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Casa Ardeleana

$$ - $$$
Eastern European, Central European, Romanian
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Complex Sora Shopping Ceneter | B-dul 21 Dcembrie 1989, 5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
40264439451
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place is hidden at the lower level of a shopping centre which makes it a bit weird to find. Inside you'll find loads of tables, which make it seem empty sometimes. Decorated in a traditional way with Romanian folklore music in the background and thematic rugs on the walls. Huge food selection in the menu but disappointingly, no wine list.... More 

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1 Thank Marius A
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We loved the beans soup. It's definitely a must try. The setting is quite traditional and the menu offers a wide variety of dishes. We had great expectations about the dish called A la Cluj Cabbage and is was tasty however it was not the best we tried. It is a good place for traditional food.

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Thank Luminita O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food there with friends. The portions were smaller but juat right, didnt feel like we overate like we do at other restaurants. The waiter was really nice and was able to accomadate some special requests in regards to food.

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Thank Giorgiana B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Place location is pretty hidden but once you find it you can taste some of the Romanian traditions. Furniture and hole place is like an old village museum. food is great and you can get as well some folk music playing.

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Thank Radu B
gabriel r, Owner at Casa Ardeleana, responded to this review

Please help us to improve. If you said the place it is nice, the food great, you rating it is 3 stars? Can I ask, why? This rating it is very important for us and for future visitors. Thank you, Gabriel Roman More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

good quality local food, friendly staff and rich menu. they also have good Romanian wine and good deserts.

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Thank marcin w
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very nice decorated with old traditional Romanian objects. Even the furniture has that old style. The food is very good, and most of it is prepared into a typical Romanian style. The personnel is nice and will help you with information regarding food whenever you need some.

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Thank Razvan N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

The best local food in Cluj!!! You need to wait a while until the food is arriving but when it's comes, you forgot all! So amazing...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We found this place by recommendation. They have a nice daily menu, traditional food, with 3 choices for each dish. Portions are just right (hate big portions which always stick to my belly :P), price is good. Serving is quick and efficient. It's not a pretentious place, just for a chill lunch break.

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Thank Nicoleta S
Sibiu, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We had as the main course the "Zamă de fasole with ciolan afumat" and "Zamă de vită". Both of the soups were great. On the second course we had "Pui cu ciuperci" and "Tigaie iute", very, very tasty with plenty food on the plates. The salads were also very good (cabbage salad and beet salad). Not expensive overall. Pleasant atmosphere... More 

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Thank Videanu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

It was one of my favourite culinary experiences in Romania so far. Tried ciorba de fasole, sarmale (similar to polish 'gołąbki' but smaller) and papanasi as a dessert, which tastes exactly as it looks like. It is sweet, wonderful and has thousands of calories, but it is totally worth it. Service was great, I can recommend this restarurant to anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $30
Cuisine
Eastern European, Central European, Romanian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Complex Sora Shopping Ceneter | B-dul 21 Dcembrie 1989, 5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Northwest Romania  >  Cluj County  >  Cluj-Napoca
  • Phone Number: 40264439451
Description
Traditional roumanian rstaurant

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