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Balbi

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Mediterranean, Croatian
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Trg G. Matteottija, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
00385-0-52-817-200
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 52
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent simply restaurant in Rovinj center

Very good food and excellent service. The food is simple but fresh and great tasting. Great "pasta with sea food".

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
ig0r1612
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Rovinj, Croatia
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Rovinj, Croatia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Very good food and excellent service. The food is simple but fresh and great tasting. Great "pasta with sea food".

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Thank ig0r1612
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Had to queue but well worth the wait.so good we went twice during our week long stay. Gorgeous food, good price and friendly staff.

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Thank Irene C
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited here twice on our weeks stay . The wait for a table is well worth it. Food and service of good standard.

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Thank Tom L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This place deserves top billing and the constant line of people waiting for a table tells it all. Service matches the quality of food . Worth a try.

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Thank Tom L
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This place was recommended by our tour guide and we were not disappointed. It was a lovely day and we dined outside. We both loved our entree's. We were only sorry we didn't do a dinner here. We passed by in the evening and it was quite lively! Very friendly service and reasonable pricing.

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Thank luvtworoam
Orlando, FL
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285 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Ate here as it was just down the street from our hotel which gave it a good recommendation. As it was pouring down rain, we didn't want to eat outside under the awning and was about to leave, when a table inside opened up and we snagged it. Wait staff were friendly and the menu looked good. Lots of locals,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Chose this restaurant because of Tripadvisor reviews. It was as advertised - exceptional sea bass, salad, and risotto. A simple place, small footprint (inside & out), unassuming staff, uncrowded at 6pm because of heavy rain. Would definitely return because of the food - not a special occasion restaurant - simple & good.

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Thank LinLan8
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Lovely restaurant. Great food. Cheap by UK standards (£2 for a quarter litre of house red wine) (£4.00 for a great tasty carbonara). Great service. Was always busy - so that tells you something......

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Thank valgarrett
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Delicious food but you have to be quick to grab a table when it comes free. Tuna steak was totally scrumptious. Would recommend.

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Thank Rachel B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

All the dishes that we ordered were awesome. Great food, beautiful location. Highly recommended to order the red fish soup.

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Thank Gamliel T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Trg G. Matteottija, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: 00385-0-52-817-200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 31
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Croatian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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