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Stancija Kovacici

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
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Rukavac 51, Opatija 51211, Croatia
+385 51 272 106
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Porec, Croatia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a place where you can have not only a good meal but to enjoy the atmosphere of original Croatiat cuisine. We went there with the family on our vacation and it was our favourite place! The food is incredibly delicious and the service is very pleasant. We`ll definitely visit this restourant on our next vacation!

Thank Solomiia B
Opatija, Croatia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Valentine's day dinner all great but the smoke and smell were terrible. But food and service very good

Thank Vally1301
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I recommend this restaurant to everyone who wants to have perfectly prepared domestic food from local, fresh ingredients. I had a lunch there and every dish was just perfect. Staff very professional and kind. It was a real pleasure to visit this restaurant and try one of the best meals ever!

Thank Antonija Z
Vienna, Austria
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A bit remote, you need a car, and up in the hills, you can really enjoy good quality local cuisine for a fair price: we paid 140 € for 3 persons, including Dalmatian Rosé, the fish and veal carpaccio, steak and delicious sea food ravioli covered with mushrooms and truffels. A must go.

Thank AndreasStadler
Roncq, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant we've done so far in Croatia, from fish with foie gras to desert, good wine from eastern europe too, nice place in from of the sea

Thank db3110
Malinska, Croatia
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Food menu is seasonal and every dish is made from fresh, local ingredients. Everything they offer is extraordinary, dishes are stunningly delicious. Last time I ate 1) smoked veal carpaccio with porcini mushrooms salad, 2) risotto frutti di mare, 3) veal medalions with pesto made from honey, nuts and local spices and 4) chocolate souffle with perfect rosemary, olive oil,... More 

Thank Marin P
Milan, Italy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My family learnt about this place few years ago- and tonight was my first time to visit- a wonderful young couple is managing the restaurant and the food is just out of this world! Come!

Thank TravellerS682
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The 4 of us were there a couple of times already, every time it was exellent. The scampi risotto is one of the best I ever had. The home made ravioli are also realy good. The main course were meat dishes - veal medallions in two different ways and veal knee which was as tender as butter. Boskarin was also... More 

Thank Komadinenko
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

What a treat. We found this restaurant on TA. A carpaccio appetizer gratis, Mediterranean shrimp with homemade pasta and truffles appetizer, and goulash style beef with polenta, and thick veal medallions wrapped with bacon and topped with coarse ground pistachios. Topped off with a dessert like a chocolate lava cake with iced white (not sweet) chocolate. Every dish that was... More 

Thank Thomas P
Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Although hard to find, it is a place not to be missed by a foodie. Presentation and the quality of the meals is excellent. Service is top notch as well.

Thank Liparus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rukavac 51, Opatija 51211, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Opatija
  • Phone Number: +385 51 272 106

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?