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BElehradska 3, Karlovy Vary 36001, Czech Republic
+420728520822
Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious

We popped into this restaurant as it was suggested on trip advisor to be a good place... The food was very tasty, great prices..the staff had no English but it was still very easy to communicate with them. We had our 11 week old little girl with us and even though they had bookings they still... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Aaron K
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We popped into this restaurant as it was suggested on trip advisor to be a good place... The food was very tasty, great prices..the staff had no English but it was still very easy to communicate with them. We had our 11 week old little girl with us and even though they had bookings they still managed to fit us... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We went to Panoptikum on 23.12. and asked to be seated. Unfortunately every table was already reserved, but the waitress called us back shortly before we could leave and placed us in small separated room, which was non-smoking on the plus side. We had the half duck with Knoedel and a pasta dish (vegetarian dish with only Gorgonzola and Pasta),... More 

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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is an ultimate choise if you are very hungry and want to eat Czech classics. Good meal, huge portions, historically low prices and polite service will take you to the times when Czech gastronomy was about above mentioned. Of course I am talking about times when cigarettes were usual in restaurants, so get prepared... :D Please, don´t experiment the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went to Panoptikum based on tripadvisor, in search for some less touristic venues, along with fair prices. The food was very good - the dishes were well seasoned, and the variety was very broad, it took us 15 min to choose the right meal! The beer is excellent, and although the waitress did not speak any language but Czech,... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited as a family of 2 adults and 2 kids on Saturday evening. We were seated in non-smoking part of restaurant. Almost all tables were taken or reserved, so we got ours purely by chance. It was clean inside, and the walls were nicely decorated with historical photographs from Karlovy Vary, but cigarette smoke was in the air from... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Picked this restaurant after reading couple of reviews. I was looking for a cheaper place to have lunch with my family in otherwise, quite expensive town. For really more then a reasonable price, we got very big portions (especially for Czech standards). Food was excellent, and i can say it was best lunch i had during my 2 month stay... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

Huge portions/low prices. You should also try pint of Svijany Beer because its much better than Pilsner Urquel.

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Wadsworth, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Like - food was excellent and portions huge at very good cost Dislike - service not so nice, just very blah and smoking should not be allowed at least during lunch time

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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

The female owner wasn't very friendly and with not very good English. We ordered two dishes and a beer. The traditional Czech dish was better than the other fried fish. When we got our check, we found the total price didn't match the food's price we ordered. The female owner used pen to write the price of single items and... More 

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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Very good food (and portions) for good prices and very interesting interior with historical photos of Karlovy Vary - probably the biggest public exhibition.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: BElehradska 3, Karlovy Vary 36001, Czech Republic
  • Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Karlovy Vary Region  >  Karlovy Vary
  • Phone Number: +420728520822

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 13
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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