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Zigante

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The most known restaurant serving truffles year around
PRICE RANGE
$29 - $71
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
European, Croatian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

One of the main reasons that drew us to add Istria to our Croatian itinerary was the allure of the Istrian White Truffles, so after reading several blogs and travel guides about the area, stopping at Zigante was a no-brainer. We came in for lunch...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Dylan H
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Very unusual, but in a positive sense, the experience of preparing traditional Istrian food in a modern and innovative way. The waiter from Osijek, was more than friendly and presented food to us in a wonderful way. Praise the chef, but also a great praise...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tanja M
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We were staying in a villa just five minutes away from Zigante, and knowing it is famous for its truffle dishes, our group of eight decided to go for a special experience. The "Royal Prestige" six-course tasting menu with wine pairings costs 1195 kuna (about...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jameskul
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We went to Zigante whilst on a two holiday in Istria and it being recommended by a Croatian friend. The restaurant is 16km from the coast and as such required a 30 mins drive from Umag. It's close by the beautiful town of Groznjan which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mattdaly70
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Who does not like truffles. Here they put it in every dish. Very tasty food, good wines, good atmosphere. From dinning room you can see in open kitchen cooks prepering your food. the restaurant is in middle of beautiful Istria Croatian Provance. Tasting menu is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Riviera211
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We went to the Zigante as part of a ships tour from SilverSea Muse. The restaurant is renowned for its truffles. The meal was quite flavorsome, quite different, extremely well presented and very good service. As it was part of a tour, I am not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CocoTampa123
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Eight of us had the six course tasting menu. Very eclectic and interesting food, but you’d better like truffles! The staff was very accommodating of our vegetarian and gluten-free needs. Excellent, white-glove service. Wine pairings were really good. With all of the intermezzos and freebies,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 510cristap
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We came here to visit the truffle shop. After some shopping there we went around the corner to visit Zigante for some coffee & dessert. They told us that they usually only serve dinner and that they don’t have some amount of desserts, but they...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SGZ00
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

It is a fair, nice place. Service is kind and good. Meals are limited just to predefined courses without a chance to consult chef. Taste is fair yet not at the expected level. Prices are way to high for that offer.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Damir R
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We went with another couple and had the 4 course meal. If you're expecting to be stuffed with a lot of food this is not the place for you. If you want to experience different flavours with a truffle focus and want to experience very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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