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“Best spaghetti carbonara I have ever had”
Review of Pizzeria Galija

Pizzeria Galija
Ranked #48 of 371 Restaurants in Split
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Austrian, French, Italian, Croatian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Pizzeria „Galija“ is located in the very centre of the historic part of Split and close to the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. It is the ideal place to rest and enjoy delicious food, after a long stroll through the meandering streets of the old city. The pizzeria was named after the galley, a ship powered by oarsmen, and used at first mainly as a merchant vessel and later on in maritime battles. Today, we imagine a different galley – one that is an oasis of peace, relaxation and good food, run by our carefully selected staff who is always there for you. Pizzeria „Galija“ is well known for its cosy and intimate interior inspired by the warmth and golden-glow of a wood-fired oven where the flames haven’t ceased to burn since “Galija” opened its door for the first time. Our pizzas are made using the original recipe from 1980, that has time after time delighted the taste buds of our customers. The interior is decorated with natural materials, wood and stone. Coupled with details like the antique amphora, the space exudes warmth and rustic charm. The atmosphere is enhanced by the terrace overlooking Split’s historic core. On the „Galija’s“ menu you will find a succulent selection of pizzas from a wood-fired oven, meat, fish and vegetable dishes, pasta dishes and gnocchi as well as deserts made from well-tried and recognizable recipes.
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Best spaghetti carbonara I have ever had”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

It is a quiet, clean and tastefully decorated place. I had the best spaghetti carbonara I have ever had anywhere. My wife had a pizza. We brought some of her pizza back for breakfast. We shared a mixed green salad. I highly recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited September 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Nautical style pizza thats wood fired”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Having looked on TripAdvisor for wood fired pizzerias we decided to go along to this place. To find most of the restaurants in Split, you need a map of Split, that way you can find your way around. The restaurant is nicely made out with a nautical theme (mostly amphorae and shells). I don't know if the waiters know much English as they tend to be friendlier to locals than to foreigners. Having a very good knowledge of Croatian, I had no such problems. The pizza was very good however, it lacked some taste as there was no garlic on a pizza described as having garlic on it. Reliable pizza at a great price, open late and situated in a nice area of old town. Try it...

  • Visited July 2013
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Zadar, Croatia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very good pizza”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

I just stopped to eat and move on, it was very good. I liked it very much. IF you come to Split I recomend this place.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Ann B
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Split, Croatia
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“Extremely bad service”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

As a local in Split I've been to this restaurant more than a few times. Unfortunately, I am always disappointed in the service. It is slow and rude. If they were serious about their business they would be more formal and polite. Yes, their pizza is excellent, but the food is not the only thing you value in a restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
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Bristol
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“Best place for pizza in Split”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

Conveniently located off the Riva, a no-nonsense wood-fired pizza oven restaurant serving fine pizzas, and generous portions, at affordable prices. The prsut pizza is, in particular, a masterpiece of the genre. Service efficient and uncomplicated, prices affordable.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Phil G
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