World’s Best Local Restaurants
The best and the most reliable traditional restaurants in the world that are simultaneously recommended by renowned food guides, food critics and the public (Google ratings).
Mrizi i Zanave Agriturizëm
Gasthaus Bärenwirt is a traditional Austrian inn located in the middle of Hermagor's main square. The tavern serves fish from the spring water in the Gailtal Alps, vegetables and meat from local farmers, and all is seasoned with wild and home-grown products from the forest.
Founded in 1856 and quickly rising to fame, Gasthaus Grünauer is a family-run business with numerous gourmet awards. Renowned Austrian tavern offers a seasonal menu and serves selected drinks and freshly prepared dishes with high-quality ingredients from the region.
With a history dating back to 1917, Gasthaus Schwarz is a family-owned inn where regular table culture meets exquisite Austrian cuisine. The guests can expect traditional local cuisine, a cozy atmosphere, and home-cooked meals made from fresh and regional products.
With a history dating back to 1917, Gasthaus Schwarz is a family-owned inn where traditional table culture meets exquisite Austrian cuisine. The guests can expect regional delicacies, a cozy atmosphere, and home-style cooked meals made from fresh and regional products.
Although the menu offers tavern classics such as goulash and Wiener Schnitzel, the Gastwirtschaft Floh tavern is also a place to delve into gourmet cuisine. The extensive wine list offers everything from mainly organically certified Austrian wines to great Burgundies.
Located on the right bank of the Danube in Rührsdorf, a country inn Landgasthaus Essl serves traditional but innovative tavern classics. The creative pleasure menu is added to a small à la carte menu in the evening, while they opt for classic tavern dishes at lunchtime.
The Lurgbauer is a family-run business, a farm, and a restaurant where everything revolves around meat. Located in a picturesque area with a terrific panorama view of Upper Styria, the restaurant offers new and exciting variants of traditional Austrian beef cuisine.
Regional authenticity and products are an integral part of Weyerhof restaurant, located in the beautiful Upper Pinzgau of Austria. The menu is a mixture of authentic traditional Austrian cuisine and newly interpreted delights, with the main focus being the taste of the original product.
With regionality and tradition as integral parts of its philosophy, Winterstellgut offers local cuisine based on the traditional recipes of Lammertal. Along with ham and bacon, jams and compotes are also made from Winterstellgut’s very own fruit and vegetables.
Founded in a small garage that once only sold the traditional "pão de queijo", today, A Baianeira is a renowned restaurant with several awards and recognitions. The kitchen offers simple yet full-of-flavor dishes, combining traditional Brazilian cuisine from Minas Gerais and Bahia.
Founded in 1973 in the north of São Paulo, a small store selling local food, quickly raised to fame. Nowadays, Mocotó is a renowned restaurant that gained multiple prestigious awards and attracts the most different palates with its traditional but innovative cuisine.
Banzeiro brings a taste of Amazon to Sao Paulo. In a vibrantly decorated, industrial-style space, guests can enjoy flavors and cooking of the Amazon, from the river fish, such as pirarucú and tambaquià, to highly unusual saúva ant with a mandioquinha foam.
Wang Fu is a Beijing-style restaurant in Central Hong Kong, renowned for its traditional handmade dumplings. The small restaurant offers various types of dumpling stuffing, as well as noodles and cold appetizers. Most popular on the menu are Pekingese dumplings.
The restaurant in Hotel Dunav overlooking the Danube river offers traditional continental cuisine with an emphasis on river fish specialties and wines from Ilok. The hotel is surrounded by hundred-year-old plane trees, while the interior is decorated in a rustic style.
Konoba Malo Selo
Located in a traditional Mediterranean stone house on the island of Korčula, Konoba Mate is a family-run tavern that offers simple dishes made from organic ingredients. The star of the menu is 'farmer's palate' which consists of prosciutto pâté, goat's cheese, and green tomato marmalade.
Konoba Vinko, set in a rustic and peaceful ambiance, was opened in 2004 and quickly became a great success by offering traditional and fragrant tastes. Ham and suckling pig are the stars of the menu, alongside seasonal local specialties.
Le Bistro Esplanade
Since the opening in 1986, Le Bistro Esplanade has been combining traditional Croatian cuisine and French chic while offering typical bistro-dishes and the world-famous Esplanade štrukli. It was the first restaurant in Croatia to celebrate Valentine's Day in 1989.
