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Ulica Svetoga Krizha - Via Santa Croce 1, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 52 816 337
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Istrian fish konoba? We order shells for 100 kn and calamari but both was low quality ingredients. Shells old...calamari from Patagonia. Never again hear

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Thank Stella B
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I went there in October with a friend and it was very pleasant. The food was good, the price reasonable and service was excellent. My friend asked for something that was not on the menu (spaghetti alle vongole) and she got it and was very happy.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Looked quirky inside, waitress was lovely other staff bit grumpy and unwelcoming, lady on the till & an older lady were sitting eating & glaring at anyone that came in. Only good thing was the wine & soup, the fish was disgusting & laid on top of what can only be described as shoe leather blocks taste was disgusting, other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

My husband and I ate here 3 of 5 nights while in Rovijn last week. Our waiter (he was ours for all 3 nights:) was fabulous and the food was excellent. The first night we had mixed clams and mussels which were very good. The second night we had a perfectly cooked filet with frites. The last night we shared... More 

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Thank Nancy K
Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We came in here as 4, but 3 of us ate. We had truffle gnochi, pasta with tomato sauce and pancakes with walnuts. Wife said that tomato pasta was tasty and my truffles gnochi were one of the best ones I ever had. Pancakes were not superb but more tasty than not. One of the most important things for me... More 

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Thank Ivan R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Buzzing place to eat whether that be in the afternoon or in the evening. Always busy so booking is advisable particulary in the busy summer months. Seafood is a speciality and the mussels tasted of the sea in a lovely garlic and wine sauce. The bread basket isn't free cost about 20p, fills you up so beware. Staff very attentive... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here couple of times in the last months. The service was great and fast. The fish was delicious but if you are here in autumn we really recommend the fried Istarski squid.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

How did this place get recommended by any guidebooks? Did they give out a free lunch? Even that wouldnt have changed what i have to report. The atmosphere was that of any bus station café. The waiter wouldnt have raised eyebrows in Poohey McPlop's Latrine Cleaning Gang. All in all the dishes served would have sailed through the Great British... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had two evening meals and one lunch during our stay in Rovinj. First night the place was buzzing, even so the staff managed to find a place for us. Service was very good and the food is above what you get down on the harbour side. No complaints, but portion sizes are on the large side. Inside is a must... More 

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Forli, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The three of us decided to treat ourselves with some local dishes and wanted to check out Veli Jože for the first time. Before we reserved our dinner table we asked around to hear what the rest of town thinks of the place..like here the reviews were of mixed nature. Service was ok, nothing special. The night wasn't busy since... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Svetoga Krizha - Via Santa Croce 1, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: +385 52 816 337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?