Top Samarkand Restaurants and Cafes

Reviews of Popular Cafes and Restaurants in Samarkand

As well as in other regional cities, Samarkand restaurants and cafes specialize on national Uzbek cuisine. It is worth to taste Samarkand pilaf, different from Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara pilafs, adding to the traditional dish something new. Tourist oriented restaurants are located in some distance from the renowned Registan Square. Also in Samarkand national houses and family-run restaurants you can try nokhat-shourpa (thick mutton broth with local peas Nokhat), manty (stuffed pastry, steamed) and Samarkand somsa. In some Samarkand restaurants and cafes you can enjoy national show and dances, national music, during your lunch or dinner.

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PlatanPrice: $$$
Platan Restaurant, Samarkand Reviews: 1 Address: Pushkin str. 2, Samarkand
Phone: +99866-233-80-49
Cuisine: Uzbek, European
Working hours: 10:00-23:00
Popular dishes: shashlik, Hunter's chicken, lavash with cheese, various cream-soups
Description: Original design of the restaurant Platan does not leave indifferent anyone. Decoration of the interior is made of natural materials (stone, wood).
Karimbek cafe, Samarkand Address: Gagarin str. 194, Samarkand
Phone: +99866-237-77-39
Cuisine: Uzbek, European
Working hours: 08:00-23:00
Popular dishes: shashliks, pilaff
Description: Café Karimbek is one of the popular venues among the other catering places of the Bek restauraunt chain. It is located in iranian mahalla, opposite the hotel "Tumaris". It has several halls, designed in national style.
The Old City Restaurant, Samarkand Reviews: 3 Address: A. Jomiy str. 100/1, Samarkand
Phone: +99866-233-80-20, +99893-346-80-20
Cuisine: European, Uzbek, Vegetarian
Working hours: 10:00-23:00
Popular dishes: lamb in foil, cream soups (tomato, pumpkin, potato), dymlama, arabica, Khan's meat dish
Description: Small homelike The Old City restaurant offers wide range of national, European and vegetarian dishes. Cozy atmosphere of restaurant, nice background music, hall with fireplace do not leave anyone indifferent.
Registan Restaurant, Tashkent Reviews: 1 Address: Registanskaya str.5, Samarkand
Phone: +99890-742-15-48
Cuisine: Uzbek, European, Vegetarian
Working hours: 08:00-23:00
Popular dishes: "Karakhan" (fried meat with dried apricots), wheat soup, cream soups, samsa, manty, pilaff
Description: Restaurant Registan is very attractive for tourists due to its location opposite to Registan Square. The restaurant offers wide range of dishes of national, European and vegetarian cuisine
National house Muborak-opa Address: Turon str. 16, Samarkand
Phone: +99866-237-46-21
Cuisine: Uzbek
Advance reservation
Popular dishes: manty, pilaff, lyulya kebab, khanum, shashlyk
Description: National house of Muborak-opa amazes with hospitality and national style. Hostess Muborak opa always welcomes guests of Samarkand. Hostess Muborak-opa pays special attention to different tastes of guests, including vegetarian menu. Advance ordering is required.
Restaurant Samarkand, Samarkand Address: 54 M. Koshgariy str., Samarkand
Phone: +99866-233-35-91
Cuisine: Uzbek, European
Working hours: 10:00-23:00
Popular dishes: Jjiz-biz, Pilaf
Description: The Samarkand restaurant located in the same-name city is one of the popular places to hold white tie lunches and dinners. Located in the center of Samarkand, it is found near the Winemaking Museum named after Khovrenko.
Tumor Price: $$$
Restaurant Tumor, Samarkand Address: 27 Alisher Navoi Street, Samarkand
Phone: +99890-503-83-15, +99866-233-77-71
Cuisine: European and national
Working hours: 10:00-23:00
Popular dishes: shashlik (barbecued meat), salmon with arugula, chef’s special lamb dish, baked pike perch
Description: The Tumor restaurant offers a wide selection of tasty national, European, and Mediterranean dishes, as well as good service and a cosy atmosphere.
Restaurant Istiqlol, Samarkand Address: 101 Amir Temur Street, Samarkand
Phone: +99890-250-81-11, +99891-550-81-11
Cuisine: European and national
Working hours: 11:00-23:00
Popular dishes: barbecued meat, shashlik, steak, plov (pilaf), manti, mampar, shurpa
Description: The Istiklol restaurant offers good service and delicious national and European dishes. Its light colours and bright interior details create a sophisticated and comfortable atmosphere.
Restaurant New Arbat, Samarkand Address: 142a Mirzo Ulugbek Street, Samarkand
Phone: +99890-250-81-11, +99891-550-81-11
Cuisine: European and national
Working hours: 11:00-23:00
Popular dishes: onion soup, lamb kebabs, pork in mushroom sauce
Description: The New Arbat restaurant serves delicious national and European dishes and is a great place for relaxation and entertainment.
Ilkhom National House, Samarkand Address: 12 Bagishamal Street, Samarkand
Phone: +99897-918-45-00, +99893-334-23-45
Cuisine: National
Working hours: 12:00-20:00
Popular dishes: Plov (pilaf)
Description: Ilkhom National House is a small and cozy café, decorated in the traditional style, that offers delicious Uzbek dishes. It is within a private house that has a beautiful courtyard with neatly planted trees.
Cuisine: National  |  Address: 43 Islam Karimov (formerly Tashkent) Street, Samarkand
Phone: +99891-552-49-36  |  Working hours: 09:00-21:00
Popular dishes: plov (pilaf), lagman, dimlama, shurpa, broth with quail eggs, cabbage soup, samsa, traditional sweets
Cuisine: European and national  |  Address: 92 Mahmud Kashgar Street, Samarkand
Phone: +99890-602-40-60, +99866-233-18-31  |  Working hours: 12:00-23:00
Popular dishes: rack of lamb in mint sauce, plov (pilaf), European kebabs on skewers, loin with pesto sauce, steak
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