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Reviewed January 9, 2020 via mobile

The restaurant is cozy and warm. It is located in the heart of Bascarsija. The waiter was extremely kind and friendly. We felt at home. The restaurant is very clean. The food was freshly prepared and delicious. The kitchen is open to see how the...food is prepared. This restaurant serves large portions of food so you can't stay hungry. Great place to eat a good meal. See you again. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

Place is small and nice, very quiet and private, waiter was very kind and friendly, we ordered pasta with cheese, portion was very big, and octopus with potatos, very delicious.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 19, 2019 via mobile

Once upon a time, that was a great place,charming, different to a main strean restaurants, with a caractwr. It is sadly not so any longer. Very average,and absolitely nothing to stand out. Will not go back.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 22, 2019

We were drawn to this restaurant partly because of their decision to rename themselves TO BE (striking the "or not to be") during the siege of Sarajevo. The service was a bit quirky but the food was very good and I will support any restaurant...with this type of positive attitude in the face of catastrophe. Long live TO BE.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant, the homey feel and the cook/server was very friendly. The only problem was a mistake on our order. Yes, we could have sent it back but thought it was worth a try but it wasn’t. We ordered a steak with peanut...butter, I know, sounds weird but what the heck, thought we tried something different. Unfortunately, what we got was the steak with chocolate. Thinking it may have been a mole sauce we decided to try it. But it was more a melted chocolate bar over the steak. Too sweet and too much chocolate. All the other meals were excellent.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2019

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...travelling the Balkans.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 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...worked alone and prepared our food herself! Everything was fresh. It was wonderful. My wife started with a mixed salad and I tried the chicken soup. The soup was terrific. It was creamy and very flavorful. For main dishes my wife had the grilled chicken and I had the veal stew. Both were excellent and we couldn’t finish our portions. A great restaurant. You won’t be disappointed.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

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...sat outside. The owner/chef speaks good English and is very friendly. We had the seafood risotto and chicken curry. The total cost with a bottle of wine was about $60. Enjoy the atmosphere and people watching!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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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...sisters who cook your meal from scratch and make it both look and taste amazing. Definitely go here. You won’t regret it!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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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
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