The Best Restaurants in Istarska županija

146 restaurants ranked highest on Falstaff's 100-point scale in Istarska županija. All information including address, phone number and opening hours.
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This high quality restaurant is of a unique and distinguished nature. Chef Emanuele Scarello has created three tasting menus: Godia, Istria and Rovinj. The use of the best produce is important, sustainability has a very high priority.

Šetalište Vijeća Europe 1-2, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia
Contemporary Cuisine

One of the most creative cuisines in Istria of the highest quality. Danijel Dekić combines fresh, regional market produce with a fine hand. You choose from three menus, one of which revolves around lobster, one is vegetarian. Danijel's wife Tjitske provides the best wines.

Montalbano 75, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia

Danijel Dekić set milestones with Monte, and with Cave Lab he plays in the same gourmet league. The focus is on six top regional products, each served in three different ways as part of a six-course menu through to dessert.

Montalbano 49, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia

A story between land and sea is written by the superbly composed dishes served on the fifth floor of the hotel. Fish cooked to perfection. Chef Jeffrey Vella is also very fond of seasonal vegetables. The wine list is comprehensive.

Smareglijeva ulica 1A, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia
Ethnic Cuisine

In the top hotel, you dine under candlelit chandeliers in the polished vaulted ceiling. The cuisine is French-influenced, but the ingredients come from the region. There are courses like beetroot risotto with beetroot confit and goat cheese. Wine cellar with 250 labels.

A. Smareglie 3, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia
Ethnic Cuisine

This is the place for foodies who are looking for the extraordinary, the exclusive. This starts with the wine accompaniment, which is perfectly matched to raw fish starters, scallops au gratin, velvety gnocchi with interesting ragout and braised fish.

Zidine 5, 52466 Novigrad, Croatia
Luxury / High End

Unspoiled nature, a luxury hotel with pool and spa; these are ideal ingredients for a pleasurable stay. In the restaurant you will be spoiled with the best wines and dishes based on organic ingredients. Appetizer: breaded cod croquettes with caper sauce and tomato confit.

Mužolini donji, 52460 Buje, Croatia
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

A gourmet restaurant in a charming boutique hotel. The cuisine of the well-known Fernetich family focuses on traditional recipes with regional, partly home-grown ingredients, which are very creatively translated into modern dishes. Excellent wine list, great service.

Srednja Ulica 2, 52474 Brtonigla, Croatia

An upscale gourmet restaurant set among the grapevines and olive trees. In addition to pasta, fish and risotto, the kitchen also makes wonderful use of colourful and crispy vegetables, mixed with almonds, olives and tomato vinaigrette.

Stancija Menegeti 1, 52210 Bale, Croatia
Ethnic Cuisine

In the small, top restaurant of David Skoko and his father Danilo, the dishes are prepared in the traditional way of the fishermen, spiced with a pinch of creativity - and also with olive oil, herbs and spices, all from local farmers.

Cimulje 25, 52100 Banjole, Croatia
Contemporary Cuisine

Elegant restaurant on the harbour; in the evening the sky behind the masts turns blood red. Marina Gaši offers two seasonal menus that captivate with creativity and unusual taste compositions. Good wines are recommended by Marina's husband Davor.

Svete Antona 38, 52466 Novigrad, Croatia
Ethnic Cuisine

In front of the terrace stretches a beautiful landscape; the hosts create an additional feeling of well-being. The focus of the kitchen is on homemade pasta with wild asparagus or truffles - and meat, which is particularly tender in the peka.

Bracanija 1, 52474 Brtonigla, Croatia
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

Multilingual restaurant host Nikola Bijelič has enormous charm, taking care of his guests with top notch service. The wonderful terrace sits on the lovely seaside promenade. The scallops, the pasta with shrimp scampi, and the fried squid with chard and potatoes are wonderful and addictive. Nice wine list.

Obala Maršala Tita 23, 52440 Poreč, Croatia
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

The use of the best produce is the top priority; vegetables come from their own organic garden, even olive oils are produced by the family itself. The pulpo salad with marinated fennel brings freshness, ravioli with Istrian cheese have a lot of flavour. Top wines.

La Grisa 23, 52211 Bale, Croatia

The Badurina-Badi family has been breathing its very special energy into the restaurant since 1986. They are known for raw fish starters, pasta buzara and the truffle dishes. Another highlight is the sea bass in bread crust. Very good Istrian wines.

Umaška ulica 12, 52470 Umag, Croatia
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

A popular restaurant with three terraces, all facing the sea. The kitchen skilfully bridges the gap between modernity and tradition. Cream of shrimp scampi soup, fish soup, grilled octopus, and truffle ravioli match the magnificent ambience.

Svetog Križa 38, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia
Ethnic Cuisine

Here everything revolves around the truffle. Whether as a delicate carpaccio, on steak, pasta or in homemade ice cream, the aromatic powerhouse is put in the best light on every plate. To take home, there is good olive oil and a wide selection of truffle products in the store.

Livade 7, 52427 Livade, Croatia

Atmospheric and cheerful presentation, every detail fits here, the small terrace is very cosy. The kitchen serves dishes with flavour, ranging from perfect thin based pizza, stews and steaks to homemade pasta with truffle.

Bunarska 2, 52474 Brtonigla, Croatia

Host Nikola Bijelič speaks perfect German and charmingly takes care of the guests. The terrace on the promenade attracts guests all year round. Here, upscale fish and seafood cuisine is offered: Scallops, pasta with scampi, fried squid.

Obala Maršala Tita 23, 52440 Poreč, Croatia
Classic & Traditional Cuisine

A perfect concept that combines a hotel, a winery and a top restaurant. Mladen Rožanić is well known for his natural wines. Focusing on local and organic ingredients, the kitchen makes classic Istrian dishes with a modern feel.

Kanal 30, 52424 Motovun, Croatia