Many tourists wishing to try classic regional cuisine in Kosice look for the best restaurants in the historic district. This is where one can find small cozy restaurants, numerous cafes, and bakeries, which are mainly visited by locals. In such restaurants, guests are offered delicious meat dishes, including traditional steak, for which only the best meat is always selected.
In addition to signature dishes, restaurants offer the best Slovak wine and popular varieties of beer, which is considered to be the favorite drink among locals. Beer lovers should definitely explore local pubs where a lot of interesting food and snacks to the foamy drink are served. Local pubs are also ready to please ladies with special beers especially for women, which have a pleasant sweet taste.
In traditional restaurants specializing in regional dishes, visitors will be offered a huge selection of soups with various meats and vegetables. One of the most common second-course options is porridges. Many people visit restaurants of this kind for the sole purpose of trying meat specialties. In the regional cuisine, meat is not only fried and stewed but also often smoked, and many interesting sausages are produced.
Adherents of the vegan diet are welcome in local restaurants too. They will be able to try steamed vegetables, interesting snacks of pickled vegetables and sauerkraut so beloved by locals. Fresh vegetables are almost completely absent in Kosice restaurants, only few dishes may be complemented by freshly cut seasonal vegetables.