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Santa Marina

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Santa Marina, Tar-Vabriga 52465, Croatia
+385 98 285 702
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very good sea food.It is worth to try it. you wont be disapointed.Specially on mixed sea food. It is very nice to seat outside in the evening and listen to the music and enyoing good food.

Thank Lojze
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went there on a lunch and it was full. They kindly find us a table. Quickly brought us a drink. We ate pasta with goulash, patty filled with cheese, tagliatelle with sea food and meat with vegetables. Portions are big and all dishes were really good. I was totally surprised about tagliatelle which were perfectly cooked and about sea... More 

Thank koki5000
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The place is nice, the waiters give you feeling you need to hurry up eating although restaurant was 10 % full. The fish quality is an average and they lost me when I saw waiter cleaning toilet and going directly to bring us food to the table

Thank tomaznina
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Food was great and the people are so friendly and the cook has great talent, we went there twice in a week and its worth to walk 3 km to have good sea food

Thank AnbuMahesh
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I took my wife to Santa Marina for her birthday, we had another couple with us. To cut a long story short, after 2 hours we were still waiting for our main course. It's a shame that a restaurant with a good reputation for good food let us down with useless service.

Thank Bob B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We go to this restaurant quite often and it never disappoints us. If youre looking for a very good seafood and kind and fast service I definitely recommend you this local restaurant.

Thank 558andraz
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Ignore the run down appearance and the long drive, the food is great, large outdoor BBQ pit plenty of choice and really good plain cooked seafood. Go for the sharing plate, but make sure you're really hungry first! You may have to ignore the cheesy music, German beerfest music the night we went. Look it up first to fin it,... More 

Thank Neil H
Horten Municipality, Norway
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This place have special atmosphere, live music where musicians entertain children with dance etc. Food is ok.

Thank Meutudo
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Good service en food .mixed grill is good..relaxed..not to long waiting..reasonable price Music could be softer..cushion for the seating is a pre..all in all is ok restaurant for everynow a meal when u dont feel like cooking

Thank Justin K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Great to arrive at any time, rustic local charm, service without fault and family friendly. Seafood specialities ample and freshly prepared on open fire great value. Real customer focus and genuine care.

1 Thank Steve B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Marina, Tar-Vabriga 52465, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Tar-Vabriga
  • Phone Number: +385 98 285 702

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