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To Be Or Not To Be

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Cizmedziluk 5, Bascarsija, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and excellent atmosphere, very charming woman who provided incredible service. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was amazing. We had such a sweet waiter and he knew perfect English. Damir, who works here, checked back with us periodically to make sure we were enjoying our meal and held many conversations with us. Everything was incredible! The prices were also very reasonable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really a must go when you're in Sarajevo. Really fine food and a cosy atmosphere. Good memories. I really hope I can go back one day!

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a frigid winter day. Greeted by a very friendly, bubbly hostess who did all the service and cooking. Nice hot food to warm our tummies; the food arrived hot and was steaming throughout the meal. My daughter had spaghetti tomato sauce and it's the best tomato sauce we've tasted, very well seasoned. Good-sized portions and... More 

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Baku
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We happened upon this lovely cafe as we strolled around the old town. We liked it so much that we returned four times over the week and worked our way through the menu. The small cafe, with gingham table cloths, is decorated with many old Sarajevo collectibles, souvenirs and knick-knacks. It gives it a warm intimate atmosphere. Twice we were... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

A very good place to eat in Sarajevo old town with a pleasant atmosphere and a nice host. I definitely recommend it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The best dinner i have ever had. I highly recommend this place for dinner in Sarajevo! Great food and service.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I am so over the moon that we discovered this amazing restaurant on our last night in Sarajevo. We stumbled upon it about midday and booked a table for that night with the lovely man who was working there. The food we had eaten on previous days had been average and the service wasn't great, but 'To Be' completely turned... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We were at this restaurant due to coincidance. The food was tasty and the waiter was very attendive and friendly. I can recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our homecooked style meals, I had a vegetable risotto, my partner had chicken in sauce with vegetables and potatoes. A great example of wonderful Bosnian hospitality, really friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Thank you!

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cizmedziluk 5, Bascarsija, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Location: Europe  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina  >  Sarajevo Canton  >  Sarajevo

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