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58, Pirin Street, Bansko, Bulgaria
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Description: This is a newly opened traditional Bulgarian Tavern on Bansko's main...
This is a newly opened traditional Bulgarian Tavern on Bansko's main street. Unlike most restaurants in the area, this one offers an English-language menu and plenty of choice for Vegetarians.
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  • 18
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
very good food with large portions

Very good selection of food items with quite hearty portions. Please do check your change as the owner has a habit giving less back usually ruining what would be a very pleasant evening

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Malta
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34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Malta
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very good selection of food items with quite hearty portions. Please do check your change as the owner has a habit giving less back usually ruining what would be a very pleasant evening

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Haifa, Heifa, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Very well decorated typical rustic mahena with open fire and warm atmosphere. Full "Bulgarian" menu with many "International" options too. We enjoyed the local cuisine, especially the "skembe chorba" - the Bulgarian tripe soup !

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We have been at Bansko for a week and ate here almost every day, friendly stuff, great fresh and very tasty food, soups, salads, meat. Just great place.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It is a nice place with traditional decoration, but unfortunately they have serious problems in service. We went there at Christmas day. The service wasn't quick. The quantity was smaller than before 2 years. The quality was terrible. There were raw pieces of meat and overbaked (almost burnt) vegetables in the same plate.

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Skopje, Karpos, Macedonia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I got a great deal for a full dish of fries and chicken with salad and a glass of bear for 5 lev. Great cosy place with friendly, polite staff. Definitely recommended.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Excellent meals and prices about the average for Bansko taverns. I recommend trying the local specialties - kapama, chomlek and katino meze, which are very delicious and cooked by a local chef. A good choice of beer and wines. The only shortcoming is the toilet - there is no hot water and soap. But visit the tavern and you won't... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Romantic traditional atmosphere, friendly staff and fast service, but what matters most here are the local specialties. Unlike other taverns in Bansko, here they're made at the moment (not with reservation) and I highly recommend chomlek and katino meze.

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manchester
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We had the last meal of our holiday at this restaurant and it was easily the best. Great menu, we chose the chicken curry and it was really nice and well cooked not at all like the one's in the UK. Friendly and pleasant service especially our waiter George who seemed keen to please and practice his English.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We received a very warm welcome from friendly staff. The waitress spoke English and gave us a table right next to an open log fire. There was a good choice of food. We would highly recommend the lamb on a spit, These guys know how to serve their meat! Portions were more than ample.

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

The food at this place is great - the chopska salata was delicious and kapama was very tasty. Good sized portions and good value - under 60 leva for two with alcohol. The service was pretty slow though and they put us on a bad table next to the door, but this was probably our fault for not booking as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58, Pirin Street, Bansko, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Blagoevgrad Province  >  Bansko

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eastern European

Description

This is a newly opened traditional Bulgarian Tavern on Bansko's main street. Unlike most restaurants in the area, this one offers an English-language menu and plenty of choice for Vegetarians.

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