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Cevabdzinica Zeljo

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Kundurdziluk (Bascarsija), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387-33-447-000
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 145
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

I've been there several times, in fact almost every time when i have to go to Sarajevo. You should try it, you wont regret it at all!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Locutus1978
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I've been there several times, in fact almost every time when i have to go to Sarajevo. You should try it, you wont regret it at all!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

In the heart of the city "Bascarsija". Perfect, clean and cheap. Meatball's unbeliavable. Yogurt also so good. Would love to visit again.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Even i tried before cevap, since im from Balkan, people who visited Sarajevo before me, always told me

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Podgorica, Montenegro
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you come in Sarajevo, after visiting main turist attractions, second thing to do is eating their specialties. Cevapi at Zeljo are ''must to''! I had to wait a few minutes to sit somewhere, because, it`s always full! It was worth it, definitely. It is very cheap, delicious, service is fast and very good. They dont`t serve it on porcelain... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you do not expect more than a good Bosnian fast food restaurant, this place is just perfect for your quick lunch or dinner. Zeljo is a middle-sized bistro in the Bascarsija (the old bazaar), so you can enjoy a good cup of tea or coffee in the nearby stores after your meal. I had pljeskavica (the burger version of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The food is amazing, it's like experiencing Bosnia's history in one bite. The waiter's are super polite and are very nice to have. The place is often full, as it was when we arrived. We were about to head out to find another place with more room, when we were led to the café next to it. It is one... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

First of all, that was second and the last time that I ate in Zeljo. Cevapi was not bad, but atmosphere and service was terrible. I came with a friend, and there was no room for seat, but they find a place in the corner, and we must to eat at the same desk with other people. And after that... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The best chevapi I have ever eaten! Very fast and very good service - 5,10,15 delicious meat :) Delicious cevapi with kajmak, onions and lepinja. It is always full of people but you can find a seat - it is fascinant :))

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I have eat the best meatballs ever I ate on that place. The porsions are very big and tasty. The meatballs were just made with by meats no any contains. If you don't like onions don't forget to tell them before the order it.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This place was recommended by a taxi driver. I liked Kastel Cevapcici better, which is only five minutes away

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kundurdziluk (Bascarsija), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Location: Europe  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina  >  Sarajevo Canton  >  Sarajevo
  • Phone Number: +387-33-447-000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 7

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?