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Vatra

$$ - $$$Eastern European, ,
Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
+40 721 200 800
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Eastern European, Central European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Vatra
1. #RomanianTraditionalFood
"there is no better traditional restaurant in Bucharest"
Leonard L
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2. #LocalCuisine
"This is a very good place to eat Romanian food."
Radu D
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3. #RomanianTraditionalFolkDance
"Excellent sevice, nice music and even folk dancing."
Eytan I
See reviews that mention nice atmosphere
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1 - 10 of 570 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Located in a beautiful restored building next to the Cismigiu Hotel and a beautiful park, this restaurant serves outstanding local dishes, including grilled chicken livers and the best home made sausage we had had in the country. Besides the more elegant dining rooms with local...More

Thank Ivette L
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are very glad that you have enjoyed our traditional food and we thank you for your compliments. Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Kind regards...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

My mother and I visited Bucharest back in December and we found this AMAZING restaurant. We were in Romania for three nights and honestly ate here every night because we loved it so much - perfection and wonderful Romanian food!!

1  Thank Anna M
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Dear Mrs Anna, We are very happy that you enjoyed our traditional Romanian food, thank you so much for your excellent review! Hope you will visit us again next time will come to Bucharest! Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is very nice the food is good and they small shows of Romanian folk dancing. It is like a party.

Thank OritLY
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your excellent review and for choosing our restaurant, we are glad to find out that you had a nice time at Vatra! Looking forward to have you back again for another great experience! Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 5 days ago

Restaurant has a nice terrace and the staff is very friendly. Although the food is authentic, it was average. They have good local bier. The restaurant is recommended by several guides, so I've expected more of it. The prices are ok.

Thank Iva G
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear guest, It is always a pleasure to have a good feedback from our guests! Looking forward to have you back at Vatra Restaurant! Regards, Christina M

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious traditional romanian food, great service, homey feeling. We enjoyed the food sooo much! Every little detail was perfect. Super recomended.

Thank Shigai D
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear guest, We are very happy that you had a good time at Vatra Restaurant and you enjoyed our traditional Romanian food, thank you so much for your review! Looking forward to have you guest again at Vatra! Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came for dinner on our first night in Bucharest. We had to sit in side and were the only people inside. There was 0 atmosphere. It felt like The host stared at us the entire meal which was very uncomfortable. The food was nice...More

Thank Daniel C
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear customer, Thank you for your review, we recommend to have dinner outside along with the other guests that next time you will came to Vatra! Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant for a chill dinner. Staff was friendly, the place looked really good, those being the plusses. But you go in a restaurant for the food, and in my case, the choice was a fish fillet. I have never seen so many...More

Thank George C
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your review, we are sorry that the Romanian food did not looked up to your expectations. Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly personnel. Great dishes, good backyard! We recommend it. Authentic Romanian cuisine. Try local Bier or wines

Thank npavl1978
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, We are happy to find out that you enjoyed our food, it is always a pleasure to have a good feedback from our guests! Looking forward to have you back at Vatra Restaurant! Regards, Christina M

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me, my family and some friends when there for lunch and had a lovely time. The restaurant is nicely decorated, but as it was a nice summer say we stayed on the terrace. It was breezy and having the cooling water sprays was amazing. The...More

Thank CatalinaPetre
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, We are very happy that you had a good time at Vatra Restaurant and you enjoyed our traditional Romanian food, thank you so much for your excellent review! Hope you will visit us again next time will come to Bucharest! Best wishes, Christina...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very mice restaurant in the center of Bucharest. Nice food and great service, accompanied by by a sweet couple of traditional dancers. The Mamaliga, Mitteti and Ciorba are very nice. Why 4 starts and not five? because it was great but not extraordinarily good....More

Thank Shalom Y
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, We thank you for your review and for sharing your experience at Vatra Restaurant. Looking forward to have you guest again! Best regards, Christina M

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Mikaela M
November 24, 2016|
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Response from Gerard C | Reviewed this property |
I travelled thru Romania and thought it a very romantic country. The people are happy and very welcoming. I think it is easy to find a romantic restaurant especially this one. 4 stars out of 5.
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antoniocarbone78
October 12, 2016|
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Response from Razvan M | Reviewed this property |
I would say medium to cheap, considering the range of Bucharest's restaurants. Don't expect KFC prices though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
  • Phone Number: +40 721 200 800
  • E-mail
Description
The Vatra Restaurant opened up December 2001 and ever since it has been the place where the Romanian cuisine is pleasantly supplemented by the authenticity of the Transylvanian sets. Both the delicious dishes made with passion by our chefs and the hospitality that our staff welcomes you with, complete our purpose: Your satisfaction! We are inviting you to discover the Romanian traditional cuisine at VATRA Restaurant!
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