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Konoba 'Da Baston'

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Svalba 3, Rovinj, Croatia
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Winterthur, Switzerland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy restaurant, waitresses are nice and the food are ok. We ordered a cold starter but nothing came until we double checked with our waitress. Ordinary restaurant but at least the staffs were friendly.

Thank menth0l
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is nice, much better if you stay in the back (less tables, nice view). Good fish, good fried squids, good wine!

Thank Camilla B
Prague, Czech Republic
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We discovered this place last September and decided to return to eat here again during our 5 days in Rovinj this July. We actually came to eat here every night during our recent visit, because we liked the food a lot and were never disappointed.We tried their cevapcici, plieskavica, branzino fish, calamari, sardines, salads and some starters and the quality... More 

Thank Libor79
Oslo, Norway
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We just stopped in for a glass of wine (house white and house red..both yummy and cheap). We had a wonderful time talking with our waitress, Ivana (not Trump). The atmosphere was casual and Ivana spent much of her time giving us insights into where to go and what to do locally. Even though we did not eat dinner, the... More 

Thank mattgoodheart
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a seafood dinner there which was nice but nothing exceptional, accompanied by a nice local wine, Malvasija. The staff was very friendly and the service was good. Prices average for tourist area. The location was nice in a little cobble stone alley. Overall a pleasant experience.

Thank Flya83
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The smell of the fish matket did not put us off. The prices almost did, but it is Rovinj. Ordered Fried calamari, pretty basic choice. Could not eat half of it, was so chewy. When told staff, made no impact. 2 hrs later, my usually strong stomach is not happy. Avoid

Thank Francoiseaccordion
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

A very nice authentic local taverna tucked away in a little corner next to the marketplace, we called in for a few drinks and we're very impressed by the impromptu local entertainment which was excellent! I would recommend this taverna based on its location and although we didn't eat there the menu looked more than adequate.

Thank Neil M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Tiny place with local feel. Food ok , I had a grilled kebab and my husband had fish. Highlight was chatting with other guests. Menu limited but the fish looked tasty and all cooked on open oven. In a corner near the old town harbour.

Thank susanpannett
Prague, Czech Republic
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

We ate here twice and were very happy with the food, location and reasonable price. The fish was fresh and well prepared and tasty. The food is cooked on charcoal grill inside the restaurant which you can see. The inside decor is quite rustic and adds to the atmosphere of this sort of "port fisherman's restaurant". Portion sizes are good... More 

Thank Libor79
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Picked this place because it's in the heart of the market, food is cooked on an open charcoal fire and it tastes awesome. We had tuna and sardines to share, all were great and very tasty. Would recommend for sure

Thank huddslass

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Svalba 3, Rovinj, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: 385989826395
Small bar/restaurant or Konoba right next to Rovinj's fish market and fruit/vegetable market. It was quite excellent with very friendly service.

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