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G.mazzinija, Rovinj, Croatia
+385 52 841 616
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (37 reviews)
“cherry liquor” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
G.mazzinija, Rovinj, Croatia
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great mediterranean food. Fish, calamari grilled, Spaghetti Frutti di Mare and others, excellent. Avoid Cevapcici, unfortunately these are awful. Also Rasnici is not so great. It is a small restaurant, obviously in family custody. Very friendly people, you feel as a part of the family...More

2  Thank marionyx
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent few days in Rovinj and we weren't satisfied with any restaurant we visited, until we went to La Vela. The place was absolutely fantastic, fish plate was big and delicious (the portion is for two people, when the service recognized that we order...More

Thank Konstancja G
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

If you wanna eat good and cheap you should come to La Vela between 11 AM and 4 PM and ask for "Marenda". They have a few tipical croatin dishes in this period every day at great price to offer.

Thank Sanja A
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

If you are sick of lies and bad food - this is a place ti be! What you see is what you get and, more important, what is written is what you get! Extraordinary people and food and low prices. La Vela is most precious...More

1  Thank Augusta B
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We stumbled over it when trying to find an open restaurant (in mid winter). I ate fish - which was great, the others chose Pizza - which was very good too. The prices are okay too and the service personnel is very friendly. I can...More

Thank Elisabeth M
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice staff, good food, nice old taverna type place. We ate pizzas and soups. My pretty picky friend ate fish soup and she loved it. I ate Istrian minestrone with pizza bread and it was also great.

Thank Chooch_anja
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Excellent seafood and fresh fish restaurant, nice presentation and welcome service; big portions, good wine and desserts, restaurant to recommend.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We had a big bowl of mussels, clams and Noah's arc mussels. They were so fresh and delicious. That was the first time we had these Noah's arc mussels and they were amazing. Our waitress was very helpful and friendly. The house white wine was...More

Thank A B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This was a gem. We arrived early and had our choice of seats. Since it was chilly, we chose inside next to a nice fireplace. When we left, there wasn't a seat left in the restaurant. We were glad we came early, and we had...More

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

La Vela lives up a tiny side street in Rovinj .a true find . The staff are very friendly and helpful.the food is wonderful. I had Pljukaci paster. Great . It must be good as most of the customers were local. So worth a try....More

Thank Michael S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G.mazzinija, Rovinj, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Istria  >  Rovinj
  • Phone Number: +385 52 841 616
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