Restaurants

Top Choice Hungarian in Gheorgheni

Basa Fogadó

Driving the Gheorgheni–Sovata road, it's impossible to miss this folksy inn, marked with a giant roadside knife and fork. Fifteen kilometres west of Gheorgheni, this country dining room with knee-slapping hospitalit…
Top Choice Hungarian in Sfântu Gheorghe

Szentgyörgy Pince

Vaulted ceilings and brick walls adorned with crests of bygone nobles establish the tone of this restaurant within an old wine cellar. Plates are heavy with Hungarian fare such as deer goulash, Transylvanian pork so…
Top Choice Romanian in Târgu Mureş

Laci Csárda

Shaped like a wooden church, this striking restaurant with an outdoor terrace prepares heaving platefuls of nourishing peasant fare such as koloszvari-style stuffed cabbage (with pork and rice), paprika mushrooms, a…
Romanian in Târgu Mureş

Emma

Hearty schnitzels, paprika chicken and veggie chilli is on the menu at this local lunch favourite. The embroidered tablecloths and cosy interior matches the homestyle cooking perfectly. Lunch specials cost a reasona…
Cafe in Miercurea Ciuc

Novák

Creamy Black Forest gateau, Sachertorte (Viennese dark chocolate cake), macarons and coffee are all the more enjoyable when served to diverting views of locals ambling down Miercurea Ciuc's pedestrian drag.
Italian in Odorheiu Secuiesc

Pizza 21

A couple of blocks north of the centre, this laid-back place with distressed old-timey furnishings serves tasty thin-crust pizza and spaghetti, as well as a few Turkish and Chinese dishes.
Hungarian in Gheorgheni

Erdélyi Gondűző

En route to Lacu Roşu, tuck into juicy roasted sausage, grilled trout, fried cheese – or heck, maybe all three – at this inviting restaurant and pension. It's 7km east of Gheorgheni.
Desserts in Târgu Mureş

Donuterie

Quell the munchies as you museum-hop around Târgu Mureş by grabbing one of Donuterie's rainbow-coloured, chocolate-covered or Oreo-sprinkled creations.
Italian in Miercurea Ciuc

San Gennaro

The best place on the strip with thin-crust pizza and seafood. There's a decked terrace or you can eat in the cosy wood-walled restaurant inside.
Romanian in Târgu Mureş

Dona Restaurant

Dona does its range of cuisines surprisingly well, with a choice of pizza, grills, soups and rather good desserts. Best of all are the weekday multi-course lunch specials (14 lei), usually warming fare like bean sou…