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Ulica Don Ive Prodana 2, Zadar 23000, Croatia
+385 98 975 7130
09:00 - 01:00
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Orebro, Sweden
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited Tinel in late October outsider the tourist season. A really nice experience all in all. Food and wine tasted very well and the service was good. A pianoplayer enhanced the feeling. We went there two Times and Had fish booth Times.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It was a shame, the course that was served didn't look like the one in the menu. The Pork meat was not fresh and the pasta was swimming in the liquid sauce...

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Pirkkala, Finland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were just because we liked to have sea food. We had calamares and they were just excellent. Also the wine was good. Two glasses of wine and two portions of calamares cost around 34 euros.

Thank kaipia
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Shared the meat platter for two which was amazing. The staff are friendly. I would definitely visit this restaurant again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had evening meal, octopus salad was not very tasty, the main dish, fish with vegetables was OK. I was brought bread that I didn't ask for or want and they put it on the bill. I complained and they said they wouldn't charge but then short-changed me by 25 kuna. Eventually they sorted it out and gave me the correct... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It was late on Sunday, and we were hungry and tired. Cute decor, we had the pasta, smoked salmon for me and bolonesge for hubby. Both lovely dishes, with wine, and we were happy and now ready for sleep. Perfect start to Zadar.

Thank MortyToronto
Coimbra, Portugal
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Went there with some friends. We stayed true to the Dalmatian cuisine (it isn't an extensive menu) and really enjoyed our meal. The black risotto is really good. We also had desserts, but don't try the panacotta (not worth it). For 6 persons,including drinks, it came to a total of 715 HRK (somewhat cheap). Would probably return in future visits.

Thank icandelaria
Predrag M, Owner at Tinel, responded to this review

Hi icandelaria! Thank you very much for your comment. Hope to see you again. Best regards! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It is located in the old town of Zadar with a very nice and cozy terrace in a quiet street. We ordered a lasagna and lamb with potatoes and both dishes were really tasty. Price is very reasonable as well so, we would recommend it.

Thank Isabel R
Predrag M, Owner at Tinel, responded to this review

Hi Isabel R! Thank you very much for your comment. Hope to see you again. Best regards! More 

Godollo, Hungary
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was our first night in Zadar. The place is located in the old town of Zadar, very near to the people square (Narodni TRG). We ordered Zadarski salad, Feta Pizza and Rolani Ramstek. Both of us were satisfied with our dinner. Our food was very tasty and we paid total of 300HRK. This price is above average in this... More 

Thank Norbert S
Predrag M, Owner at Tinel, responded to this review

Hi Norbert S! Thank you very much for your comment. Hope to see you again. Best regards! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A very good location and ambience, the breakfast we had was alright but service was bad, perhaps the waiter was having a bad morning.

Thank Hamdan Z
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Hi Hamdan Z! Thank you for your comment. Best regards! More 

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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
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Don Ive Prodana 2, Zadar 23000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Zadar County  >  Zadar
  • Phone Number: +385 98 975 7130
Welcome to Tinel! Enjoy the atmosphere of the ancient Zadar town on the peninsula mixed with all the buzz of the near-by piazza, the Zadar’s main square.In the old Dalmatian homes, the room used for socializing and relaxation was referred to as “tinel”. In Italy and in the South of France it is the name used for dining rooms or refectories. So what a better place to experience Mediterranean and Dalmatia, the history of the old-age towns built from stone and gastronomical secretes of their residents, then in the very center of the over three thousand years old town of Zadar.Restaurant TINEL is a restaurant, a bistro, a pizzeria and a spaghetteria. It is a casual and relaxed eatery, with friendly crew and excellent chefs. We offer traditional Mediterranean and Dalmatian cuisine with a touch of creativity and contemporary themes. Whether you look for pasta, pizza, salads, meats or fish, you will find it here. Join us, relax and enjoy… TINEL is the place for the good mood and the great food.

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