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Cantinetta Sveti Jakov

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Pave Tomashica 1, Opatija 51410, Croatia
+385 51 202 066
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This restaurant and a hotel has most beautiful location, Terrace is intimate and peaceful. Wine was very good and the service was OK ( I think the waiter was new here). This restaurant charges "couvert" which is quite normal and it's not expensive.Approx. 3 euros a person.that is what you pay in every pizzeria in Italy and you get a... More 

Thank vinkec
San Diego, California
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Dinner was severed just perfectly, staff very attentive, not to forget the veal was just perfect. A little difficult to locate due to its location in the rear of hotel and on the lower street level.

Thank gerry3491
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Found this cosy place in the busy Opatija and was one of the best things during our holiday! It is a fish restaurant which we did not realise at first but were very happy about it. The service was remarkably nice and professional. We got no menu but a huge plate with the fresh catch of the day so we... More 

Thank Évi H
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The food the service the place are all lagisticks! Sure that I'll come back to this restaurant!! The price was a bit high but it worth it!

Thank Daniel B
Trencin, Trencin, Slovakia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We always stop here for food or some cakes and coffee and their services and their quality of meals is always excellent, fully recommend.

Thank Nafukovacie
Varazdin, Croatia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Beautiful interior and terrace, food was good and the desserts were amazing. We were served a plate of fresh seafood to choose for the dinner, so that was a nice touch.

Thank Poirot25
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2015

WE started off laughing at the ineptidude and bad service but by the end of the evening we were far from amused. Our waiter, who another more efficient waiter informed us was the boss, was hopeless and everything had to be asked for 3-4 times, food was ordinary and not cheap. Most people eating there were staying in the hotel... More 

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Umeå, Västerbottens Län, Sweden
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

A party of five arriving at around 18.30 really hungry. Took some time to order the food but that was nothing compared to how long it took to get it. we had to wait for almost 2 hours to get the food and even when we Aust to get that bill quickly it took about half an hour to get... More 

Thank Caroline_Ohrman
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Nice restaurant in Opatija, good food quality. Service was friendly. If you are looking for a good meal in a nice environement (indoor and outdoor) it is the right place. stake with de order has been resolved satisfactorily.

Thank Caroline B
Saint Sulpice, Switzerland
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Groupe Milenij hoteli. Customers for years. This time should have made better regarding the follow up of service. Indoor and outdoor great. One of the top best in Opatija. Find a parking before ot take a cab (too cheap.....)

Thank KTM509

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, European, Italian, Seafood, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pave Tomashica 1, Opatija 51410, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Opatija
  • Phone Number: +385 51 202 066
A unique restaurant a blend of an italian trattoria and a wine bar.Crossing from the old to the new, a historic building transformed into a modern day dining experience. At Cantinetta, our menu is focused on good and simple Mediterranean cuisine, such as grilled fresh fish, grilled steak, fish soup and homemade pasta with a commitment using local and susainable foods.Restaurant has been serving Istrian and Dalmatian Prosciutto of the highest quality, a large collection of cheese, freshly baked bread, handmade pasta and daily fresh fish.Complete your dining satisfaction with a glass of best Croatian wine.Our extensive wine list boasts a well rounded array of domestic and global vineyard selections and is a balance of premium, popular and value wines . Bottles and by-the-glass selections are available for over 100 white or red wines.

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