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Avlija

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Sumbula Avde 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 444-483
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice athmosfere,the food is very tasty.Authentic view of place.Service is very good .Worth to visit and enjoy.

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Thank sani97
Belgrade, Serbia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Had an amazing time in "Avlija" with my fiance. We ate chicken dishes and both of them were huge, delicious, and well decorated. The waiter was amazing, just like in original Bosnian "avlija". Highly recommend!

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Thank Dino D
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for nice,warm and friendly place with great food and nice athmosfere, Avlija is place for you. Def. worth to visit!

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Thank Mesud L
Burry Port, Wales, United Kingdom
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Looks like someone's front door from the outside, but when you walk in, it's a feast for the eyes! You're in a beautiful indoor garden. Food is really nice too and reasonably priced. The perfect place to surprise your lady/friend.

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Thank jackrmee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The food was great, the atmosphere is really lovely, nicely decorated place with lots of flowers and good service... You can choose between local and finger food, both equally good and tasty... I would definitely recommend it

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Thank Mr U
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Lovely place with great style. Lovely staff, very kind. Very comfortable and the food very very tasty.

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Thank Layla_Laa22
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Restaurant is little bit hidden, but very specific by its interior. It is actually an old house yard with tables and a lot of other old things around. Food is simple and great...

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49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place has a very cool vibe. That is, if you don't mind everyone smoking around you. But then again, that's the case wherever you go in Sarajevo. Avlija is a well hidden garden- / courtyard-like restaurant with very cool setting. It has this very local "take it easy" vibe. I simply love the place. And due to that, I'm... More 

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Thank Katarina S
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The venue is amazing; very close to the center and it is definitely different from other cafés you can find in Sarajevo. However, the service is not that good and you always have to ask for a receipt. The food is average. By and large, it's a nice place.

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Thank Lejla D
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I don't have anything specifically bad to say about the food, but I was utterly unimpressed. The veal soup was passable, a bit strong on the curry powder. The carpaccio was unimpressive, the chicken and mushrooms salad was overcooked, the lettuce was burnt from being in contact with the too hot chicken. The lemonade was pretty good if you like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Cuisine
European, Eastern European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sumbula Avde 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Location: Europe  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina  >  Sarajevo Canton  >  Sarajevo
  • Phone Number: +387 33 444-483

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