Restaurants

The best places to eat throughout Croatia – restaurants and cafés reviewed by our experts

Bura Bistro & Bar

Beside Dubrovnik Cathedral with its glittering treasury, Bura Bistro & Bar is a recently opened top spot in the historic Old Town serving sensational...

TORI Street Food

TORI Street Food

TORI Street Food sits away from the hubbub of Zagreb's centre, about 12 kilometres west of the city's main Ban Josip Jelačić Square. What the restaurant lacks...

Restaurant Crna Svinja

Restaurant Crna Svinja

Crna Svinja sits in the idyllic Slavonian countryside among fields of gold (read: grains and sunflowers), just 15 kilometres from the centre of Osijek. The...

Restaurant Markus

Restaurant Markus

Covered in rolling hills and olive groves, and strewn with vineyards, central Istria is a fairytale. Restaurant Markus in Labin embodies the soul of this...

NOSH Cosmopolitan Food

NOSH Cosmopolitan Food

Opened in late May of 2021, NOSH is located on a stone-building-surrounded plaza in the very heart of Rijeka's historic old city. The restaurant-bar...

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The best restaurants in Croatia

Recommended Zagreb restaurants

Recommended Zagreb restaurants

This ultimate guide to Zagreb restaurants covers it all: from top-level, splash-out fine dining to street food, traditional wholesome to high-end...

The best Dubrovnik restaurants

The best Dubrovnik restaurants

Dubrovnik restaurants are beginning to offer the culinary quality and variety that should be expected of such a luxury destination. And dining in Dubrovnik...

The best Rijeka restaurants

The best Rijeka restaurants

Rijeka majors in fish, seafood and simple Venetian-inspired dishes, thanks to its seaport location and cultural mixing with nearby Italy. Rijeka has a handful...

Recommended Split restaurants

Recommended Split restaurants

The Split restaurant scene's culinary revolution is a recent phenomenon and one that's still booming. Decent and diverse eateries seem to be opening on an...

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    Recommended restaurants in Dubrovnik

    Nautika
    5 out of 5 stars

    Dubrovnik’s most prestigious culinary spot offers two panoramic terraces of starched white-tablecloth formality. Chef Mario Bunda insists on fresh,...

    Restaurant Ankora

    Restaurant Ankora

    5 out of 5 stars

    Sitting on a terrace of the Ankora, eight kilometers west of Dubrovnik, you may get the impression that you are sitting on the deck of a boat. Not only is the...

    Fish Restaurant Proto

    Fish Restaurant Proto

    5 out of 5 stars

    The seafood-oriented Proto, recent recipients of a Michelin recommendation, sits in the heart of the Old Town and claims a tradition dating back to...

    Restaurant Amfora

    Restaurant Amfora

    5 out of 5 stars

    Amfora is an excellent choice for both meat and fish lovers, its cuisine drawing its inspiration from the all areas of the Mediterranean while...

    Restaurant Amoret

    Restaurant Amoret

    4 out of 5 stars

    Thirteen wonderfully decorated apartments at three different locations in the Old Town. All apartments come with kitchenette, TV and free wifi. In summer,...

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    Recommended cafés

    Booksa • Zagreb

    Booksa • Zagreb

    5 out of 5 stars

    Zagreb’s prime literary club also doubles as a café, a collective run by two enthusiastic women. There is a symbolic membership fee of 10kn/year,...

    Breakfast, brunch and beyond

    Breakfast in Zagreb guide

    Breakfast in Zagreb guide

    With an increasing number of Zagreb’s guests staying in private rooms and apartments rather than traditional hotels, the need to find a good breakfast...

    Eggspress

    Eggspress

    5 out of 5 stars

    This restaurant hatched out of nowhere – taking over the long defunct and dusty-windowed Pushkin’s Restaurant on Boškovićeva, just off...

    Breakfast in Zagreb guide

    With an increasing number of Zagreb’s guests staying in private rooms and apartments rather than traditional hotels, the need to find a good breakfast...

    Breakfast in Zagreb guide

    Breakfast in Zagreb guide

    With an increasing number of Zagreb’s guests staying in private rooms and apartments rather than traditional hotels, the need to find a good breakfast...

    Eggspress

    Eggspress

    5 out of 5 stars

    This restaurant hatched out of nowhere – taking over the long defunct and dusty-windowed Pushkin’s Restaurant on Boškovićeva, just off...

    Otto & Frank

    Otto & Frank

    4 out of 5 stars

    Occupying a premium spot on Zagreb's bustling thoroughfare Tkalčićeva, Otto & Frank is a bistro with an emphasis on breakfast, booze and bar snacks....

    Dežman Bar

    Dežman Bar

    5 out of 5 stars

    Thank to a gaggle of designer stores the narrow, arcade-like Dežmanova is fast becoming one of Zagreb’s coolest addresses, an impression only bolstered by the...

    Kava Tava

    Kava Tava

    3 out of 5 stars

    Consisting of a wooden-shed bar surrounded by a scattering of stools and chairs, the al-fresco Kava Tava delivers just about everything that makes a good...

    Beer and burgers in Zagreb

    50 A Burger & Champagne Bar

    50 A Burger & Champagne Bar

    5 out of 5 stars

    Handily located behind the main square, this funky burger bar is the result of a global journey spanning New York, Hong Kong and Hvar. The vibe is lively,...

    Submarine Burger

    Submarine Burger

    5 out of 5 stars

    Can burger-flipping be a sustainable, ecologically responsible industry? Well Yellow Submarine is certainly giving it a go. The submariners pride themselves on...

    50 A Burger & Champagne Bar
    5 out of 5 stars

    Handily located behind the main square, this funky burger bar is the result of a global journey spanning New York, Hong Kong and Hvar. The vibe is lively,...

    50 A Burger & Champagne Bar

    50 A Burger & Champagne Bar

    5 out of 5 stars

    Handily located behind the main square, this funky burger bar is the result of a global journey spanning New York, Hong Kong and Hvar. The vibe is lively,...

    Submarine Burger

    Submarine Burger

    5 out of 5 stars

    Can burger-flipping be a sustainable, ecologically responsible industry? Well Yellow Submarine is certainly giving it a go. The submariners pride themselves on...

    Rougemarin

    Rougemarin

    5 out of 5 stars

    Something of a cult among Zagreb carnivores on account of its delicious gourmet burgers (try the 200g cheeseburger for 36kn), Rougemarin also serves top-notch...

    Burgeraj

    Burgeraj

    4 out of 5 stars

    A small but perfectly chosen menu has made Burgeraj one of the city centre’s cult eateries. The spicy Pepper Jam Burger or the shiitake-filled Tamari Burger...

    Rocket Burger

    Rocket Burger

    5 out of 5 stars

    A new crop of quality burger bars sprang up in recent years and this was one of the first, serving deftly grilled patties of pure beef to an appreciative...