Top Choice Mediterranean in Šibenik


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 Mediterranean in Zadar


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 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 …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Primošten


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…
Seafood in Zadar


With a gorgeous terrace that juts out into the harbour and a sleek interior that combines ancient stone walls with 21st-century style, Foša is a very classy place. The main focus of chef Damir Tomljanović is fresh f…
Croatian in Šibenik

Restoran Tinel

This well-regarded old-town restaurant has a lovely elevated terrace on a little square and dining rooms spread over two floors. You’ll find lots of interesting dishes including octopus à la tinel (similar to a goul…
Mediterranean in Zadar


Sitting pretty in a prime harbour-front spot with lots of polished wood and a slim covered terrace, this elegant place is one of Zadar’s best restaurants. The cooking marries fresh Croatian produce, rich French-styl…
Market in Zadar


One of Croatia’s best traditional markets, with seasonal, local produce at cheap prices: juicy watermelons and oranges, cured ham and Pag cheese.
Seafood in Zadar

Restaurant Niko

This wildly popular hotel restaurant is great for grilled fish and other seafood, though the menu has red meat and vegetarian dishes too. It's your best bet down the Borik end of the city.
Croatian in Starigrad

Taverna-Konoba Marasović

A kilometre inland from Entrance 1, this eatery occupies a fantastic old village house with a terrace at the front and chunky tables in the dining room. All the food is locally sourced and, with advance notice, can …