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Konoba Astarea

RONKOVA 9, Brtonigla 00385, Croatia
+385 52 774 384
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“black risotto” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“capesante” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
RONKOVA 9, Brtonigla 00385, Croatia
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Usually when we order apatizer, we took cheese and prosciutto, but this time a very nice and kind old man (maybe a owner, not sure) told us that they have made mashroom soup. We took it and it was the best We tried. For main...More

Thank Tea I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was for me an unusual place. It feels like coming for a meal in someone's home. The atmosphere is very homely and laid back. There is no menu, the owner Nino comes around to suggest what he can serve for you based on what...More

Thank northwindblew
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great sea food & wine and professional service! Welcome by the owner does its trick as you feel special and welcome. Ask for table in the garden.

Thank maja_G71
Reviewed 21 July 2017

On the main street located, it's easy to drive by and not to mention of the Konoba Astarea. But don't do so! It's one of the best at entire Istria! Vis-a-vis is the parking of the restaurant. The old patrone Nino superwises his entire staff...More

Thank ninobepresent
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Had both lunch and dinner at this restaurant. Will not repeat other TA reviews, but they are all true, ordering from owner, open fire cooking. Large garden, and beautiful "inside" terrace. Home coocked traditional meal. Black Risotto good and lots of it. However, the english...More

Thank AinaK2013
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Ate here as part of a Rick Steves tour. Prearranged menu for us. A ton of food. Had 2 different pastas. One was more Italian, the other an Eastern European take. We had veal as main dish. Pretty good. Seated in front outdoor dining with...More

Thank shari w
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Very pleasant, cosy atmosphere, lovely fireplace. The owner sat with us and asked us whether we wanted fish or meat, and then recommended what to take. We really liked this approach since usually waiters are kind of reserved and don't interact much with their guests....More

Thank ema_i_ivan
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were directed to this Istrian tavern by word-of-mouth and decade old memories. The setting is simple and didn't change much, but the interior is pleasant with the big grill on one side of the big room. We were welcomed by the owner who described...More

1  Thank Gorazd B
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A big disappointment compared to our last visit in 2015. The energy of the place changed completely for the worse. Staff unprofessional, downgraded. Food disappointing, especially as mixed mussels we had were spoilt and still they charged for it. It was a sort of farewell...More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 1 November 2016

It was one huge disappointment. I heard lot of good things about this place, but at the end it was disappointment. It wasn't huge crowd of people there cause everything is happening at 5 PM, so there is no valid explanation for what happened: between...More

Thank Hrastovic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: RONKOVA 9, Brtonigla 00385, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Brtonigla
  • Phone Number: +385 52 774 384
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