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Zinfandel's Restaurant

) #9 of 666 Restaurants in Zagreb $$$$ ,
Mihanoviceva Ulica 1, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4566 644
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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06:00 - 23:00All hours
Contemporary, Croatian
Mihanoviceva Ulica 1, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner while staying in the hotel. We made our own tasting of 5 starters and 2 main courses. The server arranged it one or two at a time with sharing plates. The sommelier helped us to pair 8 very nice Croatian...More

Thank MGTeach
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cargo-cult cooking: If we use plenty of sweet potato mouse and carrot foam, it'll sound fancy and possibly be mistaken for high-end cooking. Not so, I'm afraid. Overly fancy pretense at cooking that is pure bland.

1  Thank AndyFromAustin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just gotten off the train from Budapest and had walked across the square to the Hotel Esplanade to check in and read about their restaurant's truly renown brunch. All I can say, we tried it. it is truly exceptional and if you can...More

Thank LiveLightly5
Reviewed 1 week ago

A part of our plan for our one day visit to Zagreb was to have an exquisite meal, and we got that at Zinfandel's. We booked for an early dinner at 6 pm because it was the only way to get a reservation in the...More

1  Thank Anna-Maria C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing selection of meats, fruits, juices, and bread/pastry. And be sure to order an omelet - prompt and tasty.

Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at top-rated Zinfandel's last night. It was an unforgettable experience in terms of the beautiful dining room with its classy white decore, the highly professional service, the gorgeous artistic presentations of the various dishes, and the sky-high bill, which included a surprise "cover...More

Thank WinstonAZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

By common consent, this is the best international cuisine in Zagreb. And it does live up to that, with nicely presented takes on local ingredients, elegantly presented, in adequate but not overwhelming portions, and finished to one's requested done-ness. Pricey by Croatian standards, which means...More

Thank MKulikowski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been at Zinfandel's for dinner and after breakfast. About the dinner: the menu, presentation of meals and tasting didn't surprise me at all. Actually, I was kind of disappointed for such an expensive price according to what I ate. The lamb's fillet as main...More

Thank Isabela T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did some research and found Zinfandel's as one of the top restaurants in Zagreb so I booked myself to try their tasting menu when I visited Zagreb. The setting of the restaurant is lovely and I was greeted by the staffs there warmly. Since...More

Thank angieyca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were living in Esplanade due our conference, had breakfast & lunch & drinks in Zinfandel. It's marvelous both inside & outside! And very delicious!)

Thank Ignat I
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Questions & Answers
10 June 2016|
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Response from BoudewijnSanders | Reviewed this property |
There are two restaurants in hotel Esplanade Zagreb, Bistro and Zinfandel. I am sure that the chef can serve you a dinner that fits your requirements if you tel them upfront.
10 June 2016|
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Response from OneBlondie | Reviewed this property |
I don't eat red meat but do eat fish and I found the menu limiting. Furthermore, there was a steak tartare being prepared at the next table while we were eating. Zinfandels is probably not the best place for you to eat but... More
rafael d
30 April 2016|
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Response from BoudewijnSanders | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late answer, hope that you enjoyed the Restaurant of the Espalaned Holel: Zinfandel or Bistro as much as I always do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$138
Contemporary, Croatian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mihanoviceva Ulica 1, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Central Croatia  >  Zagreb
  • Phone Number: +385 1 4566 644
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Unique environment created at the Zinfandel's and superb cuisine that combines excellent local ingredients with tastes from all over the world are the winning combination for fine dinning experience in the heart of Zagreb. Building up on the Esplanade tradition of the finest cuisine, Ana Grgic, young & charming Chef, is refreshing the local restaurant offer by connecting Zagreb with the Mediterranean and continental Europe. The Zinfandel's menu features delicious, modern and creative dishes based on fish, meat, poultry or vegetables. Each dish is prepared with great care and sense of beauty. All wines have been carefully selected, by country's first Sommelier, to perfectly complement the dishes from the menu. Selection of fine sweets from all over the world is complemented with local delicacies, prepared by Croatia's No. 1 Chef Patissier. Oleander Terrace offers is a popular place for dining outside during spring and summer months, and offers stunning views across the park and city. Restaurant is open seven days a week and serves buffet and a la carte breakfast, seasonal a la carte menu for lunch and dinner, business lunch and Sunday Brunch. A la carte dishes can be ordered from ipad menus or can even be downloaded prior the arrival to check the offer. Restaurant and Terrace can be rented for celebrations, events and weddings. Open: Mon-Sat, 6 am - 11 pm Sun, 6.30 Am - 11 pm
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