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Pod Lipite

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Barbecue, Eastern European, Central European, European
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ul.Elin Pelin 1, Sofia 1164, Bulgaria
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A very nice restaurant in a quiet district of Sofia. Cozy atmosphere, historic place, good and traditional Bulgarian dishes. Every time I go to Sofia is a must

Thank Fabio F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pod Lipite is the best place I've eaten during a weekend in Sofia: warm and nice atmosphere, kind people working there and Amazing dishes at a very very low price! I would definetely recommend it!

Thank Silvia A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is deteriorating over time.Once of my favourite it becomes less and less attractive choice. Rude attitude of the side of the waiters slow service

Thank Petya S
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is restaurant is amazing place in Bulgaria with very good and tasty food. Staff is good profesional and frendly. Lovely tradiotinal typical dips and salads, and realy good barbequ

Thank vonekd
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique delicious food, the waiters are very friendly and level setting is a typical Bulgarian. Very interisting music and dance program. Frendly staff

Thank adrian p
Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

... with aubergines with tomato sauce and cheese and a spinach pie, which were good. But then, we ordered some veal leg, and they brought us something different (the waiter claimed it was the leg, but it was not) and pork sach, which the waiter claimed to be better than shashlik, though it happened to be was terribly burnt and... More 

1 Thank jujitsu77
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a Bulgarian i am very critical on local food, I galenerally have too high expectations. In terms of cuisine quality, this was absolutely top of the top. I went to the kitchen to great the chief, the food was just better than anything i have tried im bulgaria recently. Second, there was a cultural program with a dancing group... More 

1 Thank dianamG3581QN
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful traditional restaurant with delicious food :) we were walking through town and came across this restaurant. Even though we didn't make prior reservation they took us in and we promissed to be quick because everything was reserved in advance. Even though we didn't have time to read everything on the menu, our main dishes of veal and pork were... More 

1 Thank Petra F
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My Bulgarian friend took us to this restaurant to experience traditional and authentic Bulgarian food. The ambiance was amazing with live music and lots of locals dining together gathered around large tables. A great place to experience authentic Bulgarian cuisine.

1 Thank 55Gab
Porec, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best.... Ambient very traditional.very good food.normal price.very smili staff.excellent deserts.

1 Thank Ducatistaaa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$37
Barbecue, Eastern European, Central European, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Elin Pelin 1, Sofia 1164, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: 35928665053

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