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Tavern Istranka

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mediterranean, European,
Bozhe Milanovica 2 | Gostionica Istranka, Opatija 51410, Croatia
+385 51 271 835
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef goulash” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“truffle” (16 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Bozhe Milanovica 2 | Gostionica Istranka, Opatija 51410, Croatia
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Very very sweet staff, had the best time. All home cooked and super tasty!! The olive oil was special!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank IsisC_13
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant on google - it’s off season and many places aren’t open so I arrived starving! Even though there was a very large tour group having lunch the waiter sat me immediately and was incredibly attentive. Had a delicious steak with veggies. Really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leahw1979
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We ate here with a group of 20. It is a pleasantly arranged restaurant with several small rooms. The fish appetizer was outstanding with octopus salad, sardines and anchovies along with some calamari and a bit of fish paté. Wine was generously shared. The fish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sager
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Although a large group, this local restaurant not only provided quick and friendly service but our meals were served quickly and as ordered. Cudos to the staff and kitchen. Our choices included the sea bass and veal entrees. White and red house wines were very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jjflan
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Right off the main drag in Opatija this restaurant was perfect. Make an effort to find it. Attentive service and delightful food-veal and fish filet very good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChicagoMlk
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Outstanding food and unfailingly friendly service, Istranka never disappoints. The pastas are excellent and the seafood never disappoints.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Robert G
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Located in a small street off the main road in Opatija, this is a true gem when it comes to Croatian food. You can choose from traditional Croatian food and meat dishes, pasta and tasty burgers. Darko the waiter was very helpful and friendly. This...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Anna D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The Terrasse was full so we launched inside on white tablecloths. The setting was romantic. The food delicious. One grappa, 1/2 liter wine, salad, homemade gnocchi and gulash, also homemade pasta and mushrooms then an espresso for 50 dollars. The waiters very obliging when I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank luise1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have been in Istranka several times, and each time the food, the stuff, the atmosphere, the vine and especially the desert was 5 star! I love the pancakes with cottage cheese & honey!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Roberta D
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I know Istranka for many years back and unfortunately I must say I would not recommend it to anyone any more. In the last two years service got worse and prices got too high. The quality of food was not falling down so significantly like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank titijelavic
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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