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#2 of 147 Bar in Sofia
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Bar, European, Eastern European, Central European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the incredible array of Rakia and Communist memorabilia but ended up having a fantastic meal and being blown away by staff that went above and beyond so you had a fantastic evening. If you want an immersion in Rakia and all good...food to absorb it, this is the place.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed July 2, 2020 via mobile

Great service, quirky interior and traditional Bulgarian cuisine with a fun twist - this place is a dream! I appreciated the playful nod to socialist times and the foreign friends I brought here fell in love with the extensive rakia menu. You will not regret!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 4, 2020 via mobile

This restaurant has a great atmosphere. Trendy yet relaxed, ideal for meeting up with friends. The customer service was excellent which can not always be said of other restaurants in Sofia. The food is generous and comforting. It's not fine dining but still very enjoyable.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Really nice restaurant which can be extremely crowded so def recommend making a reservation. We were in luck that within the off season they still had a place for 2 on a Sunday evening. The food is typical Bulgarian and of high quality. Furthermore the...service was great. We asked our service to recommend some rakia and we even could taste a few. Price quality really good. It’s a shame that we were only in Sofia for a few days otherwise we would be back !More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere, coziness. Food is great, it brings me back to my childhood! I love this place!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed February 22, 2020

We went to this restaurant fairly late in the evening without booking and we were pretty lucky to get in which was great for us as we loved the place. From the start the staff were friendly, attentive and just plain nice! Then there's the...food. Although I'm vegetarian and the choice was a bit more limited for me, I loved it. In fact, we booked to return two days later for our final night in Sofia. I would fully recommend the place + phone to make a reservation as it is very popular - for good reasons.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 12, 2020

Delicious food and great atmosphere! Staff is friendly and as soon as you have left, you wish to return again! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

Visited for lunch on a busy weekend. No trouble finding a table for two. Enjoyed a nice lumch. Honey ribs were great for the price! The meatballs had a delicious flavour, quite unlike any other. Really enjoyed their homemade lemonade. The shopska was very nice...and the selection of 'popcorn' peppers were yummy.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

Excellent dinner, drinks, the works here. Be sure to make a Rez, it’s deservedly popular. The baked cheese, the salads, grandma’s potatoes and the honey ribs were all excellent. Service friendly and funny.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 7, 2020

Excellent service! Food was great and dozen of choices of Rakia : ) (but there is beer as well).....

Date of visit: December 2019
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October 11, 2017|
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Response from PKirov | Reviewed this property |
There is a Facebook profile. Just type Raketa Rakia Bar in the search tab. Hope you will enjoy it.
August 9, 2017|
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Response from andylandyl | Reviewed this property |
I would call them directly but check again a few weeks before arriving in Sofia to be sure their plans are still in place and your booking is still good.
May 18, 2017|
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opening times every day 11:00 till 24:00
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