If you’re wondering what delicacies await you on your visit to Croatia, you’ve come to the right place! Here you can read about Croatian cuisine, include what to expect when eating and drinking in Croatia, and some dishes or items that you must look out for and try.
We know that many travellers do also have specific dietary requirements, which are sometimes not that easy to handle when travelling…and unfortunately, Croatia probably won’t prove to be any kind of exception! However, we’ve compiled a page to give you some pointers on how best to deal with any dietary requirements you may have in Croatia, including listing some vegetarian restaurants, and some phrases that you may find useful.
If you’re eagerly anticipating Croatian food – or perhaps craving some Croatian food after your trip – take a look at our selection of Croatian Recipes.
Take a look at the special pages in our Croatian Cuisine section:
- Eating in Croatia
What to expect when eating out, and special dishes to try!
- Drinking in Croatia
Beers, wines, spirits and other drinks to look out for in Croatia
- Special Dietary Requirements in Croatia
How best to handle any dietary requirements you may have, with some phrases that might come in useful
- Croatian Recipes
A selection of some typical Croatian meals
Other related pages:
- Croatian Cookery Books
If you’re interesting in making your own Croatian food at home, see what cookbooks are available
- Travelling to Croatia with Babies and Toddlers
See what food and milk is available for babies and young children
Croatian Cuisine – Croatian Restaurants Around the World
Are you lucky enough to live near a Croatian restaurant somewhere in the world…outside of Croatia? Or are you perhaps travelling to one of these places listed below soon? If either is the case, why not sample some Croatian cuisine without being in Croatia! Here’s a brief list:
(Incidentally, this list also shows how Croats have spread themselves around the planet!)
Restoran Dobar Tek
Buenos Aires, Argentina
New Rochelle, New York, USA
Astoria, New York, USA
New York, New York, USA
Rose Mary (Croatian/Italian cuisine)
Mercer Island, Washington, USA
Croatian Corner Inc
Maestral Seafood Restaurant
Borough Market, London, UK
Market stall selling Croatian specialities – cheeses, prsut and kulen, jams, oils, wine and more; also available to buy online at at Primrose Hill Farmer’s Market on Saturdays
Not a restaurant (available as delivery/pick-up only) but a great option if you have a hankering for burek and Balkan snacks!
More on Croatian Cuisine
If you’d like further information on Croatian cuisine, Taste of Croatia is an excellent website that provides an amazing amount of information on restaurants in Croatia, Croatian food and wine and more.
The Tastes of Croatian Tradition website showcases some Croatian specialities as well as highlighting restaurants, wineries/distilleries and agricultural producers that offer traditional Croatian food.