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$5 - $15
Croatian, Central European, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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0.2 miles from Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
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Reviewed February 27, 2020 via mobile

This little restaurant is next to the bottom of the Funicular. It has a stylish modern and quiet interior with spotless toilets. Our server David was very sweet and made us welcome. It has a simple but varied menu with very reasonable prices. I chose...the arrabbiata pasta with pork tenderloin and my companions the chicken salad and burger respectively. All were very good. The chicken was great and much better than the chlorinated chicken we are used to in the US. I was asked if I wanted less spicy or “normal” spicy. I like very spicy and asked for the normal, but although it was tasty there was no spice at all to my spice loving palate and the pasta was slightly overcooked. Hence 4* instead of 5*. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

We had a delicious meal here a few days ago, it’s next to the lower station of the funicular. Homemade food, perfect service and affordable prices. Very cozy and warm atmosphere and a menu full of local dishes. Coming back soon!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed September 6, 2019

Food is too good to be true, staff is kind and always in a good mood. They have everyday specials for a very fair prices. Definitely coming again! Don't miss it if you are near Jelačić square - it's couisine like my grandmother's.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

We stumbled across this gem as we ran down from the funicular to escape a thunderstorm and downpour. The waiter was charming, efficient &made excellent recommendations. The food was simple but very well cooked & presented and very tasty. My husband had veal, I had...sea bream & we both had delicious pancakes in a light as air foam. My house white wine was excellent as was my husbands local beer. For two main courses, two delicious deserts, 2 beers & 2 glasses of wine we paid £ 32.47 !!!!! Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 19, 2019

We stopped at this restaurant after taking a ride on the Funicular. Initially there was some hesitance around vegetarian options, but we were welcomed in and seated inside (which was fortunate as it was raining). Fortunately a vegetable risotto was available for the one member...of our party who is a vegetarian, the rest of us tucked into traditional fare including the daily special of stuffed paprika with mashed potato (delicious). The waitron was very friendly and helped guide our meal choices. We'd definitely recommend a visit.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

I used to eat here as a student. In the meantime place changed and got renovated. They managed to do it very nice. Menu is now different a bit. Concept is to make traditional croatian cuisine with fresh and local products. They offer each day...a choice between 3-4 dishes. Portions are big and prices moderate/affordable. As they are located near the famous funicular it is one more reason to visit this lovely little place.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 9, 2019

We went for lunch and had the specials. The food was good, but it was nor fancy. It was more like home cooking. The portions substantial. The service was also good. It was a bargain. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Stopped in for lunch before riding the funicular to the upper town. Went with two plates of the day which arrived very quickly! Value at this restaurant was excellent as portions are large. The food itself is a solid 4 stars.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

We found the restaurant by chance and experienced none of the difficulties other contributors described. The meals were substantial and value for money if not earth shattering. The waiter was attentive. However what was really a winner was that the place was non smoking.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

(English below) Situé dans le cœur touristique de Zagreb et avec de bonnes critiques, ce restaurant nous a semblé parfait à priori. Cependant, quelle surprise au moment de payer de voir qu’on nous facture le pain et le beurre posés sur la table pour nous...faire patienter (durant la longue attente de notre plat, coïncidence ?) ainsi que la CARAFE d’eau (alors que nous avions commandé des boissons). Carafe que l’on a dû réclamer à maintes reprises... Bref, je suis plutôt du genre à laisser des critiques positives mais cette fois je déconseille vraiment ce restaurant ! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Located in the touristic center of Zagreb and having good reviews, this restaurant looked perfect at first sight. Nevertheless, what a surprise we had on the bill (or should I say the screen as we had to pay directly at the counter with everything written in Croatian). The bread and butter we thought were brought as a waiting apology (as they took quite long to bring our dishes) and the water carafe found their way into the bill ! Actually, we had to ask several times before the waitress brought us that water... I’m not one to write bad reviews, but this time I have to warn you, don’t go there!More

Date of visit: June 2018
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