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Trg G. Matteottija, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 52 817 200
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (54 reviews)
“seafood” (67 reviews)
“spaghetti” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Trg G. Matteottija, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
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1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We discovered this charming restaurant, just down the block from our hotel, the Villa Tuttoroto, in the Old Town of Rovinj. Since it was chilly, we wanted to eat inside, so we made a reservation for one of the small interior tables and we had...More

Thank M-Evan-Chen
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We ate here a couple of times and had very good food and service. The pasta dishes were excellent as well as the locally sourced wines

Thank apothecaryjames
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a lovely restaurant. The food is great, not too pricey, and the service is attentive and professional. They use local truffles and seafood in their cooking, and everything we tried was outstanding.

Thank Talli A
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Heard good reports about this tucked away restaurant Very good service and atmosphere Had seafood pasta and fritto misto Nice Rose wine One of our best meals in our 2 week stay in Rovinj. Would definitely recommend and re visit

Thank James B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My traveling companion and I both love food and seafood. I had fish and he had a seafood risotto and they were both wonderful. Nice and reasonable priced wine list. It was raining but they had the awning pulled out and we stayed dry. The...More

Thank 467abigailp
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Still struggling to understand how the staff at Balbi could have got it so wrong with me and my family during a recent trip to Rovinj, especially considering the positive reviews from others. During a heavy rain shower, 6 of us were drinking indoors at...More

1  Thank Andy_JD_Donley
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal here. They have really nice Mussels in white wine sauce and the spaghetti with scampi was delicious. The portions here are a bit smaller, however we believe the food and service quality is at a higher standard.

Thank fancytravelreviews
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The restaurant service was great, and the wine was good. It was a couple days before they were closing for the season, so their wine list was shorter. However, we still had a great wine, and a wonderful dinner.

Thank pjcharles
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Situated in one of the many charming streets leading to the famous "Grisia" the Balbi provided us with a wide variety of choices that we explored on a regular basis. Always well cooked and always served quickly and with a smile. All this at a...More

Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Really good and tasty pasta (fresh made pljukanci) with seafood. Reasonable price and very nice service

Thank Milan N
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Chandran C
19 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trg G. Matteottija, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: +385 52 817 200
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