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Izbata Tavern

ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 989 5533
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place, typical Bulgarian, the service was great, very kind waitress and the food very good and fresh, made right in the moment. We're vegetarian so we can recommend for veggie dishes. We had bins soup, cheese with eggs, rice with spinach and plums...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elettra77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Izbata Tavern was actually suggested to me by one of the locals I had met in Sofia. I set the directions on my map from Vitosha Boulevard, and was almost a 20 minute walk. The interior of the restaurant looked rich in Bulgarian traditional design...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank theariesguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had Baked goat cheese with Jam on top for starter and Pork ribs... Everything was great! Food was delicious pork was soft and tasty. Absolutely recommend!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 894mac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor food. Plastic bag found in main course. Staff apologetic but horrible shock. Staff also shocked and replacement main course offered plus a free drink. However, partner’s meal also not very good - vegetables drab and nearly cold. Sadly, cannot recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CarryOnFlying
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent cuisine. Nice place with traditional music. A special elogy to the staff because they are very kind and polite. Normal prices, great quality. I would like to give more than 5 stars. We came back again to try the other dishes. Ci ritorneremo! Ciao!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Daedulas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was precooked and heated in microwaves (only the cheese was great). The staff was not polite and the prices were not related with quality. I do not recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sandy-Koutsanta
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We had dîner in this restaurant on the recommendation of our Bulgarian guide. The food was excellent. We had a mushroom soup and some courses recommended by the waiters with Bulgarian names. The waiter was really caring and nice. A wonderful experience for our first...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flore_Vml
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

The food was not special, very average. But the waiters were a bit unfriendly what make the experience unpleasant

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Diego A
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Traditional decor and music. The food was excellent and tasty. The service was excellent. Also, the bathroom was very clean

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank neko_8
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We went here on our first night. Garlic pitka was delicious! The roast lamb and potatoes were also wonderful. Menu is available in English, with a wide range of Bulgarian specialities. We were sad not to return. Not 5*s because the sausages in one dish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia>  > Oborishte
  • Neighborhood: Oborishte
  • Phone Number: +359 2 989 5533
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