About Us

About Us

“Baklachoff Collection” was founded by Baklachyan family and started its activities in hospitality industry since 1894.

Baklachoff has served more than 15 million guests since its inception.

In November 1894, Simon Baklachev founded Grand Hotel Hotel in Astafyan Street (now Abovyan Street), which was then the only luxury hotel in the city with its furnishing, service and international standards.

The story of Baklachoff continued in 1990, when Karen Baklachyan

(now CEO of the Baklachoff network) founded the lahmajo in Red Army Street, which became a favorite place for the streets and all the residents.

Three years later, in 1993, Karen Baklachyan opened a Van café near Yerevan State University in Aleq Manukyan street. The cafe’s guests were mainly students.

In 1998, another café “XOLODOK” joined the Baklachoff Chain, it was also located on Mashtots Avenue.

In 1999, Karen Baklachyan expanded the Baklachoff network and opened the first bakery that was located on Mashtots Avenue, which was known for its fresh bread and cakes.

The activity in the field of Restaurant Industry continued with the pizza chain “Mama Mia”. The first pizzeria was opened in 2005 on Republic Avenue.

“Mama Mia” became the leading fast food chain in the shortest possible time, and in 8 years the number of pizzerias in the city reached eight:

  1. Republic Square
  2. Alex Manukyan Street
  3. Sayat-Nova street
  4. Tumanyan Street           
  5. Zakyan Street
  6. Koryun street
  7. Komitas Avenue
  8. Davitashen

“Mama Mia” had the largest delivery network in the city. The number of the orders per day reached almost 200.

In 2011, Baklachoff opened the Caucasian Captive restaurant, which was created with the same color and concept as the film of Gayday. Caucasian Captive with its unique cuisine and warm atmosphere became not only favorite place for the inhabitants of our city, but also a must-visit place for tourists.

The restaurant soon was expanded with two other branches on  Sayat-Nova Street in 2013 and Orbeli Brothers Street in 2014 in Tsakhkadzor.

In 2012 “Baklachoff” chain continued to expand and the “Millennium” (Melnitsa) restaurant opened on Alek Manukyan Street.

The “Millennium” restaurant had an open air and closed part, the outdoor part was a favorite part for all the guests for breakfast time.

It has been a part “Baklachoff” chain for 5 years, up to 2017.

In 2015 “Baklachoff” company continued expanding and opened its first restaurant “Gentlemen Udachi” in Krasnodar, Russia.

The restaurant was created in the concept of the same movie “Gentlemeni Udachi”, which emphasized the caucasian style of the restaurant in Krasnodar and due to its cuisine it has become a favorite place for many tourists visiting Krasnodar.

In 2018 Baklachoff was rebranded as “Baklachoff Collection”.

One of the recent projects by Baklachoff Collection is restaurant Chaihona (translated from Uzbek, a tea-house), was opened at the heart of Yerevan: Northern Avenue.

At the heart of the design development lies the history and visual associations of the Great Silk Road – merchants from different countries selling spices, silk and other goods. Armenia was an important part of the Great Silk Road, as it served as a transit corridor between Asia and Europe.

One of the recent projects by Baklachoff Collection is restaurant Chaihona (translated from Uzbek, a tea-house), was opened at the heart of Yerevan: Northern Avenue.

At the heart of the design development lies the history and visual associations of the Great Silk Road – merchants from different countries selling spices, silk and other goods. Armenia was an important part of the Great Silk Road, as it served as a transit corridor between Asia and Europe.

The chosen style, patterns and warm colors resemble the east and its special flavor.

Chaihona brought an eastern fairy tale to your city to give you new amazing sensations. The cuisine of the Chaihona is an ample opportunity for the visitors to taste Asia, Europe and Caucase at the same time.

The core communication is “We know the secret of life delicious”, which is used on different carriers, with the purpose to arouse people’s interest in this restaurant with interesting cuisine and atmosphere.