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Casa Ardeleana

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Complex Sora Shopping Ceneter | B-dul 21 Dcembrie 1989, 5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Ristorante tradizionale romeno. Cucina Romena.

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  • 23
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really Good Romanian meal

Its a really nice restaurant, and food is extraordinary. You can eat Romanian traditional food, as much as you like. The price are really good, Nice price for such a good meal. You must try this place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
ileaandrei
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Its a really nice restaurant, and food is extraordinary. You can eat Romanian traditional food, as much as you like. The price are really good, Nice price for such a good meal. You must try this place.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The place reminds of a wine cellar. The music sounds traditional and with a lot of light the atmosphere is very friendly. The personnell is very attentive, with a smile on the face they give a lot of good advice. We tried the landlord platter and the typical romanian eggplant breadspread with homemade bread as appetizer which was almost a... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

During our stay in Cluj we visited Casa Ardeleana twice and I need to say, that this were really pleasant visits. Staff is really nice and helpful (although one lady didn't speak English) and the food is great. If you would like to try truly Transylvanian food - this is the place! The only thing I didn't like is that... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

if you wish to have national food and nice atmosphere go there. I was there twice and I liked it . different Romanian dishes ,drinks ,live music. The only thing I did not like that it is based in the shopping centre but it is OK as you go downstairs and forget where you are . I would recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Went the for dinner with another couple. Decor is fantastic, the waitress told us was hand picked by the owners form the villages surrounding Cluj Napoca. We requested a non smoking table and since the restaurant doesn't offer a different section the waitress directed us to a table right by the vent. Good choice, although there were smokers in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

If you don't know it's there you would never find it, because it's hidden away in a basement. The food is really good and they have a lot of traditional dishes. The staff is friendly. The interior is also very traditional, great place to eat if you're in Cluj-Napoca!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Was a nice place with good ,traditional food ,years ago....not anymore. Hope they'll change the owner or the cooker

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Bucharest, Romania
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

... but not anymore! The soups were almost cold and extra salted. We asked for one thing and received another. The bill wasn't real. We paid by card and the waiter gave us the difference in cash, from his pocket. It was the last time we went, that is for sure.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

With high ranking in Tripadvisor we went here for lunch. Located in basement of a shopping center. "Typical" decoration. Waitress very friendly. Enough interesting choices. We went for salads and beef. Both salads were very good. The beef however was without any taste despite the bath of sauce. Adding a lot of salt and pepper trying to get a bit... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place is a must visit when in Cluj. This is where you can find real traditional Romanian food ( specific to the Transylvania area). Very friendly and helpful staff ready to give you the best advice on what to order if you are not decided. The traditional atmosphere is sustained by the decorations and the music played in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Complex Sora Shopping Ceneter | B-dul 21 Dcembrie 1989, 5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Northwest Romania  >  Cluj County  >  Cluj-Napoca

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Romanian

Description

Ristorante tradizionale romeno. Cucina Romena.

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