North Macedonia restaurants

Top Choice Macedonian in Mavrovo National Park

Hotel Tutto Restaurant

The owner of Tutto is a founding member of North Macedonia's Slow Food organisation, and his enthusiasm for local produce is infused in the restaurant kitchen. Macedonian specialities such as slow-roast lamb and pit…
Top Choice Seafood in Ohrid

Letna Bavča Kaneo

Of the three terrace restaurants by the water at Kaneo, this one is the best – the atmosphere is right, the food is fantastic and the service professional. The traditional menu has had a facelift; truffle oil accomp…
Top Choice Kebab in Skopje

Kebapčilnica Destan

Skopje's best beef kebabs, accompanied by seasoned grilled bread, peppers and a little raw onion, are served at this classic Čaršija place. The terrace is often full. Ten stubby kebabs constitute a serious meat feas…
Top Choice Macedonian in Skopje

Nadžak

It doesn't look like much, but the food at Nadžak is excellent, cheap and always fresh. All sorts of Macedonian specialities are on the menu, from skara (grilled meat) to liver to peppers and tavče gravče (oven-bake…
Macedonian in Skopje

Barik

An excellent little taverna in Debar Maalo, with a great range of Macedonian specialities – try the veal liver with onion with some red wine or the baked cheese. Tables are scattered across the pavement and the whol…
Macedonian in Skopje

Pivnica An

Skopje's Čaršija is still home to a couple of ans – ancient Ottoman inns, similar to desert caravanserai (inns) – and the Kapan An houses this restaurant. Try butter-soft sarma (stuffed cabbage leaves) or roasted po…
Grill in Skopje

Rock Kafana Rustikana

Just a block from the Ploštad but rocking a decidedly more local vibe, this humble bar-restaurant prides itself on good music, friendly service and simple dishes of grilled meats, sandwiches, and inventive bar snack…
Macedonian in Lake Ohrid

Restaurant Ostrovo

Of all the restaurants at Sveti Naum, this one has the prettiest setting by the water. Cross the little bridge and there's a seemingly endless garden for dining as well as a unique feature: moored pontoons that you …
Macedonian in Lake Ohrid

Kutmičevica

This restaurant, which reverberates with the chatter of locals, is a great find: the views from its dining room are immense, right out over the village. It spills onto a terrace on sunny days. The traditional wood-b…
Cafe in Bitola

Art Caffè

This modern 'Made in Bitola' brand has three cafes around town, seducing patrons with cakes, croissants, coffee and delicious sweet and savoury local pastries. Everything is baked in-house and it's a lovely spot for…