Italian in Arad

Picasso Restaurant

Overseen by a Roman and subtitled the 'Italian Food Academy', this hotel restaurant in a charming circular corner room with hard-wood floors and cheery yellow walls just has to be the real McCoy. Try the spaghetti v…
Romanian in Arad

Perla Mureşului

The popular riverside 'Pearl of the Mureș' is an excellent (if somewhat frayed) choice on a warm summer's evening, with a cool breeze and fleeting glimpses of the Mureș River opposite. The traditional Romanian food …
Italian in Arad

Don Restaurant

This very stylish neighbourhood eatery done up in brick and wood serves some excellent (and quite authentic) dishes, including an excellent zuppa di pesce (fish soup). There's also a fairly good choice of vegetarian…
Romanian in Arad

Restaurant Ratio

Location, location, location… This flower-bedecked, chalet-like eatery perched atop a hill on the left bank of the Mureș just over the footbridge has decent Romanian dishes and grills. But it's all about the views a…
Romanian in Arad

Transilvania Restaurant

This restaurant's square-side terrace is an excellent choice for lunch, and it offers good-value daily specials of traditional Romanian meals. In the evening and throughout the night it does double duty as the popul…
Pizza in Arad

La Pergola

It isn't going to win any culinary awards, but this comfortable restaurant with terrace at the top of the main drag serves decent salads (15 to 23 lei), pasta (21 to 25 lei) and pizza (16 to 28 lei).
Market in Arad

Open-air Market

At the western end of Str Meţanu, this sprawling open-air food market has dozens of stalls offering fresh fruit and vegetables, breads, meats and cheeses.