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Ivan Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Put Tihe 5, Cavtat 20207, Croatia
+385 20 790 002
10:00 - 23:30
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shepshed, leicestershire
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location right next to the harbour. We ate here twice, once being our last night as it was so good and the kids were pestering us to go again! Nothing was too much trouble, our waiter was brilliant with the children, calling my 8 year son boss and giving him the bill, a lovely touch. The food was simply... More 

Thank zoe f
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Lovely meal in a great waterfront setting with fantastic mountain views. Excellent service and good food, would recommend to others.

1 Thank jab_89
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Needed a quick light lunch. Staff were really friendly. Had excellent spaghetti bilognese and risotto. Really pleasant location next to harbour.

1 Thank GrossenB
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121 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We came across this place, by chance, whilst walking around Cavtat, and decided to eat here. The menu looked good, it was reasonably priced and the location, by the harbour, was lovely. Without exception, the four of us, really enjoyed the food which included main dishes of fresh sardines, mussels, sea bass and tuna. The waterside setting, where we sat... More 

3 Thank Susan A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My husband had a starter, which he said was lovely, pasta and shrimps. As I was only having a main course I would have appreciated some bread while I was waiting. My fried chicken was good but came with fries and no veg, a little salad would have been nice! I realise it is the very end of the season... More 

Thank 50Carole
San Antonio, Florida
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162 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We took a day during our visit to Dubrovnik, to go up the coast via a boat and visit Cavtat. It's a beautiful little picturesque town. The main harbor and waterfront is lined with little restaurants and cafes. There are many huge yachts moored there. We took time to walk around the peninsula. The water is turquoise and crystal clear.... More 

3 Thank Mary K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals we've ever had. We started with a glass of the house red wine which was lovely and a real treat to try some local wine. We then had an oyster each which were beautifully fresh. We had a seafood platter for 2 which was exceptional and very good portion size. Finished with a coffee and... More 

3 Thank Joe E
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Spent a few nights walking past the restaurant Ivan to the main part of Cavtat, due to the sometimes so-so reviews. But on our last night it was pouring with rain so we thought we'd take a chance rather than venture further afield. Glad we did. Dinner was excellent. Green tagliatelle with shrimp, pork medallions with a beautiful fig sauce... More 

3 Thank Purejammy
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Ate in this restaurant one evening. The reception was very nice the food was excellent. Once our mains were finished we were disappointed that the waiting staff lost interest. We were not asked if we wished anything else. the waiter only woke up when asked for the bill. A little disappointed.

Thank cardi01
East Sussex UK
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Good food & excellent service right beside the marina. My wife & I both had fish which beautifully cooked & very fresh.

1 Thank rayshirEastSussexUK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Put Tihe 5, Cavtat 20207, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Cavtat
  • Phone Number: +385 20 790 002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?