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Konoba Istriana

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Pomer 331, Pula 52100 , Croatia
+385 95 904 4004
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 128
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
incredible!

if you're in the area.. you _must_ visit the konoba istriana! they cook perfectly - typically croatian cuisine.. don't expect pizza or pasta frutti di mare or the usual stuff.. and don't miss out on the starters, especially the truffel cheese is the most amazing thing i've ever tasted.. portion... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
w0nttell
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Munich, Germany
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

if you're in the area.. you _must_ visit the konoba istriana! they cook perfectly - typically croatian cuisine.. don't expect pizza or pasta frutti di mare or the usual stuff.. and don't miss out on the starters, especially the truffel cheese is the most amazing thing i've ever tasted.. portion size is kinda big so its a good plan to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The restaurant is almost full whilst 80% of the others are closed this time of the season. The reason why it is full is tourists are still here. Honest prices and very good food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very popular place even in low season. If you choose Istrian Soup here, you will discover new level of test, moreover it could be considered as a main course due to very substantial consistence. Next to the restaurant there is small playground for kids with seesaw.

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We went to Konoba Istriana twice during our holiday and both times we were very pleased with the food. The fish and squid were fresh and grilled perfectly. Service was good. If you are not a fan of garlic ask for the sauce to be put separately as it's on everything.

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Croatia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

On suggestion of our host we went here to try 3 meals! We are so satisfied that we are writting this comment while we are still here because it is one of the best meals ever. We tried domestic ravioli filled with gamberi and schrimp it is first recommendation. We orderd domestic domestic njoki with boskarin (it is local beef)... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We went to this place because of the high ratings on tripadvisor. Once again I was dissapointed. The ambient is bad, ugly. Service was not the best either but was OK. Food wasnt bad. We ate gnocchi with game and was very good. Stuffed Calamari in sauce, wasnt bad also but the calamari could have been cooked a bit more.... More 

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Brezovica, Slovenia
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It is one of the places we visit quite often in Pula. This time we were there with friends, had not real idea what to eat, and chef Milan proposed us a mixed sea food plate: sea squad and prawns on grill, with blitva. His wife Amalija is a real chef in the kitchen -:). Fresh and excellent, never a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Excellent food.. Tried sea in the pan.. Fantastic.. Need to book a table in advance.. Good wine ... Good serving.......

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had dinner here many times over the years. The first night our vacations we decided to visit our preferred restaurant. The good was good as ever but the check was quite a surprise...almost as a dinner in Milan (where we live!).

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Jessheim, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This was our first visit to Croatia and our first konoba. Having chosen this place based on excellent TA reviews, expectations were high. We decided to drive there for lunch on one of our first holiday days. Although open, the place was deserted, so being the only customers we expected attentive service as well as good food. Unfortunately neither lived... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pomer 331, Pula 52100 , Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Pula
  • Phone Number: +385 95 904 4004

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 34
  • Cuisine: Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?