There are a wide variety of restaurants in Albania. Larger restaurants usually feature some variety of international cuisine in addition to some Albanian offerings. Often the best Albanian food can be found in the smaller restaurants.
Some of the mainstays of Albanian cuisine include: roast lamb, veal escalopes, biftek (beef), qebab (kebobs), and qofte (meatballs). Fërgesë tiranase, a traditional dish of meat, eggs, and tomatoes is cooked in an earthenware dish and is very popular. Excellent quality, fresh seafood can be readily found when travelling anywhere near the coast.