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Local cuisine, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups
Tavern Mandrač is the family seafood restaurant located on the Pelješac peninsula, 2 km from Ston, in the small fishing village of Broce. Tavern Mandrač continued the tradition of family fishing so that all the fish in the tavern's offer was caught by the owner. Tavern Mandrač offers free berths for yachts with available water and electrical energy. We look forward to your visit!
$24 - $97
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed September 13, 2020

We eat shellfish. Portions were too small and overpriced, service poor and slow. Mirthless waiter could not reccomend anything. The only decent thing was the sauce. If you want to eat shellfish don't go there, there are plenty of better restaurants in Ston.More

Date of visit: August 2020
karuzob, Owner at Konoba Mandrac, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2020

This bad customers came to my restaurant very aggresively and immediately asked why there was no music in the restaurant. I could see right away that he came just to provoke and make a bad review. He ordered only mixed shellfish but at the same...More

Reviewed September 10, 2020 via mobile

The food was excellent with a beautiful view. It's a very laid back atmosphere, take your time visiting. I do recommend.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 2, 2020

Great location, try to seat outside beside the sea if possible. Owner is amazing character and don't expect fast service as this is not fast food. All the ingredients are local and fresh. Ask for daily catch as they serve only what they catch at...that day. You won't get this in many restaurants in Croatia.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 30, 2020 via mobile

Rude owner and waiter, did not want to let us sit with small kid and was claiming they didnt have tables when they were half empty. Dont go there its shameless place

Date of visit: August 2020
karuzob, Owner at Konoba Mandrac, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2020

You Sir are a big liar. All my tables were reserved and you didn't have a reservation. Also you refused to follow Covid19 regulations. You are not welcome to my konoba anymore. Shame on you for lying.

Reviewed August 28, 2020 via mobile

Perfect food fresh and taste. We recommend this restaurant as fantastic place for easy lunch. Very kind staff, premium food and relax atmosphere. I am sure we will come back.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 17, 2020 via mobile

We had raw oysters, and the catch of the day for fish. It was very fresh and delicious. The view is wonderful, try to arrive early, around midday so you can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 16, 2020

OK so maybe in the middle of coronavirus isn't the best time to judge, and maybe they aren't geared up for families, maybe the don't want Brits. We tried to go on our first night in Broce but apparently no tables available (it was a...Monday night). I booked for later in the week - had a reluctant response when booking. We certainly didn't feel particularly welcome. Main courses were OK - not as ordered, but nice seafood. Our son asked re desserts but was told nothing available at all. Kids went for a walk then we saw other tables receiving desserts. We asked for these for my husband and I and they were nice. Not sure why these weren't offered to kids - they weren't alcoholic. No problem re food but slow service, weren't made to feel welcome and I'm glad business is going so well that they can afford not to offer desserts. I can only presume it was a covid issue as previous reviews quite good.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 12, 2020 via mobile

This is a seafood restaurant within a short drive from Ston, off the beaten track. Well worth the travel from Dubrovnik! The food was delicious... live lobster grilled to perfection, black risotto with juicy cuttlefish, & seafood salad with tasty octopus. A throughly enjoyable and...unhurried lunch... the locals ordered lunch and then jumped into the water straight from the terrace! Not inexpensive however fantastic quality and truly fresh.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 6, 2020 via mobile

We really expected a lot more from this place as it was recommended to us. I have to say that the food was good, we had pasta, fish and oyster soup, and everything was tasty. But the service..... OH MY GOD! We waited 20 minutes...just to say what do we want to drink. We waited for food more than one hour, and in that time noone even apologized or even came to our table. The waiter later said that he was alone and couldn't do it all by himself but there were like six tables... My grandma could do it. But the worst thing of all happened in the end when we left and no one even said goodbye... I think they are not interested in guest coming back... We certainly won't be coming backMore

Date of visit: August 2020
karuzob, General Manager at Konoba Mandrac, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2020

You are bad man This is sea food restaurante not fast food. You are custemer for fast food.

Reviewed August 5, 2020 via mobile

Great service, very good traditional good, fresh. Friendly and kind staff. Loved our food recommendations and chefs choices.

Date of visit: August 2020
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5