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23 Tumaniani Street, Tbilisi, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The khinkali is great.. Apart from that, the staff is absolutely horrible, pay no attention & barely help. Takes ages to get your order or even bill. No one seems to care.. The food wasn't really great, could barely eat half. Apart from being in a centralized place.. There's nothing really wow about the place. Next door,Art-mone a tiny restaurant... More 

Thank Trina B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty, great view, good choice, fast service. Been here many times, always the same. Sometimes smoky inside

Thank shpak-lena
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant have many vegetarian varieties who do not eat non-veg. So I find it very great. I ordered lobiyani(red bean bread) and lobiyo (red bean curry in mud pot) which are worth trying. Service is also good. Very lively Georgian kind of restaurant located just bang on the most popular tourist place.

Thank YuktiAgrawal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Dine in here many times and my next trip this year in Tbilisi I will eat here again for lunch and dinner. Wide selection of food and affordable. Delicious. Interior of restaurant is classic. Although there's always a lot of customers but that's ok. Sometimes you have to wait a little for your order.

Thank Jeff B
Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Goood food . I loved this place .. good prices .. also had wifi which is good .. somehow near Liberty square

Thank Babak S
Fresno CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The food is really good and testy. I liked it. It may take little long compared to American standards. But remember they bake the bread at the location and prepare a fresh meal. It's very affordable.

Thank Planettraveler10
Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The food is delicious and cheap but they often bake items for delivery which is why the food can typically take 30-45 minutes to get to your table even if the restaurant seems near empty.

Thank Not Your B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Food is ok.Service is a bit slow but the restaurant was overcrowded at 12 pm.So I took it easy and just enjoyed my food and beer because we had no choice because of late time.Big variety of hinkhali.

Thank Jenny11583
Tbilisi, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I came here with my Georgian friends late in the evening. place was quite full but they found place for us. we ordered some khinkali and their special megruli khachapuri which was amazing. we had to wait quite a long time to get the bill but after all everything was fine.

Thank jamescole482
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The service here is obviously poor as we ask for the wifi password and non of them has a clue how to use it and they keep giving wrong password. Our order lasted for 45 mins. The only good thing is the food as i feel it is really local and the price is not that expensive compared to restaurants... More 

Thank Laug88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Tumaniani Street, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Location: Europe  >  Georgia  >  Tbilisi
  • Phone Number: 995322911959

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?