Restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Rovinj

Barba Danilo

The last place you might expect to find one of Rovinj's best restaurants is on a campsite 3km from the centre, but that's where you'll find Barba Danilo. With just 45 seats in summer, booking several days ahead is e…
Top Choice Tapas in Rovinj

Male Madlene

This adorable and popular spot is in the owner's tiny jumble sale of a living room hanging over the sea, where she serves creative finger food with market-fresh ingredients, based on old Italian recipes. Think tuna-…
Mediterranean in Rovinj

Ulika

Tucked away in an alleyway, this small, pretty tavern with street-side seating excludes staples of Adriatic food kitsch (pizza, calamari, čevapčići – a spicy sausage dish) and instead features well-prepared if price…
Mediterranean in Rovinj

Monte

Rovinj’s top restaurant, and Croatia's first to be awarded a Michelin star, is worth the hefty bill at the end. Sample expertly presented dishes on the elegant glassed-in terrace, right below St Euphemia Church. If …
Seafood in Rovinj

Kantinon

Located right on the harbourside, this excellent eating choice is headed up by a stellar team – one of Croatia's best chefs and an equally amazing sommelier. The food is 100% Croatian, with ingredients as local and …
Istrian in Rovinj

Konoba Bruna

A five-minute taxi ride out of town, this family-run, summer-only agroturizam (rural farmstay) serves seasonal dishes using its own veggies and fish and meat under peka (a domed baking lid; from 110KN). The tables a…
Mediterranean in Rovinj

Puntulina

Sample creative Med cuisine on one of the three alfresco terraces. The pasta dishes are more affordable (from 70KN). At night grab a cushion and sip a cocktail on the rocks below this converted town house – it's esp…
Mediterranean in Rovinj

Maestral

Grab an alfresco table at this tavern on the sea edge for great views of the old town and well-prepared simple food that's priced just right. Its ribarska pogača (pizza-like pie with salted fish and veggies) is a wi…
Croatian in Rovinj

Grota

Right by the city market, this tiny barrel-lined spot serves daytime snacks such as local cheese and prosciutto, paired with carefully curated wines from the region (the owner is a winemaker). It gets busy with food…
Pizza in Rovinj

Da Sergio

It's worth waiting in line to get a table at this old-fashioned two-floor pizzeria. It dishes out Rovinj's best thin-crust pizza, and locals swear by it. It also serves decent house wine.