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Vincek - Ilica

Ilica, 18, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
(01) 4833612
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Ranked #18 of 384 Restaurants in Zagreb
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert
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Zagreb
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is a place with tradition, there are several shops around the town, always crowded, especially in summer, when there is often a line in the stree to buy ice-cream. There is a large selection of cakes available, very good quality. People often order cakes her for birthday and similar parties.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

But the ice cream is better at Boban - i think the place is called Chocolat - next to Hemingway! Best ice cream in the world!! :P

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Rijeka, Croatia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Every time when I come to Zagreb I visit Vincek at Ilica street. Cakes are good as long as you avoid chocolate cream cake. Nougat cake, chocolate mignon, cream with rasberry... Everything is delicious and reasonably priced. On the other hand - fussy atmosphere, too much people, in fact, it is a machinery system of producing cakes and ice creams.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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233 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Decent ice cream in this place, located on the main commercial street in Zagreb. 14 kn for 2 scoops of ice cream. Seems to be popular with the locals which is always a good sign.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Vince cake shop is always full with visitors, due to its great position in Ilica Street near the main square. It use to be the best such place in Zagreb. But since many other great ice cream and cakes shops opened up, it has NO such good quality as before. I bought an apple pie and had a stomach ache... More

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Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I highly recommend this place. It's in the city center just a few minutes walk from Jelačić square (main square). The prices are OK and the staff very friendly. I really can't describe how delicious the cakes and ice creams are, you just have to try it.

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Zagreb
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21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

You MUST try Vincek if you come to Zagreb. It's a real haven of Croatian cakes - order at least 2 types/slices per person to try as many as possible during your visit. Most locals would recommend it as the place to try Croatian cakes/pastries. I like their plum slice (seasonal) and any of their chestnut cakes. It's always crowded... More

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Geneva-Switzerland
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24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Vincek is and has been the best cake / pastry shop in Zagreb for more than 20 years! Try their cherry strudel. To die for. It is conveniently situated in the main street Ilica just a few steps away from the main square.

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Omis, Croatia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

On main street Ilica Vincek is Austrohungarian style of candy shop-tasty icecream and lot of kind cakes and dorts-definitly should visit

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London, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I get this place has history etc, but the Croatian palate and skill for desserts is almost non-existent. If you have been to Italy, you will know what gelato is meant to taste like. The stuff here is overly sweet. The cakes and pastries look better than they taste. Overall a disappointment

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