Taverna King Pils Zgara in Tirana, Albania

Taverna King Pils Zgara in Tirana, Albania

Zgara is Albanian language for “grill” or “barbecue”. In Albanian cuisine, zgara usually refers to a range of meat dishes that are grilled or barbecued. These dishes include popular items such as qebapa, shish kebab, and tave kosi.

Spaghetti Western Restaurant in Tirana, Albania

Spaghetti Western Restaurant in Tirana, Albania

Spaghetti Western is an American “Wild West” style restaurant in Tirana, Albania. Spaghetti Western is known best for its dry-aged veal tomahawk steak. Spaghetti Western’s menu includes several classic American and Mexican food items.

Fantastic Lunch at Zgara Supreme in Tirana, Albania

Fantastic Lunch at Zgara Supreme in Tirana, Albania

Zgara Supreme, in the city center of the capital city Tirana, Albania, serves delicious, traditional Balkan food. If you are visiting Tirana, I strongly suggest this restaurant for the great food, good portions, and reasonable prices.

OPA – Greek Street Food Restaurants in Tirana, Albania

OPA – Greek Street Food Restaurants in Tirana, Albania

OPA Greek Street food is a chain of restaurants in Tirana, Albania I have found that offer a variety of gyros and other Greek/Mediterranean-inspired food menu items. Their menu includes salads, sandwiches, and of course, gyros.

Burger King in Tirana, Albania Fast Food in the Balkans

Burger King in Tirana, Albania Fast Food in the Balkans

The global burger monarch Burger King has multiple locations in Tirana, Albania. According to Google, Burger King has five restaurants total currently in Tirana. I sometimes miss some of the fast food flavors from the United States.

Mango Margaritas at Amigos in Skopje, North Macedonia

Mango Margaritas at Amigos in Skopje, North Macedonia

Amigos is a Mexican restaurant located in the city center of Skopje, North Macedonia, in the Balkans. One of my favorite things here is the ice-cold blended margaritas they have available to quench my thirst on a hot summer day.