10 Things to eat in Dubrovnik and where

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Martí Micolau

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La Croatian cuisine it is rich in flavor and tasty. In particular, the Dalmatian cuisine is Mediterranean in style and, given that that particular area of ​​the Adriatic is very fishy, rich in fish dishes, even if there is no lack of real earthly delights.
Here you will find some of the unmissable dishes of Dubrovnik, for a journey dedicated to traditional taste and flavors.


  1. Paski sir and Prsut
  2. Burek
  3. Brujet
  4. Crni Rizot
  5. Bakalar na bijello
  6. Salty or hobotnice
  7. Buzara
  8. Vitalak
  9. Pasticada
  10. Rozata
  11. Where to eat in Dubrovnik: best typical restaurants
  12. User questions and comments

1 - Paski sir and Prsut

It is a dish consisting of typical cheese from the nearby island of Pag, very tasty and tasty, and from Dalmatian ham, usually served with olives. A great appetizer or snack.

  • Recommended to: appetizer or snack
  • Average cost: € 5,00
  • Main ingredients: Ham and cheese

2 - Burek

Stuffed puff pastry of cheese, minced meat, potatoes and vegetables. It is usually served at breakfast and is the perfect way to recharge your batteries and face the day.

  • Recommended to: Breakfast
  • Average cost: € 5,00
  • Main ingredients: meat and cheese

3 - Brujet

Mixed fish soup, similar to that eaten on the Italian coast, embellished with extra virgin olive oil, tomatoes and aromatic herbs.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 8,00
  • Main ingredients: fish, molluscs, crustaceans

4 - Crni Rizot

Delicious risotto with cuttlefish ink, cooked with fresh cuttlefish from the local fish.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 6,00
  • Main ingredients: rice and cuttlefish

5 - Bakalar na bijello

Those who love simple dishes cannot miss the genuine taste of cod with potatoes. A timeless classic of Mediterranean cuisine.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 8,00
  • Main ingredients: cod and potatoes

6 - Salata or hobotnice

Tender octopus salad. Ideal for hot summer days.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 7,00
  • Main ingredients: boiled octopus with vegetables

7 - Buzara

Stir-fried shellfish with garlic, parsley, oil and white wine. Simply delicious.

  • Recommended to: single dish or as an appetizer
  • Average cost: € 10,00
  • Main ingredients: fried crustaceans

8 - Vitalak

Lamb of Cres rolled in guts and roasted. Intense flavor for a very tender and open-air meat.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 10,00
  • Main ingredients: lamb reared outdoors

9 - Pasticada

Marinated beef, stuffed with bacon and garlic, accompanied by pasta topped with a red wine sauce.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 9,00
  • Main ingredients: beef, red wine and bacon

10 - Rozata

A pudding, very similar to creme caramel, enriched with a rose liqueur that gives it a delicate and pleasant fragrance.

  • Recommended to: at the end of a meal as a dessert or snack
  • Average cost: € 3,00
  • Main ingredients: milk, eggs and liqueur

Where to eat in Dubrovnik: best typical restaurants

In Dubrovnik we can basically identify two main types of premises: i restaurant they are generally more elegant and formal places, instead i tavern, are more similar to classic Italian trattorias and therefore tend to be more informal, economical and generally family-run. Here are some places where you can taste some of the previously listed dishes.

1 - Kamenice

  • Description: cheap restaurant near the city center. The house specialty is fish-based dishes such as squid ink risotto, tasty anchovies and oysters.
  • Average price: from € 21,00 per person
  • Address: Gundulićeva poljana 8, 20000, Dubrovnik (Get directions)

2 - Riblji restoran Proto

  • Description: in the center of the walled city, it is renowned for its recipes based on the catch of the day. It offers excellent quality local wines and a fantastic summer terrace.
  • Average price: from € 17,00 per person
  • Address: Široka ul. 1, 20000, Dubrovnik (Get directions)

3 - Dundo Maroje

  • Description: perfect for an intimate and traditional experience, it's a konoba near the main square. Lamb shashliks and grilled calamari are not to be missed
  • Average price: from € 18,00 per person
  • Address: Kovačka ul. bb, 20000, Dubrovnik (Get directions)

4 - Konoba Dubrava

  • Description: located outside Dubrovnik, near the pretty village of Bosanka, this konobo is recommended by all the best local guides. The prices are among the cheapest in Dubrovnik and the dishes are nothing short of delicious (don't miss the grilled calamari)
  • Average price: from € 14,00 per person
  • Address: Bosanka, 20207, Bosanka, Croatia (Get Directions)

5 - Moskar Konoba

  • Description: small restaurant in the Old Town of Dubrovnik offers seafood specialties, but also pasta and meat dishes, prepared with traditional and local ingredients.
  • Average price: from € 25,00 per person
  • Address: Prijeko 30A, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia (Get Directions)

6 - Snogu

  • Description: a small place just outside the Old Town, which combines Croatian cuisine and oriental cuisine.
  • specialty: revisited noodles
  • Average price: from € 7,00 per person
  • Address: Frana Supila, 1 - Get directions - Facebook page

7 - Green Garden

  • Description: wonderful location surrounded by greenery, with street food proposals of American contamination.
  • specialty: pita and hamburger
  • Average price: from € 8,00 per person
  • Address: Lapadska Obala, 22 - Get Directions - Facebook Page

8 - Fat Cats

  • Description: quiet place from whose terrace you can admire the roofs of the Old Town. Recommended for fish soups and meatballs.
  • specialty: fish soups
  • Average price: from € 15,00 per person
  • Address: Prijeko, 30 - Get directions - Facebook page

9 - Pink Shrimp Street Food

  • Description: a real gem in the city's culinary panorama. Recommended for street food based on fresh fish.
  • specialty: shrimp tempura
  • Average price: from € 20,00 per person
  • Address: Kuniceva, 2 - Get directions - Facebook page

10 - Barbatti Street Food

  • Description: small street food place located in the historic center and characterized by spartan furnishings but with excellent value for money.
  • specialty: Gyros
  • Average price: from € 5,00 per person
  • Address: Zlatariceva, 7 - Get directions

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