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All 128 Rovinj Restaurants

Balbi

Trg G. Matteottija, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
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Ranked #3 of 128 Restaurants in Rovinj
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $31
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Croatian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This is well worth the visit food is just amazing , lovely atmosphere and staff so friendly and welcoming ! You can't book it , short wait but allows you to see all the food getting served and gives you a head start in seeing some delights!!! Fish platter is delicious and the girl who served us did a great... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Ate here last year and the food is still delicious. However it has become so popular that the service is not quote as good. There is no real waiting area so people waiting for tables are left standing in the street staring at the diners. Don't let it put you off. The food is worth it

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were so lucky to rock up and get a table. We made a choices quickly and the waitress amended them with her recommendations. The mussels in ginger and orange were delicious and the seafood platter for 2 was just perfect. The wine chosen by the waitress was also a perfect accompaniment. If your in town don't walk passed this... More

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London
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Once we had found it tucked away in the narrow little streets of Rovinj we had an excellent lunch of fritto misto with a good bottle of wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very good location. Various of tasty food and nice staff. Amazing fish soup from oven. The rest author seafood dishes for every taste.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We had some drinks opposite of the restaurant the night before we visit balbi. Was really curious why people will query for restaurant during holiday time. After we visit balbi, I will say its fair to wait. Nice food!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

After a 20 minute wait in the bar across the road we got a table here. The place is very busy, but well managed. Starters of mussels were good, the seafood platter for two was excellent, very well presented, the waitress filleted the whole fish at the table. We had a cheese plate and desert wine to finish, the cheese... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We sat down outside in a picturesque backstreet to be greeted by some friendly staff. A reasonable 130kn for a bottle of delicious light and refreshing prosecco followed shortly. Our first course was a tasty selection of mussels, with one guest having a perfectly cooked al dente selection of grilled vegetables... and plenty of bread! The main course stole the... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Balbi is just up on the left from Balbi arch. Small seating area inside , loads of space outside. Don't book, just turn up and wait, probably in a small queue, and watch the food coming out and people's reactions to it. you will get the idea it's worth the wait. The menu is varied and lots of fish dishes,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Do try the big fish they offer every table and present it as the last one. It is superb. The fish soup and the pasta fruit de mare, are excellent although have the exact same taste

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