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G.mazzinija, Rovinj, Croatia
+385 52 841 616
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (36 reviews)
“cherry liquor” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
G.mazzinija, Rovinj, Croatia
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled over it when trying to find an open restaurant (in mid winter). I ate fish - which was great, the others chose Pizza - which was very good too. The prices are okay too and the service personnel is very friendly. I can...More

Thank Elisabeth M
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice staff, good food, nice old taverna type place. We ate pizzas and soups. My pretty picky friend ate fish soup and she loved it. I ate Istrian minestrone with pizza bread and it was also great.

Thank Chooch_anja
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Excellent seafood and fresh fish restaurant, nice presentation and welcome service; big portions, good wine and desserts, restaurant to recommend.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We had a big bowl of mussels, clams and Noah's arc mussels. They were so fresh and delicious. That was the first time we had these Noah's arc mussels and they were amazing. Our waitress was very helpful and friendly. The house white wine was...More

Thank A B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This was a gem. We arrived early and had our choice of seats. Since it was chilly, we chose inside next to a nice fireplace. When we left, there wasn't a seat left in the restaurant. We were glad we came early, and we had...More

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

La Vela lives up a tiny side street in Rovinj .a true find . The staff are very friendly and helpful.the food is wonderful. I had Pljukaci paster. Great . It must be good as most of the customers were local. So worth a try....More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Rovinj and found LaVela very near the start of downtown. We were greeted by Elvis who was so friendly and made us feel very welcome. The food was very reasonable priced and very yummy. We enjoyed our meal and would definantly recommend LaVela.

Thank ToriLeslie
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I honestly do not know if the title is right because I had dinner only in La Vela during my stay in Rovinji! It is situated in a lane a bit uphill from the Main Street. The restaurant has a pleasant terrace and also a...More

1  Thank BarbroT
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Genuinely authentic Croatia Trattoria. A bit higher up the hill to avoid tourists but the locals poured in between 14-15.00 and were known by management and ‘sorted’. I arrived just before them and was well looked after e.g. 3 pints of cold beer and a...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Extremely busy which seemed good but very long wait for drinks & even longer for food. Fish nice, pasta with spinach not. Lovely waitress. I'm sure food must be good would if considered trying again but not an awful lot of vegetarian dishes to choose...More

Thank Couplewithteenagers
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G.mazzinija, Rovinj, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: +385 52 841 616
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