The range of cuisines and an award winning repertoire of restaurants make Zagreb the gastronomic capital of the country. You could go on exploring the subtleties of different delicacies and enhance your palate in Zagreb. Choose from an international assortment of cuisines from Japanese sushi to the traditional Croatian Peke cooking. The very high budget restaurants come with elegant interiors, good service, and tasty yet precisely controlled portions of food. In contrast, the mid budget and low budget ones may not boast of 'chic' interiors, but offer good food at fair prices.
Cantinetta ( Visit Site )
Cantinetta offers premium Italian food and wines in the welcoming Tuscan interiors of this incredible restaurant. The service is attentive with the chef sometimes giving in to visitor's demands, by preparing customized dishes. Recommended dishes include black risotto, green noodles with salmon or gnocchi with salsa and soft-shell crab and to go with it several types of Italian bread and a long list of International wines.
Address: Ulica Nikole Tesle 14, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am to midnight
Tel.: +385 1 4811315
Dubravkin Put ( Visit Site )
This award winning restaurant serves some of the freshest seafood in town. Just take your partner along with you and enjoy the most wonderful seafood platter in its romantic ambience. Their special preparations made from fish and shellfish are to die for. Cook up a memorable gift for your spouse by booking a table on the terrace, just under the twinkling stars.
Address: Dubravkin put 2, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am to midnight
Tel.: +385 1 4834975
Ribarski Brevijar ( Visit Site )
Situated opposite the Komedija Theatre, in a courtyard, Ribarski Brevijar restaurant specializes in all types of seafood dishes. Their uniqueness lies in the freshness of ingredients they use in their preparations and is but obvious because the restaurant is owned by fish traders. Fish specialties like scampi soup with saffron are worth tasting. The restaurant is easily accessible by bus transport.
Address: Kaptol ulica 27, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 1:00 pm to 1:00 am, Sunday by appointment only
Tel.: +385 1 4829999, +385 1 4829998
Tekka ( Visit Site )
Beautiful designed interiors and authentic Japanese dishes. Japanese restaurant Tekka offers a wide variety of japanese specialties such as sushi, sashimi, nigri, big rolls, hosomaki, uramaki, teppanyaki, tenpura, fusion, wok and sake with affordable prices.
Address: Radnicka cesta 37b, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Tel.: +385 1 6389398, +385 1 6389399
Bota Šare ( Visit Site )
In a city where fish is available in plenty, Bota Šare, maybe just another addition to seafood restaurants, but the quality and taste that you get here is unmatchable. The restaurant is also located in other cities of Croatia and the Šare family's latest addition has been in Zagreb. Preparations made from oysters, lobster and white fish are the recommended delicacies. The extensive wine list is well rounded and global.
Cuisine: Croatian, European, Mediterranean
Address: Ulica kralja Zvonimira 124 10000, Zagreb Croatia
Opening Hours: 11:00 am to midnight
Tel.: +385 1 2316745, +385 91 1754478
Ivica I Marica (Hansel and Gretel) ( Visit Site )
This restaurant tries to spread the concept of healthy eating instead of snacking on readymade branded products. The dishes served here are made from whole meal and wholegrain and free from additives, artificial flavouring and preservatives. The place is decorated in a Hansel & Gretel fairytale like castle so that children get instantly attracted to the atmosphere and would love to have a taste of their various food products such as cakes, ice-creams, titbits', pasta and drinks.
Cuisine: Bakery, Croatian
Address: Tkalciceva 70, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Opening Hours: noon to 11:00 pm
Tel.: +385 1 4817321
If you believe healthy, quality food affects your overall well being and happiness, then head to Nova Restaurant. Serving detoxifying Macrobiotic cuisine to refresh your system, Nova's delicacies are strictly vegetarian and available in huge portions.
Cuisine: Macrobiotic, Vegan
Address: Ilica 72/I, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: noon to 10:00 pm
Tel.: +385 1 4810059
Okrugljak ( Visit Site )
Okrugljak bursts with gastronomic wonders and an extensive list of wines. The restaurant treats you like a baby, constantly seeing that you receive enough attention; get the best of its traditional dishes, and the finest wines are served in your glass. Famous for its traditional 'šestine' interiors, this 100 year old restaurant, presents genuine Croatian dishes in an immaculate style.
Cuisine: Continental, Croatian
Address: Mlinovi 28, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Opening Hours: Daily, 11:00 am to midnight
Tel.: +385 1 4674112, +385 1 4767113
The perfect setting of Paviljon's restaurant makes it an instant attraction for every foodie who is visiting Zagreb. The elegant Austro-Hungarian interiors and the ideal location at King Tomislav Square make your dining adventure worth remembering. The food preparations are made from the freshest ingredients, the service is ever attentive, yet do not interrupt your privacy and the bar and outdoor seating is a mirror depicting the class of the restaurant.
Cuisine: Continental, International, Croatian
Address: Trg kralja Tomislava 22, Zagreb 1000, Croatia
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: noon to midnight, Bar: 10:00 am to midnight
Tel.: +385 1 4813066
Vinodol ( Visit Site )
Vinodol, a restaurant in Zagreb has been welcoming hungry visitors for decades and serving them with the most delicious Croatian dishes and wines. The place is perfect for lunch as it lies in the city centre and is easily accessible by public transport. You also have the choice of seeing your food getting cooked under the Peke; a special way of Croatian cooking. The restaurant also includes a coffee bar called "Boja".
Cuisine: Continental, International, Croatian
Address: Ulica Nikole Tesle 10 10000, Zagreb Croatia
Opening Hours: 10:00 am to midnight
Tel.: +385 1 4811427
Karijola ( Visit Page )
Karijola stands out among the too many mediocre pizzerias in town. Since it opened two years ago, the place has been recognized as the best pizzeria in town to serve special pizzas using only quality ingredients. The prices are on the higher side but the scrumptious pizzas and intimate atmosphere makes up for that. Since the restaurant doesn't take bookings, arrive early (or late) or you might have to wait a while for the table.
Address: Kranjceviceva ulica 16, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 3667044
Address: Vlaška ulica 63, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 5531016
Pirates Karaka ( Visit Site )
Designed to resemble a medieval karaka sailboat, the Pirates Karaka restaurant pays homage to every possible species living in the sea. Nautical theme of sailcloth ceilings and fishing nets complement the well thought out classical Dalmatian preparations. The restaurant wine list is committed to the perfect marriage of food and wine.
Address: Ulica Andrije Hebranga 12 10000, Zagreb Croatia
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday: 11:00 am to 2:00 am, Sunday: noon to 2:00 am
Tel.: +385 1 4817150
Agava Trattoria ( Visit Site )
Located above Tkalciceva Street on a terraced hill, guests at Agava Trattoria would have unfettered views of the city whether they choose to dine al fresco or in the comfy confines of the dining room. The menu is mostly Italian but with a few Croatian choices on offer as well.
Cuisine: Italian, Croatian
Address: Ulica Ivana Tkalcica 39 10000, Zagreb Croatia
Opening Hours: Daily, 9:00 am to 11:00 pm
Tel.: +385 1 4829826