Cluj-Napoca Food Tour: Food Markets, Regional Dishes and Coffee Culture

Mihai With: Mihai
Hi there! I'm Mihai and my hometown is the unofficial capital of Transylvania which has a distinct culinary culture than what you'll find in Bucharest or other parts of the country. And probably the best coffee in Romania! So come with me to explore the food scene in Cluj, taste Transylvanian dishes and meet the friendliest people!


Moments to expect in the Cluj-Napoca food tour:

  • Introduction to Romanian cuisine

    Introduction to Romanian cuisine

    The best way to understand traditional Romanian food is to visit a local food market to see what locals sell and buy. Your senses will be busy and love it here! We start our first food tasting with traditional Romanian appetizers: various regional cheeses, cured meats and organic, home-grown vegetables from the friendly farmers you will meet!

  • A traditional Romanian lunch

    A traditional Romanian lunch

    Next, we head to a cosy restaurant that serves delicious traditional Romanian dishes! Here we taste typical Romanian recipes but adapted to Transylvanian cuisine: the famous ciorba (a sour soup with vegetables and meat), different types of polenta and cabbage rolls aka sarmale, the Romanian national dish.

  • Coffee or desert? Yes please!

    Coffee or desert? Yes please!

    The coffee culture in Cluj-Napoca has been booming in recent years: trendy and hipster-modern or small and simple, lots of shops serve speciality coffee of exotic origins, roasted and prepared using all sorts of techniques. So we head to a coffee shop popular with locals and end our culinary journey by trying diffrent types of speciality coffee and brewing methods!

Tour price: 2 x €50
How it works
  1. Booking this tour & customization
  2. Availability confirmation in 24h
  3. Flexible payment
  4. Easy planning & cancelation

Location details

  • Starting point: Cluj-Napoca
  • Nearest airport: Aeroportul International Avram Iancu Cluj-Napoca
  • Nearest train station: Cluj-Napoca
  • Landscape: Urban

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