Top Choice International in Timişoara


Probably Timișoara's finest restaurant, Caruso serves superb international and New Romanian cuisine that puts a 21st-century spin on old favourites. Foie gras with cocoa? Breast of pigeon with pear mouse? Or try vea…
Top Choice Romanian in Timişoara

Casa Bunicii

The names translate to 'Granny's House' and indeed this casual, family-friendly restaurant specialises in home cooking and regional specialities from the Banat, with an emphasis on dishes based on spätzle (egg noodl…
Romanian in Timişoara


Reservations are a must to nab a spot on the terrace at this popular, casual Romanian restaurant with a reputation for grilled meats. Nora is about 2km out of the centre to the southwest but worth the taxi fare (10 …
Sandwiches in Timişoara


The menu promises freshly made salads and sandwiches from organic ingredients, but we like the smoothies, fresh juices and full breakfast menu. Eclipse is also a great place to sample Romanian wine, with dozens avai…
Romanian in Timişoara

Casa cu Flori

One of the best-known restaurants in the city and for good reason, the 'House of Flowers' serves excellent high-end Romanian cooking with refined service at moderate prices in a delightful 1st-floor dining room. In …
Ice Cream in Timişoara

Massimo Timişoara

OK, it is a popular Italian eatery on leafy Piaţa Victoriei, but we come here for the attached gelateria, which serves the best Italian ices and ice creams in Timișoara.
Italian in Timişoara


This place has great pizzas (17 to 28 lei) and even better pastas. Dine on the terrace on Piaţa Unirii or in the cellar restaurant. Enter from Str V Alecsandri.
Pizza in Timişoara


This popular basement pizzeria is a block northeast of Piaţa Unirii and comes highly recommended by locals.
Fast Food in Timişoara

Student Complex

The spot for cheap eats, kebabs and pizza joints is this student complex, south of the centre across the Bega Canal. This area is home to many university buildings and dorms as well as street-food outlets, cheap caf…
Market in Timişoara


Timişoara has a colourful central market two blocks west of Piaţa Libertăţii where you can buy produce, meats, cheeses and bread for train provisions or picnic lunches.