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To Be Or Not To Be

Cizmedziluk 5, Bascarsija, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaghetti” (13 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cizmedziluk 5, Bascarsija, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A charming place with just 2 tables inside and 2 outside. You feel like you are invited to a Bosnian home rather than a restaurant. The food is simple but superb- straight off the stove and on to your plate. I had the seafood spaghetti...More

Thank Ilmas F
Reviewed 17 August 2017

fast service, good coffee and small, but fine selection of dishes makes a visit to "To be Or Not To Be" worth an effort. Salads are made of fresh, good local produce - juicy tomatoes, cucumber and cabbage. Cheese and fish can be only recommended...More

Thank recenzijeMR
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This little place is a must visit in Sarajevo. The 2 ladies do a great job of creating fresh food quickly and very reasonable, just a lovely experience.

Thank Grainne O
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Owner is just looking for a tourists to rip them off, while they have no proper kitchen but cooking at the bar. Food is not fresh and of super poor quality. Anything you order has the same side dish that stinks. Do NOT RECOMMEND!

Thank DOZA2015
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We at here as a group of seven and so had the upstairs room to ourselves. The food and service is excellent. Nothing fancy about the food, just simple and done well. There were seven clean plates at the end. A special place!

Thank Stoykseasy
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The best risotto I have ever had. A fantastic restaurant although small with long waiting. But soo worth the wait. Price worthy and great service.

Thank Helena S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We just had dinner here and we are so happy that we went here! A must visit if you are in Sarajevo! The food tasted superb. We had vael with mushroom sauce (girlfriend) and with red wine sauce (myself) and both were really good.

Thank Cristoffer J
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We spent over a week in Sarajevo and this was our favorite restaurant. The seafood salad is amazing as is the shrimp risotto and the chicken curry. The owner whips up her delicacies in record time. A yummy, quiet oasis amidst the frenetic Bascarsija, don't...More

Thank O8413VRlaural
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here based on Rick Steves's recommendation and reviews here. My husband had seafood salad which he liked, and I ordered seafood risotto. I asked first if the risotto had vegetables, and my understanding was yes, but nary a one. Tasted like risotto...More

Thank FoothillsNM
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very cosy. It's not for persons looking for five stars dinner but when you wanna feel like going to your friends place to eat this is the must go. I had a perfect vegetarian plate with awesome fresh veggies while my mate...More

Thank Karoliina S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cizmedziluk 5, Bascarsija, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Location: Europe  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina  >  Sarajevo Canton  >  Sarajevo
  • Phone Number: +387-33-233-265
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