In between all of that snorkeling, sunbathing, and exploring of many stunning beaches during your sailing holiday adventures in Croatia, there is a big chance you are going to work up quite the appetite. Fortunately, the Croatian Islands are home to some of the most incredible cuisines in the region, and ones you most certainly should not miss out on. The following top 10 Croatian restaurants will please even the pickiest of taste buds and make your sailing holiday all the sweeter…
1. Kod Marka – Sipan
Known for its fantastically delicious food that inhibits a ‘measure for everything and everyone’, meaning that every single ingredient that is put into your dish has been so perfectly measured in the right proportions, nothing more can be added to it to make it taste any better. Gaining multiple praises from thousands of travelers, Kod Marka on Sipan island is one you will surely come to love.
2. Pojoda – Vis
Another gem of the island of Vis, Pojoda restaurant brings you undoubtedly some of the best seafood available throughout the entire Adriatic. Being the most popular on the island and home to a variety of delectable dishes, consider beginning the meal with their famous ‘starter’ and get a taste for all sorts of mouthwatering cuisines.
3. Pol Murvu – Vis
One of the many aspects that makes this establishment great is the fact that it is family built and situated in a 300-year-old building located in the charming small village of Zena Glava. The perfect combination of nearly forgotten seafood and meat dishes; your appetite is in for a real treat when making this your restaurant of choice.
4. Tic-Tac – Murter
No, this restaurant does not serve those delicious tiny little mints that probably came to mind when reading the name. It does, however, serve an ingenious fusion of both traditional Dalmatian cuisine and Japanese sushi to make exotic and delicious combinations of flavors. You won’t be sorry with a visit to Tic-Tic on Murter island!
5. Jorja – Solta
Only accessible by boat and known for being one of the best spots to grab a meal throughout the entire island of Solta, you are going to want to make sure and book ahead for this outing! And once you do, all that trouble will be well worth your while once you finally take a seat on its beautiful terrace and enjoy one of the best Brodetto in the entire Adriatic.
6. Restaurant Fabro – Murter
A truly stunning location and setting right along the shores of Murter island, Restaurant Fabro is highly loved and admired by all guests who grace its presence. Dock your boat right in front of the restaurant for extreme convenience, take your pick of one or two of the many notable dishes and drinks, and have an evening filled with class and leisure. Restaurant Fabro is sure to not disappoint while on the island of Murter.
7. Bora Bora – Mali Losinj
If there is one thing that Bora Bora in Rovenska Bay is not, it’s conventional. With eclectic and alluring interior brought on by artist Nena Nosalj and uniquely distinctive flavors in every bite of each dish, this mix of Italian and Croatian culinary will have you wishing every meal could be eaten here.
8. Palmira – Unije
If you are unsure of where the island of Unije is, it’s probably because of its small diameter and location within the North Adriatic. However, despite its rather small size, the Palmira restaurant is surely not lacking in either size nor flavor. A family run establishment and one that knows how to handle their ingredients, the seafood and meat dishes served here are absolutely to die for.
9. Restoran Festa – Kornati Islands National Park
Not only will you find yourself surrounded by naturally stunning sceneries at nearly every turn while enjoying Kornati Islands National Park, you will also get the opportunity to indulge in Festa’s delectable European cuisines, rich in seafood and meats, and of course paired with all the right beverages. Made with only the best fresh ingredients served by friendly staff will ensure your time there is nothing but unforgettable.
10. U.O. Striznja – Kornati Islands National Park
Another great hot spot located on this fabulous island and one you will surely see as to why it is currently ranked the #1 restaurant on TripAdvisor. With a homey, cozy, and welcoming ambiance, you will feel right at home at U.O. Striznja the second you walk through its doors. Situated right on the water and boasting an enormous list of tasty dishes, you simply cannot go wrong.