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A very unkind waitress (or owner?), actually aggressive. Unkind already at the phone reservation and especially after that in the restaurant. Food average, very expensive for service level and type of place.
The place looks very lovely, the service is very nice, but then comes the food...on the menu there are half size and full size portions. My wife ordered half size portion of one dish, I have ordered the full portion of another, but both dishes...were the same size. When I asked the waitress for the explanation the first one said there should be a difference in sizes, but then the other explained that the difference is in the proportion of the ingredients??? And my full size portion was lacking even the ingredients that were supposed to be there according to the menu. Nevertheless, this didn’t bother the management since they explained that it’s no good if everything is perfect! Very sad and miles away from the decent customer relations!More
I never expected that staff could be a factor in my opinion of a restaurant (I understand people are stressed out etc.), but here it is. The person who was serving me seemed aggressive. I'm reading other reviews here and I googled her; she is...actually the owner, not just a waiter. I asked if they had the Buzara sauce with something other than scampi, to which the waiter tried to make the sole idea of having Buzara with another dish sound ridiculous---I was completely taken aback by this, since it is well-known that Buzara can be prepared with pretty much any seafood. To my disbelief, the owner wouldn't drop the subject (I didn't argue or said anything aggressive at all, I tried changing the subject). I even considered leaving the restaurant when she wouldn't drop this. Initially I didn't want to make her behaviour a part of my review since she might have just be having a bad day, but I see some other people mentioned this person in their reviews too, and this changed my mind.
The dish ("Buzara with big cleaned scampi and polenta") I ordered is roughly three to four times more expensive than an equivalent dish elsewhere in Rijeka, so I had high expectations. Unfortunately, both the Buzara sauce and the scampi themselves were underwhelming. Buzara sauce had too much tomato sauce in it, which masked the flavour of other ingredients. The "big scampi" part is 5 to 10 bite-sized pieces of scampi. This would not be unusual if they didn't explicitly say "big scampi" in the name of the dish, which would also justify the very high price (225 kn, ~30 EUR). I couldn't recommend this menu choice even if the price was three-four times lower (which is what you can get a similar dish for elsewhere in Rijeka).More
my wife & me visited this restaurant in the past ; we were very happy ; so this time also we decided to eat there ;
we entered the restaurant ; waited about 45 min. to order !!! waiters are very easy going ; well...speak English & Italian ; the first salad we get after 1:10 since we came in !! we tried to give a note but unfortunately they were aggressive waiters .
the food is good & fresh but the price unbelievable !!! ( very high )
we'll never go back .More
We went on Friday evening without reservation and they let us dine. The fish was tasty and the service really nice. One appetizer, two main dishes, water and a huge piece of apple pie and gelato around 40€.what I didn't like so much was the...location (on the harbour), but it's a personal taste. Anyway I recommend it!More
Surprisingly excellent steak, one of best I had lately, tasty grilled shrimps and pasta with rich tomato sauce. Plus bottle of recommended red wine matched very well. Nice warm atmosphere and service. Price: good value for money. My recommendations!
Disaster to put it in a word. Outdoor seating near smelly canal near sewer. Smell is unberable.
That is the least of problems.
The service people are rude and the owner is a disaster where she was raised I have no idea. Sitting on the...counter with food with her skirt and who knows how much bacteria on it. Hygiene gets a zero then.
Food gets the same as hygiene brodeto extremly bad no salt no pepper imported squid of lowest quality.
The worst of all is the attitude once said this and not all of it. Just that the food was and is bad.
It was ok before cause I have been There before many times but what it dropped to know is realy for the final words:
AVOID AT ALL COSTS.More