Restaurant reviews

Tavada Restaurant in Baku

Tavada restaurant is another fine example fo great Azerbaijani cuisine and service. Located on Mardanov Brothers street this place serves fine Azerbaijani and European cuisine. Discovered in early August 2019, during a weekend trip to Baku....

Nergiz Restaurant in Baku

Nergiz restaurant is located on Fountain Square in Baku, this places serves typical Azerbaijani cuisine and let me name it as of the best Baku restaurants.  Discovered in early August, during my birthday trip to Baku.  Just...

Monadire Dedoplis Tskaro Restaurant

Monadire is a small roadside restaurant located in the town of Dedoplis Tskaro, we made a stop here at the end of June during our explorations in the area. The places look bit abandoned or not well maintained, but despite first looks - the place is...

Dolma restaurant in Baku

Dolma restaurant is located on M.Rasulzada street 8 in Baku, this places serves typical Azerbaijani cuisine and is named as of the best Baku restaurants. This  restaurant was a recommendation from a Tripadvisor, we got here from our...

Grill&Fish Jomas terase, Jūrmala

Grill&Fish Jomas terase is another stylish restaurant located on central Jomas street in busy Latvian seaside town Jūrmala. We visited this place in early May 2019, during a short  10 day trip to Latvia.  Grill bar Lighthouse...

Latvian - Georgian Cafe 4You in Gori

Now besides hostel in Tbilisi, Latvians have a cafe in Gori Latvian - Georgian Cafe 4You is located on Ilia Chavchavadze Avenue 34, Gori.  Opened for the public in 2018, this place serves pastry, cakes and a huge menu of a different...

Batumi McDonald's

The coolest McDonald's building probably is located in Georgian seaside town Batumi. Officially opened for public already back in 2013, this place has been featured in countless architecture award magazines across the World. Named as the...

Grill Bar Lighthouse Jūrmala

Grill bar Lighthouse is centrally located on Jomas street in Jūrmala.  We visited this place in early May 2019, during a short  10 day trip to Latvia. Before diving in details - I should note - grill bar Lighthouse is a kid-friendly place...

Rebi Gurjaani Restaurant

Rebi Gurjaani is a restaurant located in Gurjaani, we discovered back in September 2017, while returning from a weekend trip to Kakheti back to Tbilisi. Seems Rebi Gurjaani is not only a restaurant but also a hotel. In case you...

Cabo Cafe

Cabo cafe is a cafe with a unique charm, located in Mežaparks, on the very shore of lake Ķīšezers. Cabo cafe serves burgers, french fries, and delicious shashlik. First discovered by a recommendation from a friend. Now visited pretty regular...

Restaurant by Plane Tree / Telavi

Restaurant by Plane Tree in Telavi is located next to the Giant Plane Tree. Because of a touristic spot, prices at this restaurant is well above the average, though the food is delicious. Restaurant by Plane Tree Cucumber/tomato salads

Restaurant Antre Batono Ubisa

Restaurant Antre Batono Ubisa is located near the Ubisa village in the region of Imereti, Georgia some 170 km from Tbilisi. We made a stop here and discovered this lovely place, while traveled to Batumi via Tbilisi - Senaki - Leselidze...

Restaurant Marani in Vertkvichala

Restaurant Marani Vertkvichala is located near the village Vertkvichala on Tbilisi - Senaki - Leselidze highway some 160 km from Tbilisi in the Imereti region of Georgia. We stopped here for a brief stop to take a meal and have...

Hofbrau Munchen Gudauri

Hofbrau Munchen Gudauri is a roadside cafeteria located in Georgia (some 20 km from Gudauri) I'm not very well familiar with Hofbrau Munchen brand but seems this is a popular German brewery brand in Germany and abroad, the one located on...

Restaurant 'Piano" in Liepāja

The 'Piano' is a World class restaurant located in Promenade hotel in Liepāja Enjoy delicious meals and a romantic, relaxed atmosphere at "Piano" restaurant located in "Promenade Hotel".  I first discovered and tried Piano restaurant back in...

