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Bota Sare - Mali Ston

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Mali Ston bb, Ston 20230, Croatia
+385 20 754 482
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year we are going at Bota ,the food are awesome.Plenty of fish food and the service is the best.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were visiting in November so it was very quiet and starting to go cool. Waitress kindly brought table out from restaurant to place on the quay side overlooking the bay and in the sun. My wife and I both went for the Dalmatian Rib-eye. This was a tender steak (not sure I would call it rib eye) with a... More 

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Thank Kevin C
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

If in Croatia you must go to this restaurant.... it is delicious!!! The small town os Ston and Mali Ston are enchanting... surrounded with beautiful walls... we ended in this superb restaurant... fresh oysters were delicious and then we had a grilled fresh fish called dorata... it is a MUST HAVE!!!! Everything from the bread to dessert were amazing!!! Best... More 

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117 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A group of ten of us came here after taking a wonderful tour on their oyster boat out to see the oyster beds and to have a taste of their fresh oysters. Lunch on the patio on a sunny October afternoon was very pleasant and the food was fresh and tasty. The seafood linguine featured a variety of fresh seafood.... More 

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Singapore
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Attracted by reports of excellent oysters, my party had lunch here after visiting Dubrovnik. The oysters were very fresh but not the best I had. However, all the dishes we ordered tasted great. There was also, I suspect, a tour group lunching there. Because of this, the service was not as good as I would have liked. All in all,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a great place for feed. The service is great the seafood is fresh and the wine impressive. Well worth the visit.

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Thank GMcD63
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The grilled oysters were expensive and nothing special at all. The grilled seafood platter of mussels, clams and one other mollusk was, overcooked very chewy and cold. Even the bread was bad, lemonade tasted like from concentrate. And they threw in a cover charge on top of this.. Don't be fooled by the appearance...it looks nice but the service is... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is one of just 3-4 restaurants in Mali Ston. We chose it due to the nice location and good menu, and were in no way disappointed! The service was friendly and efficient, the waiters speaking good English. The menu mostly contained seafood, which was just what we wanted. We shared a cold seafood starter which was BIG, well presented... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I was there with my family and all food we ate was tasty and quantities were ok, but.. We ordered oysters for first dish, tuna steak for second dish and after some time arrived tuna. After we told to waiter that we also ordered oysters he just said that he'll bring it. So we waited for oysters while steak was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We came here for the oysters on a recommendation from a friend. For 20 Euros a person they take you out on a boat ride to one of their oyster farms in the bay, where there is a shaded dock right in the middle of the water. Then they pull out oysters and mussels right out of the water and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mali Ston bb, Ston 20230, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Peljesac Peninsula  >  Ston
  • Phone Number: +385 20 754 482
Description
You can find restaurant Bota Sare, Mali Ston in narrow center waterfront, situated within the old castle. Wide palette of fresh fish, unique oysters, shellfish is prepared as per original local recipes that bring finger licking food to your table (ask for gradele, popara, buzara, brudet). Do not miss to try local risotto, black risotto, and homemade bread from natural fire heated oven. We also invite you to take a boat trip to see Ston's Bay and to visit the place where the Sare family is growing shellfish close to the Banje Island which is owned by family Sare and family Matkovic. On Banje Island there is a large number of various Mediterranean herbs and over 200 olive trees which provide the olive oil for Bota restaurants. The experience of visiting the island will be improved by the special program which can be prepared in advance. For many different possibilities, please consult the restaurant Manager Tomo Šare.

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