Bulgaria Restaurants

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Bulgaria Restaurants

  • Happy bar and grill

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    I have a love/hate relationship with the Bulgarian (established Varna 1994) restaurant chain Happy. I love the food, I love the ambience and I love the prices but I hate how easy it is to eat at nowhere else in Bulgaria but Happy - Happy is just too accessible! Here in Sofia there are several outlets with the main one being on the corner of St...

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  • the alafrangues

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Plovdiv Restaurants

    This is a hotel with a restaurant, but I haven't been in the hotel, so I don't have opinion about it. I can say the restaurant is very good-the style and food are really amazing. The house is very strange, it is old-styled, with wooden floor and old furniture. It is very cozy and pleasant. Everything is good, but the baked pumpkin is a very good...

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  • Vodenitsata

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    Located at the foothills of Vitosha mountain "Off the beaten path " ,among fresh green forest and mountain air, the Vodenitzata is a folklore complex in an old water mill with an open air garden just above Dragalevtzi river. Built out of stone and wood - the traditional materials used in Renaissance achitecture "Vodenitzata" is a must if you wanna...

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  • happy bar and grill

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Plovdiv Restaurants

    This is a local chain that I ate in once in Plovdiv and once in Sofia. Indoor and outdoor seating. They advertise Italian, but I enjoyed their salads very much. They also serve full meals with meat as ordered. Had a Shepherds salad in Plovdiv that I couldn't finish and a very sweet desert. Yummy! The coffee, like almost everywhere in Bulgaria is...

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  • Divaka

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    The food was amazing, in large portions, and cheap. English menus are available. Our waitress was very nice, and patient (she spoke no English and we spoke no Bulgarian!). When you enter there are two levels - the top is non-smoking and the bottom is not. I ate the sarmi (stuffed vine leaves) and tarator (a yogurt-based cold soup), while AJ had a...

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  • puldin

    4 out of 5 stars

    Plovdiv Restaurants

    Perhaps the place to be. Located in the heart of the old town and build on the foundations of the Roman fortifications. In the cellar you can see parts of the old walls. The resaturant’s house has a history. At the place Islam monks had build a temple, which was later enlarged to function as buildings for the city’s government. In the communist...

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  • Hadjidraganovite kashti

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    This restaurant was recommended in all three sources I was using, In Your Pocket, the Eyewitness Guide to Bulgaria and Wikitravel plus it was really close to our hotel so we went here for our 2nd dinner in Sofia. Wikitravel said it was mostly local but with any theme restaurant like this that is close to a tour group hotel like the Dedeman Princess...

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  • Chuchura

    Plovdiv Restaurants

    With my dinner companion for the evening being one of Plovdiv's most charming, educated and beautiful young women my experience of Chuchura was kinda skewed. It's only the fact that I took some pics of the food and the restaurant in general that allows me to even attempt to write a semi-objective review ;-) You mightn't realise there's a...

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  • BG food

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    I liked Sofia cafes. There you can meet local people, workers, traders, taxi drivers, students, whole families with children, hikers, old ladies with an aristocratic look, in a word: a whole humanity! And you can eat at every time of the day and have coffee or beer at every hour. I tried many of them, it's plenty of them all around the town, one...

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  • bulborg pub house

    Plovdiv Restaurants

    Enjoy the warmth and friendly people you will always find at Plovdiv's "Bulborg Pub House". It is a favorite gathering spot for active people. Its location is very convenient ... You will enjoy our varied menu of diferent dishes im shure also there is live entertainment most of the nights /life music/ it is enjoyable to have a drink or beer.

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  • Onda Coffee Break

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    It is something between a coffehouse and a fast food place. Slef-service. Very nice atmosphere. Conteporary style interior plus ethno music from all ove the world. There is a variety of coffee drinks and sandwiches. If you like sweets you can try the cheesecake. If you have a sandwich, a coffee ans something sweet it will cost you about 6 leva...

