The Top 10 Restaurants In Bălți, Moldova

Maria Menegaki

Well-known for its excellent wine and rich cultural heritage, Moldova is a country full of surprises. Although it literally means ‘swamp’, Bălți, “the northern capital,” offers fabulous historical monuments, theaters, and churches. When it comes to food, it will not disappoint you either. Try these 10 great restaurants in the city.

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1. Oliva

Restaurant, Italian

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This cozy restaurant offers high quality Mediterranean dishes with ingredients coming straight from local farms. Its friendly staff and the smell of fresh basil will make you feel at home. Popular for its pizza, which is prepared right in front of your eyes, Oliva brings back memories of Italy.

2. Carlsberg Grill Pub

Pub, Pub Grub

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If you are wondering where you might find the best place to watch a football match, drink beer, and try the finest food, Carlsberg Grill Pub is for you. Its constantly updated menu full of culinary surprises and the friendly staff won’t let you visit just once.


Restaurant, Sushi, Vegan

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This sushi restaurant is far more than just a sushi restaurant. Specializing in Italian and Japanese cuisine and offering a varied menu, MON’RO is ready to provide you with a unique dining experience. Vegans and vegetarians; chefs here are eager to prepare only the best dishes for you. Also a karaoke club, MON’RO is the ideal place to have fun.

4. Amurg

Restaurant, European, Romanian

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It would be a pity to leave Bălți without visiting this restaurant. Popular among locals and tourists alike, Amurg is the right place to taste traditional Moldovan cuisine. Whether you go for lunch or dinner, the quality and quantity of the dishes will improve your gastronomic adventure. Carefully decorated, Amurg will please all your senses.

5. Drum Bun

Restaurant, European

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This large restaurant can accommodate 250 people and is regularly organizing various events like weddings, birthday parties, and banquets. Drum Bun‘s excellent traditional Moldovan and European cuisine is combined with a luxurious atmosphere.

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