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Mama Jan – Homey and creative food

"Mama Jan" in Yerevan is an intercultural space with food for body and soul. They also hold cultural & spiritual events. But that strawberry lassi...!

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Art & culture
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Coffee & tea
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Snacks

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Sofia

Manukyan

Botanical Garden – For tree lovers

The "Botanical Garden" in Yerevan is great not only for nice longs walks in a mini-forest, but also for witnessing an impressive Soviet-era greenhouse...

relaxing
Relaxing

By

Sofia

Manukyan

Il Solo Gelato – The right ice cream place

"Il Solo Gelato" in Yerevan is the right place if you want something sweet and cold. My favorite flavor is the one with nuts. Do try their waffle cones!

snacks
Snacks

By

Sofia

Manukyan

Spitak – Eat as you go

"Spitak" is one of the Syrian-Armenian booths in Aleppo Market in Republic Square metro in Yerevan. Their sandwiches are amazingly tasty for real cheap!

snacks
Snacks

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Sofia

Manukyan

The Green Bean Cafe – Coffee and pastries

"The Green Bean Cafe" in Yerevan is a place I go to for meeting someone fast or when I need somewhere quiet to work. Great vegetarian & vegan food!

coffee&tea
Coffee & tea

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Arpi

Janyan

Vahakni Pool – Cool off in the hot Yerevan summer

If I had to choose a single pool in Yerevan, it would be the "Vahakni Pool" and bar, located in the private residential suburb of Vahakni...

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Relaxing

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Raffi

Elliott

George’s DOM – Have brunch in an indoor-garden

Central Yerevan's quickly-gentrifying Saryan street is home to a new eatery: George’s DOM. The atmosphere's really something special...

coffee&tea
Coffee & tea
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Restaurants

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Raffi

Elliott

Artists' Building – A Soviet institution

The "Artists' Building" in Yerevan is Brezhnev-era apartment tower were many artists, artisans & new occupants practice their craft to this day...

arts&culture
Art & culture

By

Raffi

Elliott

Proshyan Street – A street named for its BBQ

"Proshyan Street" in Yerevan used to lend its name to traditional Armenian Khorovats BBQ. Nowadays there's few such places, but my favorite Shandis remains

restaurants
Restaurants

By

Raffi

Elliott

Industrial Ruins – Post-industrial ruin paradise

The industrial ruins to the south of Yerevan's downtown make a perfect playground for ''ruin porn'' photographers and soviet architecture enthusiasts...

arts&culture
Art & culture

By

Raffi

Elliott

Hraparak Metro – Soviet Shdevr

It truly is a Soviet masterpiece considering its unique design and build: it is part metro station, part cavern and, once upon a time, part cafe.

arts&culture
Art & culture

By

Alan

Grigorian

Smoking Chef – Protein fix

"Smoking Chef" is one of my favorite restaurants in Yerevan. Know what a josper grill is? I love Armenian BBQ, but sometimes you need a change of pace...

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Restaurants

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Alan

Grigorian

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