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Pirates KARAKA

#118 of 628 Restaurants in Zagreb
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Ulica Andrije Hebranga 12, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4817 150
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Zagreb, Croatia
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55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

went there with my boyfriend during the restaurant week, which means that for 100 HRK (ca 15 EUR) per person we got a 3 course dinner. we ate nachos, shrimp salad, enchilada mexicana tortillas, fajita el gaucho with tortillas and brownie sandwich for desert. i was amazed by the size of their rather big portions, which unfortunately has become a... More 

1 Thank LoodiMeeM
Zagreb County, Croatia
Level Contributor
35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food with pirates :) We've tried few different meals (taquitos, nachos, quesadillas, burrito, beans, rice..) and all were delicious. We came on Sunday, after usual bussy lunch time (4pm) and it was not crowded. Service was excellent, interior is great - feels like you are in real pirate ship, and that is real fun, except we noticed it is... More 

Thank marijana503
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

The interior is very interesting and the service was great and the prices were ok. However, we weren't pleased with chimichangas, especially compared to the ones we ate at another mexican restaurant in Zagreb.

Thank Anita J
Zagreb, Croatia
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

The interior looks like a pirate ship - very fun. Our food took a long time, but once it arrived we were happy to find out it was delicious and the portions were huge. Reasonably priced.

Thank Mario J
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The food here is soooo good! The portions are huge and the staff is very friendly and always happy to help. I have tried a lot of foods from the menu and every single thing was great and tasty. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a great meal and experience.

Thank Sara S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, great atmosphere, portions are big, I reccommend Fajita Guadalajara, will come back for sure!

Thank Mario M
Zagreb, Croatia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Nice concept -when you enter, it looks like you are entering the pirats boat. Wood, darknes, nets, pirate maps... Food was very good, large portions, spicy. But the service was very slow, long time waiting for food, the toilets were dirty... With a little bit more carenes, it could be exellend.

1 Thank Marina H
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I have visited ur restaurant once per year and for last 3 years your service is declining. I haven't eaten black pancakes in last 3 years since u r always without them. This year my chimichangas was total disaster. One was totally cold, and the other one was still warm but not as it should be. I don't want to... More 

Thank Stjepan S
Lynn, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We chose to go there after seeing its menu online. The surrounding was a great surprise. It was like boarding an old ship. Apparently we were early for dinner but the only waiter helped us right away. We enjoyed all of our dishes. My husband was particularly happy with the amount of chilli in his choice. Close to our leave... More 

Thank Esin K
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Very good restaurant close to the city centre. Dining room fitted to resemble the interior of a pirate ship. The food and wine were excellent and the service efficient. I would certainly recommend this restaurant. An ideal venue for a relaxed meal in a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Eric R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Andrije Hebranga 12, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Central Croatia  >  Zagreb
  • Phone Number: +385 1 4817 150
Restaurant Karaka is a well known Croatian restaurant, since 1974. It is decorated as a inside of a historical ship Karaka which was taken over by pirates. Due to that, waiters are dressed as pirates. Every evening there is live latin music. Food menu is mexican and grill with specialties such as large hamburger,chicken wings, spear ribbs, steaks,taquitos, fajitas, chimichangas, burritos...

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