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Alexandru Ciurea, Nr. 6, Cluj-Napoca 400019, Romania
+40 264 592 022
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“polenta” (20 reviews)
“cabbage rolls” (8 reviews)
“plum brandy” (3 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Central European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Alexandru Ciurea, Nr. 6, Cluj-Napoca 400019, Romania
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I found this based on online recommendations. The place seems to be popular, and I was lucky to get the last available table. The service is quick and hospitable. The food itself is rustic, country-side Romania food. Basic but very tasty. The mushrooms with cheese...More

Thank Alon A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Probably the best mamaliguta cu brânză I've ever had in Romania, and I've tried a few. Absolutely recommended.

Thank lightmonte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here with my wife on a sunday evening because It was mentioned in the lonely planet guide. When we were ready to start eating I read on a piece of sheet that it was not possible to pay with credit card. In...More

Thank Benedetto Laert... A
Marketing_Roata, Public Relations Manager at Roata, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear guest, We thank you for this review and apologize again for that inconvenience. We accept payment with cash or by card, but that day we had a little trouble with our card reader and the bank didn't make it possible for us to get...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went last night for dinner. 2nd time I’ve been here (December 2017 was my 1st visit). Really busy place so booking is definitely best. Food is amazing and so is the service. We ordered sarmale, polenta with cheese and pork crackling, wild mushroom stew and...More

Thank MickandAllie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant offers a nice green, shadowed courtyard. We ordered traditional romanian dishes: mamalygas with branza cheese and grilled vegetables as well as grilled fish. Everything was delicious, portions of mamalygas were very big. Service was nice and helpful.

Thank magdajagoda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a traditional romanian restaurant with very tasty food! The staff was very friendly and they offered us two free drinks when we arrived (pălincă and vișinată). I strongly recomand to make a reservation because the restaurant is in high demand.

Thank Renato I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, big portions, very nice personnel. The waitress actually ran after us to return the phone we forgot on the table. Cosy, quiet place to enjoy a hefty lunch or dinner. Child friendly.

Thank Corina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

However the food was not exactly my taste. The prices aren't accurate for the food, but the staff and host are very nice and helpful people. I can recommend ciorba with bean.

Thank Marta K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is not easy to find. Walking up strada Emil Isac there's a narrow opening to left just before the Burger House. Roata is then on right. It has a garden with tables, rained off on my visit, and 2 rooms inside, all whitewashed...More

Thank turkishfriend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

“Roata” (the wheel) is a very warm place with hospitable people. The food is tasty, well cooked in Transylvanian traditional style, large dishes and good wine. The music is mainly Romanian rock folk and some folcloric from Transylvania. You can have a nice evening here

Thank cristiandutescu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alexandru Ciurea, Nr. 6, Cluj-Napoca 400019, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Northwest Romania  >  Cluj County  >  Cluj-Napoca
  • Phone Number: +40 264 592 022
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Roata Restaurant is a traditional Romanian one serving dishes from Transylvania and other Romanian regions. We welcome our clients to find more of Romanian culture and culinary style through foods, beverages and music in a relaxing and cozy atmosphere.
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