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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning quality. Perfect service. Simply great. Tasted only two dishes and starter from house, but it is pure pleasure.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed September 21, 2021 via mobile

The ambiance was very nice and food was delicious. The staff were professional and we got an appetizer on house. We recommend!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 18, 2021

We avoided the tourist traps along the waterfront / marina. Friends we know locally strongly recommended this place. Service similar to most of the places in Croatia!!! Very good food. We ate there 3 times as we found it the best on Preko

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 20, 2021

Accidentally discovered and good that I discovered. Too good! The ambience is nice, cozy, tidy. Staff extremely helpful, friendly and professional. Serve fast just as much as expected for ordered meals. The food is fantastic. I do not make a grade based on one visit....I’ve been back to Jose’s a few times already, and I hope to do it again. I am very close to declaring this restaurant one of the best when it comes to grilling fish. The fish is always fresh. The groats are so brilliantly stored that you will lick your fingers. I haven’t seen such finely chopped parsley and garlic in a long time. Congratulations!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed August 11, 2021

All in all nice place, we ordered seafood plate and black risotto, the last was good (not the best we had) but the sea-food plate is huge and satisfying. Tuna steak was cooked perfectly (not overdone) which happens rarely. Would recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 31, 2021 via mobile

Tasty food but in my opinion a little bit overpriced. Staff is kind. I would recommend to order some fish instead of meat. You can also taste some local food from the area.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 30, 2021 via mobile

Beautiful hidden restaurant in Preko… this is a traditional Croatian/ Dalmatian restaurant… everything tested fresh and homemade. I was happy with the table service with table cloths and serviettes, changing cutlery The service was polite in nice. The toilets were clean Prices are good you...can pay by cash and cardMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 5, 2021 via mobile

Very nice traditional restaurant, serving excellent seafood. They provide good service with fair prices.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed August 15, 2020 via mobile

After having a quick scan of reviewes of restaurants in Preko I was pretty comfortable that we were not going to have a bad meal, no matter where we ate. Unfortunately we were to be proven wrong. Let's start with the service. We were left...waiting to be seated for nearly 5 mins after initially asking if there was space for us, clearly seeing free tables without reserved signs. After asking again, we were pointed in the direction of a table and left to seat ourselves. I regained some hope after ordering drinks and food and some tune pate and fresh bread was brought out, which was tasty. Despite the restaurant looking like they were following COVID guidelines quite well, the waiter leaned over the back of me to lay cutlery, which was totally unnecessary. Whilst I was only halfway through my starter the main course was presented to me and I had to move my plate out of the way to make room for the dish which was put in front of me. I was clearly still eating my starter and no check was made before bringing the main out. One of the dishes we ordered was forgotten and had to be reminded about. We were left for ages and ages with our plates stacked to the side of the table with half eaten meals and had to actively seek attention from the staff to be seen to. We had some issues with the food and provided feedback, which was met defensively. Whether it be a matter of taste or style of cuisine, the feedback was not at all handled well. After asking for the bill, as I had had enough of this poor experience, it took another age to get the card machine brought over for payment. There was no apology and again the waiter was defensive about the feedback provided. We've spent the last 10 days in Croatia, eating out at least 1 meal every day, and this was the first poor customer service and dining experience so far. There are plenty of other places in town, do yourself a favour and eat elsewhere.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 11, 2020 via mobile

Nice restaurant. As starter we got greeting from kitchen. Service was friendly and could speak German and English. My family was happy with food. Waht du you need :-)

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 11, 2020 via mobile

Upon coming to this Restaurant, we were welcomed by waiters and sitted on table for two. Food was great, we even got Tuna paté on house. Only con is that we waited cca. 10 minutes to order, but that is because it was overcrowded, but...2 waiters on 30 people and more is little bit understaffed.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 14, 2020

Owner of the restaurant was very pleasant, offered us appetizer - bread and fish spread, food was delicious.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 1, 2020 via mobile

Great fried squid, pork and chicken fillets :) very nice waiter and he was extra friendly with the kids (they even got a lolipop gratis) :) fully recommend

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 11, 2020 via mobile

Ich war das erste mal in Preko. Wir waren 14 Tage hier. Und haben zehn Abende hier wunderbar gegessen. Top Service, sehr aufmerksames Personal. Ich empfehle das Restaurant sehr. It was my first time in Preko. We were here for 14 days. And ate ten...wonderful evenings here. Top service, very attentive staff. I highly recommend the restaurant.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

The options were huge. We split the seafood plate three ways and had leftovers. Chicken was fine but not memorable. Service was fine but not what we read about.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from 169angiem | Reviewed this property |
Hi there You need to ask taverna Jose I'm not the owner. I only visited and reviewed. Lovely place. 😎
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4