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Pirates KARAKA

#112 of 638 Restaurants in Zagreb
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Ulica Andrije Hebranga 12, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4817 150
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very bad food. Nothing to do with Mexican. Do not go there... decor is cute but that's where it ends!!!!

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Thank Mira A
Zagreb, Croatia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place if you are mexican food lover. It is not expensive and the staff is great. You can celebrate your birthday there or have a dinner just for two. You won't regret it!

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Thank Antonija G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The decor is cool, and they have authentic Mexican music playing. But the food is only average at best.

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Thank Philly700
Zagreb, Croatia
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62 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

went there with my boyfriend during the restaurant week, which means that for 100 HRK (ca 15 EUR) per person we got a 3 course dinner. we ate nachos, shrimp salad, enchilada mexicana tortillas, fajita el gaucho with tortillas and brownie sandwich for desert. i was amazed by the size of their rather big portions, which unfortunately has become a... More 

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1 Thank LoodiMeeM
Zagreb County, Croatia
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great food with pirates :) We've tried few different meals (taquitos, nachos, quesadillas, burrito, beans, rice..) and all were delicious. We came on Sunday, after usual bussy lunch time (4pm) and it was not crowded. Service was excellent, interior is great - feels like you are in real pirate ship, and that is real fun, except we noticed it is... More 

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Thank marijana503
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The interior is very interesting and the service was great and the prices were ok. However, we weren't pleased with chimichangas, especially compared to the ones we ate at another mexican restaurant in Zagreb.

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Thank Anita J
Zagreb, Croatia
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The interior looks like a pirate ship - very fun. Our food took a long time, but once it arrived we were happy to find out it was delicious and the portions were huge. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Mario J
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The food here is soooo good! The portions are huge and the staff is very friendly and always happy to help. I have tried a lot of foods from the menu and every single thing was great and tasty. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a great meal and experience.

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Thank Sara S
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, great atmosphere, portions are big, I reccommend Fajita Guadalajara, will come back for sure!

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Thank Mario M
Zagreb, Croatia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Nice concept -when you enter, it looks like you are entering the pirats boat. Wood, darknes, nets, pirate maps... Food was very good, large portions, spicy. But the service was very slow, long time waiting for food, the toilets were dirty... With a little bit more carenes, it could be exellend.

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1 Thank Marina H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Andrije Hebranga 12, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Central Croatia  >  Zagreb
  • Phone Number: +385 1 4817 150
Description
Restaurant Karaka is a well known Croatian restaurant, since 1974. It is decorated as a inside of a historical ship Karaka which was taken over by pirates. Due to that, waiters are dressed as pirates. Every evening there is live latin music. Food menu is mexican and grill with specialties such as large hamburger,chicken wings, spear ribbs, steaks,taquitos, fajitas, chimichangas, burritos...

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