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Bistro Gourmet Kalelarga

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
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Shiroka Ulica 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
+385 23 233 000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were passing by this corner bistro and me being me I saw all the cakes and wanted to go in. We found out that this is bistro is part of the Kalelarga apartments. The place is very posh, clean and very designy. We ended up having a 3 meal course and two pieces of cake each! It is not... More 

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Thank Vi D
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136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The place is absolutely fantastic. The food is delicious. It's the best meal we ate during our stay in Croatia. Top quality and great stuff. Don't miss that place.

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Thank Mmm18
Zadar, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

So professional and friendly service. Very relaxing place and has greatest food at affordable pricing. Never have I tried such good quiche. I was doing some business over there and the staff was really kind.

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We found this restaurant on Monday by chance, after going around the city for 20 min looking for a place to have dinner. The presentation seemed ok, but as we didn´t have any expectation, Bistro Kalelarga ended to be a great surprise! The food was delicious, from the way the polenta was prepared to the cake that we had as... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here on our last day as wanted a break from pizza and this was excellent. Staff were friendly and the food very good - squid ink risotto, prawns on rice, two kids bolognaise, .5lt carafee of wine, apple juice and Sprite all for around 35 pounds. Highly recommended

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Thank Austin B
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We came here for dinner for our first night in Croatia after reading favourable reviews. the food was mediocre and overly greasy. we ordered an octopus salad, it was drenched in oil and the seafood wasn't fresh. We also had the black ink gnocchi which was starchy and overly dry. Not sure if the restaurant had an off night, but... More 

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Zadar, Croatia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I live in Zadar and when ever passed it looked like a place you want to eat...so after a while I go there...1st I see table cloth not being ironed it was creased! Then I see balsamic vinegar almost gone and the Bottle it was in was dirty, probably cleaned before summer season ( now October ) And someone left... More 

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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went to Gourmet Kalelarga on recommendation of our host. I had a very pumpkin risotto. The crunchiness of the pumpkin went perfectly with the creaminess of the rice. My companion had a big salad with cheese and grains that was well presented and very tasty. To start we both had soup, pumpkin for her, chicken and vegetables for me.... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The food here is simply amazing - probably the best that we had during our stay in Croatia. Every element of the food on the plate went together. The service was great with the waiters really caring about the food. When we are back in Zadar we will defiantly be eating her again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Chicken noodle soup and a sour cherry cheesecake my wife still raves about. She really liked the sour cherries, but I thought the cheesecake was a bit fluffy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shiroka Ulica 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Zadar County  >  Zadar
  • Phone Number: +385 23 233 000

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