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Mala Kavana

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Trg Bana Josipa Jelachica 5, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4816 833
09:00 - 19:00
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This large cafe has a great location over looking the main square in Zagreb and is a good spot to sit in the morning sunshine and watch the world go by. Unfortunately the regular staff are very miserable when it comes to foreigners and make no effort to help you,they spoil what could be a great place as the coffee... More 

Thank Brian S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee after long time. I missed a nice cappuccino in England and I had it in Mala Kavana. Great location. In the middle of the square. Although previous critics I ve read were talking about bad service ... I have to say that service was excellent. Quick and polite. I do believe that probably depends of the personnel that... More 

Thank Athan1976
Beijing, China
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went here twice to enjoy coffee and get out of the cold weather. Each time was a great experience and the staff was very nice and welcoming. Thank you

Thank thorntoneddiversity
Versailles, France
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to this place a few times, usually every time we visit the main square. Lovely decor, with a note of history and cordial staff. Good Croatian coffee, and cake, albeit a tad more expensive than other places. Quite and calm vibe are nice for a relaxing cup of warm beverage.

Thank Krešimir G
New Delhi, India
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161 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

this has a prominent location at the main square. its always so crowded that one has to queue up to order and to pay.sitting outside or inside wont help. quality is good. toilet big and clean.

Thank guptaratika
Maribor, Slovenia
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803 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This open garden on the main square is ideal place for testing your patience. Old man is self-sufficient with serving. You can sit in a corner and wait. He is serving some people near the entrance of the place. He can look at some other directions as far as he wants. You can wave to him and wait. You can... More 

Thank Miha P
Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Great location, but this is where it ends. Service is horrible, we sat there for 30 min and after asking to order twice nothing we got a bad attitude, and the place was completely empty.

Thank TAS1313
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This was our group's first meal after arrival in Zagreb. By then it was late afternoon and there were few people in the restaurant. I had a delicious gnocchi with Gorgonzola sauce, and others enjoyed what they had.

Thank Nineband
Pietarsaari, Finland
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135 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I was searching for a lunch restaurant, when I saw this one at Trg Josipa Jelacica and went in. I took today’s lunch and it was really tasty with a local beer. Nice staff.

Thank leffex
Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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153 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Located at the central square Trg Bana Jelačića, it is a nice pit-stop with friendly staff. It is good for rain and sunshine and having indoor and outdoor seating. Great for crowd watching.

Thank Davor R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trg Bana Josipa Jelachica 5, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Central Croatia  >  Zagreb
  • Phone Number: +385 1 4816 833

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