Experience the unforgettable gastronomic and enological offer of the Zadar County

Gastronomy And Enology
Zadar area boasts a wealth of gastronomic delights for every palate. From oily fish with Swiss chard prepared in Dalmatian style, Buzara Style Shrimps to juicy and tender lamb, best served with homemade baked potatoes (from the Lika region).

The fertile hinterland of Zadar abounds in a wide variety of local organic wines, olives cultivated with care and mastery, and superb olive oil. The surrounding nature abounds with wild edible and medicinal plants.

It’s so easy to lose oneself in the rich tastes and flavours of this area! Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey to explore the gastronomic offer of the Zadar County?

Pamper your taste buds in one of the best restaurants in Zadar and the surroundings

The Botanist – for vegans and all others who indulge in plant-based delicacies

Welcome to the only vegan restaurant in Zadar, located in an absolutely fantastic location on the peninsula! In addition to plant-based delicacies, vegan fine dining and excellent coffee, The Botanist will make your stay an experience to remember. Pamper your taste buds to an exciting variety of vegan food specialties offered in this meticulously designed vegan restaurant in Zadar. Why not try out the menu which includes delicious burgers, cold and hot soups, salads, and vegan steaks. Delight your taste buds, pamper yourself and your health at The Botanist!

TI tapas, vino & pianino

Relax, have fun and dance to live music played for you in the center of the Old Town at TI tapas, vino & pianino! Getting ready for a summer evening dinner? Look no further than the TI tapas, wine & piano restaurant/bar, an ideal place for warming up and a light snack. Our mesmerizing bar & restaurant located on the Peninsula guarantees a good time and music entertainment, accompanied with light snacks and local wines!


Fish restaurant Foša looks forward to welcome you in a fantastic setting. The restaurant is tucked into the ramparts of the Port of Foša not very far from the monumental Land Gate. The food is prepared from the typical fresh produce that grows in the Zadar area, blending the traditional flavours of Dalmatian cuisine with modern tastes in most creative ways. Open kitchen in the middle of the restaurant is geared towards creating intimacy with the guests, allowing others to experience the natural surroundings on the terrace by the sea.

Butler Gourmet & Cocktails Garden

Enjoy the amazingly delicious gourmet treats, awe-inspiring cocktails, wines and beers! Have a taste of the Dalmatian-inspired cuisine presented in a modern way in the Butler Gourmet & Cocktails Garden restaurant. The restaurant is located on the way to the Peninsula next to the iconic Jazine basketball hall. Fantastic interior decor, friendly staff and top-class food will delight even the most discerning palettes during the peak of the season!


Rafaelo is the ultimate destination for gourmet meat lovers! This tavern is well known among the locals for its rich and large portions of meticulously prepared meat dishes and other local produce. Equally exquisite are freshly baked cookies, homemade cakes, and fragrant homemade bread. And that’s not all - we will do our utmost to cater for your four-legged friends in the tavern!

Pašta i svašta

Attention all pasta and Mediterranean cuisine lovers! Pašta i svašta restaurant is a pleasant family bistro aiming to become number one spot for pasta and Mediterranean cuisine in Zadar. It is located on the Peninsula, in a quiet street next to the iconic Church of St. Šimun, one of the four patrons of the town of Zadar. In addition to a very pleasant and serene atmosphere, the restaurant boasts a semi-open kitchen and delicious sauces prepared live from fresh ingredients.

Maškovića Han

Comfortably located in a luxurious monumental building from the 17th century, the Maškovića Han Restaurant is an ideal destination for the lovers of tradition, history and fine dining. The construction of the Han building which houses this prestigious restaurant was carried out by order and with the funds provided by Jusuf Mašković from Vrana, a dignitary at the Sultan's court and supreme admiral of the Turkish fleet.

Kod Guste, Sukošan

Located in the very heart of Sukošan, the tavern Kod Guste is well-known for its excellent service and friendly staff always at your disposal, ready to provide you with an unforgettable and immersive gastronomic experience. The attractive ambience and local traditional delicacies make this tavern a must-see destination for gourmets looking for authentic Dalmatian cuisine.

Matanovi dvori, Sukošan

Family restaurant Matanovi dvori is located in the most enchanting position in the cove of Zlatna Luka in Sukošan, close to Zadar. It is a place known for serving only homemade food, pasta and cakes, including fresh seafood, meat and other dishes roasted under the bell. After a sumptuous meal at Matanovi dvori, you might want to explore the cultural and historical heritage of Zadar or visit some of the nearby Nature Parks!


Looking for a local restaurant, homely atmosphere and freshly prepared dishes? Don’t miss out on Skoblar, the oldest tavern in Zadar. Located next to the Pet bunara Square and the Captain's Tower, this family tavern boasts a long tradition in Zadar, with its rich interior that exudes a traditional, relaxing and authentic look.


