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Balbi

Trg Mateotti 6, Rovinj, Croatia
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Ranked #3 of 120 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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Budapest, Hungary
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We went to check this restaurant by a friend's suggestions and it worth every second of it. The restaurant itself is in the Old City of Rovinj. It is a very busy restaurant, so we could have a table inside, but not the patio. If You want to sit outside better to go around 3-4 pm. Later on you have... More

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Yorkshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Do not hesitate. The food and service are very good... All at a very good price. It is busy... But we sat and had a drink in the bar opposite... The Balbi owner popped over when our table was ready. We have chosen to return to this great place on our last night in Croatia. Deserves better than #4. Hope... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is very nice located 3 minutes from Tito square. There is children course that my kids really like. Risotto and pasta with sea food was very good. I ordered grilled calamari that was cooked perfectly although is was a little big small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Charming atmosphere and fresh local seafood at this "konoba" taverna. Just let the waiter guide you through. We had the grilled sardines, mussels and bacalao accompanied with a bottle of house white malvazija. Everything just perfect.

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Luxembourg
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Very nice restaurant in the old quarter of Rovinj. It specializes in fish and seafood. We had to wait a bit because it was very crowded (August is peak season) but managed to get a table indoors. The food was plentiful (a bit too much for the kids) and well prepared but not spectacular. The staff was very friendly and... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Excellent food, fish, soup end excellent red wine for a good price. Minus is that they dont accept reservation, but the excellent wine, food and smiley people deserv maximum point.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The seafood was fresh and exquisitely prepared. Do not miss this place. Be sure to go early to get a table!

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Ljubljana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A bit hard to find, but a place worth searching for. The food was impeccable, though the service could be better and friendlier. Location is perfect, old town centre, out of tourist mass. Good job.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant offers a wide selection of fresh seafood. Everything we tasted here was really excellent. Located on a quiet street in the city center. The ambiance of the restaurant was excellent. We enjoyed the squid salad, baked fish and excellent white wine. The prices are higher but the food is really worth it. The waiters were very polite, kind,... More

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Sunderland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Liked - food was tasty and varied Disliked - not being able to book a table in advance and having to stand and wait in the street (or bar opposite)

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