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“The best in town” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dayana Restaurant 1

Dayana Restaurant 1
St. Dondukov 2, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
+35932623027
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Ranked #19 of 121 Restaurants in Plovdiv
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“The best in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We had a great meal there and I was happy my friend are satisfied. The wine recommendation was exceptionally professional!

Visited June 2014
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Kouvola, Finland
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great Bulgarian dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Bulgarian bread and the salad were excellent as well as the main course if meat. The athmosphere was very local, which also means that the food is good.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Columbia, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Savory Salads”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Bulgaria will school even the most traveled diner in the art and variety of "salads." They come in an array of offerings, with or without meat, few, if any without dairy. The yogurt here is every bit as good as that amazing treasure you'll find in Greece, and I daresay that the feta (what they call white cheese) is even better. The traditional "Bulgarian Salad" is very like a traditional Greek Xoriatiki salata (country style salad), but here they generally top it with grated (kaseri?) "yellow cheese and bits of smoked meat. In any case, Dayana offers the best of these amazing salads, and some lovely meat dishes as well.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Best dining experience in Plovdiv”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

After trying several of the "top" restaurants in Plovdiv as advised by trip advisor and been disappointed by the quality of food and value for money, we eventually found a decent authentic traditional Bulgarian restaurant on our last night out.

Food is great with a huge variety to choose from the menu, the staff were helpful and diligent.

The restaurant itself seemed quaint and genuine it it's rustic decore and style. The severs even wore traditional Bulgarian dress, but don't be put off it's not a tourist trap.

The customers when we visited where all Bulgarians so we felt like we were in the right place.

Inexpensive and they even except Euros for those like us that just happen to have run out of Bulgarian Lira.

Well worth eating there, we will only eat out there on our next trip.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good traditional bulgarian meals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This restaurant has an incredible choice of meat and barbecue meals. The prices are on a good level. Interestingly, the meals are served without side dish.
Antipasti are found in the category "salads".
Sit outside in the garden on the traditional furniture,if the weather is good enough.
The staffwears traditional costumes and is very friendly.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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