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Bota Sare - Mali Ston


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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You can find restaurant Bota Sare, Mali Ston in narrow center waterfront, situated within the old castle. Wide palette of fresh fish, unique oysters, shellfish is prepared as per original local recipes that bring finger licking food to your table (ask for gradele, popara, buzara, brudet). Do not miss to try local risotto, black risotto, and homemade bread from natural fire heated oven. We also invite you to take a boat trip to see Ston's Bay and to visit the place where the Sare family is growing shellfish close to the Banje Island which is owned by family Sare and family Matkovic. On Banje Island there is a large number of various Mediterranean herbs and over 200 olive threes which provide
US$9 - US$23
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews oysters bread tuna steak black risotto shellfish fresh fish salad cake pate mali ston oyster beds boat trip local wine white wine great seafood lovely location amazing experience
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since we came in we felt very comfortable especially with our waiter Srećko who was very professional and super nice! He offered fresh grdobina soup as daily menu, and as beefsteak and grdobina prepaid on the way I never taste before it was fantastic! The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tonifromsalad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit this restaurant after wine tour on my driver's recommendations.It was so good.I tried oyster cream soup and black risotto,waiting for a while but it was amazing.Risoto was so black and creamy,afterwards my theets were black like in zombie movies 😂In Boston we have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank r0dh77
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are driving north of Dubrovnik, it's worth it to stop briefly at Ston for lunch, which is on a peninsula just off the main road. ark at Mali Ston but make sure to feed the meter machine and get a ticket BEFORE parking...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tsmarsco
Reviewed 14 November 2018

This restaurant is local right in the heart of Croatia's oyster growing area in the town of Ston, Croatia. If you take outdoor seat, then you will have a wonderful view of the bay while you have your meal. However April is still a little...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank oht3075
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We were fortunate to arrive around 11.30am and with no reservations, give a table for 6. We ordered ala carte. Staff was attentive and helpful. No long after bus loads of Chinese nationals tourist flocked in to be served what seemed to a set menu....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TallyHo68
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We stopped here for lunch on our drive through to Dubrovnik. The oysters and the fish were very fresh - and very good, as was the black risotto. Great spot if you're in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dylan H
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We only did the farm tour and it was fun. Of you enjoy Brandy they offer a shot or two on the boat on the way. There is a demonstration and explanation once you are there. White wine with the tasting and ham and cheese...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LEA005
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Fantastic food, ambiance and service. We spent a leisurely 2 hours eating a delicious lunch of mussels, oysters, clams and vegetable risotto. The table, with a view of the shoreline and the rocky slopes, and the old town walls above, saw us lingering longer than...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mfuel
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

For a good seafood meal,very fresh and well prepared,with friendly and attentive service and a charming ambience. A hidden surprise for us as we were passing through Ston and our driver recommended this as the place he would go to, and we were not disappointed....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aparampar
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Mali Ston and found the restaurant having walked through the village - the food and service was superb (Black Risotto and an order of Mussels) which we shared. Such a lovely location overlooking the dock and the boats - good food, wine...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steve M
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11 January 2019|
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Response from Oyster and Sush... B | Property representative |
Dear Jim & JoAnn, thank you for your interest in our Oyster tour - Oyster experience. Please be so kind to contact our restaurant in Mali Ston and we will provide you with full details. Telephone number: +385 20... More
28 September 2015|
Response from ChrisRush | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but we didn't take a boat trip. They are available right from the restaurant and go through the oyster beds to explore the dramatic coastline around Mali Ston. I am sure if you rang the restaurant they would make the... More
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