Top Choice Croatian in Rijeka

Konoba Nebuloza

Straddling the line between modern and traditional Croatian fare, this slightly upmarket riverside restaurant serves lots of seafood along with selected beef and turkey dishes. Specialities include sous-vide swordfi…
Top Choice Bistro in Rijeka


Amid the unappealing industrial surrounds of Rijeka's port, this lovely little white-wood bistro serves up excellent fish dishes, as well as a few grilled meats and pasta plates. The service is friendly, the cooking…
Top Choice Bakery in Rijeka


The best bakery in town, with delicious filled baguettes, wholemeal bread, croissants and burek (pastry stuffed with meat, spinach or cheese). There are several branches around town and across Croatia.
Italian in Rijeka

Maslina Na Zelenom Trgu

For the best pizza in the city centre head to this small Italian place with wobbly art-nouveau decor and tiled tables. The wheels of pizza here are popular among Rijeka's (or perhaps that should be Fiume's) Italian …
Seafood in Rijeka

Conca D'Oro

Savour superbly prepared seafood, Italian pasta and risottos, and choice Croatian wines at this formal though oddly decorated restaurant (the interior features Gaudí-esque columns and stones implanted into the walls…
Croatian in Rijeka

Placa 51

Aged Dalmatian beef, brilliant tuna steaks, terrific octopus starters – the excellent cooking at Placa 51 spans a good range of northern Croatian cuisine and a few Italian dishes thrown in for good measure. Enjoy it…
Italian in Rijeka

Ristorante Spagho

A stylish, contemporary restaurant with art, exposed brickwork and hip seating that offers delicious and filling portions of pasta, pizza, salads and meat dishes. But the real draw here is the whole section of the m…
Croatian in Rijeka


This unassuming restaurant is popular with locals during the day as a cafe, but its meals are particularly good – try the grilled vegetables or the smoked sardines, but don't miss the grilled fish and seafood, cooke…
Croatian in Rijeka

Na Kantunu

Fresh fish and seafood are the stars of the show at this bright and breezy restaurant in a somewhat grimy location by the port. It's a good place to try traditional fish or octopus stews, followed by crispy fruit pa…
Market in Rijeka

City Market

This local market is one of the best places in town for seasonal fruit and vegetables.