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Eastern European, Barbecue, European, Slovenian, Central European
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Zaloska cesta 31, Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 1 542 37 77
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

While the food itself is definetly not a problem, the unfrieny and rude staff most certainly is. The food is traditional serbian cuisine, with a lot of meat, which is great. I would recommend prebranac because it is delicious. My one big problem was with the rude staff, who insulted us. We won't be coming back thanks to the rude... More 

Thank adam s
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Well even former good Balkan grill succumbed to cheap savings tricks. A prebooked dinner for 8...we had to visit in advance to choose one of 2 menus :(. First one offering no pork (Balkan?) offered veal medallions with porcini (Balkan??) Second - wannabe classic BBQ was loaded with baked potatoes (Balkan???). Not to mention that 1/4 (0,25%) of portion of... More 

Thank Bruno G
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Well even "typical" Balkan grill succumbed to the completely wrong saving mood. At least in December. We've had to choose the menu (2 available) in advance. One without pork meat (Balkan ??) offering veal medallions with porcini (Balkan=?). The "regular" was decent but the big plate was packed with baked potatoes (Balkan??). Even the brass band (trubači) playing at the... More 

Thank BrunoG1204
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The place is quite old. As well as the decor. I go there sometimes for a quick lunch because they do have a nice selection of Serbian food and the prices are really ok. But they always have some sort of surprise for me. Whether it is the wrong order and they expect me to eat it, because well, the... More 

Thank Zuirti
Vicenza, Italy
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513 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

If you want to eat grilled meat, a quite good wine, nice service, good price, this is your place. is not far from center, near to Btc

Thank RickyPeterPan
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

The Balkan grill restaurant continues the tradition of old Slovenian gostilna from 1886. The rooms could use some redecoration; there is a pleasant outdoor dining space for summer. The food is good old-fashioned grill: čevapčići, with or without cheese, baked beans "prebranac", grilled chicken and roasted peppers are the favorites of the crowd. You might want to call in advance... More 

Thank Cats274
Berlin, Germany
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Serve yougoslavian food. The dishes are too big for me. Not so clean. To many odd people insede for me.

Thank anita p
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Kind staff, acceptable price, food is alright, but it used to be better. The place itself needs some readjustment.

Thank burideb
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

Charming place to eat with a great eastern European atmosphere. Though communication with the waiter was a little difficult - I asked if he could speak English and he responded that he could speak German. I continued speaking to him in German, not sure if he understood. He ended up bringing me two main meals! Both tasted good and were... More 

Thank 276JAMES
Kranj, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

Dubočica is one the oldest restaurants in Ljubljana. Now it is part of known restaurant chain owner famous for serbian grill. I did try many, or better to say all serbian restaurants in Ljubljana, as serbian grilll is my prefered food. Though trying all of them I keep returning to Dubočica, even if sometimes I need to make a few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Eastern European, Barbecue, European, Slovenian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaloska cesta 31, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: +386 1 542 37 77
Very popular and known place, website: http://www.dubocica.si/

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