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konoba Kali Medveja

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kali 39a, Medveja, Lovran, Croatia
+385 98 563 872
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We got to Kali by accident and it was the best possible one. Family konoba with homemade food, with warm and cosy character and warm people. Beside excellent and fresh food we were served with some local and regional history, got to try some homemade products that they export even to London. Highly recommended!

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Thank lukakobale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Everything was amazing. Mama cooking in the kitchen lucky for us her husband and son took care of us out front. This is Croatia s best hidden gem. We have been all over this past week and it was exceptional. Now let's talk about the view. You will not be disappointed. If you are I will personally pick up the... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We arrived based on the suggestion of our landlady. She was very enthousiastic about the dessert (with chestnut and ice cream), so we had a try. The owner was very sympathetic, a wonderfull person who suggested the right dishes (wait to order a main dish till after the ravioli, because dessert is important...). And he was right, also with the... More 

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Thank Pieter V
St Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

What a lovely place! After recovering from walking up the hill we enjoyed a very tasty meal, happily we took the waiter's recommendation on what each of us might like and he was spot on. An added bonus was the view of the full August 'blue' moon and its reflection across the bay as it rose this evening.

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1 Thank Zacsmum2015
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Restaurant with local atmosphere and good food. Nice view. Price at local level. Selling also local home made product.

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Thank Ivo B
Zagreb, Croatia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice time. We were pleasantly welcomed as a family with small kids. The croatian beefsteak was very good, and the ravioli... yes we licked the pan!!! all in all - we had lovely meal. good value for the money.

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Thank Siram E
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to visit, nice view on the sea. Great hosts...domestic great food...especially home made paste with truffles...and fig cake... We had a great time there, and surely sooner or later want to visit the place again.

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1 Thank Iva M
Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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170 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had dinner here with our kids, the spaghetti with snailes, one sea bream, ravioli with seafood, fish soup, beaf with grilled vegetables and spaghetti with scampi. The fish was really fresh and nice. The other dishes were good, though the snailes were actually a teeny tiny bit slimy. Prices were reasonable (for the area, everything from Opatjia to M...... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We noticed Konoba from the crystal clear waters while swimming. Went a short walk up to the place and enjoyed thoroughly! Setting is unique, in a deep shade of old trees, sweeping beach views, very friendly service, and delicious food. We tried Buzara of mussels, Buzara fish mix, squid with blitva ( chard). Compliments to chef!!!! Reasonable prices and on... More 

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Loch, Australia
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78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

After conquering the scary access road we were rewarded by a warm welcome and excellent food. One of the owners Ante Bistre served us while telling us a little about the restaurant and the products his family business grows and markets. They produce olive oil, figs, chestnuts and truffles for export to the Borough market in London, stores in Scotland... More 

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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$27
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: kali 39a, Medveja, Lovran, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Lovran
  • Phone Number: +385 98 563 872

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