Konoba Galija: "Amazing food" Cavtat Restaurant Tip by averageyorkshirejoe

Cavtat Restaurants: 25 reviews and 44 photos

by averageyorkshirejoe
  • Amazing food - Cavtat
  • the tasty scampi - Cavtat
      the tasty scampi
    by averageyorkshirejoe

A lot reviews in the magazines and books of the restaurants in cavtat talk about Leut and Dalmation, but having eaten at the Galija 3 times i was genuinely surprised this one did not get mentioned more. It is a small restaurant at the end of the promenade next to the Franciscan monastry and church but which also has a beautiful patio area overlooking the bay, all candlelit and with a piano player. We ate here on a whim and were amazed at the quality of service and food for the price you pay, its not cheap by any means but it is not as expensive as most of the others and it certainly was as good as them, if not better. The staff were friendly and professional, the service quick and efficient and the food had such brilliant attention to detail, with care in everything on the plate, like the accompnements which are sometimes an afterthought in some places.
I can heartily recommend the veal in a mushroom and pistachio sauce, the deer in a picante sauce and the squid stuffed with feta cheese. The scampi and pork cutlet were also lovely too. Tender meat and ample portions without being overfaced and not too fussy. the wine is also a bit more reasonable here, so if you want a romantic or relaxing meal with fine food and wine, dont listen to all the books - i think this is the best place to go in Cavtat.

Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Phone: 385 020 47 85 66
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 5
Theme: Local
Website: http://www.galija.hr

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 24, 2008
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