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Tsar Kaloyan 1, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for local cuisine this is a perfect choise. Well cooked food, variety in the menu, value for money. Cozy and friendly environment with traditional decoration. During our visit in Plovdiv we visit twice: once we had selection of tranditional and the second we have grill food. Both were very delicius!

Thank Anastasia A
Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We ate here on 3 of our 4 nights in Plovdiv. The food was always delicious and the servings generous. We always chose typical Bulgarian food as it's a traditional restaurant which was filled with locals each time we went. There was live music on Saturday night. The staff were attentive but not over bearing.

Thank Norma31
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

friendly staff dont miss if you go there you must order the veal thong the dekor inside is traditional bulgarian in saturday they have a live music whit bulgarian songs

Thank tavernata
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Tucked under the trees, this quaint little restaurant looked as though it would be a perfect place to try traditional Bulgarian cuisine. Unfortunately none of the dishes in the "homemade" section were available. Perhaps the chef moved on. The carrot salad was tough and dry, the veal tongue in mushroom sauce was cold and barely edible, the pork steak with... More 

Thank Corine F
York, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Superb chicken kavarma, wonderful outdoor area as well as traditional interior. Good children's area outside too. Excellent value restaurant.

Thank IanG1967
Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Tradicional bulgarian kitchen with a very cheap prices. The staff is a very slow and everytime I wait so long for my dish. But it`s a nice place with very interesting furnishing and lovely garden.

Thank tedinceto8990
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Place location is good. Service is very slow and unfrendly. Good is that place acept card pay. Food could be better. Frappe is bad. Coffe is good. Price is ok. Not very good atmosphiere lot of flys*(look picture 4*) . 3.5 score is ok but not 4 for me.

Thank Rene A
Sofia, Bulgaria
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to visit especially during the summer. They have nice garden, the food is typical for Bulgaria cuisine. The girl was super nice and food was served on time.

Thank Maks D
Brno, Czech Republic
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168 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Well, we did not expect something special, it was in front of our hotel, but the reality was awesome, this was the one of the best restaurants I have ever visit. Tasty food, I mean excellent food, large portions, everything was tip top, very friendly staff. Many greetings to the chef. I recommend chicken shishche, duck hearts etc.

Thank Marko T
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

it was a quiet night when we went. Despite a booking for 11 people, no tables were set up for us. Drinks were ordered at the same time but came in dribs and drabs with other tables being served in between. appetizers took over an hour to come wuth mine not arriving until the main course where again, orders came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tsar Kaloyan 1, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Plovdiv Province  >  Plovdiv
  • Phone Number: 653882

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