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Konoba 'Da Baston'

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Svalba 3, Rovinj, Croatia
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Small bar/restaurant or Konoba right next to Rovinj's fish market and...
Small bar/restaurant or Konoba right next to Rovinj's fish market and fruit/vegetable market. It was quite excellent with very friendly service.
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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful Discovery

Rovinj is a gorgeous little town with a maze of streets so we decided to wander around looking for restaurants we recognized from tripadvisor and/or looking at the meals others were eating. After strolling past a ton of jam packed waterfront places full of tourists eating some very unappetizing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Rovinj is a gorgeous little town with a maze of streets so we decided to wander around looking for restaurants we recognized from tripadvisor and/or looking at the meals others were eating. After strolling past a ton of jam packed waterfront places full of tourists eating some very unappetizing meals we headed into the maze. A young couple at an... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Konoba 'Da Baston' is ranked 36 for restaurants in Rovinj but this is by far one of the very best meals we had in Croatia. I should say two of the best meals since we ate there twice. My wife and I traveled all over Croatia for two weeks and the meals we had at Da Baston were some of... More 

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Hong Kong
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We changed seat from outside to inside as there were too many flies outside due to the fact that it is located in the market. It was my second time going to Baston since four years ago. Probably it has changed owner. I recalled I was well served by the cheerful and hospitable owner in late afternoon for my first... More 

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Rovinj, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

The service is friendly , quickly ,the food are so delicious and if you eat in a table nearby the street you can feel like at home . If you came to Rovinj you must have a dinner @ Konoba Da Baston. I hope to came back A.S.A.P .. Hvala Albert !!!

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Perth Australia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Our apartment in Rovinj was immediately above this small but charming restaurant, so I guess it was inevitable that we would try it during our stay in this popular and beautiful town in northern Croatia. I visited 'Da Baston' on my own as my wife was ill on this particular night, and needed to stay in bed. So it was... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The position of the restaurant gives you the opportunity to check out the hustle and bustle of the main market, when seating in the corner. The menu is just like any other, but the fish are grilled in front of you, and they really grill them on charcoal stove, rather than most restaurants, that use a gas stove. The fish... More 

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East Boothbay, Maine
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Located in a corner behind the open market, this small, cozy place has only a few tables on each of two levels. We went in for a glass of wine and sat at the table in front of the open fire grill near the front door. We could peak outside and watch the activity in the market and still had... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

my wife and i loved this place.if you are in the area it is a must go and see .the menu is,not massive but the food is cooked on a open fire with a lot of love and attention and not released to a table until it even looks nice.the staff are amazingly friendly too.take your camera in with you... More 

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Yorkshire
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62 reviews 62 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I stumbled into this restaurant by accident. I was looking for mussels but was in no rush, so I decided to take a beer and peruse the menu. The staff were very helpful but as I was just drinking I could not take a dining table. The menu is not extensive and no mussels so I decided to move on.... More 

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Devon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We ate here three times on our 10 day holiday it was so good. Not an extensive menu but what they have is good. food cooked over open coals & so fresh. Staff could not do enough for you and changed the chips usually with my meal for salad on request. Wine good too & very reasonable. Seek it out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Svalba 3, Rovinj, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Croatian

Description

Small bar/restaurant or Konoba right next to Rovinj's fish market and fruit/vegetable market. It was quite excellent with very friendly service.

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