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“Nice concept, nice food but not suitable to enjoy it properly”
Review of Villa Spiza

Villa Spiza
Ranked #6 of 396 Restaurants in Split
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Paris, France
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Nice concept, nice food but not suitable to enjoy it properly”
Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

2 tables outside only otherwise you eat at the bar which offer a nice view on the kitchen and the cooker !
If it was not too hot would have been more pleasant
If you can have table outside much better !
Food: she cook everything from herbs to vegetables and it's very nice to see how fresh it is
Plates are very good specially the liver.
I had better risotto then this one but still good

  • Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A unique experience”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

You are literally dining in some one's kitchen while they cook your food in front of you. Fantastic food and great value for money.

Visited August 2013
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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Take it or leave it...”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

..we took it and definitely got the best meal(s) in Split :)

Run by charming women this tiny restaurant by a narrow old city alley did not give the best first impression at the first time, but the second, third and finally fourth time said it all. Local simple cuisine with lots of flavor - you just need to have the patience to wait for it, as the kitchen is small and mainly one cook working in front of the stove. Notice that there is daily menu pinned at the small board to choose from - it holds all you can get at that time, including drinks. If you prefer to sit outside (two tables available), make your order at the counter first.

Let's put it simple - if you're looking for a'la carte, move on, but if you're looking for an experience it's worth of trying :)

  • Visited August 2013
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Kastel Luksic, Croatia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good idea, not good realisation”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

Since I'm person opened for new experiences I decided to try this place. Reviews are really excellent I was thrilled to share this enthusiasm with other guests. Maybe I am old fashioned, but the concept is not acceptable for me. Everything is happening in the same room, we almost share a plate with a nearby couple. Girl coudn't stop coughing what was very unpleasant experience. The cook tried to be funny, but she could not hide the irony. Food wasn't so fresh, and mussels seemed to be for a long time on ice. Never more...

  • Visited August 2013
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“Great sea food, friendly non-tourist atmosphere”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

My girlfriend and I saw this in the lonely planet guide and decided to give it a try. It is hiddeb in a small back street, tucked out of the way but is a bit of a gem! Great food, really friendly service and fantastic value. There are only a few tables though and service took a while but well worth the wait.

  • Visited August 2013
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