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Cantinetta Sveti Jakov

Pave Tomashica 1, Opatija 51410, Croatia
+385 51 202 066
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
2 Oct 2016
“"great location in a park"”
30 Sep 2016
“Just wonderful wine & dine.”
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Italian, Seafood, Croatian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Pave Tomashica 1, Opatija 51410, Croatia
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Reviews (102)
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This restaurant and a hotel has most beautiful location, Terrace is intimate and peaceful. Wine was very good and the service was OK ( I think the waiter was new here). This restaurant charges "couvert" which is quite normal and it's not expensive.Approx. 3 euros...More

Thank vinkec
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Dinner was severed just perfectly, staff very attentive, not to forget the veal was just perfect. A little difficult to locate due to its location in the rear of hotel and on the lower street level.

Thank gerry3491
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Found this cosy place in the busy Opatija and was one of the best things during our holiday! It is a fish restaurant which we did not realise at first but were very happy about it. The service was remarkably nice and professional. We got...More

Thank Évi H
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The food the service the place are all lagisticks! Sure that I'll come back to this restaurant!! The price was a bit high but it worth it!

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We always stop here for food or some cakes and coffee and their services and their quality of meals is always excellent, fully recommend.

Thank Nafukovacie
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Beautiful interior and terrace, food was good and the desserts were amazing. We were served a plate of fresh seafood to choose for the dinner, so that was a nice touch.

Thank Poirot25
Reviewed 8 October 2015

WE started off laughing at the ineptidude and bad service but by the end of the evening we were far from amused. Our waiter, who another more efficient waiter informed us was the boss, was hopeless and everything had to be asked for 3-4 times,...More

1  Thank Meg064
Reviewed 26 September 2015

A party of five arriving at around 18.30 really hungry. Took some time to order the food but that was nothing compared to how long it took to get it. we had to wait for almost 2 hours to get the food and even when...More

Thank Caroline_Ohrman
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Nice restaurant in Opatija, good food quality. Service was friendly. If you are looking for a good meal in a nice environement (indoor and outdoor) it is the right place. stake with de order has been resolved satisfactorily.

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Groupe Milenij hoteli. Customers for years. This time should have made better regarding the follow up of service. Indoor and outdoor great. One of the top best in Opatija. Find a parking before ot take a cab (too cheap.....)

Thank KTM509
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pave Tomashica 1, Opatija 51410, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Opatija
  • Phone Number: +385 51 202 066
  • E-mail
A unique restaurant a blend of an italian trattoria and a wine bar.Crossing from the old to the new, a historic building transformed into a modern day dining experience. At Cantinetta, our menu is focused on good and simple Mediterranean cuisine, such as grilled fresh fish, grilled steak, fish soup and homemade pasta with a commitment using local and susainable foods.Restaurant has been serving Istrian and Dalmatian Prosciutto of the highest quality, a large collection of cheese, freshly baked bread, handmade pasta and daily fresh fish.Complete your dining satisfaction with a glass of best Croatian wine.Our extensive wine list boasts a well rounded array of domestic and global vineyard selections and is a balance of premium, popular and value wines . Bottles and by-the-glass selections are available for over 100 white or red wines.