1.Vila Kaliopa, Vis Town
This enchanting resturant is set in the midst of an elegant sculpture garden. The fish could not be fresgher, and the service is every bit as stylish as the surrounds.
2.Vila Koruna, Mali Ston
Dine on oysters and mussels plucked straight from the waters in front of the restaurant. With fish and sellfish this fresh, you may prefer them to be served simply, but the restaurant is equally adept at conjuring up dishes with that extra touch of flair.
3.Adio Mare, Korcula Town
This bustling seafood restaurant is located in the old town quarter of Korkula Town , close to the reputed birthplace of Marco Polo. Fragrant smoke billows from the fish grill, beckonong in the crowds- but despite the volume of dinners, the restaurant manages the maintain the quality, and few leave unsatisfied.
4.Zlatna Ribica, Brodarica
Business types flock here to impress their clients, and it is easy to see why. Fresh fish is the speciality of this upscale restaurant, with a feast of langoustines, grilled platters and brodet (fish stew served with polenta) complemented by fine wines and a stunning view over the island of Krapanj.
The interior is nothing special, but the location- by the sea, looking up towards Zadar’s Old Town walls- is fabulous. The terrace is a divine place to relax and enjoy plump grilled squid on a warm day.
6. Zlatna Skolijka, Hvar Town
A gourmet favourite, this Slow Food restaurant has the owner-chef working in an opne-plan kitchen, in full view of the guests. The exquisite cuisine is prepared using locaally sourced, seasonal ingredients. The tasting menu is recommended, as is booking in advance.
7. Nostromo, Split
Nostromo is the best place to eat in the centre of the Split Town. It’s just by the fish market, so the seafood is about as fresh as it gets. The decor is light and airy – a refreshing change from nautical theming.
Away from the crowds,in Dubrovnik’s old town, local foodies flock here for classic Dalmatian seafood dishes. The menu insludes octopus salad, black risotto (prepared with cuttlefish ink), freshly caught fish and a limited selection of meat dishes. The best places to eat are at the pine-tree-shaded outdoor tables, right by the water’s adge, along the quay of the Orsan yacht club marina.
Long the most famous restaurant in the city , Nautika has many would-be detractors, but it usually hits the spot for most diners. The menu nods towards the Adriatic with locally sourced fish, but there arealso meat and vegetarian dishes. Vying for centre stage, though, are the wonderful views of the old town to one side and Lovrijenac Fortress to the other from the lovely terrace.
In a stunning location, in the square infront of Sibenik magnificent cathedral, this gourmet catery serves creative Mediterranean cuisine (both seafood and meat dishes) and top quality wines. Expect a romantic ambience with subtle lighting a classical music.