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To Be Or Not To Be


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Mediterranean, European, Central European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a gem of a restaurant. Everything cooked from to order on two rings at the back of a tiny restaurant by the owner.. I had the best squid risotto I have ever had. My partner had veal stew, his best meal after 3 weeks...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Easy2pleaze
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I cane here for lunch on the recommendation in our Rick Steve’s guide book and after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. We sat at one of the two tables outside. The Chef/Owner was also our server. She...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank S9436CGmarkf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learned about To Be or Not to Be Restaurant while reading online blogs of Sarajevo. What a great recommendation! This tiny establishment has two tables downstairs, three tables upstairs, and four outside in nice weather. Our hotel made a reservation for us and we...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank CKF
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

My veal stew at lunch was so fantastic that I came back for dinner. I almost ordered the veal stew because it was so wonderful, but I tried the beefsteak with chili chocolate sauce. Such a unique flavor combination. Two amazing meals with warm, friendly...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank calmdude
Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

Two lovely ladies cooking fresh food to order. We have only had the seafood but it is spectacular- 3 visits so far and more planned. Fresh food perfectly prepared. Great service, great English and great food -.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MPB186349
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

Really cute restaurant in the middle of the old town. It only has 4 tables. The service is great the lady is so friendly she takes your order and then cooks your food in her little open kitchen. I had the shimp Risotto, and would...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank YvetteH308
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

This is an amazing quaint restaurant in old Town. It ticks all the boxes for atmosphere, food (taste and choice), location, value for money and service. Bare in mind it is very small but it is so worth it. We had the most tasty meal...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

You have a great food with a reasonable price. I tasted 2 different pasta in 2 visits both were great and was obiouvius that was not coincidence! Dont miss the house wine! Higly recommend!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Gizem A
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Place with best beefsteak in town. Chillichocolate steak is uinque. To Be is located in old town. We recomended this place.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MUKI294450
Reviewed February 8, 2019

We had a salad and the chicken risotto that was really good. With the salad just make sure what's in it to make sure you get what you'd like as they use cabbage in everything here.

Date of visit: November 2018
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