Eating Out in Opatija: Top Restaurants

If the favourite part of your every trip to a new location is tasting local specialties, then you will enjoy eating out in Opatija. Food here is really diverse – from seafood, excellent lamb and meat delicacies, fresh locally grown vegetables.

Best Restaurants in Opatija and Sourroundings

Ružmarin

Experience this Kvarner region in the restaurant with one of the longest traditions in Opatija Ružmarin. Every local will recommend this place when asked where to eat local delicacies, enjoy warm and relaxing ambiance and be greet by knowledgeable staff. Their offer consists of amazing aperitif cocktails, delicious meat, pasta, seafood, pizza. Ružmarin is located in the center of Opatija and has its own parking places.

Roko Restaurant and Pizzeria

Located in the center of Opatija this restaurant started as a Roko pizzeria and spaghetti place adorned among local families. The owners then established Roko Restaurant and Veloce by Roko infusing their offer and expertise in respect of local gastronomic traditions, ingredients and growing demand for truffles from Istria region. This dining experience in Opatija is not to be missed since they offer prepare their own bread and source their vegetables from local producers and make the best risotto in town – risotto with truffles, scampi and porcini mushrooms.

Ganeum

Recognized by Gault&Millau Croatia gastronomic guide this restaurant situated in the heart of Old Town Lovran is a truly exquisite dining experience offering authentic Kvarner cuisine. Lovely interior, charming terrace designed in the vintage style, live music and culinary delights – this is the place to visit during your visit to Lovran Old Town. The local food with a twist is one of the special touches of awarded chef Robert Benzia. Always fresh ingredients, fresh fish from night’s catch in Kvarner Bay, traditional homemade pasta and excellent wines – all that offers an impressive and unforgettable dining experience.

Ganeum is usually booked during the summer so be sure to make a reservation few days prior.

Bistro Mala Riba

Now going slightly uphill in Matulji, there is a restaurant as charming as its offer – Bistro Mala Riba. This is one of the best restaurants in Kvarner that offers fresh fish brought to your table right from their boats. They offer numerous fish and seafood specialties, such as delicious rich fish soups and appetizers, and sumptuous seafood risotto. This family owned restaurant offers amazing food with fair price and there’s a cute fireplace in the middle of the space, adding to the atmosphere.

Fortica

Nestled in the charming town of Kastav, overlooking one of its main tourist spots Fortica – the origin of its name, this restaurant offers a variety of fish and meat dishes with a twist. Great service, beautiful scenery of Kastav old town and the owner is an excellent chef, known for his signature steak marinades. After the dinner take a walk along aold town and enjoy beautiful sunset from the view point (in front of the church St. Jelene Križarice).

To complete your trip and stay in Opatija Riviera, be sure not to miss these restaurants and their culinary delights, like a true local.

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