The variety of agricultural and local farm products in Fier provides for a unique taste of traditional cuisine. Typical dishes of this area offer a variety of characteristics of rural life, where it is common to see seasonal affluent productions.
Typical dishes of this region include: turkey with dressing, duck (or chicken) with rice, barbecued chicken, chicken with rosnica, stuffed veal, veal and rice casserole, veal and potatoes casserole, duck with potatoes, stuffed peppers (or tomatoes) with rice, skewered lamb, barbecue meats, “meze” salad, and japrak. Fish is very popular as Fier is locaed close to the seaside. Several popular types served at restaurants include Barbun, Sepie, Koce, Qefull, and Shrimp. Some famous desserts include baklava, sultiaç, and revani.
The rich gastronomy menu and particular taste of its dishes have always attracted the attention of foreign and Albanian visitors that visit this region. A few restaurants popular with tourists are listed below:
Toska is a local favorite with a delicious selection of seafood. It also carries a variety of Italian dishes. It is walking distance from the city center and open every day from 11:00am to 10:00 pm.
Ulqini is located in the city center and serves traditional cuisine including seafood, meat dishes, and pasta. It is open everyday from 08:00am to 08:00pm
Dafina has traditional Albanian cuisine, famous for its barbecued chicken as well as its chicken or duck with rice. It is located on the outskirts of the city and is open everyday from 10:00am to 10:00pm.
Peshku is a restaurant serving primarily seafood. It is located on the main entrance road to Fier and is open everyday from 08:00am to 10:00 pm.
Piazza is a bar and restaurant serving mainly pizzas, salads, and sandwiches. It is located in the old city library. The bottom 2 floors are reserved for coffee while the top floor is the restaurant. It is open everyday from 08:00am-10:00pm
Oda e Miqve serves traditional Albanian cuisine. It is located walking distance from the city center and is open everyday from 09:00am to 09:00pm.
Rustika Kala serves traditional Albanian cuisine. It is open everyday from 08:00am to 11:00pm.
Univers Shopping Center is the largest shopping center in Fier. It has two sandwich shops and is open everyday from 09:00am-10:00pm
Kus Caca serves traditional Albanian cuisine, specializing in soups and steaks. It is open 10am – 9pm.
Kompleksi Apollon is a bar/restaurant which serves pizza and is famous for serving Ostrich. It is open 9am – 11pm.