Eritrea restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Massawa

Sallam Restaurant

It doesn't look like much from the outside and even worse inside, but this place is the culinary gem of Massawa. Here you can relish the Yemeni-style fresh fish sprinkled with hot pepper and baked in a tandoori oven…
Gelato in Asmara

Da Fortuna Gelato Italiano

Creamy gelato in a variety of flavours, served up in a quiet diner setting south of the city centre. Ask the friendly waitstaff for tips on what's the freshest and you won't be disappointed.
Indian in Asmara

Roof Garden

The only Indian restaurant in Eritrea, this upmarket joint on the 5th floor of the Nice Insurance building is praised for its lip-smacking biriani and tandoori dishes. There's also a selection of Chinese dishes. Rec…
Italian in Asmara

Ararat Restaurant

The bistro-esque atmosphere is convivial, the menu full of Italian and grilled-meat favourites, and the lasagne particularly mouth-watering. There's also a small selection of Eritrean dishes available at lunch time …
Fast Food in Keren

Sport Snack Bar

A simple restaurant with a simple menu, just ful and omelettes, but filling and tasty and open early enough to stop by on your way to the Monday markets. From the Jirafuri roundabout head one block north, from which…
Seafood in Massawa

Seghen Restaurant

In the same colonnaded arcades that house the Hotel Savoiya, the outdoor seating here is popular for breakfast and dinner when the mercury is manageable. There's a range of cuisines on the menu, but you'll do best t…
Eritrean in Asmara

Dankur Restaurant

Tucked inside a passageway across the street from the cathedral (in the same building as Pensione Pisa), this unassuming restaurant serves up a wide range of Eritrean, Sudanese and Italian fare. Stick with the curry…
Eritrean in Keren

Fiqri and Selam Restaurant

A bright airy dining room combined with a simple selection of basic Eritrean and fast-food options make this a pleasant place to break up a day of exploration in Keren. It's on the northern side of the Jirafuri roun…
Italian in Asmara

Sun Pizza & Fast Food

Friendly owner Nancy prepares excellent pasta dishes, scrumptious pizzas, hearty breakfasts, and a range of local cuisine from a large menu – and all this in a warm setting that wouldn't be out of place in Rome.
Fast Food in Asmara

American Bar

This snazzy fast-food joint serves up decent burgers and explosively fruity cocktails. The streetside terrace allows for a dash of people-watching panache with the historic Opera House in the background.