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Sofra e Ariut

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mediterranean, European, Albanian
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Elbasan Street, Tirana 1019, Albania
+355 4 230 3030
07:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 07:00 - 23:45
Tue - Sun 07:00 - 00:00
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Tirana, Albania
Level Contributor
49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It remains a good taste when being at Sofra Ariut. Delicious food and in a traditional dresses served that is perfect for foreign tourists. And most of all you enjoy a lovely live music by one of the best violinist of Albania, Eqerem Qerimi (and his family as well), known years ago abroad as well for his marvelous way of... More 

Thank kelimale
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, variety of wines for you to choose. Excellent choice for lunch or dinner with family and friends. It,s 5 min by car from the city center.

Thank Klodian S
Level Contributor
43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sofra e Ariut is the best restaurant in Tirana. It is located in the woods not far from the town center. The food is delicious and the service perfect. They have also many birds and animals coming around the park freely. The food is also halal for muslims and they have a small masjid where you can pray.

Thank Demirel B
Tirana, Albania
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this restaurant sometimes and i have never been disappointed. Good food in fresh air.

Thank andi_87657
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, the reserved room is very appropriate for conducting lunches related to work. Good food combined with the traditional and the modern.

Thank Aldo K
Tirana, Albania
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best of tradition and modernity,only this restaurant gives the pleasure. As a guide I have used for more than 6 years,so far I have to say that all my clients have been very happy with the food and service. The only restaurant in the capital city that has the waitress dressed in traditional costumes of Tirana. Specially in evening time... More 

Thank Al-Ben G
Tirana, Albania
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the staf was great , super service exelent staff amizing view , omg so quite ande lovely area .thanks

Thank xhevi_90
Durres, Albania
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

There are animals which kids can play while lunch and the air is fresh. Tables are mostly outdoor and the staff was good

Thank reixhepa
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We come hire at least once a month and this place has amazing view and the food is for sure traditional,

Thank Rockwood Tirana R
Level Contributor
21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This place could be great ...but it is NOT. A typical wooden logs building in a very nice garden, few minutes outside Tirana, with great views of the mountains, matched by a charming interior, with staff dressed in traditional costumes, and often live violin music in the evening. A local bottle of wine was good. ...However the quality of the... More 

Thank PJCella
lennyaspen, Public Relations Manager at Sofra e Ariut, responded to this review

Dear PJCella, We are terribly sorry for what has happened to you. We are definitely looking into this with service management and make sure it never happens again. We appreciate for taking the time to write this review. Hope we hear again from you. Best regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Albanian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 23:45
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
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?