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ul.Dimitar Grekov 2 | 12 Benkovski Str., Sofia 1527, Bulgaria
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite places for a good barbecue, nice and carefully designed interior, perfect location in the park and unforgettable apple rakia.

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Thank Simeon H
Sofia, Bulgaria
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202 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

I was taken by a friend for a fish dish. We were not so lucky as the fish was not available. There was not a suitable drink with no added sugar and we asked for tap water as there was no tea served as well and we were refused. My first visit comes to be the last :)

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Thank Ogy_Kovachev
Sofia, Bulgaria
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Our family visit this place very often and the interesting fact is that all of us -- my wife and me, our children and grandchildren like the place, menu and time spended there.

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Thank nta_12
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

The Skara Bar is one of the best BBQ places in Sofia. All meals they serve are home made! Also and Rakia ;)

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Thank Anton D
Sofia, Bulgaria
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2017

This is one of the best BBQ meals and places in Sofia. They are also very open to preparing the order before hand and you can go and pick it up from the restaurant directly.

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Thank Милослав И
Basel, Switzerland
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271 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

The Skara Bar offers a range of tasty, home prepared rustic classics, grilled to order. Quality of the ingredients is high and the atmosphere is unpretentious and relaxed. Service is quiet and unobtrusive. Worth a try.

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Thank seanyg
San Francisco, California
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Great vibrant place in the park (Zaimov park) where everything is so delicious - meat, salads, I always eat more that I have to when I go there.

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Thank irinadot
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Yummy, delicious food at not a very expensive price - perfect Bulgarian side dishes along with meals.

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1 Thank Payaswini
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Delicious! The kufteta are the way they are suppose to be- grand, juicy and well spiced! Also served the the classic Bulgaria sides. The service was real kind and timely, mind it we were there post the lunch rush. We also had the home made lemonade that's made with Djujan (a type of mint) and honey- real tasty! They don't... More 

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Thank Daniela P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The barbecue is great and the portions are very big. It's not pretentious place but the service and the atmosphere are very good.

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Thank Cvettelina V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, Eastern European, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Dimitar Grekov 2 | 12 Benkovski Str., Sofia 1527, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?