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Preserving Legacy, Embracing Tradition

Te Gjyshi, meaning “grandfather” in Albanian, stands as a testament to the rich culinary heritage that has been cherished for two decades. Founded by our beloved grandfather, Mr. Rapo Rokaj, this establishment has been a culinary cornerstone since its inception.

Nestled in the heart of Berat, Te Gjyshi owes its culinary prowess to Mr. Rapo Rokaj’s profound knowledge of the flavors native to his birthplace, a quaint village that gifted him with culinary wisdom. The restaurant’s focal point has always been the traditional oven, where the art of baking lamb or goat in a sac has been perfected over the years.

In its early years, Te Gjyshi predominantly catered to the local community, drawing in patrons from our city who sought the authentic taste of the sac specialty. As the reputation of our grandfather’s culinary expertise grew, so did the restaurant’s popularity. Soon, visitors from other cities within Albania began to frequent Te Gjyshi.

Today, the legacy lives on, with foreign visitors discovering and savoring the unique flavors that our grandfather meticulously crafted. His grandsons, now proudly carries on the family tradition, ensuring that guests receive a warm welcome and an unforgettable dining experience.

To meet the evolving tastes of our diverse clientele, Te Gjyshi has undergone a redesign. While maintaining the essence of our traditional dishes, the restaurant now proudly serves an array of authentic Albanian delicacies, inviting patrons to embark on a culinary journey through the rich tapestry of our culture.

Te Gjyshi remains a cherished destination for those seeking a blend of history, tradition, and gastronomic excellence. Join us as we continue to celebrate the legacy of Mr. Rapo Rokaj and the flavors that have stood the test of time.

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Opened 7/7 Days

Te Gjyshi is open 7/7 days to satisfy all of valuable customers!

Opened 7/7 Days

Te Gjyshi is open 7/7 days to satisfy all of valuable customers!

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Ask for our daily specials including the vegetarian dish of the day.

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Ask for our daily specials including the vegetarian dish of the day.

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