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Mediterranean, European, Croatian
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Istarska b.b., 52215 Vodnjan, Vodnjan, Croatia
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
One not to be missed

We read the reviews and liked the ones about "barn with chic modern" plus really great food at a very fair price in this fascinating, unspoiled, ancient town. Valerie and Ian

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
Valerie L
Loughton, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Aventura, Florida
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked Vodnjanka based on the review we found at a travel guide book and we were extremely disappointed. First of all The place is really hard to find at night with a small dark sign. For appetizers we had the polenta which was tasteless and mushroom soup which not as mediocre as the polenta. Ravioli with truffle sauce was... More 

Thank lgoncalves
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We tried this place for dinner based on a Lonely Planet recommendation. The woman who worked there was very nice. The man who served us was very odd. First when we tried to order a 1/2 carafe of wine, he said "no more". We were puzzled. I asked if it was the house white wine and he said "no, we... More 

Thank clearlake007
Loughton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We read the reviews and liked the ones about "barn with chic modern" plus really great food at a very fair price in this fascinating, unspoiled, ancient town. Valerie and Ian

Thank Valerie L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The best gnocchi with truffles I've ever had, very frendly stuff, nice atmosphere. We will surely come back!

Thank Vesna T
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Lovely food and terrace. try the olive oil ice cream. also the grape vines on the terrace are used for the house wine. lovely.

Thank kmello70
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Having visited Istria three years ago, this was the best restaurant we visited back then - and we went to places in Pula, Rovinj, Porec, and a few rural places too. Decided to go back this year and we were not disappointed. Not as cheap as Konoba places but still very good value for money as the food is a... More 

Thank KT-svj
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Worth visiting, very good homemade Istrian food, valuable price, the only downside of the place is that it gets too crowded at the evening what results in very slow service.

Thank Ivica Č
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Excellent local flavour. Good humoured waiter. The first restaurant my daughter found Rose wine. Great chocolate cake

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

So far the best restaurant in Rovinj/Pula/Vodnjan. Excellent food, great service, very reasonable prices. Will surely come again even if we have to drive a bit out of our way.

Thank a_luxembourg
Zagreb, Croatia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great homemade food and excellent atmosphere in a cozy restaurant - a definite recco to anyone wanting to try tasty Istrian food made with local ingredients at reasonable prices.

Thank Bpokupec

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Istarska b.b., 52215 Vodnjan, Vodnjan, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Vodnjan
  • Phone Number: 1370-052-51-14-35

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Croatian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


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