Astana Nury is the best Azerbaijani restaurant that overlooks the river with excellent service. Plov and shashlyk are its specialties. It is open from 10am to midnight. KokSaray in Shymkent serves excellent Uzbek food. Plov, samsas and andizhansky are the best here. Bakkara in Aktau serves the best salads and tender lamb and pork. It is open from noon to 1am. PitstsaBlyuz in Oskemen offers the best pizzas, salads, ice creams, desserts, breakfasts, cocktails, fresh juices and coffee. Eldoro in Almaty near Panfilov has international cuisine with a long and varied menu.