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Vatra

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Eastern European, ,
Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
+40 721 200 800
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Eastern European, Central European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Strada actor Brezoianu Ion N 19, Bucharest 010131, Romania
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"Great food, great value. excellent service, very caring waiters"
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2. #RomanianAuthenticCuisine
"Every dishes were cooked to perfection"
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" Vatra is definitely the place to go in Bucharest"
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1 - 10 of 517 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I went yesterday evening on recommendation through TripAdvisor . We had a fabulous meal of 2 Romanian meatball soups and then one Romanian stuffed cabbage leaves and one mixed meat stew. I had an aperol and then a half carafe of wine...More

Thank DieselWhitstable
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

5  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 yesterday via mobile

We were a little disappointed that there was no local folklore, but the waiter was a pleasant surprise. It was not easy to catch one of the waiters, but the service was courteous and very professional. The opening portions were very good, and we even...More

Thank Gal L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had lunch there several times and every time food was good, they serve a lot of Romanian dishes, portions are big so consider sharing if you re not very hungry. If you plan on going on Sunday make a reservation.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

We asked the hotel to suggest a Romanian restaurant that they might go to for a nice dinner and they suggested Vatra. Turned out to be an excellent choice. We had a reservation/were seated right away at a window table. Most other patrons appeared/sounded local....More

1  Thank 1950fish
Vatra, Public Relations Manager at Vatra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days 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 1 week ago

We were directed to this restaurant by the hotel we stayed at. It was a short walk through Bucharest. The staff was friendly, spoke english as we spoke no Romanian. They were helpful with the menu. The food was excellent, the beer good. We were...More

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

Dear guest, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed both our food and location. Looking forward to have you back again in order to try other delicious dishes from our menu! Best wishes, Christina M

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!!

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

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 2 weeks ago

Set right in the city center near the famous Cismigiu Park, in a beautiful old restored building, Vatra is the favorite Romanian restaurant of our family in Bucharest. Food is excellent and wine selection is very good. All the products are fresh and the dishes...More

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

Crowded and noisy. Not suitable either for large tables or for romantic dinners. But the food is good. Prices are the standard ones for a central location

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

Dear Mrs Sinziana, Thank you for your review and the and appreciation, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our food. Looking forward to have you back, maybe in one quiet Sunday evening. Regards, Christina M

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pork ribs not recommended, extremely fat. Miti not so good, garlic is overly used. I will not come back. Placinta is a better place for Romanian cousine.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your review, we are sorry that the Romanian food did not looked up to your expectations but we are happy that you appreciate the Romanian wine. Regards, Christina 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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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