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#202 of 4,747 Restaurants in Prague
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PRICE RANGE
$16 - $36
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
0.3 miles from Zidovske Muzeum v Praze
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good, informal Italian style restaurant with a lot of classics but also a nice fish & meat selection and an excellent choice of wines. If you like octopus I had one of the best ever - very tender - in a landlocked country, rivaling...with some Mediterranean countries. The service was attentive but not overbearing and gave me some good advice. The best thing is that the quality hasn’t changed since I last came here almost 3 years ago!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Kamila M, Other at La Bottega Bistroteka, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Irkbylihp, We are delighted to hear that you came back to visit us again and that your expectations were fully satisfied. Thank you also for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you relish the octopus with tasty wine. Your satisfaction makes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ours was Last minute reservation recommended by our local guide, Lenka Diaz. Warmly Greeted by most welcoming staff. Chef came to table to recommend personally the fresh, salted whole sea bass with potatoes and salad as our plat. Entrée of fresh oysters preceded. Sea bass...expertly deboned at table-side. Presentation was of the first order. Dessert of tiramisu and fresh fruit tart on custard. The meal was a transformative experience amongst meals recently enjoyed in London, Paris, and the Loire. A must visit for those finding the emotive in great cuisine prepared and served by those invested in their craft.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Kamila M, Other at La Bottega Bistroteka, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Eager, We do appreciate a lot your kind words. We are delighted to hear that your visit to our restaurant was unique and that you had a fantastic gastronomy experience. You made an excellent choice to have sea bass, and we are happy you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Concierge recommended this restaurant- for our guest night in Prague - it was so incredible we ONLY want to eat at restaurants by this restaurant group!! The food was delicious!! We shared a bowl of minestrone, I had a half order of the pork tortellini...(I *LOVED* that, was my favorite dish!), he had the lamb ravioli, we shared a small ribeye (which was cooked PERFECTLY!), with a salad, side of roasted vegetables, side of potatoes. For dessert they surprised my husband - for his birthday- with a mango cake / custard pastry and out a candle in it. Everything we ordered was delicious and the service was equally as good. HIGHLY recommend this restaurant!!! We had three female waitresses, all were super pleasant and helpful!!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Kamila M, Other at La Bottega Bistroteka, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, We are excited to hear that you had a fantastic night at our restaurant. It's great that you loved your courses, especially the pork tortellini and ribeye. Your words are our fuel to share our happiness and passion for Italy. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

.The restaurant was fairly empty during a weekday and after verifying our reservation, we were seated by our waiter. The waiter was pleasant and patient giving us time to look over the menu. We did think the food was above average albeit an expensive a...la carte dinner. I thought, for being in Prague, the house wine was extremely pricey and very stingy in serving size (quarter of a glass). We had all traveled for the previous 2 weeks and ended our trip at this restaurant. My husband gave a thumbs up for our well prepared food to the chefs behind the open counter and received a cool stare. All the chefs behind the counter just gave us nasty looks as we were leaving. Our table spent close to 200 usd and since the restaurant was really slow, one would think one of the chefs would speak to us or at the least smile and wave as we were leaving.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Kamila M, Other at La Bottega Bistroteka, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rebecca, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your food, and thank you for your visit. Regarding, we would like to apologize for not satisfying service. We are open to every kind of feedback so that we can improve. Definitely, we will work on...More

Reviewed April 13, 2022 via mobile

Great meat, and the vegetables were fabulous. Very good wine. The service was very good, and the staff was always there when we needed something:) Great experience!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Kamila M, Other at La Bottega Bistroteka, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2022

Dear Kristinl, it is very pleasant to read these words. Thank you very much for the visit and also for the review, we are happy that you enjoyed the food, specially the meat and vegetables. Also, we love what we do so it is amazing...More

Reviewed February 13, 2022 via mobile

We only went in for drinks but were made very welcome. Very good service and a ‘no rush’ approach which suited us just fine. Definitely go again.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 9, 2022 via mobile

