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Pod Lipite

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ul.Elin Pelin 1, Sofia 1164, Bulgaria
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Oderzo, Italy
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went here several times and every time it was a great experience. The traditional atmosphere is great and the service is very very kind which is not so common in Sofia. The food choice is wide but the traditional food is the protagonist. I loved every single meal I had and I'd come back here again and again.

Thank BlondieLara
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited Pod Lipite with an international group who were in Sofia for an event in November. We were welcomed heartily by the host, a friendly gentleman who proceeded to load our table with freshly-baked breads, spreads, salads, and house-cured meats, all of which were fantastic. Most of my colleagues ordered grilled meats, which were all amazing. I had the... More 

Thank Sam R
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came to this wonderful traditional restaurant for Sunday lunch with great friends who I had not seen in a while - food delicious service brilliant and all very reasonably priced. I totally recommend visitors to Sofia to grab a cab and go here - you will not be disappointed

Thank DiamondSmiles
Sofia, Bulgaria
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very good place with authentic Bulgarian food and style. Doesn't matter if you are a local or a foreigner - this is one of the places you have to go to :D Mind that Fri-Sun a reservation is a must!

Thank Ivan A
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, very good service. I am occasionally eating at this place for more than 7 years already and it's great they maintained the high quality in the place.

Thank Plamena E
Belgrade, Serbia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great service, some really interesting bulgarian music. Definitely should visit during your stay in Sofia!

Thank Starshine0203
Sofia, Bulgaria
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's very interesting place for foreigners. It's an traditional old Bulgarian style house with yard. The table and chairs are also typical. The food is typical for the country.

Thank VyaraRuseva
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

It is one of my favorite "typical" Bulgarian restaurants. Absolutely recommended for business dinners with foreigners :)

Thank Domenico F
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Very good cuisine and frendly staff. Thank you for delicious food and amazing dinnner with traditional bulgarian cuisine.

Thank vonekd
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I've been there only once, but i got very good impression from it. The food was delicious and the staff were caring!

Thank Alex P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $37
Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Elin Pelin 1, Sofia 1164, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: 35928665053

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