Vlore's sea products are some of the best in Albania. You must not forget to visit Paradisa Beach Restaurant, one of the best sea food products in Albania. Its 5-10 minutes depending on traffic with a car from the center of Vlore. Ask for the right direction. Another great restaurant is "Makareshi", which is less than 5 minutes from the center of the city with a car.But the most important thing to eat there is the Vlore traditiional food. Vlore together with Kurvelesh is the center of Laberia - the most famous and patriotic region of Albania. "Lab" people tend to be very proud of themselves, but also of their food. Try kukurec, qumeshtor and harapash. "Mish ne hell", which is rotisserie lamb, is well-known. Try this around Karaburuni.
Vlore area cuisine is typical of coastal and mountainous areas. The products are taken from dairy animals which are raised in the mountains by the sea.Here are some examples of traditional Albanian dishes: Byrek is a flaky pastry that is preferred by the people of Vlore to be filled with either field greens or just as a milky pie. The most important ingredients are fresh milk, flour, and field greens.
Grilled meat is characteristic of Vlore, and is found in every restaurant. The nearness of the sea and the quality of pastures give the meat in this area an incomparable taste. Lamb from Karaburun cooked over an open fire is particularly delicious.
Yogurt in Vlore is produced traditionally and is different than the yogurt produced in most of Europe.
Harapash is similar to porridge and is cooked with corn flour, the intestines of lamb, cheese and butter.
Raki is the traditional alcoholic drink of Albania. The drink is typically grape-based, but you can also find raki made from blackberries and plums.
Another typical dish for Vlore cuisine are plates with seafood, fish, mussels, shrimp, and lobster.