Top Choice International in Piatra Neamţ


Intelligent and well-thought-out menu combinations, such as grilled pork tenderloin served with baked apple or glazed pork ribs paired with diced potato and coleslaw, feature at Noir. The interior is done out in mod…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Iaşi


Slow food, raw food, vegan items; there is something for everyone at this student-run restaurant not far from the university quarter. Favourites include creamy vegetable soup or baked peppers stuffed with tofu. Dine…
International in Iaşi

La Castel

With spacious, breezy lawns, La Castel incorporates French and Bavarian flourishes, a long wine list and sinful desserts. Restless youngsters will be appeased by the playground, and there's live music most nights.It…
Romanian in Piatra Neamţ


The setting couldn't be prettier: a restored 19th-century mansion in a green area a block north of the main artery B-dul Decebal. The menu runs the gamut from meats and seafood to cheaper (but still excellent) pasta…
Burgers in Iaşi

Vivo Fusion

Great burgers, fries and salads are dished up at this upscale burger bar just south of the Palace of Culture. The exposed-brick interior, the old bikes mounted on the wall, and the generally laid-back attitude of th…
Italian in Târgu Neamţ & Around


This pizzeria and grill house is the best of a meagre range of options in Târgu Neamţ. That said, the pizzas are excellent and the grilled pork and chicken offerings are spiced up with homemade tomato sauce. There's…
Romanian in Piatra Neamţ

Cercul Gospodinelor

Located at the top of the road to Cozla Park, this is a good pick for traditional Romanian cuisine, with gorgeous views and nightly live music in summer. Watch for wedding and private parties, though, which can brin…
Cafe in Iaşi


All things chocolate is the motto at this long-established cafe and patisserie with indoor and outdoor seating. The location is along pedestrianised Str Alexandru Lăpuşneanu, a short walk north of Piaţa Unirii.
Italian in Iaşi

Trattoria Lavric

For years Lavric was known as one of the most elegant Romanian restaurants in town. They've now switched to a full-on Italian menu. The quality is still high and the setting of brick walls, tiled floors and white li…
South American in Iaşi

Buena Vista

Buena Vista calls itself a Latin American restaurant, but there are enough Romanian staples, such as polenta, on the menu to attract a mainly local following. The specialities here are large cast-iron plates of gril…