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Vatra

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Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
+40 21 315 8375
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Boulogne Billancourt
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Terrace quite nice, food just average (our corba almost cold when served, mititei too salty), service rather poor and somehow dispising

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

For a single woman traveller it's not always easy to find restaurants where you feel comfortable and attended to. Don't know about others, but I hate it when I'm making reservation for myself and they ask 'Only one?' As if I'm not worthy the reservation. I was not asked that at Vatra, and I felt as worthy a customer as... More 

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About Restaurant's Favourite Review
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked to eat in this restaurant. It is classy, not so expensive and a nice place for special occasions. I put 4 on 5 mark because, even if I speak Romanian, I am a French native speaker, I speak also English. But the waiter didn't speak English at all. So, if you're not from Romania (or if you... More 

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Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience and choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We apologies for the incident, and we would like to assure you that is just an isolated incident. We hope to have the opportunity to have as guest again at Vatra. Kind regards Cristina M. More 

Paris, France
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel. Tucked away in a small street behind the Military Circle it is easily accessible from all the large hotels. Food is traditional Romanian. We had Bean soup served in a bread bowl followed by rustic pan-fried meats served with braised sour cabbage and as a dessert cheese strudel with wild berry... More 

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Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Kind regards Cristina M. More 

Barcelona, Spain
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130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, this is a great option for local food in a clean, though not so bohemian courtyard. Waiters treat you decently and seem to be dedicated to their job Try the local dishes they are wonderfully made

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Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this review

Dear Mr Giuliotoscani, Thank you for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are happy to see that you had a nice time enjoying our local dishes. Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Kind regards Cristina M. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a late lunch of traditional grilled or roasted pork dishes with polenta. Reasonable portions, tasty and well presented. I would advice eating indoors as the terrace was quite smoke filled. Only downer was the disappointing Romanian red they recommended.

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Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience and choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are happy to see that you had a nice time enjoying our local dishes and services. We hope that the House Red Wine wasn't a downer and we hope to have the opportunity to have as guest again at Vatra. Kind regards... More 

Bucharest, Romania
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good place for going out with friends and family. The restaurant also has an entertainment number of traditional Romanian dances, with professional dancers. Very nice place if you're looking for a traditional taste of Romanian food and environment. The waiters are a little cold, but the food is alright.

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Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your meal during our folklore dance show. We apologize for our colleagues, your opinion is very important for us. My colleagues are looking forward for your next visit in order to prove that they are... More 

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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good place to eat Romanian food. The staff is friendly and the service is fast. You should expect to pay a little more than in other restaurants but the food makes up for it.

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Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this review

Dear Mr.RaduD Thank you for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are happy to see that you had a nice time enjoying our local dishes and services. Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Kind regards Cristina M. More 

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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, nice place but the staff was very unfriendly, they argue everything with us, they didn t want to make our order. They were very upset with every request. They didn t let us to choose the dessert because the kitchen was closed but actually it wasn t.

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Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience and choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We apologies for the incident, and we would like to assure you that is just an isolated incident. We already discuss this corrective feedback with my colleagues in order to make sure that this won’t happen in the future. Once again our apology... More 

Moscow, Russia
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in the evening. It was almost full, many tourists as long as the locals, Staff was quickly enough (not smiling) and food was quickly served, You should not expect elaborate dinner, but instead good cooked local dishes. In the evening they also have some shows like local dancers or musicians every 30 minutes break. Recommend to try local... More 

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Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your meal at our restaurant and we thank you fpr your recomandation. Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Kind regards Cristina M. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 30
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Romanian, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:30
Monday
00:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:30
Thursday
00:00 - 23:30
Friday
00:00 - 23:30
Saturday
00:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
  • Phone Number: +40 21 315 8375
Description
Best traditional romanian food in Bucharest.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?