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#279 of 429 European in Sofia
#548 of 1,160 Restaurants in Sofia
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European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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0.2 miles from St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Two years ago I would routinely eat here at motto. It was good but not great. After my visit today, I cannot even say it is still “good”. I ordered the baked goat cheese dish. One would assume that baked would mean that at some...point it was hot. There were some quick grill marks on it but it was hard and cold to the core. The cold goat cheese, a burger and meatballs all for the price of 48 lv?? What a deal, not! Expensive and small portions. Even tough the place was nearly empty, the service was lacking attention. I don’t think I will be returning any time soon. What happened?More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

I've waited whole week for my cheat meal.. unfortunately the burger, squid and tortilla were crap! Even my dog didn't want to taste it, that's how bad it was!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

When me and my friend arrived at Motto we where shown to our seats promptly. We where then greeted by 2 very rude waiters and waitresses. I don't know what we but they seem to have found something very amusing as they was laughing between...themselves at us. The staff where standing around looking bored and had failed to clean our table which was filthy, it had many dead insects all over it and had not been cleaned since the last people using it. We ordered two mineral waters which where served to us with dirty glasses that had not been cleaned properly. I order the Asian chicken skewers and my friend ordered the coconut chicken with sweet potatoes, these where both generous portions and we did not have to wait long but they both tastes bland unfortunately. The waitress couldn't even look us in the eye when taking the bill off us. I would not recommend this restaurant to others and we will definitely not be returning again.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

So, it's not much of Wow. Food, service and overall atmosphere are just average, nothing too surprising about it. It has a great location though and it's perfect for a quick lunch and social meetings.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The place is not the “wow” you’ve been looking for. But nevertheless, it has great location, nice outdoor space and good quality service. We had grilled tune and stuffed pasta and all was delicious. Our waiters was very friendly and welcoming. We had a great...dinner.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Let's start with the good. It was a good decor and atmosphere and that's it - they took our order after 20 minutes. Thank God for smart phones - Steak arrived cold and overcooked - tried were even colder - no napkins or salt or...pepper I had to go fetch some - the vienar schnitzel was cold and overcooked also It was awful never coming back.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot, great lighting, and fantastic decor. Tried this place after hearing how great their drinks are. I ordered a Manhattan and an Old Fashion and both were mediocre at best. The Negroni was about the only decent drink they had. Food was delicious, but...they need to step it up on drinks.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

I was there for a drink with a friend and few weeks later on a business dinner. I wasn't very pleased with the service, neither the food. The atmosphere is good though. The garden is very pleasant. If I am to visit it again, I...would go more for a drink rather than for a dinner.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

I went there on a Saturday afternoon with friends. I had a delicious cheesecake and I enjoyed the atmosphere. The surrounding view was very bad: basically some old buildings around but the decoration of the restaurant could easily eliminate that part. I give 4 stars...because the service was not very good. I asked for fork 2 times and they forgot me. In overall, it is a nice choice for spending an afternoon.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

It's about time to send the staff to a customer service course. The food was good. Don't spoil the place with such poor service!

Date of visit: July 2017
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