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US$7 - US$15
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Eastern European
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Reviewed 24 June 2020 via mobile

The only place which was not crowded on midsummer eve. You get what order . Chicken šaslik was basic , side salad was a few slices of cucumber , onion and one black olive . A meal which any ten year old schoolchild could cook.... No finesse, no extras .More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 25 March 2020

Wheelchair access - No. This is a 2nd-floor restaurant with access consisting of a single flight of some 16-20 steps. The quality of the food is high, the portions almost overwhelming, and overall is good value for money. Except for the steps.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Great, central location in Old Town. We saw signs outside and walked to 2nd floor where is their quite small restaurant. Interior is "cold", nothing like you've used to see in Greek/Balkan restaurant. Reasonable prices considering their prime location. Good, but not great food. My...main course Chicken Gyros was 10€ and more like a fast food, than restaurant level. Worst thing was their young female waiter, service was real "shaky", despite we talk some Estonian too. After our dinner, she didn't ask "more drinks or desserts" , just "I guess I will bring check now" and when we left, no thank yous or goodbyes either, so maybe she was hurry because it was midsummer festival day.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Cozy place, nicely decorated and tasty food! for lunch they have good prices for the main dishes! Good place in the center of Tartu!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Everything was pretty much ok. Was nothing surprising. I was little bit disappointed after I finished my meal we discovered there is possibility to order sauce separately. Meal was little bit dry cause of that. Dessert was fine and service was overall good.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We went there with my Bulgarian girlfriend to remind us of the scents of Bulgaria... and we were not disappointed! The restaurant is finely furnished as a traditional Bulgarian village, and the food was really excellent, with very tasteful meat and incredible burek: I would...definitely recommend it to those who want a true Balkan experience, or just an amazing meal.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Being a Bulgarian myself, I can definitely confirm that this restaurant proposes an authentic experience of Bulgarian cuisine! Very well located and with very friendly staff and... most importantly, delicious food. We had Tarator, Mish-Mash, Burek paprika and Meshana Skara! Would definitely come back there...again!More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This restaurant is located on the second floor and you need to climb a relatively steep stair to reach it.I ordered a mixed grill shish kebab together with rice. It tasted as it should do so I left satisfied with my meal.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had a rough week of studying behind us and had a great plan... to eat good food at a nice restaurant in good company. This place made the week feel 10 times worse. The service was utterly terrible and the food looked and tasted...like it came straight from the mens bathroom. It is unbeliable to realise that we payed close to 20 euros for the worst food in Estonia. I definitely DO NOT recommend this place to anyone. If your plan is to spend the rest of your day looking in the mirror and contemplating if you ever want to eat anymore and sitting on the toilet with a cold sweat dripping from your face, then this is the place for you.More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Menu is quite interesting and foods are delicious. Also the owner is very friendly and does his job with care and love.

Date of visit: November 2015
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Balkan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5