Opened in 2001 in the small village of Mačkovec, Mala Hiža is a gastronomic jewel offering traditional cuisine from Međimurje region. The restaurant serves dishes with a focus on high-quality local ingredients and offers an extensive list of Croatian and international wines.
Restaurant Badi was opened in 1986 in a small fishing village. The restaurant is a recipient of many prestigious awards and consistently listed among the top 100 best restaurants in Croatia. Guests can enjoy delicious fish specialties paired with fine wines.
Restaurant Sveti Nikola
Hostinec U Bláhovky
Opened in 2019 in Prague, U Matěje has already gained a reputation as a must-visit place for traditional and modern Czech cuisine. It prides itself on its innovative setting, excellent service, delicious house-made sauces, and delicious seasonal specialties.
The Pyne Arms is a beautiful and characterful traditional country pub set in the foothills of Exmoor National Park. Loved among locals and tourists, the pub gained several domestic and national awards, including a place in the Estrella Top 50 Gastropubs awards in the country.
Au Petit Relais
Auberge des Chenêts
L' Air de Famille
La Grillade Gourmande
La Tête Au Loup
Le Bon Temps
Le Restaurant Téjérina
Les Canailles Menilmontant
Les Petits Parisiens
Les Plaisirs is a family-run inn located in a village high up in the Nice hinterland. The restaurant serves Provençal recipes using carefully selected regional produce. The menu changes daily since it depends on fresh, local ingredients.
Olive & Artichaut
Restaurant La Griotte
Kirchdorf an der Amper
Das Asam Restaurant
Established in 1764, Der Engel has been a family-run business ever since. As a result, the restaurant's interior exudes a sense of history and tradition, just like the menu offering regional dishes. The guests can choose from classic dishes, daily specials, and set menus.
Die Windmühle Fissenknick
Gasthaus zur Linde
Gasthaus zur Linde has made a name in Stuttgart and the surrounding area due to their excellent Swabian cuisine served in a unique ambient. The restaurant offers traditional dishes all the way to grandma's well-known recipes.
Hotel Restaurant Schwanen
The history of the family Hotel Restaurant Schwanen dates back to 1937. The pillars that ensured success over so many years are tradition, experience, and passion, driving the owners to provide a feel-good atmosphere and serve freshly made regional dishes.
List auf Sylt
Landgasthof Meier is a family-run restaurant that cherishes regional traditions, old recipes, fresh ingredients, and homestyle cooking. The Meier family offers various classics of Palatinate cuisine made from organic products from the region or from their own garden.
Landgasthof zum Rössl
Dating back to 1642, Landgasthof zum Rössl has been welcoming all visitors willing to try regional specialties throughout the years. Awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin Guide for eight years in a row, the restaurant is able to offer an excellent culinary experience.
Landgasthof Zur Post
Landgasthof Zur Post has been welcoming its guests into a cozy ambiance since 1870. The owners' philosophy revolves around fresh, regional, and sustainable kitchen, so as a result, all ingredients used to prepare traditional dishes come from local farmers and traders.
Waging am See
Landhotel Restaurant zur Krone
Not far from Berlin’s Kurfürstendamm, family-run restaurant Nußbaumerin has been welcoming guests since 2008. The menu consists of Austrian dishes made according to traditional family recipes and enhanced with modern interpretations of classic Austrian cuisine.
Seasonal and regional food, friendly service, and a stylish ambiance attract guests to Poststuben restaurant at the Hotel zur Pos in Meerfeld. Menu options include braised beef cheeks with porcini mushrooms and plums and a range of more traditional dishes.
Restaurant Freihardt was established in 1973 in the tranquil town of Heroldsberg. The modern restaurant offers food that references regional specialties and highlights the rich steak menu from Bavarian heifers and the Swiss Simmental cows.
Restaurant Harmonie opened its doors in 1823 and still happily welcomes its guests to the rustic and historic ambiance. The kitchen places immense importance on seasonal and regional products and operating sustainably, using vegetables from their own garden.
In the market town Frammersbach, in the middle of the Spessart, Anja and Stefan Pumm run the Hotel Restaurant Schwarzkopf. The award-winning restaurant offers creative, fresh, and seasonal cuisine, focusing on traditional techniques and local ingredients.
Immenstaad am Bodensee
Romantik Hotel Knippschild
Jugenheim in Rheinhessen
To Antikristo is a traditional Greek restaurant that combines many elements of culinary traditions, one being an antikristo style of grilling lamb. Simplicity in cooking, quality of ingredients, and supporting organic production are the three main pillars of Antikristo.
