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Orfej

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Kandlerova Ulica | corner of Uspon Konzula Istranina, Pula, Croatia
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wet pizzas

Very good beer, friendly staff who know their beers. Food was good, except that some of the pizzas where very 'wet'; there was a small pool of water in the middel of some.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Rob P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Very good beer, friendly staff who know their beers. Food was good, except that some of the pizzas where very 'wet'; there was a small pool of water in the middel of some.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Located in downtown Pula, Orfej is a nice and cozy restaurant with a traditional atmosphere. Pasta and grills are very good, and prices are acceptable (but you can find lower elsewhere). A clear recommend overall.

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Pula, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you are wondering in Pula's streets all day long you will need place to sit a little and maybe try good čevapčići or burek which is famos food here in Pula. It is one of oldest restaurants of this kind of food so you can sit here and be in good hands of cook who will prepare this specials... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice restaurant in the centre of the old town. Simple equipped, but delicious food and service. The stuff was very nice and we've been there twice, because we liked it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A great place to end the day after some sight seeing. Very affordable and very tasty! Great local wines are available. You can sit outside or inside, inside for the cool fall nights. Salads were OK, but not signature meals by any means. Go for the seafood!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have been here three times during our holiday, and have been very pleased each time. The food is very reasonably priced and great quality. Simple, cheap, affordable. Steak is great, pizza is gorgeous, great salads too. The staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. We'd definitely recommend it here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We tried Orfej and thought that for a restaurant in the tourist area they did very well. We did not experience the slow service others have noted. When seated were approached for a drink and later after perusing the menu our orders were taken. Meals were presented well and in good time. Pula is probably over serviced for tourist bars... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The cheap pasta and pizza draw you in. The service was painfully slow and the spaghetti seafood was the worst I've ever had. The pizzas over at other tables looked totally unappetizing. Even the beer was hardly cold when it came. p/s ... I'm quite dumb founded by some of the glowing reviews here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Orfej is located in the old town, just off the main shopping street and a convenient place to stop and take a break whilst exploring. You have to try the bread, made to order and entirely delicious. Equally tasty are the pizzas, although I reserve judgement on the pasta, which was ok, but nothing special. Service was friendly and informal... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

The food is fair enough. But the wait to be served was too long. Then after ordering pizza and pasta we again waited at least another 30 minutes. We asked to pay. But gave up waiting for the waitress after 15 minutes. Ended up going inside to find her. The restaurant was not full, so what the staff was doing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kandlerova Ulica | corner of Uspon Konzula Istranina, Pula, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Pula

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Croatian

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