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VIA Restaurant

6 Inocentiu Micu Klein St., Cluj-Napoca 400087 , Romania
+40(0)264 593220
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Ranked #3 of 170 Restaurants in Cluj-Napoca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were not made to feel welcome, service took an age but the meal was really very pleasant, especially when compared to the standard local fare. The pesto gnocchi & chicken was marvellous. If you require a well prepared and quality meal, are in no rush and do not need manners or atmosphere an excellent choice in Cluj Napoca.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Bad service(no napkins offered, waiter had no idea about some food), lack of certain food despite being on the menu(no mushrooms for a ravioli??), potatoes served raw, the chef named on the menu was not present (maybe just for special days as a marketing tool I think), the dishes we had were just average, nothing special. WAT-reset not possible!!!...nice location... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I've been here a few times. The first time the service was excellent but the food was not great. The Cesar salad was overly pretentious but the chicken was great. Out of 4 dishes we ordered the chicken was the only high point. I tried it again thinking they had a off night but out of the 5 dishes we... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This restaurant has a modern feel and offers more modern twists on Romanian and Hungarian classics. It's higher-end, but not with price! It was still only about 70 euros for two of us with apps, wine and entrees! The food was well-prepared, but nothing that you're going to talk about years from now. So go here for a nice solid... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The last time I'd visited this restaurant was at my wife's birthday when I organised her a surprise romantic dinner. The staff was ok, although I had a higher expectations from the waiters, eventually their overall activity was all right. The location is very nice, in the heart of the city, in the old town area, accessible only by foot,... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were highly satisfied of the food. My son loved the Chateaubriand. I loved everything ! Service was somewhat lazy or unpersonal. We came several times, they always try to dissuade you to make a reservation, It could be that servers discriminate against foreigners. Nice garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The garden is very nice, food is excellent, though a bit too expensive, service should be improved (after we served food, no one else came to order desert or further drinks).

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Cluj. In the old town, in the city center, old beautiful building. The atmosphere is great and the food and service the same. Good for tourism or for business.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Lovely restaurant in a lovely location, pleasant service, everything was well until we had desert, milk rice and somlo from the Hungarian Menu. The milk rice was uneatable and the other cake remained in the plate as well. As a bonus, sickness two hours later.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stay away from risotto with shrimps. The same with the classical Caesar salad, which is simply unateable. One may try the salmon tartar, which most of the times is quite good. The problem with this restaurant is that the quality of food is highly variable. I live in Cluj and visit the restaurant approx. once a month with friends. Also,... More

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