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Raketa Rakia Bar

bul. Yanko Sakazov 17, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 444 6111
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“honey ribs” (9 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
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Bar, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
bul. Yanko Sakazov 17, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, nice food, awesome variety of local rakia, reasonable prices, cool location:) Quick and friendly service

Thank Bobo C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this place! So delicious👌We are going at lunch time every Sunday. Make sure you will book a table before you go. My favorite dishes are: “kufte”, “schnitzel with home made potatoes”, aubergine pasta with grilled bread and all seasonal salads.

Thank Denitsa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool atmosphere. The food was ok... Way below my expectation really overpriced and nothing special really. Service was nice

Thank vladimir p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place presents some nice antiquities from communism era, however the cuisine is contemporary and practically good. Medena rakia needs to be tried at all times :)

Thank Nikolay M
RaketaRakiaBar, Guest Relations Manager at Raketa Rakia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers, Nikolay. Glad you enjoyed both the food and the rakia.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is by no means bad, but the food is very overrated. On the positive side, the idea regarding old communism memorabilia is nice and there is wide selection of local rakia. As per the food - the menu features many traditional Bulgarian dishes,...More

Thank Hideo T
RaketaRakiaBar, Guest Relations Manager at Raketa Rakia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback - we appreciate it and take note. Thanks for paying us a visit and wish you all the best.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in an apartment building just a little bit away from the city center (but still in walking distance) and well worth a visit. It offers contemporary Bulgarian cuisine on a competitive level in a nice and cozy atmosphere without cheap folklore...More

Thank hihosilver
RaketaRakiaBar, Guest Relations Manager at Raketa Rakia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write an extensive review - and very much so, a positive one. We highly appreciate it. Also, thank you for the remark regarding our smoking area - we have been thinking about how to accomodate this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fab restaurant, service was great , food was great and cocktails were great. We visited twice for dinner on our 10 day trip to Sofia. My Airbnb host recommended we try here and I will definitely go again when I come to Sofia later in...More

Thank SamT3121
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are nostalgic of Communism, this is the place for ya! Amazing atmosphere, it was like a time capsule. Delicious Bulgarian food. It was my first visit but definitely not my last. So excited for this place!

Thank Kristin B
RaketaRakiaBar, Guest Relations Manager at Raketa Rakia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Kristin. We're glad you had a good time and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good location. Right to large gren park. Local drinks and mezas. Visitors are good mix of young bulgarians and foreigner.

Thank Miro1965
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Really nice place with great food and drinks! Traditionel Bulgarian food and rakia. I recommend the honey rakia and meatballs.

Thank Tobias M
RaketaRakiaBar, Guest Relations Manager at Raketa Rakia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

One can rarely go wrong with a honey rakia. Thank you, Tobi.

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Response from PKirov | Reviewed this property |
There is a Facebook profile. Just type Raketa Rakia Bar in the search tab. Hope you will enjoy it.
9 August 2017|
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Response from andylandyl | Reviewed this property |
I would call them directly but check again a few weeks before arriving in Sofia to be sure their plans are still in place and your booking is still good.
19 May 2017|
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Response from Glynko | Reviewed this property |
opening times every day 11:00 till 24:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: bul. Yanko Sakazov 17, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 2 444 6111
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