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Trubarjeva cesta 52, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
01 232 09 90
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Charming and tasty!

On a side street up from the river we discovered Kavalino. It was quiet, charming and we had a very nice Italian dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Denver. CO
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Denver. CO
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

On a side street up from the river we discovered Kavalino. It was quiet, charming and we had a very nice Italian dinner.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

the setting and location is quite nice, and the atmosphere is fine, but the food was really poor - it was italian food without any love or understanding of italian food. bland, stodgy and unappetising. when i told them this at the end of the meal after i'd paid, i met with blank stares and a shrug of the shoulders.... More 

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248 reviews 248 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Very close to the river in a bit dark area at night you find this old Slovenian restaurant serving food from Ljubljanas protestant past. We had very nice servings - including combinations you would not have thought of! Beer and cheese soup... The cellar is with very nice interior and rustic - and they serve excellent Slovenian wine - so... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Last Saturday I was in this pizzeria Kavalino (Trubarjeva 52, 1000 Ljubljana) and ordered 2 pizzas for take away. At home I found on the top of the Pisa pizza (sea food) a cucaracha. Being pregnant and with a small child I did not want to come back and make a complaint. I immediately throw this pizza to dust bin,... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We decided to select other than the traditional slovenian fare and were not disappointed. The quality of the food was excellent.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stopped here for lunch upon recommendation. It was an extremely hot day and we sat outside on one of the terraces under a parasol. As well as lager we each tried the homemade lemonade. It wasn't fizzy and not particularly sweet but it was so delicious and refreshing and I'm looking forward to attempting to make my own as... More 

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Marathon, Greece
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112 reviews 112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The building where KAvalino is housed is old. No question about that. I am afraid though, that the owners of the restaurant did not invest in cooking as much as they did in the building. I visited the restaurant for dinner with business colleagues. The service was good, but the food was disappointing. I had the beef carpaccio which was... More 

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Izola, Slovenia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Excellent food, pretty fast service and the waiters are very friendly; normal price and very good pastas and pizzas. At time of lunch can be everything full.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I have eaten in Kavalino several times. The place is lovely, very suitable for a romantic dinner or just lunch with friends. But lately, the quality of their pizzas has decreased. Dough was soggy and to salty, topping was not very tasty.

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Oslo, Norway
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We had some good pasta with seafood here, and some decent Slovenian wine with it. The waiter was very friendly, and it's a very pretty place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Trubarjeva cesta 52, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana
  • Phone Number: 01 232 09 90

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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