Agritur El Mas
Agritur Madonna delle Vittorie
Agriturismo San Siro
Seren del Grappa
Agriturismo Sapori Di Campagna
Agriturismo Sapori Di Campagna was opened in 1969 in the picturesque Ofena. The food served is traditional and typical of the area, prepared with ingredients from local farms. The wine list is limited but offers the best of local wineries.
San Salvo Marina
Antica Osteria Ossana
Antica Trattoria Gianna
Baccicin dü Carü
Baccicin dü Carü is an osteria dating back to 1890. Highlighting strong local and family traditions by reviving old recipes, the osteria continuously surprises its guests with rich flavors that come from high-quality ingredients.
Caffè La Crepa
Caffè La Crepa was opened in 1969 inside the beautiful Pallazo della Guardia dating back to the 15th century. In the caffè, guests can enjoy the menu that focuses on regional dishes, including charcuterie, fresh pasta, fish from the lake, and meat.
Cascina Lago Scuro
Cascina Lago Scuro was founded in 1990 inside an ancient seventeenth-century farmhouse with splendid embattled architecture. In one of the oldest residences in Lombardy, guests can enjoy traditional meals prepared from ingredients grown locally and on-site.
Del Belbo da Bardon
San Marzano Oliveto
Enoteca della Valpolicella
Filippo Oste in Albaretto
Albaretto della Torre
St. Martin in Passeier
Hostaria u' Vulesce
Opened in 1983, the Hub was named after the idea of becoming a central place for gathering and enjoying good food. The restaurant offers authentic Sardinian flavors, serving dishes made with quality local products at affordable prices.
Il Calice e la Stella
Il Casolare dei Segreti
Il Casolare dei Segreti is a charming restaurant located in Macerata, among the rolling hills of the Marche region. It is a welcoming restaurant with a rustic but elegant style and welcoming atmosphere that respects the local tradition with its simple but tasty dishes.
Il Ritrovo dei Picari
Il Tipico Calabrese
Founded in 2004, Il Tipico Calabrese is a small family museum-tavern that aims to enhance the cultural, artisanal, and gastro heritage of the rural civilization of Aspromonte. The kitchen offers traditional Calabrian dishes made from locally sourced or self-grown products.
Il Vecchio Castagno
Kürbishof is a small, family-owned inn and tavern located at an old farm in the region of Trentino-Alto Adige in Italy. Except for the splendid views of Cembare valley, the tavern offers traditional specialties prepared from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
La Brinca was opened in 1987 to portray the story of the territory and its traditions through delicious food made from ancient recipes. The transformed farmhouse offers seasonal cuisine accompanied by over 1000 wine labels stored in the cellar.
La Locanda del Ditirambo
Castro dei Volsci
La Locanda Del Falco
La Locanda dell'Ambra
La Piazzetta del Sole
Rocca San Felice
La Tana Degli Orsi
La Tana del Ghiro
La Taverna del Borgo
La Taverna di San Giuseppe
Laita La Contrada del Gusto
Locanda del Barone
Locanda del Falco
Located in the beautiful tiny town of Cissone, with only about 20 residents, Locanda dell'Arco offers the authentic experience of the Langhe: good wine and traditional dishes with a focus on high-quality, locally sourced ingredients and seasonal products.
Locanda Lou Pitavin
Lokanda Devetak 1870
San Michele del Carso
Run by sixth-generation family members, Lokanda Devetak 1870 has been successfully operating for more than 150 years. Blending tradition with modern innovations, the restaurant offers top-quality dishes and ingredients sourced from small local producers and its own garden.
Mse Tutta Trattoria
Oasis Sapori Antichi
Osteria Al Pescatore
Osteria Al Turbine
Osteria degli Orti
Osteria del Borgo
Osteria del Miglio 2.10
Pieve San Giacomo
Osteria del Teatro
Located in a historical building in Cortona, Osteria del Teatro has been offering traditional Tuscan specialties since 1994. A charming restaurant with a warm and cozy atmosphere consists of three rooms that resemble the ancient Tuscany inns.
Osteria del Viandante
Osteria del Vicolo Fatato
Osteria Della Pace
Osteria di Fornio
Osteria I Santi
Osteria La Tradizione
Established in 1986, Osteria La Tradizione is located near the city's central square. This rustic restaurant is a place where many specialties of the Murgian cuisine are served, including the lamb in a pan with bulbs of wild tassel hyacinths, and cardoncelli mushrooms.
