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Manastirska Magernitsa Restaurant

#102 of 1,135 Restaurants in Sofia
$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
67 Khan Asparouh str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 89 994 9400
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
67 Khan Asparouh str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is definitely authentic Bulgarian but more likely to be filled with tourists. Great place for vegans looking for a less hipster healthy menu.

Thank Dorian S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner in this nice and typical restaurant in the heart of Sofia. Beautifully decorated and cosy atmosphere. We had baked cow cheese with honey as a starter and a couple of stews as main courses, both with rice (which seemed to be slightly...More

Thank Alessio0575
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the only restaurant we visited during our stay in Sofia where we didn’t hear anyone talking Bulgarian! The food was ok but not the best (mass produced meatball texture), and it was our most expensive meal! The menu is written so that each...More

Thank Matilda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I asked for a menu and after a good 20 minutes the waitress came back with The Lord of the Rings. Hardback. That was the size of the thing I was handled. Me and my date spent a good 20 minutes just to browse through...More

Thank GiovanbattistaF1
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

They have a lot of dishes prepared according to recepies from various Bulgarian monastiries. The dishes I tasted were delicious. The service is good, the prices are Ok for the offered experience.

Thank doruc645
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best and most authentic restaurants in Sofia. The menue is huge, and it has endless list of local dishes of all types (vegetarian, meat, fish, etc). The place itself is amazing, like an old Bulgarian house. The kitchen is operated...More

Thank demashque
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The entrance has a small garden with tables outside, but we have been glad there was no space and we had to go inside. The inner is a blast of typical colors, history and culture. It is a cozy space where you feel almost like...More

Thank Akir3
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

20 of us went there for dinner after our meeting. Food was very delicious, especially Šopska salata as starter. For main dish I had Momchilov jar. It was okay, but in the dish there was too much garlic, but I can live with that. Only...More

1  Thank karloveza
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Recommended by our hotel concierge, this restaurant has it all: delicious Bulgarian food, excellent service, and a welcoming ambiance. Thick slabs of fluffy white bread and a small dish of spices arrived along with draft beer. A baked dish of boneless chicken pieces, prunes, potatoes,...More

Thank CarolinaTravelers2
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This location is off the regular tourist grid and the staff doesn't speak much English, but the food sure was delicious. Though the charged us for the bread, it was beautifully soft and fluffy. To begin, we ordered a plate with 14 different kinds of...More

Thank Blabbott
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Khan Asparouh str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia>  > Oborishte
  • Neighborhood: Oborishte
  • Phone Number: +359 89 994 9400
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"Manastirska Magernitsa" Restaurant is situated in the central part of Sofia, at 67 Khan Asparuh Str. The restaurant disposes of winter garden- entirely in Bulgarian style, preserved trees, many authentic articles, a two-storey house with 6 halls, a folk- style hall, splendid summer garden, a VIP hall, fireplaces with living fire. Our restaurant offers Bulgarian dishes with an unforgettable taste, a variety of salads, and delicious food, including meat, prepared on embers from domestic recipes. The foreign guests, who visit the restaurant, are deeply impressed by our tradition. The team of "Manastirska Magernitsa" Restaurant puts quality at first place as a criterion for professionalism. "Manastirska Magernitsa", founded in 2002, is a member of the Association of Bulgarian Hotels and Restaurants.
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