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Casa Bunicii 1 - Balcescu

Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
+40 723 656 918
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“spaetzle” (16 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (6 reviews)
“skewers” (4 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
European, Eastern European, Romanian, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Chiken Skewers
"As you can also see in the picture they actually put it on fire"
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2. Papanasi
"the best part was the dessert called papanasi"
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3. Traditional Food
"They have traditional Romanian soups and main courses"
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11 - 20 of 380 reviews

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Our tour guide took us to this lovely little place away from the busy, City Center. The food and service were very good and very inexpensive. The staff spoke some English and were willing to work with us. The menus had good English shown as...More

1  Thank OldBob22
Radu I, Owner at Casa Bunicii 1 - Balcescu, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank's Old Bob, Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

They have a good variety of local cousine. At lunch time try not to order anything off the daily menu.

1  Thank RobertMCS
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

In the summer you can enjoy to eat in a beautiful garden - the children could play in the courtyard. In the winter a pleasant space arranged in traditional style offer you a good food with special taste.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Good overall experience. Good taste, nice atmosphere, friendly personnel but small portions. Location is rather hidden, you can get past it easy.

Thank Serban M
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The entrance wasn't very clear but someone from a local told us that you have to go through gates. So don't expect any signage outside. The food is amazing! We absolutely loved it! Loads of choices and have menus in English which was nice. Very...More

Thank EgiGii
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

An unassuming spot, we almost walked right past it! The service was friendly, the food delicious and well priced. I would recommend the chicken paprikash.

Thank JPH1984
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Affordable prices, great service, really kind and fast waitresses. Totally recommend this place for couples and families

Thank Roxana P
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Great place for dinner. Had the Spätzle and it was amazing. Also had dessert and wine and it was all tasty. Highly recommend.

1  Thank 12four_eyed_girl
Reviewed 25 January 2018

A hidden place, close to Balcescu square, but very well known by many who have eaten there or heard good references from friends. Once in, you really feel like years back in the house of your grand parents and you ask your Grand MA for...More

Thank 822catalina
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We had a dive into the Romanian cuisine in this place. With a surprise more: they offer also international recipes, very well prepared. It's a local cozy restaurant, with a very gentle service and good food. The chef focus on the presentation as well, that...More

Thank Vincenzo A
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Raisa C
14 October 2017|
Response from TassosXatzi | Reviewed this property |
In any case depends what you will order. For one plate-wine-salata is around 50-70 de lei per person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Western Romania  >  Timis County  >  Timisoara
  • Phone Number: +40 723 656 918
  • E-mail
Casa Bunicii has lot to offer in terms of local cuisine, traditional food and traditional cooking technique. We produce almost everything in house and we don't use any artificial or ready made ingredients.Our interior is designed in a warm and homy way. For the kids we have an indor and outdoor playround and a special train animator who play with them durrind dinner time.In the sommer we move out to our green, luxuriant garden.
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