We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurant Sveti Jakov

Pave Tomashica 1, Opatija 51410, Croatia
+385 51 202 066
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
18 Jan 2018
“Authentic Croatian Food!”
27 Aug 2017
“Superb fish”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
$$ - $$$
Pave Tomashica 1, Opatija 51410, Croatia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (116)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 18 January 2018

Was brought here by dear friends who live in Croatia.They selected the wine and food. I quickly discovered why they choose this restaurant - the food was amazing. Fresh, creative, and perfect portions! My advice - eat here!

Thank VCP14
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We came for a late dinner and they surprised us with a delicious starter and fish (Kleist) which we liked a lot. Great place for dinner !

Thank Interrete
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The food we had here was delicious - the sea bream was superb although I would have been happier if it had been bone free particularly as the waiter made such a show of preparing it at the table. The scallops were outstanding! The waiter...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had, of all things, a group dinner here two nights ago. I am not a fan of group dinners, but this one was superb. The appetizers were luscious, the main (sea bass) was delectable, and the dessert was light and fine. Wine was a...More

Thank William P
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...More

Thank vinkec
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
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...More

Thank Évi H
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
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 RichardRadosa
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 32 hotels in Opatija
Amadria Park Hotel Sveti Jakov
72 reviews
.02 km away
Amalia, Hotel
3 reviews
.04 km away
Remisens Premium Hotel Kvarner
228 reviews
.08 km away
Amadria Park Hotel Milenij
518 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Restaurants
1,597 reviews
.09 km away
Molo Opatija
275 reviews
.38 km away
Tavern Istranka
343 reviews
.42 km away
Casa Tua
214 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lungo Mare
1,048 reviews
.81 km away
Beach Bar 69
9 reviews
1.32 km away
The Angiolina Park - Villa Angiolina
238 reviews
.20 km away
Maiden With The Seagull
361 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Restaurant Sveti Jakov staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
A unique restaurant beneath the grand arcades and perhaps one of the Opatija’s best kept secrets. Crossing from the old to the new, a historic building transformed into a modern day dining experience. The location and serene ambience invites you to leave your worries at the door and enjoy our culinary delights. Friendly atmosphere and prices that represent great value for our guests provide an upscale casual dining experience . Our professional approach coupled with superior quality food offerings and service, has proven to be highly successful. At Sveti Jakov, 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 prosciutto of the highest quality, a large collection of cheese, freshly baked bread, handmade pasta and daily fresh fish.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing