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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Table Service, Delivery, Takeout, Seating
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place, prices are cheap, serving speed is awesome. Quality of food is perfect, taste and portion size. Don’t miss this place, also branded beer in bottles available.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 16 July 2021 via mobile

Good quality food but ordering process is kind of bistro type. You need to order at the bar and pay in advance. Nice location with a lot parking possibilities.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 24 August 2020 via mobile

Great staff, bad food. Stopped here for lunch after visiting castle. Place was pretty full. Staff was very friendly but looked overworked. When food came it was not that great. Lamb was old and tastless, could not cut it. Even pancakes were odd. Only fish...fillet was great, not the sides. Regret that we did not go to other place nearby. Giving these stars to staff, thanks for service. Chef though should be changedMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 15 August 2020 via mobile

Better than expected pub food and great desserts. Quick service. Great place to stop for food or to have a small detour.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 July 2020 via mobile

Went there as I read the good reviews however didn’t end up eating. Took a coffee and my girlfriend went up to pay, they must of heard us speaking English and thought I didn’t speak Estonian. Then with a very bad attitude said to my...girlfriends face ‘why is the girl paying for this’. I don’t know what year they live in around this place but it’s 2020 so stay quiet, make your coffees and keep your opinions to yourself. You never know who’s listening. Also the opening hours are crazy.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 14 July 2020 via mobile

Price, taste, speed, service, location, all perfect! Delicious onion pie with character, would recommend trying it!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 13 June 2020 via mobile

This used to be a hidden gem that unfortunately has lost its magic. We had the ribs and three of us had fish and chips. Unfortunately the ribs were more like pork belly and the 3 small dough fish served with bland potatoes were rather...disappointing. Furthermore, we asked to not have onions in our salad, but were still served salad with onions. The prices for such a disappointing meal were also way too high.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 14 October 2019

We were looking for somewhere to have a coffee on our way from Tartu to Lake Peipsi, and came across this charming roadside restaurant. Excellent coffee, and enticing snacks on the counter - tried them all. Right on noon, quite a few locals came in...for lunch, and it all looked fantastic, and the menu was intriguing. We'll be back in the area next year, and a full lunch here will be a must. Oh, and the interior is very authentic and a very comfortable place to be.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

Had onion soup and home made pies with raburb lemonade and locally brewed beer. Inexpensive, delicious and quickly delivered. Place to remember and include in next route plan

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 August 2019 via mobile

Rare find this kind of super quality food in 2019, sehr lecker, especially the fish , it is a must try !

Date of visit: August 2019
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Yes, Kivi Tavern offers takeaway services.

Yes, Kivi Tavern offers delivery services.

Kivi Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5