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Izbata Tavern

ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 989 5533
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (25 reviews)
“dolma” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were recommended to go here by a local, so we had high hopes and we were not disappointed!it is a traditional Bulgarian restaurant with traditional decor. We had an amazing waiter called Krasi (sorry if the spelling is wrong) who looked after us as...More

Thank angiegreenwood586
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

La comida muy buena, buen precio y Krasimir muy atento. Very good food, good price and very kind people. Thank you for your atention Krasimir.

Thank Sergiolaburu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always like to try local cuisine when I travel from one country to another. I had traditional Bulgarian food here. Everything was well prepared and delicious! The service was impeccable! I love it!

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tavernesque place served decent Bulgarian food, but the atmosphere was a little lacking. I suspect it gets livelier later in the evening, but early on it was mainly stacked with tourists - like me :-) The prices seemed slightly on the steep side. OK...More

Thank Bambloozled
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice Bulgarian place!Excellent friendly staff ! Food is excellent and you have to try their Cognac!

Thank Pierre F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Underground tavern not far from the center offers nice dishes and good wine. We had a stuffed peppers appetizer, great! Then the mains were a grilled trout, very good not great, and a chicken pot dish which was very flavorful. Nice taste of Bulgaria but...More

Thank Larkin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it's our second time here, the first time was a year ago and so good, we had to come back! the service is absolutely amazing, the food is magnificent and the atmosphere is perfect. it's a must visit when you come to Sofia.

Thank Moran B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious lunch here after we did the Sofia Tour and this place was recommended in the booklet which we received with the tour. Would never have found it otherwise and what a little gem of a place! Our server was lovely and friendly...More

Thank LAM791
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable prices, friendly and helpful staff,tasty food ,cozy and traditional decoration. Highly recommended.

Thank Christos K
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Recommended by our tour guide, we came here for a late lunch after a walking tour of the city. Located close to the city centre, it is very traditionally Bulgarian inside and offers an authentic dining experience. We shared dolmades and a roasted vegetable dish...More

Thank Amber665
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
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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