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“Nice restaurant but average food”
Review of Casa Bolta Rece

Casa Bolta Rece
Ranked #20 of 207 Restaurants in Iasi
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

One can clearly see that this used to be a very fine place in the good old days. Nowdays the atmosphere is nice but the food itself is below average. I was here a few times during the past 3 years and it's been always the same.

Thank GKoo A
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Reviewed November 4, 2013

Bolta Rece is as old as the independent Romania. It looks lost in time as well. If you want to see how an old tavern looks like, this is your place! The waitresses seem from that age as well. The restaurant is famous for being the place where our national poet, Mihai Eminescu, spend his Iasi evenings. The food is average, the service not that great, but it's worth it for the atmosphere. They also have live music in some days of the week

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Thank iulia o
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Went twice to have diner at Bolta Rece.
The cellar is nice and authentic but we preferred to sit outside in the garden due to the smell of cigarettes ,food and sweat.....
In Romania there is no consideration for non-smokers ,in the window of every coffee-shop and restaurant is written ''the smoke is permitted in this location! That's weird ,didn't they enter the EU?
Anyway, we had some of the traditional dishes and some of them were tasty and some of them were badly cooked ,the service was acceptable (it was in the middle of the week).
All by all ,I can say that if you miss Romanian food(as we did) or want to give a try ,this is the place to do it!

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Thank wlaura
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

1. Service is slow, food average.
2. I tried to order a bottle of wine and been told that it is not in stock. Ordered a second and after 20 min the waiter comes with 4 different bottles to the one ordered the second time. Finally took one and found out that it was a lot more expensive that the first two ordered.
3. Got a hand written bill (although in Romania all restaurants should have an electronic till). Paid a hefty bill (probably due to the inflated price of the wine) left totally disappointed.

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Thank Alex M
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

Good food with reasonable prices. Typical Romanian food and a large variety of dishes. Good service and not very crowded.

Thank AA_Ariel
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