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To Be Or Not To Be

Cizmedziluk 5, Bascarsija, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 233-265
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaghetti” (12 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Cizmedziluk 5, Bascarsija, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The environment is very cozy, authentic and meal is great. The owner is so kind and helpful. We didn’t know what kind of traditional meal we could have and she helped us a lot. We had mućkalica and vegetables plates. I wouldn’t hesitate to go...More

Thank gncnazl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The chef cooks right in front of you in a small kitchen and the home made food is delicious! The wine was just as good!

Thank Luciana P
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant and it's all done by one lady - proper home cooked amazingness!! A must visit - if you can get a table!!

Thank Marcus P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We came here for dinner on a Sunday night and the place was pretty quiet. We sat upstairs and mostly had it to ourselves. The service was very friendly but low key. I had the seafood risotto and my partner had the veal casserole. We...More

Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Best food ever! It's a very small place, but it was the perfect meal, sharing with friends or family. Very calm and relaxed ambience. The lady it's a very good chef! Inlove with this place...! Will be back for sure!

Thank Gertru M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A charming place with just 2 tables inside and 2 outside. You feel like you are invited to a Bosnian home rather than a restaurant. The food is simple but superb- straight off the stove and on to your plate. I had the seafood spaghetti...More

Thank Ilmas F
Reviewed 17 August 2017

fast service, good coffee and small, but fine selection of dishes makes a visit to "To be Or Not To Be" worth an effort. Salads are made of fresh, good local produce - juicy tomatoes, cucumber and cabbage. Cheese and fish can be only recommended...More

Thank recenzijeMR
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This little place is a must visit in Sarajevo. The 2 ladies do a great job of creating fresh food quickly and very reasonable, just a lovely experience.

Thank Grainne O
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Owner is just looking for a tourists to rip them off, while they have no proper kitchen but cooking at the bar. Food is not fresh and of super poor quality. Anything you order has the same side dish that stinks. Do NOT RECOMMEND!

Thank DOZA2015
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We at here as a group of seven and so had the upstairs room to ourselves. The food and service is excellent. Nothing fancy about the food, just simple and done well. There were seven clean plates at the end. A special place!

Thank Stoykseasy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cizmedziluk 5, Bascarsija, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Location: Europe  >  Bosnia and Herzegovina  >  Sarajevo Canton  >  Sarajevo
  • Phone Number: +387 33 233-265
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