Restaurants

Top Choice Croatian in Pag Town

Trapula Wine & Cheese Bar

Eateries on the main square of a town are usually best avoided: they don't have to work as hard to bring in diners as places elsewhere. But this fine bar on the main square has an excellent list of local wines (by t…
Top Choice Croatian in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Lička Kuća

Built in 1972 and fully rebuilt in traditional stone-walled style in 2015 after burning to the ground three years earlier, Lička Kuća is touristy and extremely busy in high season, but the food is excellent. Special…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Primošten

Mediteran

Mediteran centres on a lovely old stone building, although in summer the action moves into the courtyard and up to the little 1st-floor terrace. Chef Pero Savanović's dishes offer a modern take on Dalmatian traditio…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Zadar

Kaštel

Hotel Bastion's fine-dining restaurant offers contemporary takes on classic Croatian cuisine (octopus stew, stuffed squid, Pag cheese). France and Italy also make their presence felt, particularly in the delectable …
Top Choice International in Zadar

Corte Vino & More

One of the classiest dining experiences in Zadar, Corte Vino & More in the Al Mayer Heritage Hotel has a gorgeous setting, wonderfully attentive service and high-quality food that changes with the seasons, takin…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Šibenik

Pelegrini

Responsible for upping the culinary ante in Šibenik, this wonderful restaurant raids the globe for flavours, with influences from Japan and France, but its heart is in the Mediterranean. Dalmatian offerings are very…
Top Choice Dalmatian in Zadar

Pet Bunara

With exposed stone walls inside and a pretty terrace lined with olive trees, this is an atmospheric place to tuck into Dalmatian soups and stews, homemade pasta and local faves such as octopus and turkey. Save room …
Seafood in Zadar

Foša

Classy Foša boasts a gorgeous terrace that juts into the harbour and a sleek interior that combines ancient stone walls with 21st-century style. The main focus of chef Damir Tomljanović is fresh fish, plucked from t…
Italian in Zadar

4 Kantuna

With a cool laneway setting as well as a stylish interior dining area, 4 Kantuna gets the simple things right – good service and high-quality cooking without asking you to pay over the odds for the privilege. There'…
Croatian in Šibenik

Konoba San Antonio

This tavern has a pleasant old-town terrace and a tradition of consistently well-prepared seafood, fish and grilled-meat dishes – try the salmon carpaccio. Owner Antonio adds much warmth and energy to the place.