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gala zar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Eastern European, Barbecue, European, Central European
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loska ulica, Maribor, Slovenia
10-2000-02-252-36-00
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Graz, Austria
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The place looks nice but not food and service. Cevapcici and pljeskavica where tasteless. And waiter bihaveior not very kind, more passive agressiv. Wie will not visit it again.

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Thank Sanja A
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant while we was walking long the river. The place is nice and the menu is also in English and German. It's easy to order something. The food is good, we tried meat and was excellent. Good experience.

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Thank Mirko R
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

For years we are guest of Gala zar. No deviations from the superior quality of the food. The scale is set a very high, and every time we had the same, high quality. The main ''problem'' is how to eat as much as possible different food. Tip - to try as much as possible different food - order small portions,... More 

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Thank davorin n
Budapest
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I wanted to have a real Slovenian food, and at the embankment of Drava we found this restaurant. Excellent food, nice service, good prices. The service was fast, the waiter was nice.

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Thank Viktoria L
Zurich
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260 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The food was certainly interesting. Enjoyed some dishes, not others. I liked the salads and bread. Home made Serbian food. Menu very meaty. Nice location by the river. Good wine.

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Thank EKSAYERS
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

If you are looking for Balkan food (cevapcici, sadzukice, sopska solata, etc) this is the place to be. They also serve the greatest onion (yes, onion). They are serving great food for years, so you won't fail if you go and eat here...

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Thank astras30
Twin Peaks, California
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117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

The Gala Zar is a very good choice if you are carving for some hefty meat dishes. The restaurant itself is furnished very simple, yet the "Tito-room" is worth a look decorated with a lot of memorabilia of the former Yugoslavian leader. The food is as the name predicts (Zar = Grill/BBQ) a lot sort of meat dishes from the... More 

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Thank picknicker1971
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This was great suprise for us we were taken here by our friend who wanted introduce us to home made Serbian food and this was place did not disappoint. Great meat made right on grill right by the tables so you can smell all ingredients and the presentation was just fantastic.

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Thank Branusik
Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Delicious, amazing food, balkan-style design. Only problem they dont speak english and havent got english menu.

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Thank Rogerious
Maribor, Slovenia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Čevapčiči, uštipci pleskavica, prebranac, šopska solata, to name just few of my favorite foods in lazy atmosphere and on the end some šljivovica. What a life!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Eastern European, Barbecue, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: loska ulica, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Styria Region  >  Maribor
  • Phone Number: 10-2000-02-252-36-00
Description
grilled meats, large menu, multilingual, on Drava River, large portions of excellent quality, very reasonable prices, friendly helpful service, Old Town center area

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