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Casa Ardeleana

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Eastern European, Central European, Romanian
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Complex Sora Shopping Ceneter | B-dul 21 Dcembrie 1989, 5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Soenderborg, Denmark
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We expected a traditional and cozy restaurant but found a rather shabby place with loud music and a none observant staff. The food was OK but nothing special but before we finished the meal they started a very noisy exhast ventilation.

Thank vi31je
Bucharest, Romania
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

It is a very good choice for traditional Romanian food, ambiance and music. The food is very good and the prices are resonable.

Thank rosu84
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Place is hidden at the lower level of a shopping centre which makes it a bit weird to find. Inside you'll find loads of tables, which make it seem empty sometimes. Decorated in a traditional way with Romanian folklore music in the background and thematic rugs on the walls. Huge food selection in the menu but disappointingly, no wine list.... More 

1 Thank Marius A
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the beans soup. It's definitely a must try. The setting is quite traditional and the menu offers a wide variety of dishes. We had great expectations about the dish called A la Cluj Cabbage and is was tasty however it was not the best we tried. It is a good place for traditional food.

Thank Luminita O
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food there with friends. The portions were smaller but juat right, didnt feel like we overate like we do at other restaurants. The waiter was really nice and was able to accomadate some special requests in regards to food.

Thank Giorgiana B
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Place location is pretty hidden but once you find it you can taste some of the Romanian traditions. Furniture and hole place is like an old village museum. food is great and you can get as well some folk music playing.

Thank Radu B
gabriel r, Owner at Casa Ardeleana, responded to this review

Please help us to improve. If you said the place it is nice, the food great, you rating it is 3 stars? Can I ask, why? This rating it is very important for us and for future visitors. Thank you, Gabriel Roman More 

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178 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

good quality local food, friendly staff and rich menu. they also have good Romanian wine and good deserts.

Thank marcin w
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very nice decorated with old traditional Romanian objects. Even the furniture has that old style. The food is very good, and most of it is prepared into a typical Romanian style. The personnel is nice and will help you with information regarding food whenever you need some.

Thank Razvan N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The best local food in Cluj!!! You need to wait a while until the food is arriving but when it's comes, you forgot all! So amazing...

1 Thank תם כ
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We found this place by recommendation. They have a nice daily menu, traditional food, with 3 choices for each dish. Portions are just right (hate big portions which always stick to my belly :P), price is good. Serving is quick and efficient. It's not a pretentious place, just for a chill lunch break.

Thank Nicoleta S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$30
Eastern European, Central European, Romanian
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Complex Sora Shopping Ceneter | B-dul 21 Dcembrie 1989, 5, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Northwest Romania  >  Cluj County  >  Cluj-Napoca
  • Phone Number: 40264439451
Traditional roumanian rstaurant

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