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El Simpatico

Primorska Street, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
+359 89 862 6275
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“quinoa” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Primorska Street, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner, I think this is one of the best restaurants near the seaside in Bulgaria. The dessert was also excellent.

Thank Sergiu Constant... C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after the dissapointment of Korona, we decided to try this EL SIMPATICO. It was a very nice and tasty afternoon. The waiters are very friendly and with positive attitude . Food is amazing. Prices are very good.

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only restaurant in Balchik with vegan dishes specified as ‘Vegan’, under the category Healthy Dishes. The food looked exactly like the menu pictures and all the ingredients were there :) The vegan cheese is very good and, after searching for Delishu Cheese online, we...More

Thank Bogdan Adrian N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered pizzas, grilled vegetables and ice cream. The pizzas were frozen ones who have been microwaved. The vegetables were burned and some of them raw. The ice cream was bad quality. The staff is nice but it took very much time for the food.

Thank Cristina I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere in This place . Love the «band» My family like it. But the food , hello . I ordered calamari and i got it cold deliverd . When i asked for NEW i got plastic tasting calamari re heated in a microwave ....More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having called in the day before to look through the menu, we didn't hesitate in booking for the following evening with the water Ploughman (forgive the spelling) for an 8pm reservation Upon arrival our selected table was awaiting. We were greeted by Vanya, our waitress...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

12 of us went for dinner , great food and service with a beautiful view into the harbour , nice place to watch the world go by, happy days

Thank deanhenzell
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We went in the middle of the week, when the restaurant was almost empty. We got seated across the street. When we asked to be seated near the sea, where there were at least 10 empty 4-people tables, she said "How many people? You are...More

Thank Alexxis13
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Where you get to sit once you arrived? Well if you are well dressed, to the tables with the view to the sea, otherwise tables there remain empty and you are directed to the ones across the main 'street'/outside of restaurant (didn't like the welcoming)....More

Thank Sekhmet S
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The restaurant is situated on the main pedestrian area. They have really fast service. The food is good with reasonable prices.

Thank cat885
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Primorska Street, Balchik 9600, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Dobrich Province  >  Balchik
  • Phone Number: +359 89 862 6275
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