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Mali Raj

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Marshala Tita 191, Opatija 51410, Croatia
+385 51 704 074
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Suffolk
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111 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Lovely position on the Lungomare. Shelter from the sun, or rain! Good service and very clean. Is run as a guest house too with its own little beach area.

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1 Thank MazSuffolk
Budapest, Hungary
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Beautiful view, good food in this restaurants, local tastes, everything was ok, only one thing not so nice, we didnt order starter, but they bring, and charged it...and happened one time, that our bills were not our, but the amount was similar, so it was not a big problem. I recommend this restaurant because of the good food and good... More 

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1 Thank umeshot
Trento, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Mali Raj is located in a great location in front of the sea. The main problem of this place is the terrible quality-price relationship of their offer. We ordered fish soup and fish filet for four people plus home made wine (limited quality one). The soup was tasteless...seemed hot water with some peaces of fish inside...not flavour at all....... More 

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1 Thank rebeca b
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful seaview, fast and kind service, less than average food for an unbeliveable high price. The place was empty and just a few table was occupied. The waiter was very kind and offered us a fish ( that wasn't fresh). We tried it and paid for it ( "1,6 kg fish??????") Endless, not a good experience.

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2 Thank Jagooo
Raisio, Finland
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123 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The restaurant is in very beautiful place. The table settings were also nice, perhaps too fine at lunch time. We have been at this restaurant also two years ago. Both time it has been almost empty at lunch time. The food was ok. It shoud has a lighter lunch menu. Finally big frustration was a table fee in bill. It... More 

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1 Thank Ulla H
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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150 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I walked the coast trail from Opatija to Lovran and stopped at this restaurant for a glass of local wine, lunch and the view. It was sublime. Looking out from a terrace across the promenade from the restaurant hanging over the Adriatic was exactly how to pause during the long, beautiful walk. The wine was very good, and hardly cost... More 

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1 Thank jimsack
Seattle, Washington
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178 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We visited Opatija by car from Buzet and Hum... surprisingly fast by freeway. After parking at Saltina lot near the big Marina we walked along... the path seems to go right through a restaurant and continues for at least a mile (that's how far we got and landed at Mali Raj for a 2pm lunch. The other diners appeared to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Along your stroll on the Lungomare You will find this rather pretty restaurant. Best to avoid and continue to the next small port. Bad food and outwardly rude service. A stop here could ruin your day.

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4 Thank IronicHipster
VILNIUS
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Malij Raj is situated 3 km away from Lovran and the same from Opatija and by my opinion something should be more than nice sea views which you can enjoy in any step of the promenade. We have paid 120 euro for 4 persons but got nothing extra which let us come back. But in general dishes were enough tasty,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Took a cab there from our hotel 3 kms away in the evening as we thought the view looked incredible when we walked along the day before. Starters and main meals were very bad, cantine like. Also the waiters were miserables and provided no advice. So upset, we left without finishing our wine..

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4 Thank Claire d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marshala Tita 191, Opatija 51410, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Opatija
  • Phone Number: +385 51 704 074

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