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Gostilna Pri Zabarju

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Dessert, Slovenian
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Viska cesta 50, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
One of best classic gostilna in Slovenia

Always good food, nice garden, pleasant owner. You could have some problem with parking. Waiters are very professional. Worth of visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Diana N
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Always good food, nice garden, pleasant owner. You could have some problem with parking. Waiters are very professional. Worth of visit.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We tried the beafsteaks as they should be one of the best in Ljubljana. We get only the meat, no spices (the meat should lay in the souce for at least a day to get some taste), with a little gravy on top. And the worst was waiter ignoring us, not offering water or deserts at all. And when we... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It's one of those places you simply have to visit now and then. It is a cozy traditional place with old comfortable furniture decorated with frogs (flower pots and sculptures, umbrella stands and even litter bin in front of the hose are all in form of frogs). The name itself can be translated "Frog-catcher's" and yes as most of the... More 

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Noordeloos, The Netherlands
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391 reviews 391 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Gostilna Pri Zabarju is some 3km outside Ljubljana's centre, but definitely worth the trip (or taxi ride), as it is authentic and nontouristic. It has some parking accomodation for which you do not have to pre-register, which is a rare thing for Ljubljana restaurants. The restaurant's banner feature the frog, and frog legs is an appetizer on the menu. The... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

In Slovenian Gostilna, in the "old" times, meant "public house", "inn", "tavern" or all of the above and usually provided sleeping quarters and food. This establishment is the true representation of theSlovenian Gostilna. The restaurant decor with wood beams, solid furniture and local ethnic feel serves true Slovenian food as well as some other international dishes. The salads area absolutely... More 

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Michigan
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145 reviews 145 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This restaurant opens only from Monday to Friday. It was very good in our recent visit. Not the cheapest place in town. The main dish did not come with anything - you have to order veggie or potatoes or soup or salad. The restaurant has a theme of frog - you can see frogs everywhere - trash can frog, stuff... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

i was staying at the adjacent hotel/penzion which also owns this restaurant. In addition to indoor seating, they have a nice outdoors area. The menu was fairly extensive and i was contemplating trying to select amongst a few dishes for the main course. I asked the waiter his opinion and he gave me a great reply. He said " I... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

the place is wonderfull and kind.they made home-made ice cream. is the best! you should try it ! my favorite so far is raspberry.

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Excelent typical slovenian restaurant with good food and nice ambient specialy in spring or summer on garden.Staff is gently and always been satisfied with service. If you are seekeng for good "gostilna" and relaxing place this is right place. See you soon. Bye

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Pri Zabarju patisseries is adjunct to the infamous PRI ZABARJU RESTAURANT and it is basically located in the same place, only straight across the pathway. First time I wanted to check this place out was some time ago, it was about 2-3pm on a Sunday and the entire place (restaurant, patisseries and the bar) looked rather quiet, empty and even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viska cesta 50, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Location: Europe  >  Slovenia  >  Upper Carniola Region  >  Ljubljana

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 44
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Slovenian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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