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Otto Taverna

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Nikole Tesle 8, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 20 358 633
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the perfect place to spend a relaxing evening over fine food. Service was excellent.The waiter recommended a nice Croatian white wine which went well.

Thank DubrovnikBoat
Cape Town, South Africa
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I went for dinner here twice with a friend from reading tripadvisor reviews beforehand. We had different food each time and it was all superb, so was the wine. I don't think anything on the menu could disappoint. The dishes other diners had looking super aswell. Restaurant was full, I'd recommend booking in advance if you can. Professional, nice and... More 

Thank elsie_ct12
Poughkeepsie, New York
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation in advance, and had an incredible meal. The food was fantastic and the wait staff very attentive. It's not a cheap dinner, but well worth the price.

Thank jordan914
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I like a restaurant which combines the best aspects of fine dining- imaginative cooking using local ingredients- with the friendly and accommodating service you might receive in your local eatery. This is not an easy balancing act to pull off, but as a general rule, the way an establishment caters for a fussy 10 year old is a good yardstick!... More 

Thank vieiravenom
Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a cute and every small place, especially if it's cold out and the outside patio is not available. I would highly recommend you go but make reservations, even if you call for same day reservations. We started with the pork belly, and had the sea bass fillet, leg of lamb for dinner and then cheesecake with honey and... More 

Thank WhyVonneM
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Down by the marina, well away from the crowds. Great setting - a dozen tables inside. Informal setting, very friendly service - could well be family run. Food tasty and a wide menu, and Gordons gin and Schweppes tonic - what more can one ask. Book a table for a relaxed, fun and decently priced evening out.

Thank emcauslan
Guildford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

First of all, you really need to book before you come. I saw several people being turned away as they did not have a reservation. Ott's offers modern European cuisine served in a very relaxing atmosphere. The staff are friendly, knowledgable and in no rush to turn over your table. Their steaks are delicious but beware of the chilli broccoli... More 

Thank IanKelly63
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered three steaks but they were the worst we ever had . Other fish and salad dishes were good . The steak was rubbery and tasteless beef ( it didn't even taste like beef ) they didn't charge us for the steaks though but we left the place with empty stomach !! I surely can not recommend this restaurant

1 Thank Juzer S
TavernaOtto, Owner at Otto Taverna, responded to this review

Dear Juzer S, Thank you for your visit. I am very sorry to read this comment. Guest satisfaction has always been our goal. Therefore as soon as my waiter informed me about your dissatisfaction I came to the table and spoke to you about the problem you had. I have explained you that we use wet aged beef and the... More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Best to book in advance, which we didn't but were given a table out on the patio. Friendly and helpfull staff. Was recommended by our taxi driver from the airport. Mostly used by locals.

Thank Janice R
New York, USA
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were in Dubrovnik for 2 nights. The first night we were jet lagged and chose to eat in the old town as we were staying close to it. The second night we wanted to venture out and see a little of the town outside the walls. We checked on TripAdvisor and found 2 highly rated restaurants. One of them... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 22
International, Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikole Tesle 8, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Dubrovnik
  • Phone Number: +385 20 358 633
Comfortable and casual atmosphere of a small street side taverna, simple handwritten menu by our experienced chef, combination of traditional Mediterranean cuisine and contemporary preparation techniques, affordable prices and high quality wines served by glass...Welcome to Taverna Otto in Gruz bay!
Please make note we are not able to accept email, Tripadvisor or online bookings requested for the same day. For same day requests please contact us by telephone. Thank you!

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