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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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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
i liked it and if you are a tourist in Cluj try to visit them

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
McWap
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London
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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London
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 reviews 7 reviews
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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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

for me this was the best restaurant i've tried in Cluj for my two weeks there! The staff was really REALLY friendly and smile, the menu contain traditional meats. This was really hard to find in Cluj, most of the places offer you only pizza and pasta! Its interior , its music and its menu are offering you the real... More 

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New Mexico
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14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Best Transylvanian food we had, and we traveled all over. Best homemade Țuică (Transylvanian plum spirit often offered to start the meal) as well. The waiter could not have been nicer, and every dish was delicious. Highlights were the Cabbage a la Cluj, the duck and, of course, the goulash. Every appetizer and condiment was superb as well. Even the... More 

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Mogyorod, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Cluj. Perfect meals and very friendly service are in authentic romanian restaurant.

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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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