Cuisine of Damascus for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Every year Syrian cuisine becomes more and more popular and attracts many new fans. The best way to enjoy delicious national dishes is to visit one of numerous restaurants in Damascus. Naranj restaurant that specializes in cooking most popular dishes of the Middle East is definitely worth visiting. The luxury hall of the restaurant is a perfect choice for various banquets and celebrations. In the evening the restaurant amuses its visitors with an interesting entertainment program. A rich choice of delicious oriental sweets has always been one of the main advantages of Naranj.
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Gemini restaurant is a perfect holiday destination for the whole family. Here guests will be offered to taste popular local dishes. In the evening the restaurant is always full of visitors; Gemini is one of the most popular budget institutions of the city. Continue tasting national in the amazing restaurant of Al Khawali. This is the place that attracts its visitors with very cozy and quiet atmosphere. Several times a week the restaurant organizes interesting shows for its visitors.
Both local residents and visitors recommend visiting a popular pizzeria called Ilforno. It will cost you just 10 euros to order delicious pizza in addition to which visitors are welcome to order interesting snacks and drinks. Guests are offered to sit in a spacious hall of the restaurant. If necessary, visitors can order take-out meals. Haretna is considered one of the best restaurants dedicated to Lebanese cuisine. It will delight visitors with its reasonable prices and a wide choice of national dishes that are cooked by local chefs in full accordance with classic recipes. Copyright
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Bakdash café is a great place to relax after long trips and a day full of sightseeing. The cafe is famous for its excellent pastries and a huge selection of desserts. Several kinds of ice cream, delicious cakes with fruit fillings, fruit salads and light refreshments - rest in Bakdash will help to restore strength and improve your mood. The historic part of the city is the location of Kan Zaman restaurant that is very popular thanks to a truly magnificent choice of national dishes and excellent service. During the daytime the restaurant offers its visitors to order dishes from a special budget menu, and in the evening Kan Zaman is always distinguished by an interesting entertainment program. There are also more exotic establishments in Damascus, such as Australian restaurant dedicated to Australian kitchen. Every dish here seems to be a true delicacy. Rest in this restaurant will be particularly liked by fans of exotic meat dishes.
As experienced travelers notice, the best restaurants specializing in the regional cuisine and food carts with a rich choice of popular local food are mostly located in the Old Town. This is the right place to try mouthwatering Shawarma that is so delicious that even experienced foodies praise it. There is nothing strange in that fact as Shawarma is one of the main national foods in Damascus.
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Despite the fact that it is not expensive in the vast majority of local restaurants, not only ordinary residents of the city but also the richest people in Damascus eat it regularly. Shawarma can be made of different types of meat, with chicken Shawarma being the most widespread and inexpensive variation.
Museum It is simply impossible to imagine the local cuisine without nutritious and hearty baked foods. Consider trying Fatayer Jebneh, a very unusual local pie. It is made of thin Arabian breads that are thoroughly sprinkled with cheese, then folded, and roasted on both sides. This simple dish is also available in virtually all local restaurants and cafes. Tourists interested in more original delicacies are recommended to look for a kebab made of camel meat. This kebab has quite an unusual taste and is absolutely inexpensive. The neighborhood of Al-Midan is particularly famous for its excellent food with camel meat.
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As a rule, all foodies in Damascus head straight to Jazmatiya Street that has a virtually endless number of restaurants and cafes. This is a great place to try many popular types of Syrian baked foods, traditional Shawarma, and Falafel. Fans of alcoholic beverages should keep in mind that spirits are available not in all restaurants in Damascus. During religious holidays, the sale of alcohol can be almost prohibited.
Roman Arch The roofed market in Damascus is a true gem for all gourmets. It is one of the best places to try and purchase many interesting local delicacies. There are several open-air cafes in the territory of the market that offer many interesting meat dishes and delicious sweet pastries. Many locals and guests of the city come to the market with a mere purpose of enjoying pistachio cakes and patty cakes sold in the charming café of Bagdash. This café has already become a true landmark of the city. The Damascus market is also the best destination for everyone who wants to purchase spices that are popular in the regional cuisine, original local sweets, traditional bread, and many other interesting foods.
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Damascus

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