We really wanted somewhere nice for breakfast on our final day in Prague and we got it. Service was very very good, the young lady was so helpful and polite. I had the continental breakfast which was way above my expectations. Coffee was lovely and...I had a primitivo (of course I did, it was 11am on a Sunday and I'm on holiday) but what I didn't realize was that after this cheesy. (perfect runny boiled egg) hamm goodness (with what I think was slow roasted peppers) was a pot that had a bread and butter pudding with Mascapone/cream and Berries (FOR BREAKFAST) I think I fell in love......More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 2, 2022 via mobile

This restaurant was stumbled upon while planning a dinner for my wife and I on New Years Eve. Our dining experience did not disappoint. Staff was very friendly and provided good recommendations. The beef tartare to start was proportioned perfectly. In between beef tartare and...our main course, we had white truffle pasta which was fantastic and delectable. For the main course, we did a T-bone steak. The steak was cooked perfectly medium rare and exploding with flavor and deliciousness.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 18, 2021 via mobile

Extremely rude staff. From the moment we walked in, two disinterested members of staff continued chatting and had no interest in even saying hello to us. Then obviously irritated by our presence the waiter ( still without a hello) ordered us to show a proof...of vaccination or negative test. Fine, we do respect the rules, we had it prepared. We are both double vaccinated. We first showed our printed copies of our COVID passes and it flashed red. We said it has to be a bug as we just entered a different place and it was green. We then started opening our NHS app on the phone to have the code scanned again at which point rude staff member literally threw us out saying we have to leave NOW literally pushing us towards the door. No empathy whatsoever. We do understand the rules, but would 30 second to open the app change anything at all? I don’t think so. You are there for the customers not to chat with your colleagues and basically display your superior attitude. Very poorMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed June 14, 2021

amazing food and service! top 3 in prague and trust me I've tried every good place in town. the wait is short and the vibe of the place is great. there's also a partially open kitchen so you can see how your food is being...prepared and the food truly never disappoints! great location too:))More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed August 31, 2020

I’ve suggested to go to La Bottega to my manager from a taxi because the atmosphere from outside looked so cosy and chilled and then we arrived... I can’t say the last time When the service was so warm, friendly, helpful and just looking like...she’s actually enjoying her job... she was very young lovely lady with an Asian roots.. she was exceptional! We loved her from the beginning and the food.. okay the prices are maybe a bit higher but it’s definitely worth the taste, the aubergine lasagna... simply an orgasm in mouth... and as well my colleague’s cod with mashed potatoes and lentils... jeeeeez... I can highly recommend this restaurant for 100%! Because we’ve left without any expectations in the beginning 1000% satisfied that’s for sure! ❤️More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed May 4, 2020

A vibrant restaurant near the centre of Prague. We managed to get a table after a short wait. The food and service were very good.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

We went there for a dinner and tried several courses. All was fine, including wine. The service was quick and friendly. You can see how is your food prepared as they have an open kitchen. You can also go there for a glass of a...wine and take some Italian antipasti or a coffee and delicious cakes. The only negative thing was a cleanliness of the toilet.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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VeraOsickova, Marketing at La Bottega Bistroteka, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Dear Vera, thank you very much for finding the way to Bistroteka and taking the time to share your opinion with us and TripAdvisor community. We are happy to hear, that you enjoyed the food, service was quick and friendly, and also wine was according...More

Reviewed February 4, 2020 via mobile

Great place to have some excellent choices of wine!! We walked by and then decided to pop in, glad we did. Nice relaxing atmosphere and polite service. We simply had a bottle of Valpolicella, some cheese and my favourite, Tiramisu. Fantastic!!!!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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VeraOsickova, Komunikace s hosty at La Bottega Bistroteka, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2020

Dear McPhilsto, thank you very much for visiting and sharing your positive review with us and Trip Advisor community. We are happy, that you decided to have a glass of wine at Bistroteka. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest. It is...More

Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

We visited La Bottega by recommendation of my sister who lives in Praga for 2 years already. We have ordered egg benedict, coffee and pine colada desert, every thing wes delicious)More

Date of visit: January 2020
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VeraOsickova, Komunikace s hosty at La Bottega Bistroteka, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Dear Jahulksa, thank you very much for visiting La Bottega Bistroteka upon the recommendation from your sister and sharing your positive experience. It was our pleasure to have you and we are glad, that you enjoyed your time with us. It is nice to hear,...More

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La Bottega Bistroteka is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5