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Sumbula Avde 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 444-483
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried dough” (2 reviews)
“finger food” (2 reviews)
“chicken wings” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
European, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Sumbula Avde 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend begova čorba, best one we've had during our stay in Sarajevo. Meat dumpling in cheese sauce and bread bowl were also excellent. Dumplings were ok, but nothing special (at least not for our taste). The place is lovely, lots of plants everywhere....More

Thank nnn274873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice small place with delicious and a quite different type of food. If u want to visit, u should made a reservation. Prices r a bit higher but not so much. Only there is no parking space near, so take a taxi.

Thank Amela J
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This little cafe, which is in someone's back yard, was recommended by our airbnb host, Jasmin. We came here for breakfast, omelette with cream cheese, bruschetta and coffees. The surroundings are beautiful, the food superb, probably the best bruschetta I've ever had! You can't beat...More

Thank Adele S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Sarajevo at 9:30 pm last night and came here for dinner. We were so impressed we are here again the next day for breakfast!! Friendly service, great food, and such an interesting place. There are many different plants and very cool tables...More

Thank terriannmai
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It was absolutely worth walking up the hill after a long day out and about. Nicely decorated with a nice courtyard where you can dine. We had a nice grilled vegetables platter with huge chunks of cheese and tufahija ( stuffed apple dessert). Service was...More

Thank Dina P
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Although there are some amazing places to eat in Sarajevo,for this part of town, this one is by far the best. It has an amazing interior,some of the finest service, music and overall really really good food, coming from a Bosnian person, who basically grew...More

Thank Maxturbo 5
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The reviews almost understate the unique nature/location/food of Avlija. My wife and I will remember this amazing meal. Avlija means courtyard apparently and this little restaurant is in someones courtyard and they turned it into an amazing restaurant. The food is fabulous local fare that...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I on a recent visit to Sarajevo I stayed in an apartment very close to Avlija to I visited this place 4 times. A couple of times for breakfast, once for lunch and once for dinner. The ambiance and atmosphere in Avlija is amazing. The...More

Thank 178bertank
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This was my second visit - but sorry, this was be my last visit. Last time there was a waiter who entertained the guests, who was super friendly, funny and serviced us the best. We ate Maslenica, different made than the traditional way, very delicious....More

Thank Lostana
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The best food i town! When you are in Sarajevo it is a must, eat the grah soup, my favourite. Amazing! :)

Thank Anisa D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sumbula Avde 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Location: Europe  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina  >  Sarajevo Canton  >  Sarajevo
  • Phone Number: +387 33 444-483
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