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Sofra e Ariut

Elbasan Street, Tirana 1019, Albania
+355 4 230 3030
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“eggplant” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
All hours
Mediterranean, European, Albanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Elbasan Street, Tirana 1019, Albania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restorat is called "Sofra e ariut" that in albanian mean "bear table". It used to be a bear in a big cage next to the restaurant, but there is not now. The restaurant is set in the Lake's Parc, surrounded by trees. It is...More

Thank Ajajahhh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is a beautiful place. Plenty of green. Nice location. Great garden. It is a great place to dine. Staff in folk dress. Food is good. But way too expensive then other places. Is there a bear, swans and other creatures ... Some people find amusing....More

Thank Hajdeseflasim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the best restaurant of all we visited in Tirana! Great food, quiet romantic atmosphere, good service. Waited a bit too long for a bill, but overall it was very nice :)

Thank Hanna1508
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent setting on the edge of the park, with many outside seating areas. The staff were wearing traditional clothing and really tried hard to make sure our evening was pleasant and that we were well looked after. The photos of famous guests...More

Thank Boris P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most famous restaurants in Tirana, but reality is something else! You pay the staff number but not the quality of service! The chicken quality and cooking was same as a cheap restaurant around. You have much better solution near by! The place...More

Thank Nikolin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was on 19 September 2017 with my family. The welcome it was very nice. We order some drinks wainter he's bringing after 15 minutes, otherwise restaurant it was very quiet. 1 Prices very very expensive 2 Service terrible 3 this restaurant is only to...More

Thank Arjanismajli
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The food and service was very good. Yummy lamb from the spit and veal fillet. Generous portion of bread and salad too. But I can't help but feel very sorry for the bear in the mini zoo! Looks so sad and hot in the sun!...More

Thank nancyc85093
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It doesn't worth the price! Especially don't go there just for a coffee, too much expensive. Nice traditional ambience, but still, veeery expensive

2  Thank Aida85
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner with friends. You feel so welcome from the moment you step into the entrance and all the way. Food is very good. Recommended!

Thank Vali_on_Tour
Reviewed 24 August 2017

One thing that sets some restaurants above others is that they take care of you, feed you well, give you the best food in the city and charge you reasonably. From the time we walked in until we left, the servers advised us on what...More

Thank BobsURuncle47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Romantic
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 County  >  Tirana
  • Phone Number: +355 4 230 3030
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