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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
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“polenta” (41 reviews)
“cabbage rolls” (15 reviews)
“mutton” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Eastern European, Central European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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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
"Delicious traditional romanian food, great service, homey feeling"
Shigai D
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2. #LocalCuisine
"there is no better traditional restaurant in Bucharest"
Leonard L
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3. #RomanianTraditionalFolkDance
"Such a fun experience while tasting some delicious Romanian food"
Mal007_12
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1 - 10 of 591 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stylish restaurant in the heart of the city, featured by traditional Romanian forniture. It offers a good choice of dishes. Prices quite high but honest for what you get.

Thank renzo_p_018
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

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 annahgmackay
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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bucharest old town is full of bars, pubs, even pole dance lounges, but only two traditional restaurants: Hanul lui Manuc and Caru cu Bere. I wanted to try the later one, but when came inside, was told by the waitress I can only stay for...More

1  Thank AirTravellerNRW
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, On behalf of Vatra`s Staff, we thank you for the excellent review, it is always a pleasure to hear that our customers enjoyed both food and location. We are looking forward to have you guest again at Vatra Restaurant! Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner early Sunday evening. Great food, some of which I assume are traditional Romanian dishes, very good wine, and nice staff. Really good prices too!More

Thank roxanna886
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your review, it is always a pleasure to hear that our customers enjoyed both food and location . On behalf of the Vatra`s Staff, we thank you for the excellent review and we are looking forward to have you back!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Vatra on the recommendation of our hotel concierge, saw the Trip Advisor sticker in the front door window, so expected something good. We were not disappointed. The food was very good and the service attentive, although we ate there for an early...More

Thank tomTmoney
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback regarding your recent visit at Vatra Restaurant. We are delighted that you enjoyed our dishes, we hope to welcome you back in the near future! All the best, Christina M

Reviewed October 27, 2018

The place is authentic, with special Romanian music and folk atmosphere. The portions are pretty big and the food is tasty. Generous staff and fare prices. Strongly reccomended for all lunch and dinner.More

Thank CostikB
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Dear guest, We thank you for your review and for sharing your experience at Vatra,we are very pleased to know that our customers are enjoying both our food and location. Thank you for recommending us! Looking forward to have you guest again! Best regards, Christina...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

Nicely decorated. We arrived at lunchtime. It took a long time until a waiter arrived and even then the service was too slow. The food was very good. First rate ciorba - traditional Rumanian soup - the best we have tasted and excellent stuffed cabbage....More

Thank DennisMerimsky
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience and choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We apologies for the incident, and we would like to assure you that is just an isolated incident and we hope to have the opportunity to have as...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

Typical Romanian cuisine in a very nice environment. In summer you can eat on the nice terrace in front of the restaurant. The price is a bit more expensive but really worth it.

Thank Superket
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

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 September 28, 2018

Beautiful, rustic restaurant with a lovely out side patio where dancers doing traditional dances entertain while you dine. Friendly staff, good Romanian cuisine, well priced and delicious.

Thank Joe P
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your excellent review, we are very glad to hear that you enjoyed both our food and services. We are looking forward to have you guest again at Vatra Restaurant! Best regards, Christina M

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Enjoyable atmosphere with Romanian food. The prices are reasonable and portions are well sized. The food was tasty and choices of the various courses varied. Dancers were a little extra that performed while we dined. Would go there again if in Bucharest another time.

Thank Charles S
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

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

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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, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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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