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Restaurant VANJAKA

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian
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Radovanov Trg 9, Trogir 21220, Croatia
+385 21 882 527
03:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 03:00 - 04:00
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went there a few times over our stay, very high quality delicious food, steaks in particular were very very nice. This place offers incredible value for money. 4 of us had starters, share plate, main meal, I've had two steaks, desserts and a pint of beer each between each course and total came up to around £100 (£25 per... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Excellent restaurant in the old town of Trogir : excellent octopus salad and lamb meet. The proposed dalmatian wines was also excellent. Nice service also. Better price to quality ratio than in the other Trogir restaurants.

Thank R L
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Don't believe the Michelin guide. Vanjaka is by far the best.The location, close to the Cathedral, is great. The menu card offers a selected choice of meals, unlike Aka, the so called best in town for Michelin; The food is delicious with a sophisticated and personal touch. The service is outstanding and always with a smile. The best of all... More 

2 Thank Ile M
Los Angeles, California
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123 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Cute restaurant! We had the mussels and they were good. The courtyard is adorable and the staff was very attentive. Overall average food but great setting.

Thank BnRadventures2015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

After 12 days in Croatia tonight's dinner at Vanjaka, Trogir, was the best both in terms of quality and service.

1 Thank Poul M
Bradwell on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Seafood soup was okay, not outstanding. I have had better in Trogir. Cuttlefish risotto had shrimp added. Was made to a good standard. Squid with chickpeas best part of meal. Too many smokers around.

Thank Barry H
Houston, TX
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We liked this place very much. Suggest making reservations as the place is small. We sat outside and enjoyed even when it began to rain. Thank goodness for their awnings! My husband had the braised beef and I had the Sea Bream and we thought they were both excellent. We would definitely recommend. Wish we had made more time for... More 

2 Thank Ontheroadagainsoon
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here on our first night in Trogir, pleasant surroundings & not cramped like some other places we'd seen whilst mooching around. Food was generally good, we had smoked swordfish carpaccio & mixed shells to start, both excellent but bread portion a little stingy on the shells & I had to wave goodbye sadly to the rest of the tasty... More 

1 Thank Caroline L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had three evening meals in Trogir, the first and last were both at Vanjaka. Enjoyed all the food (and wines by the glass) Cappacio smoked sword fish starter and the cuttlefish risotto were the stand outs. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and the two male waiters who served us were totally professional and engaging. Vanjaka was recommended to... More 

1 Thank Maurie W
Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great service, staff speaks English very well, short waiting time, great tasting meals, nice atomsphere in this historic district.

1 Thank MrSobok

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
03:00 - 04:00
03:00 - 04:00
03:00 - 04:00
03:00 - 04:00
03:00 - 04:00
03:00 - 04:00
03:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radovanov Trg 9, Trogir 21220, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Trogir
  • Phone Number: +385 21 882 527
Restaurant Vanjaka is a respectable member of the Trogir gastronomic family. It is situated on the Radovan Square, in the east part of the town, right by the Saint Lawrence cathedral. Classy, sacral and aristocratic architectural surroundings have set the standards of this place high and it was a real challenge to meet them. Vanjaka is a contemporary home to a traditional dalmatian cousine and wine. Freshness, local origin and optimal nutritional value are the strict criteria by which we choose groceries to make the meals from our menu. Seasonal fruits ripped in nearby gardens, fish caught from small fishing boats of Trogir and meat from locally raised animals are combined professionally and with love. Meals made by recipes with a hundred year tradition in the Vanjaka restaurant can please the gourmand taste of a modern guest, and the wine card offers a variety of Croatian wines.

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