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Ivan Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Family run restaurant for 20 years so far. We offer local fresh fish, sea food and meat dishes on grill or cooked, vegetarien and vegan meals, children's corner, local vines from Dubrovnik area and whole Croatia as well as breakfast and a light lunch. Friendy athmosphere and attendive staff who speak which multiple languages, always recommed what to eat and make your meal even better. One of the best value for money in Cavtat. Come and visit our restaurant which is located in center of Cavtat near bus station and main parking just by the sea.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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The food at this place is average at best, borderline poor. Service was rather poor as well. We went here because of the high ranking, which I find utterly undeserved.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jan D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice meal in the pretty town of Cavtat. Sat on an outside table looking over the water with lovely view. Food was nice, if you ask for a glass of wine you get a small bottle and coffee was followed up with complimentary liquor...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank PhilandAnitahole
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here for just a light lunch as only visiting for a few hours which was a shame as it would have been nice to go back for our evening meal. A family run restaurant with old fashioned values and such a lovely welcome and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank flexible
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I ate here at lunchtime today and we both said it was the best meal we'd eaten, anywhere, ever!!! We had the fish for two platter and it was absolutely incredible. Everything on it was cooked to perfection, beautifully fresh and tasted...More

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank Rachwallis
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely place by the water. We had the chicken escalope and the four cheese pasta. I-van to come back soon :)

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank SallyP671
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't normally write reviews but for this excellent restaurant and for the lovely family who run it I will make an exception. This is always our first port of call on arrival day for late lunch, squid, fries and salad with a refreshing white...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank MrsWhicker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our stay in Cavtat, we enjoyed eating here. Reasonable prices and good food. Can recommend the steak. My friend recommends the risotto.

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank jenny262
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over looking the bay this is a very nice place to enjoy a glass of wine and a very good meal. Good selection on the menu lovely service. met the chef... almost like home cooking

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch a few times here whilst staying in Cavtat and found the staff to be very friendly and accommodating. We only had sandwiches and pizzas and beer but it was all freshly prepared and tasty. The restaurant is on the seafront so it...More

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank 561irener
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we have visited Cavtat three times we had never eaten in restaurant Ivan on any of the previous visits. The main reason for this is that you have to pass a large pizza restaurant who try to entice you to eat there and to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank EdinburghPo
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May 4, 2019|
Response from kpowell2302 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, sorry
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see it on the menu. The fish , risotto and chicken we had were great .
July 1, 2017|
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Response from Ivan V | Property representative |
Yes, we are open in October
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