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Ostarija u Vidjakovi

) #129 of 325 Restaurants in Split €€ - €€€ Seafood, Mediterranean,
Brace Kaliterna 8, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 489 106
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian
€€ - €€€
Brace Kaliterna 8, Split 21000, Croatia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four, including 2 teenagers, had a delicious meal sitting outside on a balmy Split evening. Three of us went with the "house special" beef gnocchi, whilst Anna had an exceptional sea bass. The "house red" complimented the beef. Our waiter, Neven, was...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been twice with business partners due to reason that restaurant Metoni (next to) is not working on Monday before 1500hrs. I had lunch twice and I order black cuttlefish with beans. This was so good I order next time same food. Domestic white...More

Thank Engineer S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Big Data seminar team (professors and students from Mississippi State University, George Mason University and University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science) returns every year to Ostarija Vidjakovi for the farewell dinner. It is beautiful place where we learn lot about local history. The food...More

Thank Viktorija C
ostarijavidjak, Manager at Ostarija u Vidjakovi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are happy that you've enjoyed our food and service for a few years now.. it's becoming quite the tradition now ;) thank you for your lovely review and we hope to welcome you again.. kind regards

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We were excited to eat here, as the menu on the outside of the restaurant showed a large selection of meals that sounded appealing. However, when served we were only given a very limited menu with mainly the expensive options (mostly seafood, i.e. Shrimp for...More

Thank JayphenS
ostarijavidjak, Manager at Ostarija u Vidjakovi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with our service. Yes, we do have 2 menus, the large menu is our morning and daily offer and after 5pm we have a small dinner menu with mostly fish and seafood in offer. Maybe...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Enjoyed a very good dinner this evening. The restaurant is an old lokal creating food restaurant, with a lot of atmosphere and "hygge"! The service was excuisit, the meal so good, and the menu is so long, that everyone can find something, the world like!...More

Thank InaMariaBarbara
ostarijavidjak, Manager at Ostarija u Vidjakovi, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

It is always a pleasure to read such a lovely review, we would be happy to welcome you again to sample more of our delicacies... tak :)

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

There is a very large menu so making a choice is quite difficult We decided to start with soup Two very large and very hot bowls arrived Before we could finish them our main courses arrived which were very large! The Wiener schnitzel was great...More

Thank longtimetraveller13
ostarijavidjak, Manager at Ostarija u Vidjakovi, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

We are pleased that you've enjoyed our food and ambience... and it would be pleasure to see you again maybe this summer.. we serve food in our garden too and there is a live music throughout the summer season.

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Too much stuff on menu and only 50% available.. on frequent days even less... nice ambient but became more commercialMore

1  Thank Igor K
ostarijavidjak, Manager at Ostarija u Vidjakovi, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Igor, we would like to apologize for your experience in our tavern. We had a very busy Easter week and it is possible that on that certain day, the food you have requested was sold out. Also we have dishes on the menu which...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

The restaurant is located nearby the Bacvice beach, which is the most important/known sand beach in Split. The location is also convenient to reach the old city of Split, which is just in 5-7 minutes walking distance. The interior of the Ostarija u Vidjakovi (i.e....More

Thank Nada M
ostarijavidjak, Manager at Ostarija u Vidjakovi, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you, hope you come to see us again :)

Reviewed 1 December 2016

It's been a bit chilly since the Bura blew into Split so we decided to head out for some good local winter food--Split has some really good konobas...some are closed now, but Ostarija has been a favorite because they have unique local fare like beef...More

Thank sightseeingcroatia
Management response:Responded 8 December 2016

Thank you very much, hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Food is fine, big portions, Dalmatian traditional food. Average. ✌🏻️ Pepper was a little extra in food. The service is ok and we don't waited a long time for food.

Thank suzanavuljan
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23 December 2016|
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Response from ostarijavidjak | Property representative |
Are you still interested? Table for 2 persons is available..
22 December 2016|
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Response from ostarijavidjak | Property representative |
Hello thank you for your inquiry, we are working shorter hours on 24.12. (closing around 5pm) on 25.12. we are closed. We have a great New Year celebration in our tavern with live music, great Dalmatian food :) but the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brace Kaliterna 8, Split 21000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Split
  • Phone Number: +385 21 489 106
  • E-mail
Authentic Dalmatian tavern.Est.1799
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