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Pastravaria Alex

Baia Mare - Sighet Road, Baia Mare, Romania
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Ranked #2 of 7 restaurants in Baia Mare
Cuisines: Romanian
Description: The restaurant is on the National Road No. 18, in Maramures County, Romania
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Description: The restaurant is on the National Road No. 18, in Maramures County, Romania
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Baia Mare
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

we were there with a group of friends and had fish! the place is quite nice and they have fish you can catch yourself but the way they prepare it is not good. we did not like it. it was served cold and prices are expensive

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Timisoara, Romania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

After visiting the old Maramures is one of the best places to eat a fish. Enviroment and nature is one of the best places. Prices are ok and food is great.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The place is situated in a nice location with a good view over the waters with trout. Although having a limited menu, the trout is one of the best I ever had. The personnel is very polite. Not recommended visiting in cold weather when the only option is the inside with very limited places. Recommend ordering the full plate trout,... More

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Montefrio, Spain
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Stopped here for a lunch break on our way up to the Ukraine. Lovely spot to stop and enjoy the scenery. The fish ponds were partly frozen and very beautiful. The food was fine most enjoyable. A touch more expensive than what you may expect in Romania, I guess it's aimed at the tourist. We'd stop at Pastravaria again if... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Grilled trout with a fairly coarse polenta is the standard fare here, and what you should be having as well. Enjoy the scenery, let the kids roam around and climb the mountainside. Four stars for a different, pleasant experience and the grilled trout. Limited menu prohibits anything higher.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We were on our way back home and wanted to have some fresh trout and enjoy the scenery. Great ambiance, quick service, a bit too expensive for romanian standards, but overall lovely lunch. Grilled trout is very tasty! Trully recomend the visit. Excellent Sunday lunch experience.

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Vienna
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Fish was overlooked, and not very tasty. They also tried to overcharge by giving the bill only with the total sum. When asked for a detailed bill, they hesitated but eventually apologized. Place is probably much nicer in summer.

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Oakville, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We were looking for a place to eat and found Pastravaria Alex. The food, the restaurant atmosphere and service are excellent. If you are looking for a traditional Romanian restaurant in Maramures this is the place to eat.

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Bucharest, Romania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

The fish soup and the trout was excellent. The trout was very fresh. Very quick service. The restaurant is very well organized, there are several "kitchens", one in the main building and one or two in the outside terrace area. This is probably why the food comes so fast. The prices were fair. They also have some farm animals and... More

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Baia Mare, Romania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Nice place, great landscape, good food and natural but a little expensive. You must see. Especialy who like to eat fresh fish.

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