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Restaurant Arkada

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Poljichkih Knezova 13, Podstrana 21311, Croatia
+385 21 333 299
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We want here in June, the walk was deceiving...thought we were going the wrong way but followed the signs and arrived at this gorgeous place. Nobody was dining inside and there was 1 table left outside, our lucky night! It was full of locals which is a sign of a good restaurant and the owner was sitting at the table... More 

Thank J3S51CA
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food experience was very good here. We ate at least 4 times during our 7 night stay. We tried elsewhere in Podstrana, but Arkada was the best food and best hospitality. It was recommended by our host 'Ante' who has apartments very close by.

Thank Suzie w
Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went a few times and the food and service was good. We tried local food as much as possible and the local vino of course. Grappis to finish but be careful some are hooch like.

Thank femaleDublin_Ireland
North London
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151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because of the good reviews, we were naively expecting too much and were disappointed by the very average dishes that lacked seasoning other than salt. For example, the 'fish soup' was completely bland and nothing more than insipid and watery. The rest of the dishes were so unmemorable and frankly I looked for the receipt to remind me but it... More 

Thank SuzanneNorthLondon
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I celebrated a birthday here and the food was perfect. Sat outside and had flambeed sea bass prepared at the table.

Thank suepack
Paris, France
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

A really good restaurant hidden inside it's own hedge! This is special, it's beautiful, calm, run as only a top chef runs his own restaurant, an excellent cellar, and really memorable, fresh, fresh dishes. All that and yet unpretentious and remarkably reasonable. We soon found that it knocked spots off other good local restaurants and yet was less expensive than... More 

Thank Stuonascooter
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Best evening meal in Croatian tour. Helpful, friendly staff. Really enjoyable steak but remember to order sides as no garnish, delicious deserts. Worth the effort to find though it is signed from main road, wish we'd found it earlier

Thank NicandDunc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Difficult to access this restaurant as it is on a busy road and up a lot of stairs. However pleasant food and service. We had seabass in sauce which was pleasant and friendly service.Good pasta also.

Thank Jeremy5
Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Had possibly THE WORST restaurant experience here whilst on holiday in Croatia with friends. This restaurant came highly recommended by our local host so we booked in advance for a friends birthday celebration. When we arrived we had to find a host to seat us & were then told 'sit wherever'...there was a large table already set aside for our... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Shockingly bad restaurant. We went as a group of twenty people this evening. The booking was made earlier in the day so they were aware they would be dealing with a large group. First of all, we had to summon the waiter twice just to order drinks. We had already waited fifteen minutes just to order drinks. After ordering wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $40
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poljichkih Knezova 13, Podstrana 21311, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Podstrana
  • Phone Number: +385 21 333 299
Famous gastronomic location in Split - Arkada restaurant is located in Podstrana, above hotel Lav, a few kilometers away from the center of Split. Here you can enjoy in good kitchen and excellent service, which are worth every kilometer travelled. Restaurant manager and chef, Bogdanovic Miro, will always welcome you with a new dish, which he did not even managed to include in the menu.

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