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Poljana Restoran

$$ - $$$
European, Croatian
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Velika Poljana, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
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Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary
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73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had hamburgers here in the main summer season. We had to wait a lot,the meat was not well-cooked,salats not fresh and we didn't like the atmosphere of the place. It's like giving tourists whatever they have. For this service,this is too expensive.

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Thank Mezei_Mater
Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Staffs were unfriendly, and in a rush to serve and clear table. We had the suckling pig but it was salty and not crispy. If you are thinking of those delicious suckling pigs in spain or Portugal, it's best to avoid eating it here at this restaurant. Free wifi. Nice scenery outside the restaurant.

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Thank Orca118
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Self service. Just inside the park, the food is ok and the price is very cheap. We love the goulash and the rice

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Thank Vicky N
Singapore, Singapore
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237 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We ate both dinners at Poljana. It is walking distance to the hotel Plitvice. Prices are also lower for almost the same menu. Both evenings we were there before 7pm hence we were seated by the large windows overlooking the garden outside. The waiter and waitresses there are very helpful and polite. Service is fast. The tables have table cloth... More 

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Thank WBin
Brisbane, Australia
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685 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had an excellent meal at this great restaurant. The waiter was excellent and happy to talk and joke with us, and to share some of his experiences living in the area. Between us we had cream vegetable soup which was basically a mushroom soup for starters. For mains we had the stuffed trout, which like all trout in the... More 

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Thank Anthony S
Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

There is not much in the area of the parks, so I highly recommend eating here after you hike if you are traveling/driving more than a short distance after. We got the fish and chicken, potatoes and salad. The desserts were ok.

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Thank WhyVonneM
Kapaa, Hawaii
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Maybe we enjoyed this a bit more because we were on the verge of hangry... My traveling partner is pescatarian and our choice for food inside the park at 3pm for him was apple or cheese strudel, fries or a small bowl of wilted salad. We found the Poljana Restaurant and they had a whole fish option with a side... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

When you're visiting Plitvice National Park, your restaurant choices are scarce. This restaurant is just outside Entrance 2 (between entrance 2 and station 2) next to Hotel Bellevue. Given its proximity to entrance, I did not expect much. I was wrong, the food was excellent and the service impeccable. The prices are slightly higher but given location and quality I... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Trout was ok, salad is big, the side dish (stewed veggies) was tasteless. The chicken was in a too big size. The staff was very nice.

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Thank csucsu9
Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My friend and I were staying at Hotel Bellevue and after hiking the lower lakes, didn't arrive in the restaurant until 9:30 pm. We were the only customers and the selection was understandably very limited .We both ordered the grilled trout with potatoes for 40 kunas and it was excellent. Even though this restaurant is cafeteria style, the trout was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Velika Poljana, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Central Croatia  >  Plitvice Lakes National Park

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