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Istarska Ulica - Via Dell' Istria 5, Vodnjan 52100, Croatia
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Breda, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely late lunch at Vodnjanka and it was fabulous. Kids has asparagus soup, adults had the ravioli with wild asparagus. The matching White wine was spot on. We both love really good food, and this restaurant has all of the features you want as a foodie. If anywhere near Vodnjan, go and eat here. This place is... More 

Thank Barend P
Penang Island, Malaysia
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Found it when we drove by. Luckily we were seated at the behind room instead of the front one, with many unusual statues. Good service in English.Good food (istrian ox) and nice white house wine. Gnocchi didn't work out the best for me. Dessert was limited to chocolate cake and lemon cake on a wednesday evening. we would want to... More 

Thank Se7enYG
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Very good cook and nice service. Excellent istrian stew (maneštra), pasta, istrian beef (boškarin), tartufi, fresh mushrooms and home made desserts. And lots more. We're coming back every time, we're arround Vodnjan.

Thank zivauziva
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180 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited Vodnjanka on the recommendation of previous visitors and were so glad we did! Wonderful Istrian cooking, warm, friendly service, lovely local house Merlot and very reasonable pricing made for a cracking evening. We loved the entree truffle and olive pates, Istrian ox and home made ravioli with wild mushrooms and to finish the gorgeous chocolate cake with icecream... More 

Thank HESLondon
Bamberg, Germany
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

After visiting the St. Blaise Church (Jesus Relics and Mummies), our family of 6 decided to eat here at the Vodnjanka. The food and atmosphere were outstanding. We all tried black truffles and Ox for the first time here. The prices were also reasonable, when comparing them to a Sunday out with the family in Germany, and the waiter was... More 

Thank MyInterestingTrip
Manchester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Group of nine went here for first time. Food was excellent had three courses with wine. Steak, Istrian Ox, superb. Could not fault anything about this place. Service was great.

Thank Gretna_12
Porec, Croatia
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant, food was delicious, must try their homemade cake with mandels, it's fantastic. A nice place!

Thank Ivanchicza
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

A beautiful setting on the roof terrace, drinking good wine, dining on good food surrounded with good friends.

Thank Pfadave
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Me and my friends had a very good time here. Would recommend to anyone coming to Vodnjan.

Thank Milo F
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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186 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had lunch here with my family of seven. We had high expectations. Except for the fact that the restaurant is beautiful nothing else was remarkable, I do disagree with those many raving reviews. Service was unpleasant and slow, very, very slow. I stressed with the waiter twice that my kids are hungry and asked for some bread. He really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Croatian, Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Istarska Ulica - Via Dell' Istria 5, Vodnjan 52100, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Vodnjan
  • Phone Number: 1370-052-51-14-35

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