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National Food

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Milliy Taomlar | Gafur Gulom, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
+998 71 244 77 03
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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

delicious food, really uzbek national food. but i'd love the waiters' to be traine more professionally

Thank Shirish A
Sydney, Australia
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367 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Our driver took us to National Food for our first meal in Uzbekistan, and the food was so excellent setting the bar so high that we couldn't find any restaurants on par with this throughout our entire trip in Nukus, Khiva, Bukhara. The menu is in local language only, we ordered some salads, a horse sausage (?) dish, the manti... More 

3 Thank 96joshuap
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

This is by far the best place to eat in Tashkent (unless you are vegetarian). You kind of look lost if you don't speak Uzbek but someone who speaks English will take pity on you and help you to order. I had the lamb stew in hotpot and also the kind of wheat/lamb porridge. OMG simply amazing and the tomato... More 

1 Thank GaryFB
Colchester, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

We had lunch here and with a large party we ordered a selection of dishes and so could try and share. I was knocked out by how good Uzbek food is, I guess not so if you are a vegetarian. They are especially good at soups, broths and cold starters of aubergine and tomato. This was quick, hot excellent local... More 

1 Thank Jonathan H
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

We had trouble finding this place during our first evening in Tashkent but it was well worth finding. There isn't a sign so the Lonely Planet description of walking under goat parts and seeing the Kazaans was a useful help. The place is very canteen-like in terms of seating and we walked in and wandered around a bit until a... More 

1 Thank PlanetByTrain
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339 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

We turned up here for an evening meal. The welcome was friendly and we were told to take a seat. I had made a note of some dishes I wanted to try but they turned out to be daytime dishes so not available. The waiter ended up coming round the caldrons and noting down what we wanted. We selected tomato... More 

1 Thank SCSLondon
New York
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Yup, this place is awesome. Everything was good. Halim (the wheat/meat porridge thing that they're cooking in the biggest pot) is definitely worth trying, we loved it. We got help from a young couple who was eating there, they said halim was one of the national dishes (though we hadn't seen it anywhere else). The horse meat dish took a... More 

Thank sophoclesj
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Really tasty food some of the nicest meat in Central Asia. Home-style cooking. Great for atmoshphere to eat with locals and try their national cuisine as it was bustling and busy.

Thank Maisie T
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Will be GOOD for everyone! About 15 kinds of food. From beef/lamb broth to steaks, cooked in traditional way. The variety of meat dishes with vegetables, dough will amaze your taste. Idial place for for foreign visitors.

Thank rustam m
Paris, France
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Great place to discover local food, if you are a foreign visitor. There are only local patrons, which is a good sign. The place has basic ammenities, but is very clean. The waiters are friendly and speak a little english. You can see the cooks prepare the food by the entrance, and choose what you want to eat by pointing... More 

Thank Helene75011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Milliy Taomlar | Gafur Gulom, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Uzbekistan  >  Tashkent Province  >  Tashkent
  • Phone Number: +998 71 244 77 03
It is listed in Lonely Planet, Central Asia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?