Top Choice Croatian in Zagreb


The well-prepared central-European fare here is much-loved by local and overseas patrons. On warm days, eat on the covered patio (entered through an ivy-clad passageway off Teslina); the cold-weather alternative is …
Top Choice International in Zagreb

Mundoaka Street Food

This tiny eatery clad in light wood, with tables outside, serves up American classics – think chicken wings and pork ribs – and a global spectrum of dishes, from Spanish tortillas to shakshuka eggs. Great breakfasts…
International in Zagreb


The best thing about this smart spot on the main strip is its terrace. Food ranges from starters such as swordfish carpaccio to mains of steak and truffle. The wine list features plenty of Istrian and Slavonian choi…
Croatian in Zagreb


All kinds of meat – duck, lamb, pork, beef and turkey – are grilled and prepared the Zagorje and Slavonian way at this upmarket old-timer. There’s a good choice of Mediterranean dishes and local wines. The summer te…
Italian in Zagreb


Italian is the name of the game in this cellar restaurant that’s owned by the Croatian football star Zvonimir Boban. The menu features a robust range of pasta, risotto, gnocchi and meat dishes.
Croatian in Zagreb

Kaptolska Klet

This friendly restaurant has a huge outdoor terrace and a brightly lit, beer-hall-style interior. Although famous for its Zagreb specialties, such as grilled meats, lamb and veal under peka (a domed baking lid), and…
Croatian in Zagreb

Stari Fijaker 900

This restaurant and beer hall was once the height of dining out in Zagreb, and its decor of banquettes and white linen still has a staid sobriety. Tradition reigns in the kitchen, so try the homemade sausages and št…
Bakery in Zagreb


This institution of a slastičarna (pastry shop) serves some of Zagreb's creamiest cakes. They have several locations around town, including at Zvonimirova 7 and Kvaternikov Trg. Their newest Vis a Vis offshoot aroun…
International in Zagreb


Some of the tastiest, most creative dishes in town are conjured up by chef Ana Grgić and served with flair here in the dining room of the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel.
Seafood in Zagreb

Tip Top

How we love Tip Top and its wait staff, who still sport old socialist uniforms and scowling faces that eventually turn to smiles. But we mostly love the excellent Dalmatian food. Every day has a different set menu. …