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Cofetarie La Vatra Ardealului

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Strada Baritiu Gheorghe 14, Brasov 500025, Romania
+40268477751
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Bucharest, Romania
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This "vintage" sweets-shop, located vis-a-vis the Black Church, near Piața Sfatului (in the center of Brașov) is selling lots of "home-made" sweets. Everything seems to be like 100 years ago, service included (some seem to consider this a weak point - but I tend to disagree and say that this is part of this location charm). Bon appétit!

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Thank Codin69
Nahariya, Israel
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pastry shop is located in downtown Brasov, just in front of the black church. Once entering the inside, it seems that time stopped and you will be back in time to the beginning of the previous century. The atmosphere is special. The internal display window full of traditional cakes, filled with chocolate and whipped cream. Taste, is the taste... More 

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Thank AmirFDM
Serbia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here, I ate the best cake in my life. Pure, black chocolate with cherries in alchocol, mmm...Wonderful ambient, good service. P.S. I want a recipe for that cake :)

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Thank Jelena-GZ
Waterloo, Canada
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180 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent quality cakes and pastries, one of the staples in the city for many years. Downside - the same one server lady we remember from the few trips over the years, sour attitude which takes away from the food experience.

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Thank Eugen
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Old fashioned traditional coffee house. Good coffee and vast choice of cream cakes. Clean European toilets.

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Thank Stella J
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We keep buying there because if old times sake, when it was really special, but truth be told the cakes have nothing special and are overpriced. Lately we could not find fresh cakes, really.

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Thank Liliana B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The atmosphere is very understated, but they have the absolute very best tiramisu, delice and forest berries cakes I have ever had in my life after travelling to 35 countries.

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Thank Tewfiq A
Sofia, Bulgaria
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Terrible, tasteless cakes - I was very much misled by the positive reviews here, but they are so far from the truth. Only espresso coffee, no hot chocolate, although on the menu. Self service, no English speaking staff. And the best - this was the only place in Romania where they tried to cheat us in a very nasty way!... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We tried their products many times, always the best quality! The only problem is that I can not stop eating.

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Thank Iancu V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The restaurant is a bit outdated (including the service) but the cakes overall are delicious. There's a great variety to choose from. No seats outside and it can get hot inside.

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Thank Silvia S

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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
Cuisine
Romanian
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Baritiu Gheorghe 14, Brasov 500025, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Central Romania  >  Brasov County  >  Brasov
  • Phone Number: +40268477751

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?