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Top Choice Seafood in Tulcea

Ivan Pescar

An awesome fish restaurant such as this is long overdue on Tulcea's Danube port. Expect very good traditional fish soup, as well as grilled fish and various stews and concoctions, pairing river species with various …
Top Choice Museum in Tulcea

Central Eco-Tourism Museum of the Danube Delta

This combined museum and aquarium is a good primer on the delta's varied flora and fauna. There are stuffed animals on the main floor and a small but fascinating aquarium on the lower level, with ample signage in En…
Pub in Tulcea

Cheers Pub

The liveliest pub on the Tulcea waterfront draws an eclectic mix of local fishers and tourists trudging backpacks to the nearby ferries. Serves mainly beers and coffee, but they also pop popcorn in the evenings in c…
Museum in Tulcea

History & Archaeology Museum

This well-worth-visiting museum is presented on two levels, with the upper level given over to extensive Roman findings and the lower level displaying even more fascinating artefacts of pre-Roman civilisations going…
Romanian in Tulcea

Restaurant Select

Though it’s a couple of blocks away from the port and lacks any buzz to speak of, this hotel restaurant is still one of the best places in town. The multilingual, varied menu offers fresh fish, pizza and the local s…
Museum in Tulcea

Fine Arts Museum

The Fine Arts Museum has over 700 wood and glass icons and a large collection of Romanian paintings and sculptures, including some surrealist and avant-garde works.
Romanian in Tulcea

Restaurant Central

This low-key terrace restaurant a couple of blocks away from the port draws a mostly local crowd for beers, well-done pork dishes and fresh fish.
Museum in Tulcea

Folk Art & Ethnographic Museum

This modest museum displays the ethnic and cultural diversity of the delta region over the centuries, and the interaction of Romanians with Turks, Russians, Ukrainians and Bulgarians. There is some signage in Englis…
Pub in Tulcea


Convenient watering hole in the immediate port area, with great coffee drinks by day and Guinness and Skol wheat beer during the evening. Draws a mostly local crowd.
Pizza in Tulcea


Excellent spot for good thin-crust pizza and fast pasta.