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Tavern Istranka

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mediterranean, European,
Bozhe Milanovica 2 | Gostionica Istranka, Opatija 51410, Croatia
+385 51 271 835
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef goulash” (7 reviews)
“minestrone” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Bozhe Milanovica 2 | Gostionica Istranka, Opatija 51410, Croatia
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We had the squid ink with polenta and the beef goulash. Both were very good as well as the pumpkin soup. Service was a little slow as only seemed to have two servers for the entire place. more locals were there than tourists which is...More

Thank vancouvermtv
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Didn’t expect much but steak really surprised me how prepared and tasty it was. Very kind service. Decent wine. Pricing as expected

Thank Vitomir L
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were in Opatija 3 nights and ate here twice. Great local food. The squid and polenta was delicious, as was the pasta and mushrooms, the mixed side salad is recommended too, enough to share and a good variety. Staff are friendly and helpful. Wine...More

Thank Nomad59
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The food is local and very tasty. Food quality is great compared to price. Nice place in the center of Opatija and very kind staff.

Thank Dunja G
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Was recommended this restaurant by the owners of the hotel we were staying at for good local food. Well we were not disappointed. From the time we walked in the door we were greeted by friendly staff who went out of their way to ensure...More

Thank Andrew c
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We ate 3 times during a week at Tavern Istranka as we found the homely atmosphere and good standard of food some of the best we found in Opatija. During our visits there was only one waiter working - covering both the bar and the...More

Thank Simone P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We ate here last night. Fab food, fab service, wth a smile and a great sense of humour. Really enjoyed the wooden cake (the Waiter will understand this comment). Very authentic and booked for Saturday night. Looking for something traditional with a lovely setting, then...More

Thank dstoneface
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were here with a tour group and had a delightful time. The food was excellent and the staff were very engaged and made the evening a lot of fun. Cozy environment, great service.

Thank bigaps
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Very good value, it doesn't feel too touristy, we had veal in a great mushroom sauce. Others who went the following night had slow service, but we had no problem. Located off the main road, near the market.

Thank ian2020
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This quaint little gem hidden in the back streets will not dissapoint, the food is delicious and cooked to order. The staff are some of the best.

Thank stellapettigrew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bozhe Milanovica 2 | Gostionica Istranka, Opatija 51410, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Opatija
  • Phone Number: +385 51 271 835
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