Bīne Restaurant in Talsi

Bīne restaurant is located in Talsi, on Krišjāņa Valdemāra street 13, close to the Hotel Talsi. That's how I actually discovered this place back in 2017, while I stayed for a couple of nights at Hotel Talsi this restaurant/cafeteria was the closest...

Taglaura Restaurant on Tbilisi-Kojori street road

Taglaura is one of the most successful restaurant chains in Georgia owned by VD Capital group, the same group owns several other popular restaurant brands in Tbilisi and Georgia.  The one I will talk about today is located on Tbilisi -...

Cafe / Bistro Dukāts

Cafe/bar/ bakery Dukāts is located in Dubulti, Jūrmala close to the Dubulti church.  During 2018 we lived for a while next to the Dukāts and visited this place quite often to have a bistro style dinner or buying some...

Restaurant Natakhtaris Veli

Restaurant Natakhtris Veli is located in the Natakhtari village, accessible when driving from Tbilisi via Mtskheta to Gudauri.  This place serves typical Georgian cuisine. Cozy atmosphere, fast service, friendly staff. Actually a pretty...

Restaurant Laivas

Dine in amazing ambiance on the banks of Lielupe river, in Jūrmala, Latvia.  We visited Restaurant Laivas for a brunch menu (if I remember correct EUR 18 per person) back in June 2018.  Now I have another great addition to Jūrmala...

Moxy Hotel Lobby Bar in Tbilisi

Moxy hotels lobby bar in Tbilisi serves delicious coffee latte and offers a really stylish interior. The one you could find in the fine NYC hotels or at least high-end hotels in Georgia.  Discovered by accident in January 2019 ...

Charlie Pizza, Mazeikiai

Charlie Pizza is a Lithuanian fast food chain located all across the country, serving pizza, salads, pasta and other freshly prepared dishes. It was in May 2018, when we visited the one located in the Mazaikai town.  Starter plate at...

Degusto (Aghmashenebeli avenue 148-150)

Degusto is a popular diving chain in Tbilisi. The food here is sold by weight for very budget-friendly prices.  They have excellent sweets and really tasty cappuccinos served at Degusto. The one located on Aghmashenebeli avenue 148-...

Dzveli Duqani

Dzveli Duqani is a typical Georgian cuisine restaurant located next to  Didi Dighomi II  Micro District on Davit Aghmanashabeli avenue's 12th km (you can get here when driving from Tbilisi mall back to the city) Discovered...

Cafe "Kāpenieki" in Aizpute

Cafe Kāpenieki has been one of my best finds in the Aizpute town in Western Latvia. Tasty, traditional Latvian cuisine for a very decent price.  The fun fact, at this place in May 2018 I opened my first online brokerage account and soon...

Chinese Restaurant Ensemble (Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi)

Chinese Restaurant Ensemble is located in a 5-star hotel "Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi" near the Tbilisi Sea in the so-called - Tbilisi Sea New City.  I got a recommendation to visit this restaurant from some other Tbilisi...

Puzata Hata, Khreschatyk Street, Kyiv, Ukraine

Puzata Hata is a popular (and probably the largest) chain in Kiev - it serves traditional Ukrainian cuisine for a budget price. Puzata Hata was one of our favorite Kiev restaurant chains we visited during our latest trip to Kiev in...

Tutarchela Megrelian Restaurant in Tbilisi

Restaurant Tutarchela is located on Archil Mishveladze street 76, Tbilisi, just next to the Vake Park.  I was a bit surprised to learn that here is served Megrelian cuisine, and should admit that Megrelian cuisine is as...

Funicular Restaurant Complex

High above Tbilisi you will find the most stylish centre for food and drink in the city: the Funicular Restaurant Complex. Without doubt, the Funicular Complex is one of the most important places in Tbilisi, with its significant long history dating...

Cafe Gardeni Tbilisi

Cafe Gardeni is located on D. Aghmanashebeli street in Tbilisi, just behind the Bank of Georgia building. I have been coming to this place for years just to enjoy a cup of Turkish coffee. Over the years I have learned here are served great homemade...