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Valun 13A, Cres 51557, Croatia
+385 51 525 035
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Croatian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Valun 13A, Cres 51557, Croatia
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Great place with exelent fresh fish which comes directly from the sea every day.Nice atmosfere,the restaurant is by the sea,the personal is great and hostal.Definetly i will recomand to everyone who visit the small town Valun

Thank Tomislav B
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This restoran offers nice atmosphere right next to the sea, in a picturesque fishermans village of Valun. It was out first visit, and we tried squid, both fried and grilled version. It was delicious! The prices and portion sizes are reasonable and service was good....More

Thank maja_po
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, everything fresh and really well prepared. Recommend to everyone. Service fantastic :) waiters were really nice and cheerful, what more is that the view is really great and atmosphere of small town valun is great

1  Thank Darek K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We ate outside in a cozy atmosphere. The service was polite but sometimes a little bit slow. We ordered tuna tartar, which was nice but a bit cold, good mussels and very yummy scampis! The dessert was so good. The wine was ok. Quality-price ratio...More

Thank Jordi F
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We went there yesterday with my hubby. Before we came. we already booked thur phone. The place are nice and near in the sea.the seafood is so good & fresh. One of the best seafood here in cres. Everything is ok. Until when we asked...More

Thank RainRain D
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little restaurant, lots of options on the menu, mainly seafood, but other options available, all fish is wild. Great service.

Thank Lolii
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We were with three kids and asked for a table for lunch, they invited us to have a seat in the restaurant at a dirty table, we waited for ten minutes for someone to come and take the order, in the end the lady that...More

Thank dianadianadiana2804
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to go for lunch to MaLaLu as we were nearby and it had the highest scores of all restaurants. Perhaps it was high expectations, but we came out a bit disappointed. Pasta was good but far from amazing and fries were not the...More

Thank Marko S
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We have been returning to this outstanding family run restaurant year after year. We traveled the world for years but coming to MaMaLu is always a treat!!! Location can not be duplicated, food is outstanding as is family that owns and operate this jewel of...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Loved Valun and Ma malu is right on the sea, kind staff and amazing black squid risotto and grilled fish. Will def go back when in Cres next time

Thank lindascuizzato
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valun 13A, Cres 51557, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Kvarner Bay Islands  >  Cres Island  >  Cres
  • Phone Number: +385 51 525 035
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