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3 Vasaplatsen, Gothenburg 411 26, Sweden
+46 31 13 22 47
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“meatballs” (101 reviews)
“herring” (24 reviews)
“venison” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Vasaplatsen, Gothenburg 411 26, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

”Smaka” means taste and that definately describes this restaurant well! We found this restaurant because our hotel recommended it. The menu is filled with many Swedish dishes. I ordered the meatballs. While eating, the waiter came to ask did we want more cucumber or lingonberry...More

Thank emmaek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was here for a conference and went out with friends. Easy to get to; not crowded, excellent food. If you are hungry, get the appetizer sampler! Some unusual and very delicious food. Lots of local favorites, including Swedish Meatballs!

Thank DATdoc
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Voted the best meatballs in Sweden . The meatballs did not disappoint. However very reminiscent of the meatballs at IKEA. Comes with mash and berry sauce. Nice ambiance. Cool place to hang with friends.

Thank Abuc123
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Curious on Swedish cuisine, I have been motivated by many positive feedbacks that I read about Smaka. And it’s been a good choice! The restaurant is young and nice and it may welcome also large groups. - Menu has different choices: fish, meat and one...More

Thank Dante S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Some friends recommended us to visit this place if you wanna taste a "home made" dish... Absolutly right, great koettbullar and perfect service 👌

Thank a-morenom
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We had the meatballs & the venison & ate 1/2 & 1/2 as we both wanted to try them both. They were absolutely wonderful - both utterly divine. The two dishes were among the best food I have ever had, anywhere! Totally recommend.

Thank gands83
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We booked for Smaka, was well received by our waiter and kindly shown to our table! The menu is original and staff friendly. We ordered the herring starter and the cod. Both were delicious!

Thank daanlevy
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We came here for a special final meal on our short break to Gothenburg. My two sons were particularly excited to try authentic Swedish meatballs, having only experienced this previously at Ikea in the UK! The restaurant was clearly popular with locals - always a...More

Thank Stenvoid
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Visited the restaurant with the group for dinner. As anywhere in Gothenburg, good selection of beer, and it is the easiest to share in the company unless you have a group of oenophiles, so beer it was - something local. The Cream of Mushroom soup...More

Thank TravelerFromStamford
Reviewed 30 January 2018

went there with 3 people around 7pm. had some appetizer, a vegetarian plate a fishgratin with beverages for around 900 KR. Taste was good, maybe not extraordinary, but solid and definitely enjoyable. Place filled up pretty soon so it might be a good idea to...More

Thank tiptel
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Response from LEV2012 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - you should write them. They are very service oriented.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Vasaplatsen, Gothenburg 411 26, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Vastra Gotaland County  >  Gothenburg
  • Phone Number: +46 31 13 22 47
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