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  • Checkpoint Charly

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    I saw this lovely courtyard restaurant near my hotel and thought I would reserve a table for later that evening. I am glad I did as people with reservations will be in the less pleasing interior tables. I had absolutely no idea the restaurant was called Checkpoint Charlie, named after the main entry point of the Berlin Wall, until I was actually...

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  • Beyond the alleY, Behind the Cupboard

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    Beyond the alleY, Behind the cupboarD - I'm not joking, that's the name of a lovely and relaxing small restaurant in a narrow street not far from Sofia's heart. It's a restaurant and a café at the same time, they have a wonderful interior rooms with wooden chairs, white curtains, very well decorated in any small details - without being...

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  • Pri Yafata

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    This review and the one for Simova Takashta will be identical. Both were difficult to find because this Yank's eyes couldn't translate the cyrillic alphabet. Both restaurants offer traditional Bulgarian fare and the prices were very reasonable...actually pretty good for the section of town they are in. I only wish I had room for dessert at both...

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  • UGO - pizza

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    It is a good place to to eat at lunch time. Prices are reasonable, the food is OK and the service is more or less quick enough. I often go there during my lunch breaks. Don't go there in the evening unless you don't mind waiting for a table. The place is fully packed after 20.00 h. The menu is both in Bulgarian and English. Working hours: 00:00...

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  • Art Club Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    The title summons it all up, delicious but pricy. If you want to spoil yourself and you are not short of money that is the place to go. The place is supposed to have a neo-African Atmpshere. The service is very good. And due to the fact that Sofia is too far from the sea - high prices. Working hours: 11:00 h - 24:00 h The fish is fresh and...

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  • O!Shipka - Boudapest

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    I discovered the O!Shipka restaurant thanks to Kristian, a friend I met via CouchSurfing. He took me there to show me a typical Bulgarian restaurant and let me taste some traditional food. I liked it so much that I went back there at least one more time, with a colleague (who was a narrow-minded Italian, so he didn't appreciate anything). The...

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  • Romance

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    Romance is a sweets shop in the outskirts of Vitosha, in Simeonovo which is about 20-30 min by car from the centre of Sofia. Basically, once you are on the Vitoshki Ezera street you can not miss it. It is situated in a 3 floors buiding with a view to Sofia. The good part is that their sweets are delicious. Now let me tell you what I find a bit...

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  • Tsentralni Hali

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    If you visit the central market you will notice that it’s not only a nice place to visit and do some shopping but also a place where you can drink coffee or have a cheap lunch. On the upper floor there is a large seating area full of locals that eat from many fast food options. We had a delicious soup (2leva), bread (1lev) and a dessert (2,6leva)...

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  • Machu Pikchu

    3 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    LATINO MATCHU PICHU RESTAURANT SOFIA Machu Picchu restaurant in Sofia was inspected by the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency and found to be serving contaminated food. I am still physically unwell from eating at this restaurant. The Manageress was very suspicious/odd in her behaviour. Another unhappy...

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  • Monastery Refactory

    Sofia Restaurants

    I was attracted to try this restaurant because my guidebook said that it was a ‘Mehana’ (traditional Bulgarian tavern). It further told me that the dishes were inspired from different Monasteries across Bulgaria. It’s name is Manastirska Magernitza, which translates as Monastery Refectory (dining room in a religious place). One of the dishes was...

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  • VICTORIA - Tsar Osvoboditel

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    The restaurant has a fantastic selection of pizza, pasta and salad dishes. The prices were very good for the quantity and quality of the food. This was served promptly by friendly staff. You can eat inside, in a back garden facing Alexander Nevsky Square or in the open air facing the boulevard. I ate facing the boulevard, it was a lovely setting...