Serving authentic Veneto cuisine in the city of Marostica since 1904, Osteria Madonnetta is one of the oldest eateries in Italy. The team is proud of sharing their cuisine and lifestyle with their guests, bringing phenomenal flavors and aromas of the region.
Osteria San Michele
Pane e Vino
Peppe Zullo is a restaurant owned by renowned chef Peppe Zullo from Apuglia - a region famous for its fresh produce and traditional cooking. Peppe's main focus in creating simple and delicious dishes is attention to the quality, seasonality, and traceability of raw materials.
Pretzhof is settled in Tulve, a small village with breathtaking scenes of the Vipiteno valley as well as the mountains of South Tyrol. The restaurant has no menus. Instead, guests are offered seasonal specialties derived from the ingredients grown in local fields.
Sirmiano di Sopra
Ristorante Al Resù
Ristorante Al Resù is a family-run establishment that opened in 1978. Visitors can enjoy an informal and intimate environment where the dishes served are the product of creativity and experimentation derived from ancient regional recipes.
Ristorante Casa Elodia
Ristorante Da Gigetto
Ristorante Guaita Sant'Eutizio
Ristorante Il Tempio Del Gusto
Ristorante Italia was opened in 1971 in the center of the peaceful Quarona. The restaurant offers dishes prepared with an appreciation for local products of the Valsesia area, and on the menu, guests can also find an extensive list of excellent wines.
Ristorante La Chioccia D'Oro
Vallo della Lucania
Ristorante La Pignata
Ristorante La Pignata, which opened in 1980, is a rustic restaurant that has won numerous accolades from national and international food and wine publications. Visitors at La Pignata can sample modernized dishes of the ancient Irpina cuisine.
Ristorante Locanda dell'Arco
Rosciolo dei Marsi
Ristorante Madonna della Neve
Ristorante Madonna della Neve, opened in 1952, has transformed from a small inn to an important destination for local gastronomy. Visitors can savor the simple dishes prepared with high-quality local ingredients while enjoying a breathtaking view.
Ristorante Rosselli 77
Province of Sassari
Trattoria Da Ivana & Secondo
Pinzano al Tagliamento
Trattoria della Posta
Trattoria Gallo Rosso
Trattoria in Campagna
Trattoria La Coccinella
As the name suggests, Trattoria Trippa is renowned for its signature dish, tripe. This simple and informal trattoria in Milan serves a range of dishes from all over Italy, offering a daily changing menu that is based on the availability and seasonality of raw materials.
Trattoria Vino e Cibo
Nihombashi Kakigaracho Sugita
Isolina Taberna Peruana
Located in a house from 1906, Isolina Taberna Peruana is a relatively new tavern that cherishes old traditions and aims to preserve forgotten recipes of Peruvian cuisine. The menu includes generous platters of homestyle dishes placed at the center of the table for everyone to share.
Os Três Pipos
Pastéis de Belém
Founded in 1837, Fábrica Pastéis de Belém produces and sells original pastel de Belém, using a secret recipe from the monks of the Jerónimos monastery. The famous custard tarts are Portuguese most popular pastry, and Pastéis de Belém sells 20.000 of them every day.
Restaurante Casal da Penha
Solar do Forcado
Rajh dates back to 1969 when it was built as a family business, honoring the local tradition. The rustic setting creates an experience of bringing visitors on a journey to the past both through the ambiance and tastes of traditional local meals.
A Horta d'Obradoiro
Santiago de Compostela
Asador La Chumbera
Located in Hotel de Oso in Cantabria, a family-run restaurant of the same name is widely known for serving excellent food. The emphasis is on fresh seasonal produce, traditional local dishes such as cocido lebaniego and cocido montañés, and homemade desserts.
El Baret de Miquel
El Llar de Viri
Mesón Sabor Andaluz
Alcalá del Valle
Natxo Sellés Restaurante
Restaurant El Racó
Sant Climent de Llobregat
Gasthaus Bären Reichenbach
Reichenbach im Kandertal
Gasthof Krone Blatten
Gasthof zum Bären
Wirtshus zum Wyberg
Zum alten Stephan
Jin Shang Hsuan
Al Khayma Heritage Restaurant
Al Khayma Heritage Restaurant provides an authentic gastronomic experience offering rustic Emirati dishes with a focus on handpicked farm-fresh ingredients. The menu covers everything from local favorites like chebab to hearty meat dishes and sizzling seafood platters.
