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.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Restaurant Orca

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Naselje Gripole - Insediamento Gripole 70, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 52 816 851
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

333 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 80: English reviews
Zagreb, Croatia
Level Contributor
32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here two times during the summer. Local people recommended it so decided to give it a try. First time got a different dish than what I ordered, received a new one without any problems, but in the end we had to eat separately because the new order came 15 min later. Fuzi with truffels were ok but nothing special,... More 

Thank Silvije P
Igor H, Manager at Restaurant Orca, responded to this review

greeting! firstly not Ustin that we raise our prices 30% when you're talking about and not istna that we look at whether you taliani or other gist! for we are all guests the same + and fish populations is not frozen! This is pure example of how to understand the quality! and cakes also will not be old 3 that... More 

Level Contributor
19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took some mixed meat and it was delicious. They gave us very good portions. The stuff is great and the place also. Good for having some nice dinner :)

Thank Tea I
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Shells and Fish was fresh and tasty. Service was excelent. Olive oil and wine was magnificant! Position is close to main road. Parking is big and spacy!

Thank Denis I
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant , and we were not dissapointed ! Food was delicious ...service great ! Our waiter was exceptional so please whoever reads this pass on our thanks to the waiter Davor, he made our meal a wonderful experience.We noticed all the staff there to be very friendly with each of the tables and it was great... More 

Thank CandC1972
Igor H, Manager at Restaurant Orca, responded to this review

thank you very much! we are looking forward to your arrival! Regards More 

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Great little find serving superb seafood overlooking the harbour... Make sure you book if you want a harbour view table.. Also ensure you try the local wines..I found a lovely local Sauvignon Blanc.. Finally top it off with the white and dark chocolate home made mousse..

Thank RichardCurtis
Szentgotthard, Hungary
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The seafood, fishes seemed to be ok in overall. We had an Orca plate (with various fishes, shellfish, etc.); in one of grilled squids there was a piece of nylon which was quiet disappointing. The pasta with seafood wasn't my cup of tea. You get the same or more almost anywhere in the town. A bit of pricey. On the... More 

Thank aliget
Igor H, Manager at Restaurant Orca, responded to this review

Respect! the calamari you could not find plastic, and pasta we put 90 g! nice greeting! More 

Rovinj, Croatia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

So many times we ate in the Orcs and have never been disappointed . This time we ate meat and potatoes baked under the bell (istrian name-čripnja)that we pre-orderd when we booked the table. It was delicious. We were there in winter,sitting next to fireplace,it was cosy and nice...

Thank Danijela P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Delicious food, very friendly staff, great selection of dishes. Tasty desserts :-) - TIRAMISU If you go to Rovinj, you have to stop , you will not regret.

Thank Marjan B
Level Contributor
16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Frendly service, nice terrace, tasty food and moderate in prices! The position is what it is, but everything else was good. Recommended!

Thank Robinjo75
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Had a very nice meal here for 2 adults and 2 kids. Lovely seafood starters then amazing Tagliatelle with Truffle. Fantastic value and really friendly service. Definitely recommend.

Thank cmorris72

Travellers who viewed Restaurant Orca also viewed

Rovinj, Istria

Been to Restaurant Orca? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Naselje Gripole - Insediamento Gripole 70, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: +385 52 816 851

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Restaurant Orca staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?