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Kovaci 13b | Kovaci 13b, Kastelir, Istria, Kastelir, Croatia
+385 91 520 3940
12:00 - 23:00
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Porec, Croatia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great menu, must try panna cotta with chocolate and teranino! It' s a quiet restaurant, staff is friendly.

Thank Ivanchicza
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and fantastic service. We ate dinner here twice and both times were fantastic. Best restaurant of the week 😄👍

Thank Fiona1014
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

It has to be said: it is a miracle of science that the community of Kastellir in Istria has two very reasonable restaurants, one of them being the Zardin. The Zardin is nicely located really in the middle of nowhere in Kastellir. Staff are polite and helpfull. We ate there twice in the first week of August 2016. The first... More 

Thank McSame
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a nearby villa for a fortnight and had dinner here four times. Each time the food and service was great. Excellent local menu and relaxed pace of service. Staff really friendly

Thank hillriser
Norwich, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

What a great little find. Plenty of parking and outdoor or indoor eating. Such a helpful set of people. I cant speak the language but they helped me with very good English and explained things on the menu. Such fantastic food. I sat near to a local farmer who had jumped straight off his tractor. So if the locals eat... More 

Thank CoagKev
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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1,145 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 574 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

A nice restaurant with friendly and efficient staff - Excellent menu with some interesting specialties. The Scorpion Fish (on the specials menu the night we went) was superb, as was the chicken fillet in lemon cream sauce. Highly recommended.

Thank Albia-Newton
Hamme, Belgium
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

We went here without a reservation on a wednesday night. Despite our large group (12) they went out of their way to get us a table on the terrace. Most of us ordered the steak with truffle or the fuzi with truffles and were not disappointed. The amount of truffle used was ample and the other dishes were equally great.... More 

Thank Julie S
Brooklyn, New York
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013

Excellent food and service...felt as family.....opened just for us...best served steak with black truffel...felt like family...just wonderful! We will come back...thank you!

1 Thank SnakeDocBerlin
Kastelir, Croatia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

Dependable family run restaurant in Kastelir which opened in 2011 and seems to have taken off very quickly, probably because the family were well known for their previous restaurant. We had some excellent sole on the outside terrace, the first outside meal of the year. I've had sole here before and this time was just as good. We've had good... More 

1 Thank istracpsboss

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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
Seafood, European, Croatian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kovaci 13b | Kovaci 13b, Kastelir, Istria, Kastelir, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Kastelir
  • Phone Number: +385 91 520 3940


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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?