Black Sea Coast & Littoral restaurants

Top Choice International in Constanţa

Irish Pub

Several years after it opened to an enthusiastic reception, this is still the place to see and be seen, and one of the best meals in town. There are a couple of pub staples like burgers and fish and chips, but the m…
Top Choice International in Vama Veche


This spacious summertime terrace bar and restaurant, connected to a campground on the northern end of the resort, feels like a relaxing antidote to the general chaos of Vama. Grilled meats, cooked over an enormous o…
Top Choice International in Mamaia


Head chef Nelu Păucă trained around the world before opening this romantic beachfront restaurant on the far northern end of Mamaia. Specialities include steak tartare, frog legs and a mouthwatering array of beef, po…
Romanian in Vama Veche

Casa Double M

This family-run inn on the main highway that passes through town takes home-cooking to a new level. Traditional Romanian dishes, as well as ample fish and seafood, are paired imaginatively with local sides such as p…
International in Constanţa


Pizzico has greatly expanded its range in the past few years, moving beyond very good wood-fired pizza to excellent grilled meats, seafood and chops. The location, on Piaţa Ovidiu, makes it easy to pair lunch here w…
Seafood in Constanţa

On Plonge

This brawny portside eatery with an informal, everyman vibe specialises in fresh fish hauled in off the boat. Gets packed on summer nights and service suffers accordingly. The views out over the port and the old tow…
Seafood in Vama Veche


This informal grill-and-picnic-tables beachfront place draws big crowds, particularly campers from the nearby wild campsites. The fresh fish is grilled on the spot. To find it, follow the main street, Str Ion Creang…
Italian in Constanţa

Marco Polo

A swanky Italian restaurant where servers swarm to keep patrons happy. Portions are generous and the pizza, pasta, meat, fish and veg dishes are all delicious. You might consider dressing up for this one.
Romanian in Vama Veche

Restaurant Lyana

Restaurant Lyana is a popular, convenient spot to grab a quick bite, including a welcome breakfast of omelettes and coffee. Choose from sun-soaked seats along the sidewalk or a cooler, sheltered dining area at the b…
Romanian in Mamaia

La Mama

This branch of a reliable local chain serves up huge portions of traditional Romanian specialities at affordable, family-friendly prices. You'll find it on the main promenade about 200m south of the northern telegon…