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La Taifas

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Eastern European, Romanian
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67, Bucuresti St, Chisinau 2012, Moldova
+373 22 227 692
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9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was slow and unapologetic and the food was super slow to come out. The waiter suggested I get a small piece of fish to go with my mamaliga, which was probably the biggest piece they had in the kitchen and ended up being half the bill. Go somewhere cheaper.

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Thank ilikerocks
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a citizen of this country but now not living there and always I come back I go there and knowing how should be the food and quality, I think they are very good doing it. Personal are very friendly.

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Thank Andrian C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Actually this place looks nice, ethnic design and food. But service so bad, our waiter wasn't friendly and we waited more than people why ordered later than we...

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Thank Natalia M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everybody at the restaurant is very welcoming. The atmosphere is charming. Food is amazing. It all starts with a small glass of house wine that is AMAZING. This is THE place to get a taste of Moldovan food and hospitality!

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Thank anatolyc
Cheslyn Hay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real gem, good fresh food, traditional musical entertainment, have been there before and was just as good. Staff are friendly and mostly speak English. I recommend the lamb hotpot and quince vodka

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Thank janrem
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service but good appetizers (pickles and peppers), waited 40 minutes for main meal -barbecue pork very tough- excellent live music

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite TripAdvisor informing us that it was open until 2am, we arrived at 10:30 to a rather unfriendly reception due to their closing in half an hour. There were still several tables enjoying their meals so we stayed. The waiter gave us a menu but was quite impatient and insisted upon the faster-to-cook options. The food was good but, having... More 

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Thank Leighton M
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An original restaurant and interesting located at -1 floor. The style is like in a Moldavian village. The food is very tasty. The placinte, plates with meat and fish are delicious. Also the wine here its good. The only thing that left an unpleasant feeling was the fact that from my pocket fall down 500 lei, about 25 euros and... More 

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Thank Пётр Е
Steninge, Sweden
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place to go to enjoy traditional Moldavian food in a rustic but nice setting. Great music with traditional instruments. Great atmosphere!

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Thank Magnus T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I would start by saying that it was packed with tourist groups. The attention for us was very poor. We ordered two soups which were edible, but the meat was tough as rock. The main course was average with a decent meat but the fact that we had to pay extra for side dish made me angry. We must not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $18
Cuisine
Eastern European, Romanian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67, Bucuresti St, Chisinau 2012, Moldova
  • Location: Europe  >  Moldova  >  Chisinau District  >  Chisinau
  • Phone Number: +373 22 227 692
Description
La Taifas means Moldovan traditional experience.

Moldovan rustic food, traditional design and good quality service are our greatest prize for you. Grandmother's cheese pie is the dish you will want to eat here along with local meat dishes or vegetarian fresh salads.

If it's summer try out our local fruits drink.
If it's winter you will want to have our hot wine or balm tea to warm you up.

Enjoy your meal!

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