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Konoba Buscina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Grill, Gastropub, European, Croatian
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Bushchina - Buscina 18, Umag 52470, Croatia
Wed - Mon 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Split, Croatia
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First time in beautiful Istria. Heard about Buščina from a local wine maker who highly recommended we try. Charming building, with easy parking, fireplace, bar, casual tavern and traditional dining room, clean bathrooms. Not easy to find but worth the effort. When we arrived, it was fairly open in the cozy dining room with a fire warming up the chilly... More 

Thank Chicaree
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we came here to taste dishes from boskarin and taste food from openfire. great experience- nice service, delishes food perfectly prepared, good wine, calm atmosphere. definetilly reomended

1 Thank Stefan K
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Problem at the start, I came here reserved a table, and waited for 30 minutes to be asked what to drink ,very frustrating, for my gf(she ate boskarin with rukola and pinjoli) it was the best thing she ate in here life ,so in her opinion everything was amazing,i ate a beefsteak good but not 5 star, we had a... More 

1 Thank Amar B
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The romantic ambience of Konoba Buscina is overwhelming. If you are planning to propose to your lover over dinner or want to celebrate a wedding anniversary then this is the place. It is the perfect combination of a 5 star restaurant and 5 star atmosphere. The service is warm, welcoming and exceptional. They are always there to pour more water... More 

1 Thank Jim B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Very good homemade food with excellent service. We werent sure what to order but the ownres helped us making the decidion. everything tasted great.

1 Thank travel801
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We always have a nice time at Buscina, we are never disappointed. I would say they are expensive compering other restaurants near by but the quality of food is excellent. We were little bit disappointed because the desert was average but in the end of the day you do not visit Konoba because of sweet things. I would definitely recommend... More 

Thank Patricija R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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188 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I keep coming here for 15 years and have never been disapointed. Last week I had octopus salad and fish (local name kavala or konj) and it was just perfect. Staff is very nice. Setting is in an old istrian house and beautiful. Moreover, prices are very reasonable for food and service quality.

Thank sergej s
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We didn't have a booking, which meant we were seated indoors on a warm evening. No worries - great atmosphere and next to a window. However, the rain stopped, the skies cleared, and they offered to move us outside under their grape arbor. Good choice! Definitely worth the trip for seafood, meat, dessert, olive oil, wine and grappa. Mmmm!

Thank btwldn
Wilton, CT
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

A pretty posh restaurant. Turned up expecting a pizza restaurant and ended up in a posh restaurant. Definitely worth booking. Ended up having a couple of tasty pizza dishes. The sort of place people get dressed up to visit.

Thank david john s
Warsaw, Poland
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Restaurant in the country side with superbe croatian kitchen and excelent service. Needs to be reserved - many guests turned away since very limited space. Go for croatian prosecco ! And octopussy, and steaks and, and, and ..... And get back again !

Thank Maciej U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $39
Grill, Gastropub, European, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bushchina - Buscina 18, Umag 52470, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Umag
  • Phone Number: +385-52-732-088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?