Best Restaurants in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik offers many restaurants to choose from, and here are a few of my personal favourites:

Pantarul in Lapad is an authentic Adriatic tavern with memorabilia on its walls and simple tables, offering delicious seafood options like the Glorijet platter, lobster pasta or Veal fillet in Dubrovnik Malvasia sauce.


Pantarul (local fork) restaurant has become an instantaneous success since opening. Driven by their desire to provide guests with an intimate yet relaxing environment and delicious dishes using fresh local ingredients sourced directly from them – which accounts for their incredible popularity with guests! From burgers and fish plates to risotto and several course tasting menus – Pantarul will surely fulfill its goal of providing something enjoyable.

Chefs at this restaurant are committed to their craft. Their mission is to craft top quality, unpretentious cuisine that delights all palates – using fresh ingredients creatively for maximum customer delight!

At Lapad area in Dubrovnik, the restaurant provides an oasis of peace. Offering an expansive selection of wines, local and international beers, cocktails and liqueurs. Staff members are extremely accommodating and welcoming while menu changes periodically depending on season.

Apart from its main dishes, the restaurant also provides vegetarian-friendly fare such as soups, salads and pies – one of which being an octopus risotto dish which has become very popular with patrons.

Food at this popular Dubrovnik restaurant is delicious and the prices are competitive, while service and atmosphere could use improvement. Reserving ahead is advised for a meal here – its popularity makes making reservations essential. Indulge in their cookbook What’s Cooking in Dubrovnik by Ana-Marija; featuring over 100 recipes as well as stories and photos about Dubrovnik itself!

Konoba Dubrava

Konoba Dubrava offers traditional Dalmatian cuisine in an inviting family-run atmosphere located on the slopes of Bosanka about 10 minutes from Dubrovnik city center. They serve delicious spit-cooked lamb and flat bread baked on hot stones – ideal to relax after exploring this vibrant city!

This restaurant is one of the finest I have eaten octopus (and I have had some amazing ones!). Their staff was exceptionally welcoming and helpful. Additionally, the prices are very reasonable! You won’t be sorry that you decided to dine here; this truly makes one of the top dining establishments in town.

No foodie should miss this delightful restaurant! From starters to mains, everything was made fresh and delicious! Additionally, our waiter suggested several wonderful wines. Overall we had an unforgettable dining experience and will return very soon.

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Dubrovnik’s charming cafe outside the city provides some of the finest seafood in town and boasts an outstanding wine selection – making this an excellent place for visitors and locals alike to unwind with friends while watching the sun set over Adriatic Sea.

Restaurant Proto

Restaurant Proto is known for offering exceptional dining experiences, with their fresh seafood and meat dishes, local wines, and the long tradition that has stood since 1896 as testament to their lasting quality and reputation. If you’re seeking an unparalleled dining experience in Dubrovnik look no further! Restaurant Proto is an upscale eatery known for serving delicious seafood dishes along with its many other culinary specialities including dessert. Located right in Old Town this historic eatery dates back more than 100 years!

This family-run restaurant is beloved by both locals and well-to-do tourists, offering delicious signature dishes like shrimp scampi and truffle pasta as well as fresh seafood specialties such as sea bream. But the real star here is its impeccable service and atmosphere – you won’t find better.

At this seafood-oriented restaurant located in the historic city center, diners will find delicious dishes and wine that keeps up with gourmet trends. Their staff is courteous and knowledgeable and are happy to answer any queries you might have.

Established in 1886, this restaurant has long been celebrated for its delicious fish dishes and selection of vegetables grown locally at Zupa Dubrovacka and rural homesteads around Konavle. Diners can experience true authenticity during a dining experience on its beautiful terrace; perfect for romantic meals!

Located at the heart of historic city, this restaurant is beloved among both residents and visitors. With decades of history behind them, their quality seafood and exceptional service continue to draw customers in from near and far alike. Their outdoor terrace provides an idyllic spot to unwind with friends or family while sampling fresh seafood dishes and local wines.

Restaurant Dubrovnik

Restaurant Dubrovnik is one of the premier eateries in Dubrovnik and an absolute must-visit for foodies. Offering an all-inclusive Robinson Crusoe meets fine dining experience with locally sourced seafood dishes like those at Robinson Crusoe meets fine dining vibe, it is conveniently situated nearby key attractions like Stradun and Buza Bar as well as boasting seafront terrace and tiki cabanas for added tiki fun! You’ll find Mediterranean and creative dishes here as well – making Restaurant Dubrovnik an ideal place for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing or family outings on excursions of discovery!

As this restaurant is always popular and romantic in Dubrovnik, reservations should be made in advance to avoid disappointment. Serving modern Mediterranean and Croatian classic cuisine using only freshest ingredients available – featuring delicious signature dishes such as grilled octopus, salt-baked scampi, black truffle risotto and many others – you won’t want to miss it.

At this eatery, the atmosphere is classic Adriatic: memorabilia and photos hung from stone walls contrast beautifully with simple tables. There is also an inviting ground-floor terrace where guests can sit to dine. The menu can vary daily according to what local seafood is available – popular items include the Glorijet (fish) platter, Tagliatelle with Shrimp or Catch of the Day dishes.

As would be expected from a Michelin-star restaurant, the cuisine at this establishment is superb. The ambience is lovely as you overlook the city walls from your table; speciality seafood platters such as grilled octopus or lobster with thyme gnocchi are available and the wine list boasts a rich selection of wines perfect to pair with any meal here.

Konoba Tabak

Foodies looking to experience fine dining will find plenty of restaurants in Dubrovnik suitable. Choose from traditional Dalmatian to Asian cuisine. One of Dubrovnik’s most acclaimed dining spots, Orsan serves local specialities with an exotic touch, such as mussels in white wine sauce, octopus salad, black risotto and fresh oysters; its decor remains contemporary yet relaxed enough.

Nishta, which caters exclusively to vegan and vegetarian diners, is another highly acclaimed Dubrovnik restaurant. Known for its cozy interior, friendly service staff, tasty cuisine and its wonderful rooftop terrace that overlooks Dubrovnik’s ceramic roofs – Nishta has quickly become one of its city’s go-to spots for special dining events and casual dinners alike.

Dubrovnik can present unique challenges for those with gluten allergies when selecting their dining choices, with some offering gluten-free meals while others do not. Celiacs should avoid restaurants serving pasta, fried foods, bread and cheese and check the menu to see which items naturally don’t contain gluten.

Most restaurants in Dubrovnik are reasonably priced, especially for tourists. Aside from seafood and fish dishes, vegetarian choices abound: beans with sausage or sausage-grilled mackerels costs less than 7 EUR while daily dishes (marenda) run between 8 EUR-10 EUR per plate at certain restaurants.

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