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ul.Kosta Abrashev bb, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Thoroughly enjoyed!

Not sure why the bad reviews as I really enjoyed dining here. The waiter couldn't do enough,very friendly but not too much. I had the fish soup which I have to say was the best I had here, with Nice, big chunks of fish. Make sure to add the garlic sauce ( absolutely divine!)though as otherwise I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
SofyJane M
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Woodridge, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Service was awful and food was worse. You would think we would have known better and avoided the empty restaurant...there are so many places in town that are better. Avoid Riben.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Not sure why the bad reviews as I really enjoyed dining here. The waiter couldn't do enough,very friendly but not too much. I had the fish soup which I have to say was the best I had here, with Nice, big chunks of fish. Make sure to add the garlic sauce ( absolutely divine!)though as otherwise I found it a... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Really surprised by the poor reviews. We ate here twice and the food was delicious both times along with friendly service and a great location. The menu is picture driven which to me is pretty useful. The place looks out over the lake. In response to the guy who ordered a 1kg trout... Ohrid trout can be caught from the... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I ate here twice during my stay. The first time I just had some ice cream, but having seen the menu and because the staff were very friendly, I went back the next day for a meal. I had the fish soup, which was very tasty. The staff were very helpful and chatty without being intrusive. Service was quick and... More 

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Bologna
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70 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

this restaurant is the classic touristic restaurant in the main square but I was very hungry and did not want to look any further . The menu has pictures like all the touristic places. I have to say that the food was not bad at all. I took grilled squids and they were delicious. And it was cheap as well

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Varazdin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Admittedly, I ordered the trout without checking the price and was shocked to find it was € 40 /kg. The trout was overcooked and v dry. Served with tinned veg! I later learned I had ordered Ochrid trout, an almost extinct fish which is described as a 'fossil' of the Lake. Conservationists want to impose a ban on catching it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We chose to eat at this restaurant as it seemed busy and is located very close to the water at the port. Service was slow, we had to ask twice for menus. We ordered orange juice, and that came out at room temperature with no ice provided. The food took 30 minutes to arrive (which by the strandards there is... More 

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36 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This restaurant was a huge disappointment. It's in a great location and we expected so much more but the service was non-existent and the quality of the food was below acceptable. It's also very expensive. With so many good choices in Ohrid, I would skip this restaurant.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

After leaving the hotel I had a couple of hours to kill during lunch time and my friend and I got the fish soup, seafood salad and skopsko. The fish soup was one of the best I have tried in a long time, we really enjoyed it and the seafood salad was very tasty as well. The only glitch was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were there in 2007 and loved it but we thought the food was not as good this time around but still enjoyable

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Address: ul.Kosta Abrashev bb, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Southwestern Region  >  Ohrid
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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  • Address: ul.Kosta Abrashev bb, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Southwestern Region  >  Ohrid

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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