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$7 - $43
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed August 17, 2020

We tried some restaurants but after a while we found this restaurant and it was the last restaurant we visited for the last days . Excellent food , a very kindfull owner who takes time to talk with his guests , we learned a lot...about Istria and about the region he originally comes from . It's a person who lives for his job and he does it with heart and soul . One of the following years we will definately come back here . I could suggest everyone to eat here . Food and prices are very good .More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Navigator60557077998, Marketing at Konoba / Trattoria Gatto Nero, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2020

Dear, We are extremely glad that you had such a nice time in our restaurant. Thank you for sharing your experience, we really appreciated it. We hope you will visit us again sometime. Best regards, Gatto Nero

Reviewed July 21, 2020 via mobile

Excellent sea food (shrimps, tuna tartar) nice place, top service, great deserts. Highly recommend for romantic dinners.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Navigator60557077998, Owner at Konoba / Trattoria Gatto Nero, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2020

Dear, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you liked our food, service and place. We are expecting you again. Best regards, Gatto Nero

Reviewed July 12, 2020 via mobile

Perfect food. Very tasty and incredible 👍 nice place at nice small town. Near the sea and very nice view.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Navigator60557077998, Owner at Konoba / Trattoria Gatto Nero, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2020

Dear, Thank you for leaving this fine comment and share your experience with us. Hope to see you again. Best regards, Gatto Nero

Reviewed July 10, 2020 via mobile

Well I am just oh so impressed, I found this little place on trip advisor and it has exceded all of my expectations. First of all we eat out a lot and to find one thing on the menu that I have not tryed before...is not common. I did not know what to order everything looked so good on the menu, and when the food arrived it was just amazing. We will return again for shure. The staff is friendly ane all i can say is keep up the good work. Cant wait to try all other things i did not have room for 🤩More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Navigator60557077998, Owner at Konoba / Trattoria Gatto Nero, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2020

Dear Maša, We are very pleased you had a good time in our restaurant. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Hope to see you again sometime. Best regards, Gatto Nero

Reviewed June 22, 2020 via mobile

This is our second visit. I haven’t found a better food in Istria. Its a family restaurant with kind service. We enjoyed our time on a cozy terrace. Food was excellent. Menu is diverse, you can’t stay hungry. Will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Navigator60557077998, Owner at Konoba / Trattoria Gatto Nero, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2020

Thank you for your lovely comment and kind words. You are very welcomed. Hope to se you again :) Best regards, Trattoria Gatto Nero

Reviewed November 19, 2019

Gatto Nero is a special restaurant with a with a large selection of food. Istrian specialities are a speciality. For a cold appetizer, you have to try the Octopus salad "Gatto Nero". For warm entrees, I advise Poached scampi tails with potatoes and oranges purée....For the main course, stay at the Istrian feast: Boskarin beefsteak “Gatto Nero” (with black truffles and Istrian prosciutto). Of course, you can choose fish as well. If you don't have enough there is a desert choise. I would recommend '' BLACK PALACINKA ''. Not light one but very tasty.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

We had lunch here on a recent visit to the area. The staff was friendly, the food was good quality and good value. We sat outside on a terrace, and it was a lovely low key atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

The best restaurant in Novigrad, realy fresh ingredients, friendly staff , ambient is great, food is outstanding... to be back😀

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

A little off the tourist route, quietly placed just off the seafront. We were welcomed with a full explanation of the Istrian specialties on the menu and even some recommendations by the host. We had the beef cheeks and white truffle tagliatelle, both were fantastic!...The cheeks were super tender, didn’t even need a knife! Would recommend to everyone and certainly would come again Thanks for a lovely meal!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

We went to Gato Negro because of the TripAdvisor reviews. The food was good but we expected much more based on the reviews and the prices. We had octopus and some fish with potatoes and vegetables. The service is excellent and all the food is...fresh and local (fresh fish and meat and homemade pasta).More

Date of visit: September 2019
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