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Pašticada braised beef, veal prepared under a peka baking lid, and fresh grilled fish are just some of the traditional Dalmatian dishes of Makarska. The most famous wine is pošip, then the old variety crljenak (zinfandel), and plavac mali. Here’s where you can try the best of local and international cuisine in Makarska!


La Pentola Trattoria Italiana

Location: Ul. Kralja Petra Krešimira IV 19, Makarska (next to the Valamar Meteor Hotel)
T: + 385 21 611 419

If you’re in the mood for a superb pizza with the freshest ingredients, hand-made pasta, a tuna steak or a good burger, then visit the charming La Pentola Trattoria Italiana restaurant. Book a table on the terrace with a view of the sea and enjoy Italian dishes that make an impression on everyone.

Restaurant Castellum

Location: Kačićev trg 7, Makarska
T: + 385 95 362 4329

If you’d like to spend a pleasant evening enjoying quality wines and spectacular food, Restaurant Castellum is the place to be. The menu includes original interpretations of great Mediterranean cuisine, and the wine list guarantees a perfect match, whatever dish you choose!

Kala Bar

Location: Prvosvibanjska ul. 1, Makarska
T: + 385 91 374 3471

Who can resist delicious burgers, tacos, fresh tuna, or shredded pork? You’ll find these popular dishes on the menu of the charming KaLa Bar. Good food, cool service and great value for money – this is what guests like most here!

Špina Bar

Location: Kalalarga 32, Makarska
T: + 385 99 759 1111

Set into the walls of Kalalarga, the oldest street in the town, this exciting bar provides the perfect setting for a relaxed get-together, with home-made tapas food, a glass of wine or a craft cocktail. Feel the vibe of the kala street on the terrace or enjoy the interior ambience of the 200-year-old stone building.

Vicenco Grill & Bar

Location: Obala kralja Tomislava 21, Makarska
T: + 385 98 962 4300

Enjoy a rich Dalmatian meal and the pleasant atmosphere of the Vicenco Grill & Bar near the town harbour. Taste fresh scampi, squid or tuna; if you prefer pizza, you’ll surely find one to your taste on the menu.

Restaurant Hrpina

Location: Trg Hrpina 1, Makarska
T: + 385 92 188 3381

Located on the square of the same name, this charming little restaurant offers an characterful atmosphere to enjoy local pizza. Pamper your palate with the home-made manistra with beef and mushrooms, or the signature lamb or octopus Hrpina style! Bon appétit!

Restaurant Don Antonio

Location: Cvjetna ulica 2, Makarska
T: + 385 98 287 948

At Don Antonio, you can taste local dishes combined with Italian specialities and produce from the owner’s family farm, which prides itself in a long tradition of producing organic olive oil, wine and brandy. Don’t miss tasting their carob liqueur!

Restaurant Jež

Location: Ul. Kralja Petra Krešimira IV 90, Makarska
T: + 385 91 250 9092

If you like fine dining, this is the place to visit. You’ll be surprised by the elegance and sophistication of Dalmatian flavours on the plate, and you’ll also enjoy a wide selection of quality wines. Ideal for a romantic evening for two!

Papar Grill & Boutique Mesnica

Location: Ul. Vladimira Nazora 1B, Makarska
T: + 385 21 690 900

Papar Grill serves exclusive cuts of meat from all over the world, from Argentina to Japan, to provide you with a unique gourmet experience. Here you can taste the prized Japanese Wagyu beef, premium 21-day aged steaks and other delicacies, and also take home some fresh meat from its butcher shop.

Tempera StreetFood & Bar

Location: Šetaliste fra Jure Radića, Makarska
T: + 385 99 646 3146

According to the Gault&Millau review, this modern bar with international cuisine attracts mostly a younger clientele, who enjoy sharing the delicious snacks served on wooden boards. The menu includes creative dishes for all tastes, and the atmosphere by the sea is friendly and relaxed.


Wine bar Grabovac

Location: Kačićev trg 11, Makarska
T: + 385 21 745 788

The Grabovac wine bar is located in a quiet and romantic corner of the old town of Makarska. Here you can taste excellent local wines from the Grabovac winery along with fine snacks, relax and let the time float by.

Grabovac Winery

Location: Križnog puta 17, 21264, Donji Proložac (36 km from Makarska)
T: + 385 21 846 767

Grabovac Winery in Donji Proložac near Imotski has maintained the family tradition of winemaking since 1812. Their main varieties are kujundžuša, trnjak and vranac, and they are also proud of their first Dalmatian sparkling wine. The winery is also worth visiting!

Vina Đuzel

Location: Glavina Gornja 81, Imotski (41 km from Makarska)
T: + 385 21 843 103

The vineyards of the Đuzel family winery near Imotski are located as high as 700 m above sea level. Their wines Trnjak Premium, Rose Đuzel, Chardonnay and Kujundžuša are produced in limited series and probably cannot be found anywhere else than in their tasting room!

Stina Winery

Location: Riva 16, 21420, Bol (island of Brač)
T: + 385 20 306 220

The Bogondon, Godiment and Noda labels were inspired by the Brač stone (which locals call ‘stina’), and the vineyards located on the cliffs of the island. Tasting these wines, you’ll sense the unique blend of tradition and a modern approach to creating high quality wine.

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