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Konoba Istriana

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Chowder, Grill, Eclectic
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Pomer 331, Pula 52100 , Croatia
+385 95 904 4004
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2014
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Brussels, Belgium
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Gilmorton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Just came back from a weeks stay in Pomer and we came here twice. We were a party of 11 but the service was really quick and the food was great - the best in Pomer which is why we went twice. Only regret was not being organised to order the specials cooked over coals, you need to give 24... More 

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Heidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Wow this has to be the best place to eat in Croatia. Service was tops. Ambience second to none. The lamb pot cooked on the coals was to die for

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I had waited come to Konoba Istriana, traditional cuisine restaurant for Easter lunch. Tried a couple of others that were also very nice, but nothing like this one. We had the traditional Istria beans soup and fish soup for appetizers and the famous seafood casserole as entree. We tried the Carob cake Albumin cheese for desserts. We had the house... More 

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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Address: Pomer 331, Pula 52100 , Croatia
Phone Number: +385 95 904 4004
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Pula
Average Prices: USD 7 - 34
Cuisine: Chowder, Grill, Eclectic

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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: Chowder, Grill, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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