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Casa Bunicii - Balcescu

Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
+40 723 656 918
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“spaetzle” (13 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (6 reviews)
“skewers” (4 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
European, Eastern European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
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1 - 10 of 329 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casa Bunicii is a short walk out of town and is worth visiting if you're looking for good, local cuisine. The restaurant is good without being great, though the setting is lovely and the waiting staff very attentive. The restaurant's strengths are its selection of...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived into Timisoara late and strolled across the street to Casa Bunicii at the suggestion of our AirBNB host. We weren't disappointed by the blend of Romanian and Italian fare on offer. Our favourite was the home made spaetzle (a type of pasta)!

Thank Runiboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent ! hour waiting at our table with no food arriving. We left without food, very hungry and very angry. Please do not visit this restaraunt, they do not deseve the custom.

Thank melvyngilbert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by my tour guide when I asked for a place where the locals eat. I wasn't disappointed. The food was excellent, the service was good, and the wine was very tasty. The courtyard is a beautiful place to enjoy a meal,...More

Thank cyclejam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on our last day in Timisoura. Our meals were delicious, we ordered a variety of Romanian starters to share and wow were there enough to eat, magnificent. I ordered the chicken brochette with a rice side, it was amazing. Portions are...More

Thank Patrick J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greatest restaurant in timisoara. Food, drink, landscape! No regrets!! Also, great personnel, very kind, within normal price range. Food cooked just like home.

Thank stan m
Reviewed 8 June 2017

excellent ribs, absolutely delicious, very well made with a great home-made barbeque sauce. And the side dish : potatoes with leek - mmmiam! Went very well together. We also had "bulz", which was more sweet than salty as it usually is, but that was also...More

Thank Roxana P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Good points: the terrace looks very well, many flowers, we have been there in a late afternoon and was quite peaceful. Bad points: not much interest for the client needs, very expensive compared with what you really get (e.g. ordered "Tochitura dacica" at 32 lei,...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit here as we live abroad. The main reason for our visit was that we miss simple traditional home made dishes. We hoped that we are going to find those things in here. Nope. Wrong. I can't say that the food...More

Thank Sebastian M
Rady13, Owner at Casa Bunicii - Balcescu, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Sebastian, In the last 10 years we tryed different dishes, more or less traditional. The today menu is the result of many try and error. I think that was not necesary to order those pancakes but you could choose instead, chichen with cherry souce...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to this restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious. Friendly service and the restaurant is spotlessly clean. On our first visit we had some trouble finding the place but it was well wort the effort.

Thank Peter R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Western Romania  >  Timis County  >  Timisoara
  • Phone Number: +40 723 656 918
Casa Bunicii has lot to offer in terms of local cuisine, traditional food and traditional cooking technique. We produce almost everything in house and we don't use any artificial or ready made ingredients.Our interior is designed in a warm and homy way. For the kids we have an indor and outdoor playround and a special train animator who play with them durrind dinner time.In the sommer we move out to our green, luxuriant garden.
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