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Tavern Istranka

Bozhe Milanovica 2 | Gostionica Istranka, Opatija 51410, Croatia
+385 51 271 835
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“minestrone” (7 reviews)
“beef goulash” (6 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bozhe Milanovica 2 | Gostionica Istranka, Opatija 51410, Croatia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in Opatija 3 nights and ate here twice. Great local food. The squid and polenta was delicious, as was the pasta and mushrooms, the mixed side salad is recommended too, enough to share and a good variety. Staff are friendly and helpful. Wine...More

Thank Nomad59
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is local and very tasty. Food quality is great compared to price. Nice place in the center of Opatija and very kind staff.

Thank Dunja G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended this restaurant by the owners of the hotel we were staying at for good local food. Well we were not disappointed. From the time we walked in the door we were greeted by friendly staff who went out of their way to ensure...More

Thank Andrew c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate 3 times during a week at Tavern Istranka as we found the homely atmosphere and good standard of food some of the best we found in Opatija. During our visits there was only one waiter working - covering both the bar and the...More

Thank Simone P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here last night. Fab food, fab service, wth a smile and a great sense of humour. Really enjoyed the wooden cake (the Waiter will understand this comment). Very authentic and booked for Saturday night. Looking for something traditional with a lovely setting, then...More

Thank dstoneface
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here with a tour group and had a delightful time. The food was excellent and the staff were very engaged and made the evening a lot of fun. Cozy environment, great service.

Thank bigaps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good value, it doesn't feel too touristy, we had veal in a great mushroom sauce. Others who went the following night had slow service, but we had no problem. Located off the main road, near the market.

Thank ian2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quaint little gem hidden in the back streets will not dissapoint, the food is delicious and cooked to order. The staff are some of the best.

Thank stellapettigrew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant on my first evening in Opatija. The place is great, very authentic and cozy atmosphere. If the weather had been better, I am sure I would have enjoyed to sit on their porch where there are several tables. I had to...More

Thank Maxime B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Our tour group had a delicious meal at Istranka last night. We had to choose either the fish or meat menu, and we were delighted that we chose the fish. The first course was a lovely plate with several items: fried calamari, cod pate, and...More

Thank elswells
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bozhe Milanovica 2 | Gostionica Istranka, Opatija 51410, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Opatija
  • Phone Number: +385 51 271 835
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