Skopje Restaurants Guide
Skopje boasts a wide range of restaurants to suit most tastes and budgets. You can look forward to a wealth of various gourmet experiences: from modern and fleeting interpretations of traditional cuisine to creative international cuisine.
Most Macedonians dine at around 20:00h - 21:00h, so to guarantee a table at the restaurant of your choice, arrive early or book in advance.
If you're wondering what you should order at a Macedonian national restaurant, take a look at our food section, and to decide where to eat, take a look at the recommendations below.
Where to look for restaurants
Probably the biggest cluster of restaurants and kafanas is located in Debar Maalo neighborhood. Most of them are offering traditional Macedonian cuisine, but there are also many options of different world cuisines.
One of the trendiest spots in town is the heart of the city center - Macedonia Square, Macedonia Street and the banks of river Vardar. It offers all kinds of foods, including by some of the city's top chefs. Open throughout the day, they're perfect for meals or drinks in the sun, or for a relaxing evening.
Skopje’s famous Old Bazaar is becoming quite a hot spot for culinary geeks and the great thing is that many of the places are relaxed, simplistic and relatively affordable.
The district around the T.C. Beverly Hills Shopping Mall is filled with different types of restaurants. Most are open from breakfast to midnight, and offer different types of cuisines.
There are many restaurants around the city. Look bellow to our top 10 and trendy restaurants list.
Top 10 Restaurants
Restaurants that stand out for the quality of the food and service, and/or atmosphere:
Address: Macedonia Square
Phone: +389 02 3230603
In the heart of the city center, pleasant place to stay and eat.
2. Vodenica Mulino
Address: Teodosij Gologanov No.69
Phone: +389 02 3232877
Excellent place for families and friends, with a wonderful garden and rustic, but soignée interiors.
3. Hunter's Lodge Kamnik
Address: Kamnik b.b
Phone: +389 02 2523522
A delightful restaurant at the outskirts of Skopje with excellent wine selection.
Address: Teodosij Gologanov No. 79
Phone: 072 / 306198
One of the most attractive dining experiences, from food to ambience.
5. Old City House
Address: Phillip II of Macedon No.14
Phone: +389 02 3131376
Traditional food, music and atmosphere in the city's oldest house.
6. La Tana
Address: Prolet Street No.13
Phone: 077 / 592211
A crowd-pleasing local tavern with high quality food and ambient.
Address: 12 Udarna Brigada 2a
Phone: +389 02 3212919
Typical local type restaurant in the city center with charming interior and fresh food.
8. Dva Elena
Address: Zagrebska Street No.31
Phone: +389 02 3060900
Ideal place for enjoyment far away from the city noise, especially in the hot summer afternoons.
Address: Mitropolit Teodosij Gologanov b.b
Phone: 078 / 255849
Fresh food, local ingredients and friendly staff.
Address: Mile Pop Jordanov No.9
Phone: +389 02 3082748
Friendly personnel, quiet surrounding and affordable prices.
10 Trendy Restaurants
Local favorites right now:
Address: Macedonia Street
Phone: +389 02 3228699
Traditional Mexican food with a twist for contemporary times.
2. Skopski Merak
Address: Debarca Street No.51
Phone: +389 2 3212 215
One of the hottest tables in town, offering amazing food experience in friendly atmosphere.
3. De Ja Vu
Address: Blvd Jane Sandanski No.71 (Capitol Mall)
Phone: 076 / 304009
A trendy-sophisticated space and refined cuisine.
Address: Ljubljanska 4 (City Mall)
Phone: 075 / 377755
Lovely decor, nice view and excellent cuisine.
5. Rori (Royal Rusticana)
Address: Dimitrija Cupovski No.5
Phone: 075 / 478134
Rock 'n' roll kafana with live music and great barbeque.
6. Tavern Marger
Address: Ilindenska b.b
Phone:+389 2 3067 428
Hidden in the heart of the City Park, this place with a wonderful terrace offers great mix of traditional and modern dishes.
Address: Skupi Street No.10
Phone: 070 / 779977
Cozy atmosphere, friendly stuff and best fish in town.
Address: "513" Street No. 22b
Phone: +389 02 3175037
A classic combining traditional and contemporary Macedonian cuisine.
9. Sushi Co
Address: Aminta Treti Street No.29
Phone: 072 / 303303
The best sushi in Skopje.
Address: Vasil Gjorgov (Zebra Mall)
Phone: +389 02 3213982
Variety of food will meet everyone's taste.