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Istarska ul. 5, Vodnjan, Croatia
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173 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Vodnjanka on the recommendation of previous visitors and were so glad we did! Wonderful Istrian cooking, warm, friendly service, lovely local house Merlot and very reasonable pricing made for a cracking evening. We loved the entree truffle and olive pates, Istrian ox and home made ravioli with wild mushrooms and to finish the gorgeous chocolate cake with icecream... More 

Thank HESLondon
Bamberg, Germany
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the St. Blaise Church (Jesus Relics and Mummies), our family of 6 decided to eat here at the Vodnjanka. The food and atmosphere were outstanding. We all tried black truffles and Ox for the first time here. The prices were also reasonable, when comparing them to a Sunday out with the family in Germany, and the waiter was... More 

Thank MyInterestingTrip
Manchester, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Group of nine went here for first time. Food was excellent had three courses with wine. Steak, Istrian Ox, superb. Could not fault anything about this place. Service was great.

Thank Gretna_12
Porec, Croatia
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, food was delicious, must try their homemade cake with mandels, it's fantastic. A nice place!

Thank Ivanchicza
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

A beautiful setting on the roof terrace, drinking good wine, dining on good food surrounded with good friends.

Thank Pfadave
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Me and my friends had a very good time here. Would recommend to anyone coming to Vodnjan.

Thank Milo F
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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152 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I had lunch here with my family of seven. We had high expectations. Except for the fact that the restaurant is beautiful nothing else was remarkable, I do disagree with those many raving reviews. Service was unpleasant and slow, very, very slow. I stressed with the waiter twice that my kids are hungry and asked for some bread. He really... More 

Thank AnGr2013
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

It was late fall when me and my wife came to eat at this restaurant. Although it was quite late, we were received and welcomed without problems. Really good food and even better wine, made this evening memorable. On the end, with owner Andrej and his friends, we stayed in the restaurant until 4 o'clock in the morning !! For... More 

Thank varljenneven
Istria, Croatia
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We have eaten here lots of times and it's always good. The staff are pleasant and attentive. The food is consistently good all year round. It can be a little expensive depending on what you order.

Thank MrsCroatia
Belgrade, Serbia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Outstanding experience. Simple small town (village) restaurant with an excellent offering. The service was laid back, yet efficient, dishes well rounded and of quality ingredients. The local Merlot offered by the glass is a fine wine. One of those places to which guests frequently go back to. Nothing but compliments.

Thank Traveller S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Istarska ul. 5, Vodnjan, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Vodnjan
  • Phone Number: 1370-052-51-14-35

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