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With the quietness of its ambience, the wide range of carefuly chosen exquisite meals, and with the discreet and axclusive service, Villa Ariston's restaurant manages to entertain and please in any occasion: banquets, business meetings, cocktail parties, family celebrations, weddings... Offering unforgettable moments. The restaurant offers its services in three connected halls and on a terrace which extends all the way to the sea.
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

If you want to splurge for a delicious dinner in Opatija, Restaurant Villa Ariston won’t disappoint. Excellent food and service. The foie gras and pumpkin soup were stellar.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

Being a regular guest in Opatija, and visiting several restaurants it is obvious, that this is the best one! The location is outstanding, sitting just above the see, the staff is profesional, food is fine, and they have really good local wines. Compared to the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed April 30, 2019

We visited Ariston for a family holiday dinner and were not disappointed. A very good dinner, definitely fine dining, with excellent staff. Although we were there on a rainy afternoon, its location along Kvarner Bay is superb with great views towards the sea. It has...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 22, 2019

We had a fish soup consisting of a meat bouillon (!) with cold fish cube on the side (which had to be dipped in?) while the salad was as basic as it gets. To follow, the fish was most likely deep frozen as this sea...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Ariston_Opatija, Manager at Restaurant Villa Ariston, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

Dear Mr.Olivier Bentin, I m so sorry that you were disappointed...I was there, on reception on your departure day and I remember your reaction when you saw the bill... you should tell the waiter what was wrong with the dish...it looked you were satisfied,.. Best...More

Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

The chefs choices had out-stand our evening! Dining in a beautiful and elegant villa on the waterfront (above lungomare) that serves fabulous fish plates and has good selection of local vines and prosecco’s is a must when you visit Kvarner bay and Opatija. We ate...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 27, 2019

We felt royal and privileged eating this excellent food in an idyllic location with sea view. For the starters we tried fresh prawns and incredibly soft octopus which almost melt in our mouth. Then followed the perfectly prepared risotto with asparagus and shrimps, and for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Very innovative and delicious food prepared with love and a lot of imagination. Some of the meals are like nothing I ever tried. The prices are worth it..

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed December 19, 2018

While visiting Opatija, you have to make a reservation in Restaurant Villa Ariston and taste their delicious food! They can also prepare a vegan meal and it's superb!

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Wonderful food and very nice local wines as recommended by the sommelier. The desserts were among the best we ever tasted! The terrace in the garden above the Lungomare and the sea is the perfect location for a romantic dinner.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Was visited with wife and two kids, everything gret was but lunch cost us 680 kuna (without alcohol) so just keep this in mind, otherwise excellent place to visit!

Date of visit: August 2018
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