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“The best cevapcici in Skopje with a glimpse of carsija's daily breathing” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Destan

Destan
Ranked #6 of 250 Restaurants in Skopje
Price range: $1 - $5
Cuisines: Barbecue, Turkish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“The best cevapcici in Skopje with a glimpse of carsija's daily breathing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

It is almost ten years that I have been frequenting "Destan" snack bar, the first Destan in Skopje's Turkish carsija (now you can find one also next to the trgovski centar - the quality never drops, cevapcici (a grilled dish of minced meat, know also as kebabs), lepce/lepinja/the traditional flat bread is warmed up, hot pepers and oninons for those that like it ... and waiters remember faces of their regulars. Decent prices, quick servics, indoor and oudoor seating with a startegic view on people who are visiting "carsija", a stop in Destan is never boring :-)

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Troublemaker S
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, October 1, 2015
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“best kebabcilnica in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

at destan yuo can only choose how many kebabs you want and if you want some hot peppers with it, that's it! but that is more than enough, because here you get the best kebabci you've ever had.
Everybody in Skopje will agree on that! You have to test it when you are in town.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mkl_22
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, October 1, 2015
Thank You for Your visit and review. We are expecting You again. Regards
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best kebapčinja I've been able to find (and I keep looking)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

No need to enter into debates as to which country these little cylinders of ground meat come from to reach the conclusion that Destan is among the best at preparing them. The place serves only kebapčinja; bread; salads consisting of various combinations of cucumbers, feta, and tomatoes; drinks; and the occasional hot pepper, so ordering is more about quantity than about options.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank toubibornotte
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, October 1, 2015
Thank You for Your visit and review. We are expecting You again. Regards
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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Not many options but great taste of food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

You have to try ćevapčići (local specialty) in this 100-year old restaurant.

There are no many other options (salad and drinks) but main value - quality and taste of food - is there.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Dejan V
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, October 1, 2015
Thank You for Your visit and review. We are expecting You again. Regards
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Must have a Macedonian kebap...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you are in Macedonia, you must have a Macedonian kebab (special type of meatballs or better say meat cylinders… Ha! Ha! It is served: 10 pieces with lots of onion and a Macedonian beer (Skopsko, Zlaten dab, Gorsko ect.) Destan was first to make a private business with restaurant in Skopje, during the so called “Communist period” and win a fortune…

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Milan S
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KebapcilnicaDestan, Owner at Destan, responded to this review, October 1, 2015
Thank You for Your visit and review. We are expecting You again. Regards
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