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Veli Joze

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Ulica Svetoga Krizha - Via Santa Croce 1, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 52 816 337
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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Is a good place for a lunch or a dinner, in Rovinj dowtown. Unfortunately just have a single table with view to the bay, but the sea food and fish is very fresh. The prices of this restaurant are a bit more "touristic" prices, because it is in the center of the village in the most touristic place.

Thank fxmag
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent three evenings here and had the best fish and waiter in Rovinj! I would recommend this place.

Thank Therese W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was just excellent. Mussels were plump and garlicky, a huge portion. Pasta with truffles was creamy, rich, and filling (despite it being listed as an appetizer, it's easily an entree). Grilled vegetables were top notch. Decor was fantastic. Service was impeccable. Our waiter was attentive, accommodating, and very friendly. I didn't expect much from this spot to be honest,... More 

Thank Ariel D
Metz, France
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my husband and a couple of friends wanted to eat at Santa Croce. When we arrived there it was closed, so we went at Veli Joze that it's just around the corner. The reviews at TripAdvisor were not that great but the restaurant was full and had a very nice decor, like the inside of a ship, so we... More 

Thank Lorena C
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,505 reviews
1,731 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 702 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Pleasant restaurant, italian food and other varied menus, rapid and friendly service; very good house-wine, good reasonable price.

Thank Manuela L
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Istrian fish konoba? We order shells for 100 kn and calamari but both was low quality ingredients. Shells old...calamari from Patagonia. Never again hear

Thank Stella B
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I went there in October with a friend and it was very pleasant. The food was good, the price reasonable and service was excellent. My friend asked for something that was not on the menu (spaghetti alle vongole) and she got it and was very happy.

Thank flk_63
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Looked quirky inside, waitress was lovely other staff bit grumpy and unwelcoming, lady on the till & an older lady were sitting eating & glaring at anyone that came in. Only good thing was the wine & soup, the fish was disgusting & laid on top of what can only be described as shoe leather blocks taste was disgusting, other... More 

Thank jennym329
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My husband and I ate here 3 of 5 nights while in Rovijn last week. Our waiter (he was ours for all 3 nights:) was fabulous and the food was excellent. The first night we had mixed clams and mussels which were very good. The second night we had a perfectly cooked filet with frites. The last night we shared... More 

Thank Nancy K
Zagreb, Croatia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We came in here as 4, but 3 of us ate. We had truffle gnochi, pasta with tomato sauce and pancakes with walnuts. Wife said that tomato pasta was tasty and my truffles gnochi were one of the best ones I ever had. Pancakes were not superb but more tasty than not. One of the most important things for me... More 

Thank Ivan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Svetoga Krizha - Via Santa Croce 1, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: +385 52 816 337

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