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Santa Croce

Ulica Svetoga Krizha - Via Santa Croce 11, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 91 272 7226
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (20 reviews)
“fish” (21 reviews)
“cockles” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ulica Svetoga Krizha - Via Santa Croce 11, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
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Reviewed today

As many other reviewers have noted, diners are met with a very warm welcome by Yvette, who is very helpful with information and advice about the menu. We shared a starter of gnocchi with shrimps, then both had fish mains - my wife choosing sea...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here twice and both times the food was superb. Can recommend the Sea Bass, Fried Squid, Mixed Grill, Tagliatelle with Truffles. Elegant restaurant with the most professional staff. We were served by Marijana and Vedrana who were not only very professional in the...More

Thank gail_doolan
Croce S, Manager at Santa Croce, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The girls are very devoted. Thank again for lovely review.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful find just set away from the sea but don’t let this put you off as the restaurant has a beautiful setting in its own . It’s beautiful inside & out, nice linen tablecloths & candles , very romantic!! Inside the building is absolutely...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Santa Croce is on the Riva, but without a sea view. It is quiet and charming, and they their best to make your dining experience as good as possible. A restaurant I would return to.

Thank Alansoff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on Sv Kriza (the cobbled street that leads up to Valentino, Puntalina and St Euphemia, Santa Croce offers fresh seafood and Mediterranean dishes along with friendly, efficient service. The outside tables are on two raised levels away from the street so you can watch...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yvette & colleagues provided outstanding service & assistance with food & wine. We selected the shorter tasting menu for 2, it was enough for four. The seafood sampler was fresh & full of variety, tasty & beautifully presented. The grilled seabass was tender, cooked to...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very busy evening which probably accounted for the long wait between starter and main. The service was very efficient and friendly but something held up the food. Because of the delay we were offered after dinner liqueurs on the house.

Thank CMBernadette
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Very original seafood restaurant with good selection of house wines and really great service.Recommended

Thank Kurklu
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We were referred here by our hotel and what a delight. Yvette was extremely patient and helpful and explained the dishes in detail. Two of us shared a baked sea bass with potatoes and vegetables...outstanding! The others were very pleased with their choices. First class...More

Thank VictoriaNewZealand
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice looking restaurant in the old city. The service was great, really nice staff. The food was amazing and the prices were surprisingly not high.

Thank Mark S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 am
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6:00 pm - 11:00 am
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6:00 pm - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Svetoga Krizha - Via Santa Croce 11, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: +385 91 272 7226
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