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Gjoko Javor Mrzenci

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$$ - $$$
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Gevgelija, Republic of Macedonia
+389 34 216 920
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality local food with fresh ingredients - what's more to wish? Broiled lamb: fantastic! Try house grappa and get a driver to take you home :)

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Thank Anna D
Skopje
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While returning from Greece, whatever going there on shopping or from holiday, we Macedonians sympathizers of good provender, put efforts and sacrifices and squeeze last atoms of our strenghts:))) and find excuses to go to this restaurant. Other reviewers said enough about the place and its amenities(tables around the maple in the courtyard), but let, s focus on its Royal... More 

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Thank WanderersMK
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must visit to be done when you come in Gevgelija,no matter for business or holiday!!! It is Excellent Lamb and salads!!!

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Thank Alexandru N
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124 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The best grilled meat in town! Everything we ate was perfect! The service was great and the prices were fantastic! The salads are not something special. Do eat the meat patty and the steak!!! They are just delicious! Negative: the decoration of the inner restaurant. Outside is good.

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2 Thank smaragdal
Kragujevac, Serbia
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant is definitely a jam, and it has now become a legendary. We went there full of stories and expectations, and they all came true! It is small, but they also have an outdor garden around the old maple tree that is very nice. The staff is very warm and welcoming as everywhere in Macedonia. But, when the food... More 

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1 Thank HezlVederfild
Belgrade, Serbia
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

People here know how to skillfully prepare meat. We had veal, it was perfectly done, not dry and gristly at all. So, the food is perfect but they have serious problem with flies that bite like mosquitoes and there are hundreds of them. Eat fast and run.

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Thank Milena Š
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

More than good...lamb is a miracle...it is a must when ever you are in Macedonia...and a personal is excellent too...

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Thank Jovica N
Belgrade, Serbia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Old style restaurant is called Javor (Maple) has big, several hundred years old maple in the garden where you can eat right next to it. Stuff was very friendly and helpful and about the food... Well, as every other review mentioned, you must go there and taste for yourself, because one meal will tell you the story of thousan words...... More 

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Thank MBane15
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect roasted lamb, fabulous place to stop whether you are entering or exiting Macedonia. Make a short detour here, you won't regret it.

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Thank Dejan D
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Come and try their lamb and paidaki! We come here every time we go to and come back from Greece by car. Simple decor, but perfect food in this family run restaurant.

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Thank Andjela M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gevgelija, Republic of Macedonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Southeastern Region  >  Gevgelija
  • Phone Number: +389 34 216 920

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