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“Delicious Italian Food”
Review of Osteria Barbarossa - MOVED

Osteria Barbarossa
Price range: $5 - $18
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed May 19, 2013

Barbarossa is a great find for Italian food and wine in Sofia. Everything that we had was delicious (especially the mussels!) and the service was great.

Thank kris8831
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

the restaurant is and tastes italian. the products are imported directly and the owner is from Genova.
meat and fish are cooked superbly, the grill is fantastic and also the deserts.

suggest you try all the grilled plates and the tiramisu!
great staff and in summer the garden is just super!

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Thank shoshoar
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

The place has been renewed. Has limited but well selected dishes, fresh fish and seafood, excellent wine and friendly service. Relaxing atmosphere. Original Italian dishes, fresh herbs and tasty bread, all prepared by Italian chef. The prices are medium high but acceptable for the product you get. Excellent place to go with friends for s Friday dinner.

Thank Gerry G
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

This place has changed owners, has been re-decorated and re-named to Osteria Barbarossa.

It is quite pricey, and is frequented primarily by Bulgarian highlife and business travellers. Quite nice garden in a typical Sofia backyard.

Food is average - dishes which sound imaginative on paper, taste less than inspiring. The wine selection is excellent, though. Service is not yet up to the job - while superficially very polite and welcoming, they are ill equipped to deal with a large influx of guests, which translates into slowness of service - not enough menues, slow to provide them, slow to take orders, inefficient dealing with tables and orders. At the end when we were asked how service was, we made a remark that it could be quicker, which the waitress took as a personal affront and in quite a loud voice tried to convince us that we were wrong. Very unproffessional...

If I was paying personally, I wouldn't consider this place worth another visit. As a company choice I will probably need to go there again, since it is the only restaurant of this type in the nearby area.

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Thank OneNightTraveller
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Reviewed July 23, 2015
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