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Sumbula Avde 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 444-483
08:00 - 23:00
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I live in neighbourhood of this restaurant and was there for many times. It's very popular among local ''intellectual elite'' for dining. It has wooden ''natural'' ambient, it's fancy but I find these wooden benches quite uncomfortable for sitting. Food I've eaten is mostly ''fast-food'' styled but for quite high prices. Service is sometimes good, sometimes really bad. They have... More 

Thank Alen A
Saudarkrokur, Iceland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is clearly a place to go to. First the decor is nice but interesting, many flowers and a strange sort of Bosnian cross with hippy style. The service is nice and friendly and the food is good. We started by sharing a cheese plate with four very different but good cheeses and breaded mushrooms. For main course we had... More 

Thank helgi2016
Madrid, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never use Excellent. In Avlija, the behavior of the waiters is very good, and the food is very good as well. The second thing, the food, in my opinion, is the most important data when is talked about a restaurant, In this one, there is a good variety of food between local and international, and good value for money.

Thank ebalacar
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

very nice athmosfere,the food is very tasty.Authentic view of place.Service is very good .Worth to visit and enjoy.

Thank sani97
Belgrade, Serbia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Had an amazing time in "Avlija" with my fiance. We ate chicken dishes and both of them were huge, delicious, and well decorated. The waiter was amazing, just like in original Bosnian "avlija". Highly recommend!

Thank Dino D
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for nice,warm and friendly place with great food and nice athmosfere, Avlija is place for you. Def. worth to visit!

Thank Mesud L
Burry Port, Wales, United Kingdom
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1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Looks like someone's front door from the outside, but when you walk in, it's a feast for the eyes! You're in a beautiful indoor garden. Food is really nice too and reasonably priced. The perfect place to surprise your lady/friend.

Thank jackrmee
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The food was great, the atmosphere is really lovely, nicely decorated place with lots of flowers and good service... You can choose between local and finger food, both equally good and tasty... I would definitely recommend it

Thank Mr U
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Lovely place with great style. Lovely staff, very kind. Very comfortable and the food very very tasty.

Thank Layla_Laa22
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Restaurant is little bit hidden, but very specific by its interior. It is actually an old house yard with tables and a lot of other old things around. Food is simple and great...

1 Thank Adnan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
European, Eastern European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sumbula Avde 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Location: Europe  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina  >  Sarajevo Canton  >  Sarajevo
  • Phone Number: +387 33 444-483

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