Best Restaurants in Split – Discover Local Kitchen and Seafood Specialties
Split's gastronomy delights all those eager to find first class gastro specialties. Variety of restaurants seize attention with local specialties and recognizable Mediterranean specialties that prepared on traditional way, make a richness of flavor and scents. Sunbathed and with beautiful beaches and sights, Split is one of the most favorable touristic places in Croatia and is being visited by more and more tourists every year so be sure to check Split for visitation already this summer and enjoy in restaurant offer of town Split. We bring you a list of 10 best restaurants in Split that will delight you with meal preparation, ambient and service
Restaurant and wine bar Zinfandel is a place of unique food offer focused on seasonal groceries that are being prepared on a special way and it is pretty outstanding. It gets the shape of perfection when you decide to try one of many wines, over 100 of them mostly domestic. Zinfandel cherishes interactive surrounding with tight table disposition that give a special liveness to the whole ambient. Peek into Zinfandel’s menu and discover their innovative meals.
In the old center of Split, within the walls of the Papalić palace from the 15th century, bistro-restaurant Apetit is situated. Simple Mediterranean interior exudes with aromas of local cuisine and its area is divided into three parts. The first part is area around the large wooden bar and wine cellar, then the area for food serving and the third part is where guests can sit and enjoy the intimacy. You can find numerous specialties in the menu such as boskarin (Istrian beef) on truffle base or fish specialties such as monkfish in prawn sauce and sea bass fillet in shrimp cream.
One of those restaurants that you just must visit is restaurant MaToni that has been named as one of the best restaurants in Croatia by KlikCup. Basement space in which you will find yourself will make a unique and intimate ambient and with jazz and funk music that is being played here, meals like Obrazinhos, Bestial and Ma: Gnudi will become even tastier.
Tavern Makarun that is also a bar is a gathering place where people talk, laugh and enjoy in first class gastro specialties and local fine wines. Hidden behind old palaces, Makarun is a peace oasis that waits to offer you best gourmet experiences. The kitchen is open-type so be sure to check the magic that the chef and cooks are making. And last, the stony yard where the terrace is positioned will, we believe, leave you breathless.
Pizzeria & Restaurant Portas
Favorite place of all Split inhabitants for going on true, traditional pizza is pizzeria and restaurant Portas. Positioned in the very heart of Diocletian’s palace, passer byers will instantly notice the golden banner Portas and smell their just baked pizzas. The whole experience gets the complete picture when having dinner in company with the dearest ones to you on their wonderful stony terrace. Relax, here in Portas, all your senses will enjoy.
Re di Mare
If you are looking for an intimate place for romantic dinner with a wonderful view on sea, yachts and stadium Poljud then restaurant Re di Mare is the right place for you. Wonderful interior, seafood offer, live music and various events are perfect for couples that want to be on a place where all their senses can enjoy.
Tavern Korta is a place you should definitely visit when being in Split. The tavern is located in the old city core and offers a wide selection of Dalmatian specialties. They are carefully prepared by authentic traditional recipes with a modern twist. Enjoy the world of authentic Dalmatian cuisine at its best. Let this gastronomic experience be complemented with wines, 90% of which are Dalmatian. All guests are presented with a small token of affection.
Kitchen 5 food & wine restaurant is located in a small stone alley near the main square in the heart of the town – the famous Pjaca, Split’s central square only few steps from the western gate of Diocletian’s Palace. Find your place in cozy interior of restaurant and enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine with a modern twist accompanied with the well-known Croatian and foreign wines. From specialties, we single out fish specialties such as tuna and sea bass fillet, and meat specialties such as Rib-eye steak.
If you are eager to find a good meal, stop by at Chops Grill where you can try delicious pasta and risottos that are best served as an easy dinner. There are thirty tables on their spacious outdoor patio with open kitchen where you can see young and professional chefs preparing modern dishes on Dalmatian way. Fresh seafood can also be find on their menu with a drizzle of Dalmatian olive oil and a few glasses of wine that will make you feel closer to the real tastes of the Mediterranean.
Just a few minutes from Diocletian’s palace and the most popular beach in Split, “Bačvice”, a small family bistro opened in 2012. The offer depends on seasonal ingredients so you can always enjoy in something new and different. They are faithfull to traditional specialties and a part of offer is dedicated to international and vegetarian cuisine. With home-made cakes that are being baked, you can also enjoy in glass of excellent Croatian wine or cocktail on covered terrace.