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 …
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…
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…
Cafe in Zadar

Gourmet Kalelarga

Beneath the Art Hotel Kalelarga, this chic little beige cafe is your best option for a cooked breakfast or a decadent cake. As the day progresses, the focus shifts towards more substantial Dalmatian fare. Service is…
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.
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.