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Izbata Tavern

ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 989 5533
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (20 reviews)
“dolma” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a dinner with friends in this restaurant. It's nice and comfortable. Dishes and wine were very good and the bill was cheap. We chose to give 10% for the service because the staff was very nice despite having lots of people.

Thank Nanipata
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bad service. The waiters behaved inappropriately and we had to leave without dinner. We were unhappy and will not return to this cafe any more.

Thank Andrii S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After we found a free place without reservation sign and got menu we was denied to sit here. Bad relation to visitors.

Thank J0hnnySm1th
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interior of the restaurant just as in the pictures. Nice atmosphere and felt quite private. The service was efficient- to the point but polite and very quick. As a non- meat eater the main course choices were very limited but there are lots of vegetarian...More

Thank Katy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place itself is really nice, a proper tavern. The food is good, a bit heavy if you try the typical Bulgarian because of the spices they put a lot in every dish. Beer was really good though. Service could have been more friendly: because...More

Thank cicia710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lamb tongues and kavarma. Both were excellent. The restaurant is in a basement, and has a very nice decor. I would fire their bartender because he is obviously not building a career there, but who cares when the food is good.

Thank Pasha G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant on my first evening in Sofia and I was not disappointed! For starter I had red peppers stuffed with feta and covered in breadcrumbs and for main I had granny's chicken, which was delicious! My first experience of Bulgarian food was...More

Thank Natalie Joy V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is average at best not that great at all. There are a lot of places with much better Bulgarian food out there. This is for the tourists.

Thank BenCoats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food really typical food from Bulgarian with nice designer of restaurant and professional staff. My wife and me we ate two different kind of plate both of them were amazing also thank you so much to suggest me one bottle of wine was amazing...More

Thank Fredric007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit this tavern and we were not disappointed. My wife had stuffed aubergine and I had potato soup for starters. For main we had trout stuffed with almonds and dolmas ( cabbage leaves stuffed with meat and spices). All were delicious...More

Thank FansofGreece
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia>  > Oborishte
  • Neighbourhood: Oborishte
  • Phone Number: +359 2 989 5533
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