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Kavana Central

$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
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Narodni Trg, Split, Croatia
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Kennebunkport, Maine
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162 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stopped here for a pizza lunch and it was the best pizza we had over our two week trip throughout Croatia/Slovenia and Montenegro. We had friendly service, and given it was lunchtime - we were served quickly.

Thank drsharonleed
Stuttgart, Germany
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161 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch while touring the city on our own. It was a nice day and we decided to eat outside. Our waiter was very nice, spoke English very well, answered all our questions and was very attentive. After we ordered, he moved an additional table to make ours bigger, telling us that our items will come on a large... More 

Thank Nappen
Stamford, Connecticut
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153 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

After a great week on Sail Croatia's Diamond, we had a few hours before we needed to go to Split airport. We chose this restaurant because of its location and reviews on TA. We enjoyed a wonderful picante pizza and a few glasses of wine. People watching is an added plus!

Thank GWHconnecticut
Graz, Austria
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place for people watching. However, if you want value for money you should go and eat elsewhere. I ordered a Pizza with only Mozzarella and Rucola (which they don't have on their Pizza menu), and they charged me for a Pizza with 4 cheeses PLUS half a portion of Mozzarella 15 EUR!!! In fact there were only a couple... More 

Thank Hubert H
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406 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Overall: 3+ Comments: central Split, this joint provides a little peace in the heat of everything. Coffee helps too. Ok service and coffee Reservation: - Location: 4 Menu: 3-4 Knowledge: 3-4 Originality: 3 Presentation: 3 Taste: 3-4 Wines/beers: - Atmosphere: 3-4 Service: 3-4 Timing: 4 Cleanliness: 4 WiFi: 4 Price: 3 Price/value: 3 Revisit: maybe

Thank Haarud
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was by the far the most overpriced meal we had in Split....and the worst. The seafood could have been fresher, the vegetables looked like they had been sitting in the sun soaking in oil all day. Having a big TV on the wall showing normal TV programs really did nothing for the atmosphere. There are FAR better places to... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

we had truffle pasta and definitely overdone seafood, the beer was also expensive. Pretty weird that a restaurant in the middle of such a lovely city, with fresh seafood near by can be so bad, Most of guest ordered pizza that day, I am sorry we did not - that would be probably better

Thank pemperka
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Beautifully situated restaurant in a picturesque square. Service very good, the food delicious - we ordered the tuna steak, was really great.

Thank Filip S
Nice, France
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726 reviews
585 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 622 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This Cafe, Restaurant and Bar is located in the heart of the center and old part of Split. You are sitting on a market place. The service is average. We ordered a glass of white wine. It has arrived in small bottles with a contents of 0,18 l. The interior design is average. Outside nobody has cared about the appearance... More 

Thank AlsterHamburg
Munich, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Located on the Pjaca (Narodni Trg) in Split’s Old Town, you find the restaurant “Gradska Central. With large external seating areas under awnings as well as an extensive interior of polished wood, glass and brass. In the main season, is very difficult to find a table. I think, that is pretty normal, by this wave of tourists. The food ranges... More 

Thank tino133

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Narodni Trg, Split, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Split
  • Phone Number: 385-0-21-317-835

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