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Vodnjanka

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Istarska b.b., 52215 Vodnjan, Vodnjan, Croatia
1370-052-51-14-35
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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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
Can tradition fo hand in hand with modernity?

Although most of the gourmet lovers would connect the name of this restaurant with a typical Istrian tavern that includes traditional decor and spirit, this object will certainly disprove their thinking. Here you can find the compound of tradition and the modern world. Istrian specialites are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Andrea M
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Pula, Croatia
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Pula, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Although most of the gourmet lovers would connect the name of this restaurant with a typical Istrian tavern that includes traditional decor and spirit, this object will certainly disprove their thinking. Here you can find the compound of tradition and the modern world. Istrian specialites are served in very nice, decent and pleasant ambience. Each dish on the menu has... More 

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Pula, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Nice and elegant place! Food is just amazing! I have eaten one of the best piece of meat ever. The prices are a bit high for Croatian standard but they are ok for average turists!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We came here for an early dinner After visiting the vineyard Teraboto and were not disappointed. Small menu, no pictures on the menu, everything is handmade and local and the staff is very nice en attentive and the prices are very reasonable.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Going by bus from Pula to Vodnjan, strolling around the old city in its medieval setting, we had lunch at this highly recommended restaurant. Being 3 of us, we opted for 3 different startets (the polenta, the young sheep cheese and the truffel cream, all of them wonderful), then 3 different pasta plates (ravioli with asparagus, pljukanci with asparagus and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Fantastic veal in combination with local bean soup. Also, good atmosphere inside and lot of parking space nearby. ask locals for buying local olive oil around, one of the best in the world!!!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Average Croatian restaurant with lot of potential but still in need of greater effort. Dishes are very average and seems that they do not use any domestic groceries. Prices are above the quality and for that they should offer much more.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Too expensive for what you get. Good ambient, average food, nothing special, but the bill like 5 *****.

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

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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: Croatian

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