After having lounged on the beautiful beaches in Split Croatia, or after your venturing around the narrow alleys exploring the historic sites in the ancient city, it feels amazing to sit down for a delicious meal and some refreshing tasty drinks. To help you find out where to find the best food and drinks we’ve created this list of some truly excellent spots to eat and drink in Split. And trust us, you are in for a treat!
You should start at Uje Oil Bar. This is a super chic and cozy restaurant giving guests an authentic Dalmatian dining experience by cooking traditional and local meals with top quality ingredients. They also have olive oil and wine tastings, so make sure to time your visit with these. This is a great spot to kick back and enjoy some wine and a tasty, traditional meal.
If you really enjoy the wine, and also like mixing it with some cheese, this next stop should be on top of your list. Paradox Wine and Cheese is a really great restaurant offering an excellent gourmet gastronomy experience. This place promotes the absolute best of Dalmatian wine and cheese with dried, marinated or smoked Dalmatian and Mediterranean delicacies that you can enjoy in a lovely atmosphere with great service.
If you are more into some delicious beers and local coffee in a splendid local atmosphere then you should head to To Je To. This is a super friendly bar located in Old Town Split where you can enjoy the largest selection of Croatian Craft Brews and also some amazing homemade brandy made just how the Croatians made their own beverages for centuries. If you are more into coffee they also serve hand-roasted coffee. And if you come at night you can enjoy live music and sometimes karaoke too!
Another amazing spot to sit down and relax with a tasty glas of lovely wine is at Zinfandel Food and Wine Bar. In the very centre of Split right in Diocletian Palace you will find this cool restaurant where you can enjoy an incredible a la carte menu that focuses on quality ingredients which are locally-sourced and cooked to perfection. It is a perfect modern twist on much-loved Dalmatian classics. They have over 100 bottled wines and an extensive range of 30 wines by the glass. Drink up!
How about a mix of uniquely creative Mediterranean modern cuisine and homemade pizzas and pastas? Of course, also enjoyed with some tasty wine. MOVI Restaurant is your go-to place then. The food is creative and innovative and with an open kitchen concept the culinary team and staff are always in constant interaction with the guests. This adds so much to the dining experience which is just so delicious!
Maybe what you’re in the mood for after a day of relaxing in the sun is some fresh oysters and sushi. For this you should absolutely go to Bota Oyster & Sushi Bar. They are especially popular for their Tuna Tartare, but you might also consider joining them on the boat that delivers all the fresh seafood caught and served on the same day. This is a great spot to kick back and relax with a fresh meal and a cold drink.
Last but certainly not least, do not leave Split without a visit to Para Di Soto Restaurant. The restaurant is situated within the Diocletian palace in the private Roman baths dating from the 4th century. The food here is just spectacular. The dishes are rich and tasty giving the diner a feel for the cultural heritage but with a modern touch. Everything served is carefully prepared and made with love for the food and culture. You will not be disappointed if you finish your stay in Split with a visit here.
So, there is probably no doubt that your stomach is full and your tastebuds most certainly satisfied. These are some places you absolutely cannot miss out on while spending a vacation in Split, Croatia.