Anchor Oyster Bar
Anchor Oyster Bar is a Michelin Guide recommended restaurant, often mentioned as the best raw bar in San Francisco. This tiny, quaint bar offers a short but quality menu that prides itself on raw oysters, crab cakes, and cioppino - San Francisco's famous fish stew.
Breitbach's Country Dining
One of the oldest food and drinking establishments in the country, founded in 1862, Breitbach's Country Dining is a family-run restaurant offering typical Midwest diner fare, most notably the pork tenderloins and country ham steaks.
Without any type of marketing except word of mouth, Chef Vola's is one of the most exclusive restaurants in New Jersey. Established in 1921, the family-run restaurant located in a private house in Atlantic City is renowned for its specialties of American Italian Cuisine and delicious desserts.
Commander's is a landmark New Orleans restaurant founded in 1893. The place is known for its distinctive blue façade and exceptional service, but the highest accolades are given to its creative take on Creole specials.
Gioia's Deli is a St. Louis institution, starting its journey in 1918 as a simple grocery store before becoming the renowned sandwich shop that it is today. Apart from the lauded hot salami sandwiches, the shop also prepares other types of amazing sandwiches.
After building and patenting a machine that holds and shaves ice, in 1939, Ernest Hansen opened a shop and began serving its first snoballs. Over the years, Hansen's Sno-Bliz became a New Orleans tradition, and today is run by Ernest's granddaughter Ashley Hansen.
House of Prime Rib
San Francisco’s landmark, The House of Prime Rib, serves well-marbled Prime Rib which is carved tableside to the guest’s specifications from the stainless steel carts. The restaurant prides itself on top-quality beef, impeccable service, and a warm ambiance.
Joe's Stone Crab
Joe's Stone Crab is an iconic South Beach restaurant best known for its stone crab claws and the famous Key lime pie. This bustling location continues the long tradition that started in 1913 and remains a must-visit spot in Miami.
Katz’s is the legendary NYC delicatessen that has been operating since 1888. This perpetually-packed place retains its old-school vibe, a familiar menu—including the legendary pastrami—and consistently superior quality.
Labeled as the temple of meat, this old-school NYC steakhouse dates from 1885. The ceiling is still lined with thousands of clay pipes - once smoked by customers after dinner. The must-tries include the famed three-inch-thick mutton chop and porterhouse steak.
Since 1954, Kramarczuk’s has represented Eastern European cuisine in Minneapolis. The restaurant specializes in house-made dishes of traditional Polish and Eastern European cuisine, such as cabbage rolls, pierogi, and a selection of the most popular Kramarczuk sausages.
Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
Perini Ranch Steakhouse
Philippe the Original
Philippe's is a legendary LA restaurant best known as the alleged home of the original French Dipped Sandwich. This perpetually-packed, old-fashioned deli—established in 1908—also serves a breakfast menu, salads, desserts, beer, and wine.
Pleasant House Pub
Polly’s Pancake Parlor
Located in Sugar Hill, Polly’s Pancake Parlor is a family-owned restaurant that has been serving made-from-scratch pancakes since 1938. While the stars on the menu are pancakes and waffles prepared from family recipes, Polly's also serves sandwiches, salads, and soups.
Russ & Daughters
Originally named Russ & Daughters, the Russ & Daughters Cafe was founded in 1907 by a Polish immigrant who started selling schmaltz herring on the Lower East Side of New York City. Over a hundred years later, it remains an essential part of the city's history.
Sehnert's Bakery & Bieroc Cafe
Located in New Orleans, Shaya combines classics of Israeli cuisine with Southern flavors and modern techniques. From wood-fired pita to vegetable-centric small plates and heartier entrees, dishes on the diverse menu are meant to be shared and enjoyed throughout many courses.
Since its opening in 2006, Smoque BBQ has been consistently listed among the best BBQ joints in Illinois. The restaurant has won Michelin Bib Gourmand award, as well as media attention and critics praise for its house-smoked meats combined with house-made rubs and sauces.
St. Elmo Steak House
St. Elmo is a quintessential Indianapolis steakhouse established in 1902. This awarded historic restaurant is best known for the famous St. Elmo shrimp cocktail, prime dry-aged steaks, and one of the largest wine cellars in the Midwest.
The Bright Star
Opened in 1907 as a small cafe, the Bright Star transformed into a landmark establishment that preserves its original charm and consistent quality. The place is known for various signature dishes—including Greek-style snapper and seafood gumbo.
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