the same as it was back in the time when you were children. Times change, but the quality, the tradition and the reputation of Destan remain the same.
Skopje
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“The best kebab in town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

Legendary restaurant in Skopje. They make meet kebabs all the time, so you wait maximum
10 minutes to get your portion. You can take away kebab+bread+chili. All portions are served in metal plates which is kind of trademark, but most important is the quality of the meet.
Must try for all travelers in Skopje, i am sure all locals knows this place :)

  • Visited September 2012
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2 Thank KireSk
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, February 9, 2013
Thank you very much for the beautiful words. We are expecting you again.
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“THE kebap in Skopje”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2012

Destan is one of the oldest kebap selling places in Skopje and many children have memories of eating kebap there during weekend lunch family gatherings. There are 3 places of the same brand: the oldest in the Old part of the city, the other in the very city center and a third in the Bunjakovec area. I would recommend the one in the old part as most authentic, for both its interior and surrounding. The service is plain, light metal plates and forks, good bread and mouthwatering kebaps! Must try!

  • Visited August 2012
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3 Thank Jana S
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, February 9, 2013
Thank you very much for the beautiful words. We are expecting you again.
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Average kebab”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

Not that great if you know where to get better (service and food).
If you are in the old bazaar then try at their neighbors.
If you want premium kebabs than you need to go to "Mrs" in Berovo (some 180km away)

  • Visited July 2012
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2 Thank TomeKolev
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Brussels, Belgium
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“The Place for Traditional Kebabs”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012

If you want to try the best kebabs in Macedonia then Destan is "the" place. You order in multiples of 5. Recommend you order a Shopska salad (Greek salad except the cheese is grated on top), kebabs and bread. Perfect with a Skopsko Pivo (Beer). Nothing fancy about the restaurant, but you don't go there for the atmosphere.

Visited June 2012
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Thank highlandhiker
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, February 9, 2013
Thank you very much for the beautiful words. We are expecting you again.
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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“A Must Try!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2012

Every time we have visitors, we bring them to Destan. We have had cevapi (kebap) at other restaurants but nothing beats the tastes at this place. All they serve is cevapi and shopska (salad with chunks of tomato and cucumbers with shredded feta cheese). The cevapi comes in either 5 or 10 links. The best way to describe the flavor is like a pork link with great flavor. The price is fantastic, about 150 denar ($3 USD) for 5-10 links. Definitely worth the try if in Skopje!

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank AnchoredAshley
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, February 9, 2013
Thank you very much for the beautiful words. We are expecting you again.
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