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balbi

trg mateotti 6, Rovinj, Croatia
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Ranked #6 of 113 restaurants in Rovinj
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $31
Cuisines: Yugoslavian
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

This is among the best restaurants in Rovinj. the food is great and the service is just as we like it - friendly, positive and helping. We ate here last year several times and again this year. The waiter remembered us from last year!

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Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We visited Balbi on two occasions following the reviews on Trip Advisor and on both occasions had a very good meal with excellent service. Must be one of the busiest restaurants in Rovinj!

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Great service and delicious seafood. Everything was fresh; perhaps a bit salty but otherwise great. The restaurant is nested in the old town. When sitting outside you can watch the intersection of narrow streets and all the interesting people that are passing by. Keep in mind that this restaurant does not take reservations and their space is kodest at best... More

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Zug, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went here as a family and enjoyed a great meal. The sea food (mussels, oculus salad, calamari and sea food risotto) was delicious and the pasta and spaghetti plates were also great. The personnel were friendly and accommodating. The only thing which could be improved is that the child menu was a bit too small.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Rovinj is a beautiful and nicely decorated old town, in many ways similar to coastal towns all over Eastern Adriatic Sea. Among its specificities are some superb restaurants and we were lucky enough to stumble across Balbi. Or Balbi stumbled across us? Whatever, the staff was polite and efficient, and four cooks in the kitchenette were real magicians, because everything... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very satisfied with the food and with the service. I can only reccommmend. Fish and calamari is especially good.

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dublin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights just up the street from balbi . Eat here twice. Lovely location just up from seafront in the small vibrant alleyways of the old town . Very busy spot , ate inside first evening as there was a waiting list for outside . Couldnt fault balbi , the fish , local house wine and the... More

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western australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Good wholesome meals and worth the wait if full. Local dishes were very nice. Good wines as well. Well situated in the middle of the old town

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great food, this place in easy to find and we had lunch outside . the food was nice and the coffee was good, so definitely worth a trip if you are having trouble finding food you like, as many menus in that area serve the same type of food

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Manchester
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Set in small square in old town the building and location fantastic. However the food we had which was average. We had Greek salad to share for starter and this was really good although not the most complicated dish, we both chose pasta for main which were lacking in flavour and not as advertised i.e. my spicy pasta not spicy... More

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