Doi Haiduci

Doi Haiduci, or "the two Robin Hoods", is a rustic restaurant, decorated in national style, which is located in a forest a few kilometers south of Orhei. It has indoor and outdoor seating, which allows visitors to enjoy fresh air and the sights and sounds of nature. Doi Haiduci is more than a restaurant. It is an entertainment complex with tennis courts, horseback riding, a playground, and a "petting zoo" for children. It is a nice getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, so it can get crowded on weekends.

Name

Doi Haiduci

Address

Chisinau-Soroca route, Ivancea village, Orhei

38 km north of Chisinau

Contacts

Tel: (+373 235) 27 989

Email: lilian.c@mail.ru

Web: www.doihaiduci.md

Opening hours

Daily: 8:00-23:00

Menu specialties

Moldovan cuisine

Live entertainment

No

 

Gok-Oguz

Gok-Oguz is the only restaurant in Chisinau featuring Gagauz and Bulgarian cuisine. The lamb dishes are especially tasty, and shouldn't be missed. The restaurant has a unique layout, with a mix of indoor and outdoor seating, with private and semi-private dining areas. Potted plants and Gaguaz décor give the restaurant a charming appearance.

Name

Gok-Oguz

Address

Calea Orheiului str. 19A, Chisinau, Moldova

Contacts

Tel: (+373 22) 468 852

Email: olivitta-srl@yandex.ru

Web: www.gok-oguz.md

Opening hours

Daily: 11:00-23:00

Menu specialties

Gagauz & Bulgarian cuisine

 

Hanul lui Vasile

Hanul lui Vasile is a restaurant, but it also has resort facilities and several hotel rooms. Located at in Chisinau municipality it is placed in rural environment at about 15 minute drive from Chisinau city center. Guest are being served inside, however in the summer time a terrace is available for guests who prefer fresh air and lake view. Restaurant is specialized in Moldovan traditional cuisine but has also dishes of European cuisine. The entire facility is furnished in rustic style and offers a possibility to spend some good time outdoor.

Name

Hanul lui Vasile

Address

Chisinau-Tohatin route, Vadul-lui-Voda str., Chisinau, Moldova

Contacts

Tel: (+373 22) 387 985

Email: hanul_lui_vasile@mail.ru

Web: www.hanulluivasile.md

Opening hours

Daily: 10:00-23:00

Menu specialties

Moldovan cuisine

Live entertainment

No

 

La Badis

La Badis is located outside of Chisinau in a peaceful rural environment. The restaurant is large, clean, and modern, and decorated in national style inside and out. Pictures of Moldovan cultural and rural touristic attractions adorn the walls, as do maps and drawing of famous archeological sites such as Orhei Vechi. The restaurant has a small zoo on the premises, containing exhibits of local birds and animals.

Name

La Badis

Address

Chisinau-Ungheni route, Straseni, Moldova

32 km west of Chisinau

Contacts

Tel: (+373 237) 22 682

Email: info@labadish.md

Web: www.labadish.md

Opening hours

Daily: 9:00-23:00

Menu specialties

Moldovan cuisine

Live entertainment

Yes. Live music only on Sundays

 

La Taifas

La Taifas is located in the heart of Chisinau and shouldn't be missed if you are looking for excellent Moldovan cuisine served in a traditional atmosphere. The food is delicious, and the service is good. Upon entering you will be offered a small glass of homemade wine with walnuts. Drink the wine all at once and then proceed to your table. The size of the menu can be a bit intimidating, but the waiters are happy to guide you through it or recommend dishes for you. The restaurant also has a small group of musicians who play traditional songs on traditional instruments. For a small tip, they will gladly serenade your table.

Name

La Taifas

Address

Bucuresti str. 67, Chisinau, Moldova

Contacts

Tel: (+373 22) 227 693

Web: http://www.lataifas.allmoldova.com/

Opening hours

Daily: 11:00–24:00

Menu specialties

Moldovan cuisine

Live entertainment

Yes. Traditional music played on traditional instruments.

 

Restaurant Popasul Dacilor

Restaurant Popasul Dacilor or "Dacians halt" is located at city limits in the easter part of Chisinau. It is a two store building with several terraces that open a nice view on woods and gardens. The decorations aim to create an atmosphere from the first centuries. Her here the quality of food and services is very high.

Speciality include duck stuffed with sarmale, pork ribs soup, placinte and many other dishes. Guest have a wine choice of best Moldovan wines, but also can drink house made wine, a very fresh and tasty wine.

Name

Restaurant Popasul Dacilor

Address

Valea Crucii str 13, Chisinau, Moldova

Contacts

Tel: (+373 22) 573 767

Email:popasul_dacilor@mail.md

Web: www.popasuldacilor.md

Opening hours

Daily: 11:00-23:30 (restaurant), 11:00–02:00 (bar)

Menu specialties

Moldovan cuisine

Live entertainment

Upon request

 

Roata Vremii

Restaurant is located in "Botanica" sector of Chisinau.  Name of this restaurant means "Time Wheel" and is aiming to take the visitors back in time. The atmosphere is very rustier and the food is only traditional, old and simple recipes are used for cooking its specialties. It offers a variety of desserts made from plumps, apples and berries.

Visitors a taken to a small museum that shoes how a Moldovan traditional cellar used to be, full of pickled vegetables and other food stuff. During the cold season a huge fireplace is lit the middle of the hall.

Name

Roata Vremii

Address

Hristo Botev str. 8, Chisinau, Moldova

Contacts

Tel: (+373 22) 664 489

Email:roatavremii@gmail.com

Opening hours

Daily: 11:30-23:00

Menu specialties

Moldovan cuisine

Live entertainment

No

 

Salcioara

Sălcioara Restaurant is conveniently located in downtown Chisinau. The interior design highlights Moldovan traditions giving our guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in our culture and experience rituals passed along from generation to generation by our ancestors.

Name

Salcioara

Address

Alexandr Puskin str. 39, Chisinau, Moldova

Contacts

Tel: (+373 22) 211 187

Email: salcioara2009@mail.ru

Web: www.salcioara.md

Opening hours

Daily: 10:00-23:00

Menu specialties

Moldovan cuisine

Live entertainment

Yes. Live music from 19:00-23:00 on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

 

Vatra neamului

Vatra Neamului is located in Chisinau city center and serves traditional Moldovan food, but more special dishes that are usually served at holidays and special events. The atmosphere is supposed to repeat the nobles and royal house environment in XV-XVI centuries with images of Moldovan kings on the walls. The menu includes a blend of dishes from different cultures: Turkish, Russian and Romanian which have influenced the traditions and gastronomy of Moldova. 

Name

Vatra neamului

Address

Alexandr Puskin str. 20B, Chisinau, Moldova

Contacts

Tel: (+373 22) 226 839

Email: office@vatraneamului.md

Web: http://vatraneamului.md

Opening hours

Daily: 11:00-24:00

Menu specialties

Moldovan cuisine

Live entertainment

Yes. Live music from 19:00-23:00