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  • Jadnata Lamia (The thirsty dragonness)

    Sofia Restaurants

    Actually I wrote dragonnes because I did not know how to translate "lamia" in English. It means female dragon :) My overall impression of the pub is good. There is a nice yard, the fod is delicious and the prices are reasonable. The only drawback is that thewaiter tends to forget the orders, so if you do not get what you orderedin 10 minutes...

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  • Jimmy's

    Sofia Restaurants

    Ice-cream houses. All kinds of desserts with ice-cream: melba (mix of ice-creams with fruits, cream and biscuits), gaufrette with ice-cream, pancakes with ice-cream, cocktails with ice-cream, coffee with ice-cream Ice cake and Vienna coffee. Or Banana split and Irish coffee? EVERYTHING!

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  • Mahaloto (The Pendolium)

    Sofia Restaurants

    Two nights ago we were walking with a friend if mine trying to find a place to eat. This is how I came across this place and I should say I do not regret. The resaurant is located in a basement, the interior looks a bit funny but causy in a way. The service was good and the food was fantastic. Another strong point was the variety of wines that...

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  • Pizza - Italia

    5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    24 April 04 If you want a GOOD meal try this place ! its a few hundred yards from the roundabout near the Rodina Hotel in Skobelev Blvd towards the National palace of culture ( NDK to locals ) the staff are friendly , they have a menu in english if you are unlucky enough not to have a Bulgarian speaker with you and the Steaks ... the Sweets...

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  • Bitburger

    Sofia Restaurants

    This pub is as German as it can get in Sofia. The interior is quite nice and roomy but it could get too noisy in the evenings. There is life music sometimes. Staff can be a little bit more polite but for Bulgarian standards is good enough. Prices are above the average but the food is good, the menu is rich, so you can choose between German,...

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  • Sofia-land

    Sofia Restaurants

    Salmon with almonds and caviar? Goat cheese with blackcurrant sauce? You wouldn't expect to get them in an amusement park, would you? They are all served by the beautiful Julliet (or Romeo, depending on your luck).

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  • Tseluvkata (The kiss)

    Sofia Restaurants

    It is a coffeehouse but they offer some food as well. Here is why I do not like the place: I ordered hot chocolate and a friend of mine a coffee and something sweet. They brought the order. So far so good :) but then we weren't even finished with our drinks when the waitress tryed to sneak our cups away. Than the bill came. It read 5.50 leva,...

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  • Halbite

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    For our 1st dinner in Sofia, we opted for Halbite which came recommended in our Eyewitness Guide and In Your Pocket (slightly out of date). All of the outside tables were taken, the waiter apologetically said that he was really sorry but all he had were non smoking tables inside. We headed indoors and sat at a long wooden table

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  • Pizza TROL

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Sofia Restaurants

    A slightly more upmarket place for when I wanted to spoil myself. They do make good coffee! Coffee anywhere in Bulgaria is good. I had to learn to ask for "Espresso mlyako toplo (hot milk) to get a white coffee. Even though I couldn't say "with" :) they understood me. But here it was superb! Pleasant waitress, good service, they speak...

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  • Dream House

    Sofia Restaurants

    The place is a bit difficult to find. The entrance is not from the street. When you get to the address I quoted below, you will see something like a tunel go inside and you will see a door to your left hand side. Open it Than you will see the stairs. Go up one floor and you will see a door with a sign showing the working hours. That's it :) Once...

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  • Dublin

    Sofia Restaurants

    Although the prices are higher than the average it is still a good place to go since the food is tasty, the service is good and they have nice beer. You can also find that there is a rich choice of good wines. Another advantage if you are a sport fan are the big TV screens in the pub. Usually they are switched to a sport channel showing football...

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  • Cafe The Theatre

    Sofia Restaurants

    The cafe is open air one, that is why it is a nice place to sit when it is warm enough :) You can enjoy the view of the National theatre and the fountain of the City garden. In the garden you can see some people playing chess. They play for money. So, if you have some time to waste you might try your luck with them :) The cafe is open 24...