Bruschetta restaurant stands proudly in the centre of the Zadar Old Town. Owing to its extraordinary position, the restaurant offers its guests not only the traditional Mediterranean and Dalmatian cuisine, but also a spectacular view of the waterfront, the Zadar canal and the island of Ugljan. The chefs of this award-winning restaurant take pride in preparing the dishes in a mix of traditional and modern style, accompanied with the best local wines.

4 kantuna

In the 4 Kantuna restaurant, you will relish the top Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, with special emphasis on the divinely tasty and seasoned pizza. The pleasant ambience and friendly staff of this famous Zadar restaurant will make sure that you have a good time, sit back and enjoy a relaxing dinner in the center of the Zadar Peninsula!

Pet bunara

Located at the entrance to the Old Town, next to the square bearing the same name, the Pet Bunara restaurant has been completing the gastronomic experience of Zadar for the past 40 years and will continue to delight the palate of visitors from all over the world. This restaurant takes the pride in meticulously preparing diverse and delicious dishes from quality and locally grown seasonal produce.

Niko Restaurant

Looking for a high class restaurant in Zadar? Look no further than the family-run seaside restaurant Niko located in the Puntamika area!

Part of a small luxury hotel in Zadar and furnished in traditional style, the restaurant has long been known for its Mediterranean cuisine and fish dishes. Founded more than half a century ago, Niko has become a favourite and must-see restaurant for visitors looking for top-end gastronomic experience based on local delicacies, top-notch service and a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere.

Pizzeria Šime

Pizzeria Šime is a family restaurant and a short, easy walk from our property Adria Concept Boutique Apartments. The famous Zadar pizzeria is an ideal place for a great dinner after a day at the beach. Thanks to the spacious terrace, you will find your ideal place under the sun even if you come in a larger group! Treat yourself to our excellent pizzas and generous portions of pasta at affordable prices, and boost your energy levels in the long summer nights!


Congo Restaurant

The team at the Congo restaurant believe that food is more than a physiological need, and that's why they turn every visit into a unique gourmet experience for their guests. The dishes are a careful combination of original Italian ingredients and local vegetables, meat and seafood. You can satisfy your sweet tooth with our delicious desserts paired with premium wines and gins!


Pamper yourself with the finest food and taste the award-winning wines of the Zadar region


The owners of the Škaulj winery produce award-winning organic wines in the area between Zadar and Benkovac. A visit to the Škaulj winery offers a recognizable and authentic tourist experience supplemented with the finest wines that were approved by the very Swedish royal couple! In addition, the winery serves delicious organic meals overlooking the valley with vineyards and the best local wines.


The Degarra winery produces limited quantity premium wines that have been delighting the lovers of this invaluable alcoholic beverage ever since it was founded. Degarra stands in for names of two friends who founded the winery and are small passionate producers of the world's best wines. Warmth, togetherness, family and passion for quality wines will enchant every traveller visiting this young Zadar winery.


Agricultural cooperative MasVin was founded back in 2006 with the aim to boost rural development in the region of Ravni Kotari. The place is scattered with vineyards producing top Croatian wines, extra-virgin olive oil of the highest quality, delicious figs and fig products. If you would like to taste the organic products of the MasVin cooperative, book a tasting session and enjoy live music from Dalmatia!

Agroturizam Roca

Our Dalmatian tavern on the Roca property will enchant you with its authentic Dalmatian charm, a warm family interior and a selection of premium cured meats. Enjoy the homemade prosciutto and other cured meat delicacies in our catering offer or buy some to bring home. In addition, the property is also a popular trip destination, ideal for long and relaxing walks in the idyllic Dalmatian countryside.

Royal Vineyards

Discover the Royal Vineyards, one of the largest vineyards in Croatia and Dalmatia, a historical story spanning 9 centuries! The finest and most sought-after wines owe their existence to the autochthonous Dalmatian varieties grown on the sunny slopes above Petrčani near Zadar. The Royal Vineyards winery/tavern is an ideal place for family gatherings, special ceremonies, celebrations, or short afternoon excursions offering a view of the Zadar archipelago.

Family-run agricultural holding Butić

The Butić family agricultural holding is located in the beautiful town of Briševo in the region of Ravni Kotari. This traditional tourist destination and its adjoining tavern offering local delicacies will especially attract gourmets. A selection of juicy meat under the bell or on the spit, seasonal fresh vegetables, homemade bread, cheese and prosciutto with a drop of red wine will enchant every palate!

Planning a visit to the Zadar County? Book your stay with us in our Adria Concept Boutique Apartments!