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Review of Raketa Rakia Bar

Raketa Rakia Bar
Ranked #15 of 1,221 Restaurants in Sofia
Cuisines: Diner, Bar
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 26 June 2014

I've been there few times and every time I enjoy a good food and nice Bulgarian Rakia if you are going to order go for the simple dishes. The risotto section I think shouldn't be on the menu a friend of mine ordered miles away from a real risotto. Service is slow but the food is good.

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Thank G P
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Great place, situated right next to the Zaimov park in Sofia. Interior is great and original, referencing the 1950's through the 1980's Bulgaria. There is a good variety of food and drinks (especially rakia, if you are a fan), which are very tasty.

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

This is a beautifully designed restaurant with tons of Socialist memorabilia. It is perfect for tourists and locals alike. The service is amazing and the menu has lots of choices. I have eaten here many times and I love it each time. My favorite things are the calamari which has a tasty, zesty sauce and the chocolate souffle. I highly recommend trying one of their rakia's, the house one is good but they have so many to choose from just try a couple.

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1  Thank maddamico
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Perfect location in Zaimov park. Very nice interior with main accent back to communistic times. Menu is perfect and everything is very delicious. Meatballs Raketa are something you should try. If you like rakia (very strong traditional Bulgarian alcohol drink) you have special list only for different types of it. The restaurant is suitable for smokers as outside tables are available.
You need reservation if you like to visit the place on Friday or Saturday evening.


The main disadvantage is the service. 15 min waited for the menu. It was late afternoon. Not so many visitors, 4 people staff and no body care. Guys, your place is really nice, please do something about the service! It is not acceptable at all to hear how your staff is arguing about who have to serves one or another table.

1  Thank Luluto L
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Good service, excellent meal, outdoor seating, overlooking the green park...Cozy inside, especially for those who have only read about living under socialism... Only difference, now food abounds and one enjoy freedom to make a reservation and choose from a cute menu.

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3  Thank Ivanka P
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