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Restaurant Veli Zal

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Suncana Uvala, Mali Losinj 51550, Croatia
+385 51 667 260
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Sisak, Croatia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunny spring day, perfect view, ordered grilled squid, they have it fresh and local, a good glass of wine beside it and you think you died and went to Heaven... Well, almost, when you get the check you fall back to ground and break every bone in your body - :o) - it is quite expensive! But if you find... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It s a Great Location and they are Open also out of Season, which is rare on the island. Staff is friendly, but they don t actually know much about the food and wine they are serving. They distinguish between fish and meat and this is all. Prices are just too high for the quality and level of service. But,... More 

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Celje, Slovenia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent stuff, good barbecue choose and wine. From terase look in see directly and the price are normal.

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Murska Sobota, Slovenia
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The last time we were here was 3 years ago. Since then they renovated the place, not just interior and exterior but also the menu. Their specialitiy is still the fish but with a lot of cooking design.

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Thank Iztok P
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very good prepared meat and risoto with chicken and red paprika. In nice and relaxing mood try Pancakes with figs and orange sauce. Have a nice time!

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Thank Sandra1357
Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Food Is Great , but the waiters and waitresses hate the hotel card that people pay with. They don't get a tip and even if people write down a tip amount it doesn't get added to the waiters pay..... Terrible system for the ones that do a good job.!!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We ate there 3 times for lunch due to nice location and view, when you manage to get a good table at rush hour. Food is nothing special but not bad. The place is a little pricey so just stick to basics (squid and crotian-style swiss chard, cevapcici, salads etc). Staff needs improvement: it seems they can't manage a large... More 

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Dovje, Slovenia
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123 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Good location, nice views and overall a nice place to visit. We visited it twice, mostly because due to proximity (late afternoon). Food is nothing really special, unfortunately its quite highly priced for Lošinj. Unless you eat čevapčiči (80 kuna) or mixed meat on grill, everything else - seafood - is exoensive. Meat is good and prepared well, just the... More 

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Thank matevzh
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

It's a good restoran for both, fish and meat. Although is owned by a hotel chain (Jadranka) you will not miss anything of a small restoran beside the sea. The sea food is fresh from a daily catch. The specialty is meat from „boškarin“ a Istrian variety of ox. They have a decent selection of wines. Try malvasia from Istria... More 

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Thank Tristan Š
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This place has one of the most enjoyable location. Food was good, though not excellent, but I guess there is nothing odd,that standards fall a little by the seaside... anyway...the sunset view makes up for the all "slow service" inconvinience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suncana Uvala, Mali Losinj 51550, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Kvarner Bay Islands  >  Losinj Island  >  Mali Losinj
  • Phone Number: +385 51 667 260
Description
Veli žal's shaded summer terrace just opposite the beach and longtime tradition of serving great food make this lovely restaurant perfect for trying some of the best traditional island recipes, such as Carpaccio of sea bass, seafood soup and mussels in wine, garlic and tomato sauce (the popular 'buzara'.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?