9 Best Places To Eat In Sofia, Bulgaria

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It’s time to jazz it up a bit and bring a delicious touch to your lovely sightseeing trip across Sofia’s exceptional beauties and riches! Of course, while doing this, there’s chance of a storm coming along. No, this is hardly about the weather outside, but about the storm down in your stomach, that is waging a war on you! Luckily, you can do something about it; Sofia has a whole lot of great and cozy dining options where you can try traditional Bulgarian food!

1. Moma Bulgarian Food & Wine: try traditional Bulgarian dishes

Posted by Ресторант МоМа on Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Are you down for some mouth-watering and quite traditional meals? If that’s the case with you too, you can totally satiate your hunger and quench your awful thirst at Moma Bulgarian Food & Wine. Not only can you taste incredibly tasty meals, but you can blend with the locals and forget that you’re a foreigner!

Come inside: don’t be a stranger to this gorgeous and yummy place. Come on in and you’ll be surprised how friendly and joyful Bulgarians are once they figure out you’re a tourist in their homeland!

Moma Bulgarian Food & Wine

Address: ul.Solunska 28, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

Website: Moma Bulgarian Food & Wine

2. Made In Home: delicious cuisine for traditionalists

Posted by MADE IN HOME on Sunday, 2 April 2017

This is another scrumptious place you’re totally going to love after you take a bite of the served dishes. And once again, we talk highly about the conventional cuisine. But, frankly, it can hardly be the other way around, given the wide variety of fancy and traditional meals that can only be found in Bulgarian restaurants.

Taste it: Banitsa is another top meal/dessert when served with jam, and just another reason to fall in love with Bulgaria’s traditional cuisine.

Made In Home

Address: ul.Angel Kanchev 30A, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

Facebook: Made In Home

3. Manastirska Magernitsa is your top traditional tavern

Posted by Манастирска Магерница / Manastirska Magernitsa on Saturday, 8 October 2016

Considered a unique dining spot, Manastirska Magernitsa is much-loved by all Bulgarians who are fond of traditional meals. Unknowingly, we’ve just hinted of what you will experience once you come inside - local dishes and fine wine selections, wonderfully combined with the excellent setting that will surely have you return here once again!

Taste it: Manastirska Magernitsa awaits you with extraordinary domestic recipes making a pinky promise to never let you forget their fine aroma and exquisite taste!

Manastirska Magernitsa

Address: 67 Khan Asparuh Str., Sofia, Bulgaria

Website: Manastirska Magernitsa

4. The “Little Things” restaurant serves “big things” on your plate

Posted by The Little Things on Wednesday, 22 March 2017

When we say “little things” what we actually mean is anything but “little things” coming to your table. At The Little Things restaurant, you’d be served incredibly tasty meals, as the services are really high-class. It’s time for you to come out of your comfort zone and try something new. In this case, the chances are that you’re really going to dig what you’ve been served.

Come on in: Believe it or not, The Little Things restaurant is bound to become your favorite dining spot! Mark our words, there’s no other way around it.

The Little Things

Address: 37 Tsar Ivan Shishman, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

Facebook: The Little Things

5. Chef's Restaurant awaits you with high-end meals

Posted by Ресторант Chef's on Saturday, 25 February 2017

For those of you who are fond of having their meals at a high-class restaurant, we’ve got pretty great news for you! What’s required from you at Chef’s is to just sit back and make yourself at home. Don’t think about anything else since this wonderful place has got your covered! Enjoy top quality food in a top quality setting!

Get impressed: come on in and try refined red and white wine varieties, alongside gourmet meals that you’ll get totally surprised by.

Chef's Restaurant

Address: 13 Lyubata, Sofia 1407, Bulgaria

Website: Chef’s Restaurant (in Bulgarian)

6. Villa Rosiche pastry shop: the most refined sweet shop

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Posted by Сладкарница Вила Росиче on Thursday, 7 July 2016

Here we go with the most magnificent place you can possibly find in Sofia. With light and joyful heart, we present you the loveliest pastry shop aka the heaven of cookies! In case you’ve pondered over going somewhere nice, Villa Rosiche will be glad to serve you well!

Enter the heaven of cookies: taste a unique and quite fabulous piece of cake that goes wonderfully with a cup of strong black coffee. How beautiful, and sugary!

Vila Rosiche

Address: 26 Neofit Rilski, Sofia, Bulgaria

Website: Vila Rosiche

7. Afreddo: the paradise of ice cream!

Posted by AFREDDO on Tuesday, 20 December 2016

When talking about Afreddo, here’s one thing you should be aware of: you’re just at the doorstep leading you to the heaven of ice cream! How tasty and wonderful! In case you have a sweet tooth and happen to be in the gorgeous city of Sofia, you mustn’t skip Afreddo.

Come on in: The best ice cream that you could try and lose sanity over is served at Afreddo’s! Bring your best mate along, and have an amazing ice-cream experience at the great cafeteria!


Address: 12 Vitosha, Sofia, Bulgaria

Website: Afreddo

8. Central Sofia Market Hall

Central Market Hall in Sofia 2012 PD 09
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Bin im Garten used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Initially constructed with a total of 4 main entrances, today Central Sofia Market Hall can be reached through only 3 of them. The best part for all travelers is that the ground floor still offers a whole lot of stalls where tourist may buy homemade bread and pastries, cookies and sweets, different organic rose oil products, and other souvenirs.

Grab a meal: naturally, there’s one level for the locals fast-food restaurants, where you can satisfy the hunger and calm down the rumbling stomach if you’re in a rush for the next top attraction in Sofia.

Central Sofia Market Hall

Address: 25 Knyaginya Mariya Luiza, Sofia, Bulgaria

Website: Central Sofia Market Hall

9. Hadjidraganovite Kashti aka the wonderful Hadriganov’s Houses

Posted by Хаджидрагановите къщи Hadjidraganov's Houses on Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Traditional Bulgarian meals that will make any guest to the splendid capital want to come over and over again! With its wide diversity of delicious dishes, it’s absolutely no wonder why Hadriganov’s Houses have grown as Sofia’s top dining places, equally loved and appreciated by locals and guests!

Come on in: jazz it up a bit with a lovely range of mouth-watering meals you’ll surely remember all your life! Tip: make a reservation early on and Bon Appetite!

Hadriganov’s Houses

Address: 75 Kozloduy street, Sofia, Bulgaria

Website: Hadriganov’s Houses (in Bulgarian)

What to expect

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The shining capital is quite heavily packed with pretty awesome cafes, restaurants, cafeteria varieties and other kinds of dining spots meeting any visitor’s requirements. Besides this, Sofia can offer a whole lot of other reasonable alternatives for tourists traveling on a budget as well. To each his own! With that being said, have a wonderful trip in Sofia, Bulgaria!

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