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Vatra

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Eastern European, ,
Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
+40 721 200 800
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Eastern European, Central European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Vatra
1. #RomanianTraditionalFood
"there is no better traditional restaurant in Bucharest"
Leonard L
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2. #LocalCuisine
"This is a very good place to eat Romanian food."
Radu D
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3. #RomanianTraditionalFolkDance
"Excellent sevice, nice music and even folk dancing."
Eytan I
See reviews that mention nice atmosphere
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1 - 10 of 537 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok the place is definitely nice, new, clean and a very enjoyable outside! The service is also ok, maybe a bit slow at times but in general was good. What was a bit of a disappointment was the food, we ordered an appetizer of Romanian...More

1  Thank Giuseppe P
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

My mother and I visited Bucharest back in December and we found this AMAZING restaurant. We were in Romania for three nights and honestly ate here every night because we loved it so much - perfection and wonderful Romanian food!!

1  Thank Anna M
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Dear Mrs Anna, We are very happy that you enjoyed our traditional Romanian food, thank you so much for your excellent review! Hope you will visit us again next time will come to Bucharest! Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner and got great authentic Romanian food. God service, the waiter even did recommendations and the have outdoor seating in a very nice garden. Entertainment as well due to some folklore dancers during dinner

Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying at or indeed near Cisimigiu Hotel this is a perfect choice just seconds away. The food and service were wonderful as was the traditional Romanian dancing. We sat outside which was super in early April. Highly recommended.More

Thank Marie H
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your review, it is always a pleasure to hear that our customers enjoyed both the location and the food. On behalf of the Vatra`s Staff, we thank you for the excellent review and we are looking forward to have you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended this restaurant, and they were right. We had the best stuffed cabbage and polenta on our week-long trip here. The meat and salads were excellent as well. Service was very friendly, although not speedy. The ambience was nice, with some Romanian decorations....More

Thank tangek
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Vatra Restaurant, we are happy to hear that you had a nice time enjoying our local dishes! Looking forward to have you guest again! Best regards, Christina M

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very very good restaurant Very good and tasty food Not expensive Friendly and efficient staff Rumanian clásico food ,

1  Thank Mario S
Vatra, Front Office Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr Mario, Thank you for your excellent review and for sharing your experience! Looking forward to have you back at Vatra Restaurant! Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished dinner in this authentic restaurant .Enjoyed every dish which was made to perfection.real delicious basic Romanian kitchen.More

Thank Rosenbaum51
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, We are very happy that you had a good time at Vatra Restaurant and you enjoyed our traditional Romanian food, thank you so much for your excellent review! Hope you will visit us again next time will come to Bucharest! Best wishes, Christina...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone was pleasant and helpful. The menu was in English with photos of most of the dishes with their Romanian names. The house wine was a nice merlot and great for the price ... the food: we shared a mixed, hot starter that included grilled...More

Thank Chinapjs
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, We thank you very much for the appreciation, we are glad to hear that you liked both our traditional food and the house wine! Looking forward to see you again at Vatra! Best regards, Christina M

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place in Bucharest for the true Romanian Tradition. Good food, Good quality service. I'm surely gonna visit this place more often

Thank Dan D
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your review and for choosing our restaurant. We are happy to hear that you had a nice time at Vatra! Looking forward to have you back! Christina M

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got off badly with a waiter who didn't write down the order for our table of 6, and then one of the starters didn't arrive. Waited an age for them as well. Average stuffed mushrooms, wet and stodgy. House wine not great. Then main courses...More

1  Thank Surfthemaze
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for choosing to come at Vatra Restaurant. We are very sorry that we didn't meet your expectations! Kind regards Cristina M.

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Mikaela M
24 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$ 6 - US$ 24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 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
  • E-mail
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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