The Very Best Local Restaurants in Sofia

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Sofia locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

‘Bufe’ Canteen – Lunch by the eagles’ nest

‘Bufe’ Canteen – Lunch by the eagles’ nest

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“Bufe Canteen” offers a good lunch break with an even nicer view of Sofia from the 16th floor of the former ‘Technoexport’ building.

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33 Gastronauts – A food adventure

33 Gastronauts – A food adventure

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“33 Gastronauts” is a restaurant in Sofia that’s really an adventure! It’s a mixture of influences and the number refers to the exact number of chairs…

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65 Svetulki – Trendy place for a drink

65 Svetulki – Trendy place for a drink

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“65 Svetulki” in central Sofia is a bar rapidly becoming a favorite destination for locals. What I love is its terrace and alternative bohemian design…

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Ashurbanipal – The taste of Iraqi cuisine

Ashurbanipal – The taste of Iraqi cuisine

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“Ashurbanipal” in Sofia is a restaurant that often looks as if it might be closed, but it’s owned and run by the best, friendliest Iraqi man, Freddy…

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Avrasia – The Turkish restaurant

Avrasia – The Turkish restaurant

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“Avrasia” is one of the many Turkish restaurants in my neighborhood in Sofia. This one’s the simplest but the most delicious, too. Recommended for takeaway

Full Article by Boyko Blagoev

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