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Santa Marina

Santa Marina, Tar-Vabriga 52465, Croatia
+385 98 285 702
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish platter” (6 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Croatian, European
$$ - $$$
Santa Marina, Tar-Vabriga 52465, Croatia
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly personnel and a nice view! They offer local specialties. Service was very good when we were the only ones around 6PM, 1 hour later the terrace was full and they didnt even asked if we wanted a desert.

Thank Stephan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant since I was a child. Lovely atmosphere in the evenings, very big portions and fresh fish! Staff is great and food is not expensive at all. Huge recommendation!

Thank nikanikita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We received small pieces of old bread!! The starter (fish mix) was average, the main course (1st class fish) was partly OK. Potato was oily and tasted like it was cooked hours ago. We left restaurant with disappointment. Not coming back again.

Thank Ivana C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Group of seven visited. Restaurant had a nice atmosphere and staff were welcoming but as it got really busy, service went from poor to appalling. 3 meals came out half an hour before the other four. Some food was great. Some was poor. Didn't leave...More

1  Thank sojososo
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has very good and tasty food, great ambient, affordable prices, fast service, good staff

Thank Ivana Š
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It was full of families with small kids and it is really nice ambient of old Istrian fishing village. Food was very good and stuff was nice, helpful and fast.

Thank Luka L
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Visited last night and had a great night. Lovely location, top service and wonderful food. We shared the fish plate for 2. It was enough for 2 adults and a child. Kids disco around 7:45. Recommended

Thank lacey2828
Reviewed 7 June 2017

place looks like a hidden gem, tried the 1st class seafood dish for 2 and was very disappointed. the food was not prepared in the best way, just slapped on the grill. squid and crayfish tasted like they had not ben gutted before cooling and...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I can fully propose that restaurant. We were with the whole family, and the restaurant was fully occupied. Even then speed of service was outstanding: drinks~ in 3 mins, food in 15 mins. Fish, shrimps and other sea food was really tasty and the portion...More

1  Thank Łukasz D
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendli staff , good sea food, fantastic steaks, eweri evenyng live music , and normal price. We are pay for 2 only 37,00 €.

Thank Tomaz K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Marina, Tar-Vabriga 52465, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Tar-Vabriga
  • Phone Number: +385 98 285 702
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