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Osteria Basilico

Rruga Gjin Bue Shpata, Tirana 1001, Albania
+355 4 562 9698
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
18 May 2017
“Best Italian restaurant in town”
22 Dec 2015
“Best Italian in Tirana”
Closed Now
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rruga Gjin Bue Shpata, Tirana 1001, Albania
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I would recommend basilico. Real italian food made with love from Chief Roberto. Not talking for the Italian wine...perfect combination. Thank you for bringing Italy in Tirana.:)

Thank Gjergji S
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

And has food that would be my top choice in Italy as well. Small, cosy, genuine tastes with only highest quality ingredients. Try the Buffala.

Thank ivankcl
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

This place was not as described. The place is very small, unconfortable,expensive. I want recomand it to anybody. Realy dissapointed...

Thank Heuri K
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Friendly service, decent food, nice wine selection but not wine "service". Didn't offer to check wine, just poured. Steak a bit tough. Bruschetta excellent. Small place. Ok decor. I give 6-7/10

Thank stevenparky2012
Reviewed 26 April 2015

I had dinner with a friend there and was not happy with the quality and the pricing. Service wise I think it was regular but taking into consideration that my friend's ravioli were completely undercooked and she had to point that out and wait for...More

Thank Nevin_alija
Reviewed 26 March 2015

What I got in the restaurant didn't meet the minimum of expectations I had for the restaurant after the reviews I read. Pasta was not cooked properly and it was not only my problem, but me and my friends experienced all the same thing. Instead...More

Thank xheniduni
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Before writing a review, I prefer to visit a place a couple of times. Unfortunately, this restaurant has lost on quality compared to my previous visits. The only thing worth it are the appetizers from Italy. They dont cook them, as they are imported goods...More

2  Thank Anila L
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I’m really sorry to write this review but it is a definitely a must. I’m really sorry to write this review but it is a definitely a must. We were a group of friends having dinner at Basilico Restaurant. At some point, someone from the...More

8  Thank JonaT01
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I hardly write reviews but this Restaurant deserved it for the stressful time we had. I am a no smoker (actually I'm allergic to it) and I would normally assume that Basilico, like any other restaurant, would respect the anti-smoking law in Albania. The restaurant's...More

2  Thank Alma N
Reviewed 17 March 2015

My favourite restaurant in tirana with a lovely atmosphere and delicious food. the best place to go out with friends...

Thank miri T
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:59 - 16:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 16:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 16:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 16:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 16:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:59 - 16:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rruga Gjin Bue Shpata, Tirana 1001, Albania
  • Location: Europe  >  Albania  >  Tirana County  >  Tirana
  • Phone Number: +355 4 562 9698
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