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Pazar | Bazar District, Old Town, Gjirokaster, Albania
+355 84 265 945
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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

When you find a great restaurant you return. Kujtimi is the only place we ate dinner while in Gjirokaster. It is a small place where breads are toasted and meats grilled over the embers of a fireplace at the end of the seating area. The chicken was fantastic as was the service. A number of locals were also eating there... More 

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UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

we liked it here so much we came back. quality was excellent and Albania has the best veg ever! we also ate good meat dishes but it was the vegetarian dishes which stood out as they were so tasty.

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Cologne, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Kujtimi is a very friendly and small restaurant offering traditional Albanian and Gjirokastrian Food for more than reasonable prices. For just a few Euros did we order around 7 or 8 dishes, most of them being very well done. It is not a place for haute cuisine, so get that out of your head, but a friendly, authentic country... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had dinner here and enjoyed all local specialities they serve. Very economically priced too. However, the man who took my order and who served the dishes didn't bother to look me in the eye even once. Even though I'm quite sure I didn't, I felt like I had done something seriously wrong or offended him somehow. Not a very... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner as part of a large group. Service was good and the food excellent, although the goat that was one of the courses was exceedingly tough. Overall we had a great evening and the restaurant benefits from its location, which is close to the main centre of the town but situated off the Main Street in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Located in a nice spot, owners are very nice and enthusiastic. We were there with our 1 year old son and they were very accommodating. Recommend ordering a combination plate (not on the menu, but recommended by the owner) which included 5 samples of different plates. We added a salad and baked cheese to this and total was about 1200... More 

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Oxford, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The speciality is a kind of rice ball with herbs and a bit of meat. It was great. And the setting was wonderful, a small courtyard covered with foliage and a lovely ambiance.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Having not really tried many traditional Alberian cooking we came across this pretty restaurant on our travels in Gjirokaster. Not sure what to have Demir, a local suggested we try everything! And we did! The result was a fantastic array of food both tasty and authentic. Fresh ingredients, so tasty and the hosts smiling throughout. Delicious wine and a dessert... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Not sure why this is #1 in Gjirokaster. It was more expensive than most of the nearby restaurants and both the food and service were poor on our visit. Wouldn't recommend at all.

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Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is a tiny little place, family run and very friendly. They are efficient and lovely people. Small seating area inside probably 15 seats, but lots more in the outside garden area. It's basic but great. Traditional local food. We saw the massive amount of food some of the other diners had from the set menu and decided just to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Albanian, Mediterranean, Eastern European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pazar | Bazar District, Old Town, Gjirokaster, Albania
  • Location: Europe  >  Albania  >  Gjirokaster County  >  Gjirokaster
  • Phone Number: +355 84 265 945

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?