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Vatra

$$ - $$$European, Eastern European,
Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
+40 721 200 800
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“polenta” (31 reviews)
“tripe” (5 reviews)
“cabbage rolls” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Central European, Romanian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
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1 - 10 of 481 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We wanted to have authentic local cuisine. Since we were a group of ten each ordered a different dish a range of appetizers and desserts. Things I liked: the sausage appetizer blends well with the local cheese plate, the Morovian stew had flavor, but the...More

Thank Keith W
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 11 April 2017

For a single woman traveller it's not always easy to find restaurants where you feel comfortable and attended to. Don't know about others, but I hate it when I'm making reservation for myself and they ask 'Only one?' As if I'm not worthy the reservation....More

4  Thank Herathina
Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are happy to see that you had a nice time enjoying our local dishes and services. Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Kind regards Cristina M.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was here with 2 collaborators some time ago, they were foreigners. We had appetizers and some mains. The menu was nothing special and neither the dishes, I remember how bland the cheese was. There is great Romanian foto, so suc a pity. Too expensive...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 5 days ago

...that I couldn't enjoy it already. We were a 15 people group, divided in 3 tables. 2 tables received their food and my table didn't. It took them 1 hour to bring my table's food, that was exactly the same food of the other ones....More

Thank Ilana_31
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying at a local hotel and asked for a recommendation for a traditional restaurant. Without hesitation the receptionist said 'Vatra' and she booked us a table (for 6 people). It was a short walk for us but it was nice to find that...More

Thank Krakow1938
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this is the must go place for Romania food. Very welcoming service and food. After we order, the waiter tell us that we ordered too much. And suggested we should cut the appetizers.

Thank Nancy W
Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are happy to see that you had a nice time enjoying our local dishes and services. Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Kind regards Cristina M.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Vatra Restaurant offers an authentic sample of traditional Romanian cuisine. We had diner in a small group (10 people) format and we were charmed by the smiles of the personnel, impressed by their professionalism, and conquered by the taste of the food. In spite of...More

Thank Andrea G
Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Mrs. Andreea, Thank you so much for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are very happy to see that you had a nice time enjoying our local dishes and services.. Your opinion is very important for us and we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was a little further from the old city , but walking distance it was fully booked, decorated as a local taverna, the service was ok for a crowded restaurant and the food was very tasty If you are looking for a local tasting...More

Thank nikolakopoulos
Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your meal and we thank you for your recommendation. Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Kind regards Cristina...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is somewhere between average and very good but there is no "good" option for the overall rating. We were there late Saturday at lunch and it was quite busy. Our waiter memorised the order but mixed up the wines.The food was quite nice, but...More

Thank InaTatiana
Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are happy to see that you had a nice time enjoying our local dishes and services. My colleagues are looking forward for your next visit in order to prove...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hilton and took a cab there. Taxi costed 3 Lei and we gave him 10 - first of all, this was really inexpensive and taxi driver kind of saying that the distance was too short. So he was happy when we gave...More

Thank MLancaster
Vatra, Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience and choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We apologies for the incident, and we would like to assure you that is just an isolated incident. I already discuss this corrective feedback with my colleagues in...More

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Mikaela M
25 November 2016|
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Response from Gerard C | Reviewed this property |
I travelled thru Romania and thought it a very romantic country. The people are happy and very welcoming. I think it is easy to find a romantic restaurant especially this one. 4 stars out of 5.
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antoniocarbone78
12 October 2016|
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Response from Razvan M | Reviewed this property |
I would say medium to cheap, considering the range of Bucharest's restaurants. Don't expect KFC prices though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
  • Phone Number: +40 721 200 800
Description
The Vatra Restaurant opened up December 2001 and ever since it has been the place where the Romanian cuisine is pleasantly supplemented by the authenticity of the Transylvanian sets. Both the delicious dishes made with passion by our chefs and the hospitality that our staff welcomes you with, complete our purpose: Your satisfaction! We are inviting you to discover the Romanian traditional cuisine at VATRA Restaurant!
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