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  • Don Domat

    Sofia Restaurants

    Not a fansy and expensive place. More or less people who go there represent the middle class Sofia citizen. Food is good, the interior is not bad. But there is one drawback - the coverage of the mobile operators is almost zero. Ah, and it could get quite noisy in the big hall, so a prefer to sit in the smaller rooms. You are supposed to be...

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  • Baiaderka (belly dancer)

    Sofia Restaurants

    Although the name of the place is Baiaderka (belly dancer) there are no belly dancers around. The restaurant is completely off the beaten path but the view is fantastic. The food is good and the service is decent. If you want you can have a look at some of the pictures I have made at Pancharevo lake: Pancharevo lake Shopska salad

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  • Jepeto

    Sofia Restaurants

    It is a pizza place with a nice yard where you can sit in a hot summer night :) There is also an indoors part with quite a big aquarium. The foor is good but waitresses are a bit slow and absent minded. So, if you are in a rush better not go there. The prices are reasonable. You can have a salad and a pizza for about 8 leva (EUR 4). You can...

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  • Kempinski

    Sofia Restaurants

    Intermezzo Lobby Bar is open from 8 a.m. till midnight (the brochure says until 1 a.m.). I went to have a drink after a long day. The hotel has restaurants but I just wanted to have a cocktail. They have a good selection and they serve light snacks too. I liked my caipirinha, that I can tell you. The sofas are comfortable, nice, quiet and safe...

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  • DRUNKEN MONKS AND GREAT FOOD

    I was attracted to try this restaurant because my guidebook said that it was a ‘Mehana’ (traditional Bulgarian tavern). It further told me that the dishes were inspired from different Monasteries across Bulgaria. It’s name is Manastirska Magernitza, which translates as Monastery Refectory (dining room in a religious place). One of the dishes was...

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  • One of SOFIA City´s Local Restaurants

    One of the locally known Bulgarian national cuisines with good service and delicious dishes. A typical Bulgarian Restaurant. It serves hot dishes, fast dishes, and chicken, pork and fish plates. For vegan/vegetarian they serve with great diversity of Balkan Salads. For tourists with small budget it is very affordable. The "Ovtscharska Salad" is...

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  • Ljutenitsa

    This is a traditional bulgarian thing ,made out of red peppers ,tomatoes and spices and it's yummy !You just spread it on bread with put cheese , boiled egg or some salami on it. I often use it to cook spaghetti bolognese - great aswell!! My favorite is the one from Olineza. Don't miss the chance to try it - you can eat this only in Bulgaria.

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  • Excellent local wines

    "Pontos" is your best and value for money choice when in Svilengrad, Bulgaria. It is very convenient to have lunch at "Pontos" if you're driving on the international highway from Istanbul to Sofia, or the opposite direction. You can order from a very rich menu starters, salads, meals and local wines, even fish dishes. You can choose from a big list...

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  • The TGIFriday's of Bulgaria

    After our walking tour of Sofia, we were looking for a spot to have lunch outdoors and we selected Happy Bar & Grill since it appeared in all of our guides as a decent place to eat. It reminds me a bit of TGIFriday's or Chili's in the US, the food is good but it's a chain. The colored laminated menu has oodles of reasonably priced options, salads,...

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  • Try the typical bulgarian restaurants

    The bulgarian kitchen is inspired by the turkish and greek kitchen, but they also have McDonalds if u just want some fastfood.Try to go to the village Sveti Vlas located 5 km from Sunny beach in the opposite directions of Nessebar. Here i can recommend to visit restaurant Miami which serve great food, have a very fine service and the prices are a...

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  • Eating at the Seaside

    The whole of Bulgaria's eastern border is the Black Sea. The coastline stretches for about 380 km over the course of which there's a very diverse range of attractions:There are beach resorts such as Golden Sands and Sunny Beach (Zlatni Piasatsi and Slunchev Briag) with their modern hotels and international appeal.Historically important sites such...

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