Best Restaurants in Baku, Azerbaijan
Updated: Feb 18
Restaurants Guide in Baku - From Luxurious to Affordable Restaurants in Baku
We have been to Baku, Azerbaijan twice and totally in love with the Azeri food. Baku has countless local and international food chain with amazing food and ambiance.
Here in our blog, we will explain our dining experiences in Baku from the top luxurious restaurants to affordable places to enjoy the best food.
Hilton Sky Grill Restaurants:
To enjoy the New Year's eve of 2018 and welcoming the new year, we had reserved our table in Hilton Sky Grill Restaurant. The restaurant is on the 24th floor with beautiful terrace to enjoy the panoramic view of the City with Skyscrapers of Baku, Flame towers and Caspian sea.
The restaurant had offered a special 6 course dinner for New Years eve for AZN 210 per head.
The dinner starts with hot appetizer followed with cold appetizer and then served the main Course that was Grilled beef with mashed potatoes. As my wife is not fond of Beef, the chef was very nice- he served her Grilled chicken.
For the desserts, they had served three different varieties of desserts including Chocolate Delice with Dark chocolate mousse, caramel, chocolate sauce and crumbles.
Fairmount- Flame tower:
In iconic Flaming flower Baku, the Fairmount hotel is located and it has amazing rooms and restaurants. We have been to Nur lounge and Jazz club over there.
Nur lounge is a lobby area to enjoy the casual sitting and relaxing environment with your friends. They have different teas, coffees, cocktails and snacks.
We have enjoyed their amazing coffee with their cupcakes and indulge into the comfort and luxury of the lounge. You can also enjoy Shisha with a live piano music in the background.
To experience the extravaganza dining experience with live Orchestrated Jazz melodies with piano and guitars & dance floor, the Jazz club is a must restaurant to visit. The club has great ambiance with neon lights and amazing view of the Caspian sea.
Everyday , they have different kinds of Jazz music.On Saturday, there is also a live performance by a singer.
The Club also has a wide range of food and drinks to offer including Sushi aswell. We had tried Crispy Calamari with tartar sauce and Chicken Caesar Salad with baby lettuce, Parmesan cheese and Mojito.
Hard rock Cafe:
In the old town and heart of Baku, Hard rock is located. The Hard Rock cafe has an amazing ambience with the collection from the biggest rock stars like Micheal Jackson. The live music of the cafe enlightened the environment.
The cafe is always full, so don’t forget to book your table in advance else you have to wait for 1 hour. We have already been to several hard rock in different countries and cities, so we knew their menu quite well. we had ordered their Twisted Mac, Chicken and cheese and Local legendary Burger.
Vapiano is also located in the centre of Baku, it's a German food chain and famous for its Pasta, Lasagna and Pizza. The prices are also quite affordable and they have a live kitchen and you can make your food right in front of you with your favorite ingredients. We had ordered their Chicken BBQ PIzza with our favorite toppings.
The Passage is one of the most crowded restaurants with unique ambiance. The interior of the restaurant is on the unique concept representing the Culture of Azerbaijan.
It has also unique terrace sitting inside it with colorful couches and sofas and beautiful hanging portraits. It has also amazing food - perfect combination of national and international menu with their amazing Azeri Chai.
The restaurant is located on the famous street with other restaurants. It's one of the top tourist places and affordable price.
We had ordered the Grilled chicken breast and Chicken fingers along with their Signature Strawberry Mojito. They have the best Shisha with amazing flavors. I would highly recommend trying their Shisha.
Malacannes 145 is a food chain of Passage 145. It’s located in historical buildings by oil Industrialist and later on used as his personal residence. The restaurant has a unique interior sitting depicts the architectural heritage of the city. The restaurant offers best desserts but we went there for the Shisha. It must say it's the best shisha I have ever had.
It's one of the nicest cafes and highly recommended by locals in Baku. The cafe has many different branches all over the Baku City and best place for Breakfast and brunch. The cafe has a variety of menus for the health conscious people. The ambiance and the environment of the cafe is just super cool.
I had ordered the Club Sandwich which has a delicious chicken fillet, veggies, cheese, pickles and sauces. They also have best Monastery Chicken fillet with yummiest mushrooms and veggies and Kiev Cutlet with veggies and Potatoes.
To enjoy one of the most romantic lunch, the Telequlle restaurants is a perfect place to go. The restaurant is on the 27th floor of the TV tower and it's a bit far from the city center.
It’s a place with mind blowing panoramic view of the city and Caspian sea. It has a revolving restaurant with perfect Azeri and European cuisine. I had ordered traditional Azeri Sadj chicken with potatoes and Veggies.
It's a perfect spot for lovers to enjoy the food and the 360 degree view of Baku.