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Restaurant San Giovanni

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Kraj Sv. Ivana 2, Split, Croatia
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 12
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This restaurant is situated in the small square outside the Jupiter Hotel where we stayed and it was convenient for our first night having had a long day's travelling.We had a fish platter for 2 which was pricey. It was ok - a bit too much octopus for my liking and the mussels were a bit dried,but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Saw reviews only after -but better than expected .nice Greek salad chicken and kebab Slow service and no credit cards is poor. Good location

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Thick doughy cheese loaded pizza, bad pasta. Prices seem to be ok, but not for this quality. Nice surrounding...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We ordered a pizza, garlic sauce and some water. You'd think pizza can't be bad, but they proved me wrong. The dough was almost impossible to cut, there was very little cheese and everything just tasted bad. The prices were high, they didn't accept credit cards, we waited for everything forever and staff was unpleasant. They also added a "Jupiter... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Awful food. Inedible. Waitress told us that that they accept credit card but he lied. Avoid this restaurant.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

It was by far the worst experience i ever had in Split as well as in Europe. It was totally a tourist trap! Please anyone who ever see this comment, do not choose this restaurant or you will regret! The restaurant was located in a remote corner from the main street. The staff there was not friendly at all, when... More 

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Split, Croatia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I fully agree with earlier reviews, seemed like tourist trap, ok if you get some quality for it afterwards. Absolutely NOT the case... My family and i hoped for a nice meal in historic Split, instead a very bad experience. Waiter was nice ... In the beginning... I orderped pasta with seafood (shrimps and salmon). When i got my dish... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This restaurant is situated in the small square outside the Jupiter Hotel where we stayed and it was convenient for our first night having had a long day's travelling.We had a fish platter for 2 which was pricey. It was ok - a bit too much octopus for my liking and the mussels were a bit dried,but the grilled fish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stopped here for dinner while staying in Split. Friendly staff, tasty food. Had the pork with mushrooms and lamb and potato. He styles and enjoyable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Very good quality of food, one of the best restaurant in the old Split. It's hidden in a beautiful small Plaza so you have to found it. But when you get there, you don't regret. As Vegetarian I was able to have some nice choices.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

In the historical center of split. Perfect place to haunt tourists. Expensive for the horrible quality. I have doubt if the food was fresh. The waitress was nice, but pressured us to leave the table for the next prey.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kraj Sv. Ivana 2, Split, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Split

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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