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Konoba Toklarija

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Sovinjsko polje 11, 52420, Croatia
+385 (0)91 92 66 769
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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Came for white truffles, being promised beforehand. When ordering only black offered. Well!? But then also food was bery average from the beginning to the end. Only the price was like we would eaten 100g of white truffles.

2 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2014
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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Came for white truffles, being promised beforehand. When ordering only black offered. Well!? But then also food was bery average from the beginning to the end. Only the price was like we would eaten 100g of white truffles.

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Ldn
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Impromptu trip off season to this hidden restaurant. One of the highlights of our trip. Excellent food and service. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the dishes and wine. He was extremely professional, a service level equal to a Michelin star restaurant. The food was delicious and nicely presented. Other reviewers mentioned it was expensive, though not cheap, the quality... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Recommended by friend of a friend, this out of the way restaurant was magic! A winding taxi ride from Buzet led us to this family run restaurant. Dad is the chef. Son is the waiter. All dishes and wine well explained and great. In the last year they have changed from meeting the needs of busloads of tourists to a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Having picked up a copy of the magazine "like Croatia 2014" (www.likecroatia.com) we discovered a very handy list of the best restaurants in Istria and Kvarner. We actually visited 4 of the 40 recommended spots. Konoba Toklarija was listed as No. 31 which, in our view, did not do it justice at all. We found our way and it was... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A slow cooking concept restaurant. This is an ancient olive mill converted to a restaurant. Family run, father does the cooking. We were given a private little room to ourselves in this very old rustic and gorgeously renovated restaurant. We opted for "surprise" courses rather than ordering ourselves. They asked about any allergies or food restrictions or dislikes and then... More 

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Utrecht
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had a good diner, in a perfect atmosphere and an (initially) friendly host. The unpleasant surprise came afterwards: prices are insane!! We had to pay over 1700 kuna for two persons ( approx 230 euro), I mean, I really liked the food, especially the suckling pig, but this is crazy. It just wasn't thát good; the home made vegetable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My husband and I ate at Toklarija on our last night in Croatia and were so glad that we did. We dined outside; the garden setting is gorgeous and peaceful. We were greeted warmly and made to feel comfortable throughout our evening (including being supplied with our own personal can of insect repellent — very necessary). The restaurant serves only... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Toklarija has taken the concept of slow food to the penultimate conclusion: long meals. This is really fabulous if you're not in the middle of nowhere, driving on country roads with no light in a rental and the only two people in the restaurant. Basically we loved the food, it was fantastic. The suckling pig was truly that: a suckling.... More 

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Berlin, Connecticut
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204 reviews 204 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Indeed the place is small, it can serve 17 people a day. It takes a bit of driving from Porec or Novigrad but a nice countryside. You will drive into a very small village of only a few houses and outside it you will find this 6-700 year old tiny mill. They have done a good job making it into... More 

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Gent
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

If you're a serious food lover and you love your local wines, please visit this lovely little place. Please take your time to dine here, as it should take whole afternoon or evening, to enjoy the lovely Istrian slow-cooking. We were sat in the garden - a perfect summery dining spot - overlooking the homegrown vegetables, and had a selection... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sovinjsko polje 11, 52420, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria
  • Phone Number: +385 (0)91 92 66 769

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Croatian

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