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Vatra

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Continental, Romanian
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Brezoianu street 19, Bucharest 031021, Romania
+40 21 315 8375
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Best traditional romanian food in Bucharest.

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  • 126
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    Very good
  • 32
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  • 13
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good choice for a tradional Romanian restaurant in the center of Bucharest

Looking for a Romanian traditional restaurant in the city center, we decided to go for Vatra. It seems that the choice was good. We ordered meatball soup (each) and a traditional plate (for 3). The soup was a little bit too salty, but I suppose if you have plenty of drinks, should be fine. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Florin M
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Bucharest, Romania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Has a lovely night here. The sausages to start followed by the cabbage rolls were delicious. The best thing was certainly the Papanasi doughnuts which were fantastic. Staff were very friendly especially once we tried out our two words of Romanian. Really liked this place and they gave us a great night.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

very good traditional Romanian food. nice terrace. traditional dances on the terrace in the summer. the type of food we'd cook at home, only here it's even better.

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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113 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Starters were mixed and the cods roe was not bad. Had the fillet steak for main on recommendation but we all ordered different cooking - rare, med rare and med and yet they were all delivered the same. It was tough and dry. Probably should have gone for the chicken. Service was slow. Atmosphere was quite good as we sat... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

One of the places I can definitely recommend for a foodie, who is interested in traditional Romanian food, together with some folk dances and traditional decorations. Good selection of food, wine and spirits. I can definitely recommend.

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Bucharest, Romania
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8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Looking for a Romanian traditional restaurant in the city center, we decided to go for Vatra. It seems that the choice was good. We ordered meatball soup (each) and a traditional plate (for 3). The soup was a little bit too salty, but I suppose if you have plenty of drinks, should be fine. The big plate (platou) was big,... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Tranquil environment with dancers in a pleasant atmosphere. The food was great, friendly service and real value for money.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Traditional Romanian-style food, nothing outstanding but very tasty.The service was excellent, prompt and courteous. During the meal the were traditional dances . Prices are reasonable and affordable. Anyone looking for romanian food experience at normal prices and good atmospher, this is the place. In .addition, the restaurant is located in the city center, just minutes from the hotel we were... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Visited with work colleagues. Very good value for money for the food and wine we had. For 2 big courses and lots of wine it cost us about £20 each! My fish was excellent but everything was good. Had a big plate of charcuterie to share between 5 of us and 3 portions was more than enough as a starter.... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Don t miss the chance to visit this place .You will be plesant surprised by the tasty food ,the kindness of the waiters and the warmth of the place itself . Thank you everybody for a beautiful evening !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Ok+ local food, but very bad service. The waitor didnt know how to be polite. He might have had a bad day? Cant complain about the food though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Brezoianu street 19, Bucharest 031021, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
  • Phone Number: +40 21 315 8375

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 30
  • Cuisine: Continental, Romanian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Best traditional romanian food in Bucharest.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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