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Casa Bunicii - Balcescu

Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
+40 723 656 918
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“spaetzle” (13 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (6 reviews)
“skewers” (4 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was our first visit here as we live abroad. The main reason for our visit was that we miss simple traditional home made dishes. We hoped that we are going to find those things in here. Nope. Wrong. I can't say that the food...More

Thank Sebastian M
Rady13, Owner at Casa Bunicii - Balcescu, responded to this review

Dear Sebastian, In the last 10 years we tryed different dishes, more or less traditional. The today menu is the result of many try and error. I think that was not necesary to order those pancakes but you could choose instead, chichen with cherry souce...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit to this restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious. Friendly service and the restaurant is spotlessly clean. On our first visit we had some trouble finding the place but it was well wort the effort.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I finished with the pork ribs quick so i can not take any pictures. But the are among the best ever tested. And i am becoming specialist.

Thank Xavier P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicios, very good and the athmoshere is awesome. I strongly recommend to try their delicios desserts.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was nice and clean. The food and wine was good. The service was excellent and there was a nice atmosphere. i saw that the restaurant was popular with the local people...always a good sign IMO.

Thank timothy j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First local restaurant I taste in my first trip to romania. I must say I was local colleague and followed his advice to home to this place... We went for a tradicional food courses (most of them made of pork...) and I must say I...More

1  Thank Marc L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I happened to go there during lent and was looking for vegan food. l was sure that a place called 'Grandmother's House' would be able to improvise something - fully expecting that I won't find many vegan things on the menu. To make a long...More

Thank BlueBlue123
Rady13, Owner at Casa Bunicii - Balcescu, responded to this review

Hello, I'm sorry that you are not satisfyed with us. We have many vegan dishes to choose from in the menu including "Vegetarian Spatzle" and also appetizers such "eggplant salad" and "beans cream" Radu

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are not a local, you have to poke your head inside to make sure you're at the Casa Bunicii restaurant. There is no restaurant sign. Good food and not that expensive. One of the waiters told my fiancé how to tip and how...More

Thank PuengDuangKae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have returned here after 6 years, to find the same great place. It is a family friendly restaurant, offering a lot of nice experiences for children and parents, from supervision at the playground, to dedicated bathroom with tiny everything and changing mat at the...More

1  Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and good ambience. But you have to wait too much. Even for the bill... The Papanasi cake is very good.

Thank Florian A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Onitiu Virgil nr 3, Timisoara 300191, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Western Romania  >  Timis County  >  Timisoara
  • Phone Number: +40 723 656 918
Casa Bunicii has lot to offer in terms of local cuisine, traditional food and traditional cooking technique. We produce almost everything in house and we don't use any artificial or ready made ingredients.Our interior is designed in a warm and homy way. For the kids we have an indor and outdoor playround and a special train animator who play with them durrind dinner time.In the sommer we move out to our green, luxuriant garden.