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October 24, 2023

5 Best International Food Places in Sofia

Naturally, your go-to option when visiting Sofia should be one of the traditional Bulgarian restaurants. However, you’ve already had enough of local food and want to go beyond – we’re here to help! It’s time for us to share our favorite international food places in Bulgaria’s capital.  And though the city’s more synonymous with history and culture, in recent years it has also earned a reputation as a culinary destination, offering a diverse range of international flavors. In this article, we’ll explore the five best international food places in Sofia. Each offering a unique culinary experience that reflects the city’s growing food scene. Ninja Bowl Sofia Nestled in the heart of Sofia, just a 2-minute walk from Free Sofia Tour’s final stop, Ninja Bowl Sofia is a culinary gem that transports you to the bustling streets of Asia. This trendy Asian fusion restaurant is known for its artful combination of flavors and aesthetics, and it’s a favorite among locals and tourists alike. It offers a wide variety of healthy and […]
September 20, 2023

5 Best Traditional Bulgarian Restaurants in Sofia

Sofia, the vibrant capital of Bulgaria, is a city that boasts a rich culinary tradition. A tradition deeply rooted in its history and culture. Bulgarian cuisine is a delightful blend of flavors and techniques, influenced by a variety of cultures that have left their mark on the region over centuries. If you’re visiting Sofia and want to savor the best of traditional Bulgarian cuisine, you’re in for a treat. In this article, we’ll explore some of the best traditional Bulgarian restaurants in Sofia that offer a taste of the country’s culinary heritage. MANASTIRSKA MAGERNITSA In Manastirska Magernitsa you will find a wide range of authentic cuisine options with recipes gathered from monasteries around the country, hence its name which means “monastery canteen”. This culinary journey will take place in a beautiful ethnic house from the last century, with rural and “old Sofia” interior. The slogan of Manastirska Magernitsa is “Before the bread we are all equal!”. Therefore, guests are welcomed with homemade bread and Bulgarian hospitality!  MOMA – Bulgarian Food […]
June 26, 2018

Bulgarian Food | What to eat in Bulgaria | Traditional Dishes

If you are a passionate traveler, a large part of your foreign cultural exploration is undoubtedly food… or in this case – Bulgarian food. One cannot truly understand the life of the other if they don’t mix things up with the local cuisine. You haven’t been to Bulgaria unless you’ve tried Bulgarian food Spicing up your trip with new flavors is a must and Bulgaria is the country where it can get real messy, saucy, cheesy, steaming hot in a clay pot or simply delicious! Bulgaria is a country that will never leave you hungry for two reasons.  Firstly, there is the wealth of food for all tastes and secondly, Bulgarians are the kind of people that will always make sure your plate has been filled at least 3 times, and your belt loosened by at least 2 holes. Banitsa Undoubtedly, our number one dish is banitsa. This queen of Bulgarian specialties is a pastry usually stuffed with cheese but there are plenty of other versions for the adventurous type […]