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Maraia Classic Bar&Diner

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The square on the corner of Evlogi Georgiev Blvd. and Hristo Smirnenski Blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Through our hotel in Sofia we were recommended to go to Maria Classic Bar for a "great" New Year's dinner and party. But when we arrived at the rather empty place, no tables were laid, no sign of New Year's festivities. The food was mediocre, the atmosphere dull. We just wanted to leave the place, but it was far away... More 

Thank AstridLemoine
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Nice service, average food, good location if you are planing a walk around. Nice garden for the summer and close to sightseeings

Thank Diana T
Sofia, Bulgaria
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Best bar&diner in Sofia! I started to visit it more than 10 years ago and it is still the best! It is 24/7 so if you feel hungry at 4 a.m. you can go here. Must try is the Shandon chicken fillet!

Thank Ivan A
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I have been to. Everything was perfect! Homemade pasta was awesome and the desserts were unique.

Thank Kristian A
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered a salad, the white cheese (sirene) was fake kind, made from vegetable fat, tasted terrible. Bread pieces in the salad advertised as homemade were at least two days old. Next appetizer was made from unripe avocado and seafood poorly cooked. Used to go to this place often, it seems like since last year quality has gone down significantly. Service... More 

Thank Teodora D
Sofia, Bulgaria
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

During my long stay in Sofia, I visited countless establishments. Maraia remains my favourite. Service is very corteous and quick. Many dishes from different quisines, even sushi. Good place for breakfast or late night drinks as well. Atmosphere is excellent, good seating and lightning. Open 24 hrs. Great terrace in summer. People smoke inside.

Thank Sofia-Explorer
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128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

The place is open 24/7, that's why we went there. Average food, prices are OK. Nothing to impress, never went back.

Thank DimitarStefanov
Sofia, Bulgaria
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Definitely reccommended. Great food and service. Variety of teas. Works 24/7. The light could be a little bit better.

Thank gnedelchev
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2011

We visited courtesy of a chauffeur from our hotel. Had a bottle of French champagne, a bottle of spicy local Shiraz, smoked duck salad, excellent good rare steak with mushrooms; juicy tasty chicken, the best in a 6 week trip, very tasty, great sautéed potatoes, a huge cheese plate of local cheeses, black and white bread USD/AUD250. Modern, stylish, comfortable.... More 

Thank Kaaren49
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 June 2010

Maraia Classic Bar&Diner is certainly one of the most emblematic places in Sofia and one that has stood the test of time. Perfect food, good service, nice atmosphere. Wonderful and cool garden.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Vegetarian Friendly
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The square on the corner of Evlogi Georgiev Blvd. and Hristo Smirnenski Blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?