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Vodnjanka

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Istarska b.b., 52215 Vodnjan, Vodnjan, Croatia
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Late Night

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  • 43
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    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Still my favorite!

Vodnjanka is for years the synonym for authentic Istrian cuisine, right in the center of olive and vine paradise. The dining room is nice, filled with local artefacts, but the roof terrace is far better during the summer. The food is homemade and excellent, wide choice of pasta and gnocchi and some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Rijeka, Croatia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Vodnjanka is for years the synonym for authentic Istrian cuisine, right in the center of olive and vine paradise. The dining room is nice, filled with local artefacts, but the roof terrace is far better during the summer. The food is homemade and excellent, wide choice of pasta and gnocchi and some great dishes prepared with the delicious meat of... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Vodnjanka is an obligatory stop whenever we - me & my husband come to Istria, with or without kids. The service& food was ALWAYS excellent! The only thing we find a bit strange is that Vodnjanka isn't open od Sundays and holidays, not even in the high season...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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97 reviews 97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were unlucky with the weather and it just poured down with rain so we decided the answer is a cosy lunch with wine. We were staying in Vodnjan and I had read about Vodnjanka so decided to swing by and see if they were open. It was and it was just the place we needed to warm our souls.... More 

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NYC
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We visit restaurant for dinner with my mom, and found all new family, Svijetlana, Milena and Andrea...we had great istrian Pursuit and Cheesse, Pljukanci with mushrooms just deliver when we there...still have tast in my mouth.. njoki with wiled game meat, steak, flour less walnut cake...MMMGOOD! and home made vine and Olive oil:) just perfect evening in beautiful home, it... More 

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Liddington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great local resturant in Vodnjan. Lovely terrace. Good service. Delicious starters and pasta dishes.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Restaurant was very busy but they still found room for us. Excellent pasta and incredibly reasonable prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lovely restaurant with delicious food, fantastic service and great atmosphere. In our two weeks in Istria we visited several restaurants all over Istria, but this one was the second best restaurant we went to in my opionion. Sadly, we went there the last day of our vacation otherwise I would have definitely returned for more delicious food. Prices are very,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great restaurant with good atmosphere and great terrace, also the staff were nice. Good traditional food, not too expensive also. We recommend it warmly!

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ljubljana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I have bring many times friends to this restaurant, which is not easy to find :) it is a small, friendly place were the tradition of making finest dishes is already a rule. I am always confident to make a good impression on my friends and my guest when bringing them to Vodnjanka. good "prosciuto", cheese, hand made pasta..and not... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This place is a jewel. Having lived on seafood for a week we decided to try here. Oh my goodness from the starter onwards we were in heaven. Truffle pate to start with absolutely delicious the taste just amazing probably the best starter all holiday. I then had venison stew with gnocchi and my husband had pasta with beef stew.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Istarska b.b., 52215 Vodnjan, Vodnjan, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Vodnjan

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Croatian

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?