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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 164
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    Very good
  • 25
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  • 6
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Local unavoidable experience

Everybody will ask you after leaving Sarajevo and coming home if you tried famous cevapcici. This is the place to taste this local and unbelievable food. Price vs what you get is BEST BUY definitely!!! Zeljo is one of the best in Sarajevo. Dont trust, see for yourself!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Elvedina V
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Everybody will ask you after leaving Sarajevo and coming home if you tried famous cevapcici. This is the place to taste this local and unbelievable food. Price vs what you get is BEST BUY definitely!!! Zeljo is one of the best in Sarajevo. Dont trust, see for yourself!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

One of the best food I've had while in Bosnia! Meat lovers haven! Meals are served with vegetables and bread. Highly recommended if you're in Bosnia!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a place to get an authentic Bosnian "fast food" staple. Simple and traditional, cevap is something that has to be on your menu.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you want to taste the real authentic cevap in sarajevo, this is the place to go. very simple and traditional. best in town and you see it is full of locals. the cevap is so tasty and delicious. was the best food I had in sarajevo. it is a must if you in sarajevo.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Fairly down to earth, more of a cafe than a restaurant, service polite if a bit brusque, but very good local bread full of large helping of kebabs and chopped onion. Very good value for money. Shame there's no alcohol but no matter, decent plain food at a good price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's not me who says that but all the locals we asked. The restaurant is right in the heart of the old city. There are two...branches, distant not more than 200 meters the one from the other, on the same street, that is, ZELJO y ZELJO 2. No matter in which one you sit you get exactly the same dishes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The tastiest cevapi you will ever have! 10/10 Service was pleasant. If you come to Sarajevo you must not go without having Zeljo's cevapi!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We gave it a try and had a very traditional cevabcici, which was served in a local bread with a load of chopped onions on the side. It tasted nice. No Alcohol served, but ayran helped to wash it down. Service at minimum, tips are expected although not much deserved.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Small place with domestic spirit. Ćevapi are the best! Teste delicious! With kajmak naturaly! Recomend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We were told about its awesome reputation by hostel keepers and local guides. About being the best for cevapi in Sarajevo. So we tried it and having eaten cevapi in a few places, I'll say that this ranks among the best. Service is fast and the staff understands several languages too. Many locals cone here also. Sharing your table with... More 

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Additional Information about Cevabdzinica Zeljo

Address: Kundurdziluk (Bascarsija), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone Number: +387-33-447-000
Location: Europe  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina  >  Sarajevo Canton  >  Sarajevo
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
Average Prices: USD $4 to $7

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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 to $7

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?