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Izbata Tavern

ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 989 5533
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (21 reviews)
“dolma” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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21 - 30 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2017

I had lamb tongues and kavarma. Both were excellent. The restaurant is in a basement, and has a very nice decor. I would fire their bartender because he is obviously not building a career there, but who cares when the food is good.

Thank Pasha G
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant on my first evening in Sofia and I was not disappointed! For starter I had red peppers stuffed with feta and covered in breadcrumbs and for main I had granny's chicken, which was delicious! My first experience of Bulgarian food was...More

Thank Natalie Joy V
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The food is average at best not that great at all. There are a lot of places with much better Bulgarian food out there. This is for the tourists.

Thank BenCoats
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food really typical food from Bulgarian with nice designer of restaurant and professional staff. My wife and me we ate two different kind of plate both of them were amazing also thank you so much to suggest me one bottle of wine was amazing...More

Thank Fredric007
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to visit this tavern and we were not disappointed. My wife had stuffed aubergine and I had potato soup for starters. For main we had trout stuffed with almonds and dolmas ( cabbage leaves stuffed with meat and spices). All were delicious...More

Thank FansofGreece
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Went with my friend on a Saturday night and we both asked for spiced chicken as a main dish and a loaf of bread as a side. When our meal arrived I couldn't believe my eyes, the size was ridiculously small. It wouldn't even fed...More

2  Thank Roberto A
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This is a tavern with good local foods. We asked them to compose some dishes for our group of 7 without looking at the menu. Meat and vegetables. We had an awesome evening.

Thank cwiistrm
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This place was recommended to us and I'm really pleased about that. It's a great place for traditional Bulgarian food. Portions are generous and the food is very tasty. The service is great. The menu is also very large, which means that there is something...More

Thank BrownLongEaredOwl
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Came in for a quick lunch and wanted to try some traditional food and drink. Was very tasty and lots of choice!

Thank Laura317
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This place is exactly what we wanted for the evening. Good wholesome food in a traditional setting. We had the traditional Tarator cucumber and yoghurt soup, with aubergine kaviar and toast. Very nice. The lamb was very taste and combined well with the potatoes and...More

Thank Pimmetje_7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Slavyanska 18 | 18 Slavynska str, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia>  > Oborishte
  • Neighbourhood: Oborishte
  • Phone Number: +359 2 989 5533
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