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Konoba Mondo

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$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
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Barbacan 1, Motovun 52424, Croatia
+385 52 681 791
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Today
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Dubrovnik, Croatia, Europe
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

In your life time. You need to come here and eat. Don't think, don't look any further this is the place. Truffles in it's peek. Listen to Vedrans recommendations and you won't be sorry. I had gnocchi and my husband traditional Istrian pasta fuži both excellent. Thumbs up guys. Anthony Bourdain ate here. What else do you need.

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Thank V_Owner
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This food was incredible. It was the best meal of our trip. The only problem is we ate way too much and walked back down the hill.

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Thank YvonneAndMax
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you find yourself in northern Croatia, it's worth figuring out a way to visit Motovun and dine at Konoba Mondo- even if it is a couple hours out of your way. I, like many others, initially discovered this charming town and restaurant watching an episode of Anthony Bourdain's show. Our meal did not disappoint. The simple pasta with truffle... More 

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Thank hannahjaneris
Ljubljana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Really enjoyed the ravioli with white truffles. Taste was excellent and the combination of celery and spinach ravioli underneath the truffles was amazing. Recommended

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Thank Andrej44
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

After reading all the great reviews here on Tripadvisor, my friends and I were very excited to try this place out. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed and I really don't understand what all the hype is about... We arrived and were left seated for almost half an hour before anybody even came to take our orders. The service was below... More 

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Thank Suzana_Zizek
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting konoba Mondo since 2014, on suggestion by famous tv personality, enterpreneur and chef Anthony Bourdain, but today they were totaly ignorant! If you dont reserve table, you can seat outside "like a dog" on 5 Degres - funny , thank's, but no more again! BR, Maria

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Thank Mojca K
Klaudio71, Owner at Konoba Mondo, responded to this review

Dear Maria, I don't know how to answer to this review. We are really sorry. But, If the inside place was full with reservations, what else I could do then offer you a table outside on the terrase, wich was btw, also almost full of guests because the weather was very nice. If you ever change the idea and decide... More 

BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Celery ravioli, polenta with white truffles hand made pasta. Excellent visit with the owner and wow they work hard.

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Thank BcLeanne
Woodinville, WA
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128 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Perfect setting for a small hilltown restaurant. White truffles are in season and had the pasta special. Delicious. Great dining experience.

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Thank WA_traveller57
San Clemente, California
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402 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We went here because of Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. One of our best meals ever! I had homemade tomato soup with black truffles - killer! Imy wife had homemade potato soup. My entre was spinach/cheese ravioli with Waite truffles (lots of them) - wonderful! My wife had a steak with red wine sauce (Teran wine sauce) with... More 

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Thank JimW551
Los Angeles
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

If you eat elsewhere in Motovun, you'll just wish you were eating here. Local ingredients, authentic Istrian cuisine, friendly and professional servers. The only place to eat in Motovun.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barbacan 1, Motovun 52424, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Motovun
  • Phone Number: +385 52 681 791

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