Dalmatian cuisine is specific cuisine when it comes to food preparation. Richness of the sea and sea life, combined with herbs, like rosemary, bay leaf, basil, olives gives extraordinary smell and taste. Favorable geographical position allows good conditions for growing olive trees from which well known Dalmatian olive oil is made. Along Dalmatian coastline one can find different kinds of grapevine from which red and white wine is made (postup, pošip, prosecco). Dalmatian Parma ham is well known, and grilled fish, olive oil with spinach and potatoes, induced with Mediterranean herbs are turned instantly into gourmet speciality. These fragrant dishes have to be accompanied with good wine. Traditional Dalmatian cuisine has to tried as it is one of the healthiest in the world.
Our intention is to introduce local restaurants and taverns along the nautical routes you may go. So, if you find yourself on island Hvar you will be able to visit some reccomended restaurant or tavern. On the other hand you may plan your trip according to the restaurants of your interest. It is all up to you.
Tavern Idro, Trogir
In the old town of Trogir there are many cosy restaurants available for tourists, but we reccomend tavern Jidro, as one of the finest. It is located not more then 50 meters from the cathedral in the small street in an old renesaince building. Excelent ambient of stone and wood. Our recomendation is based on the quality of food and drinks you will be served. You will have excellent service by pleasant stuff, while you will enjoy numerous details on every corner of the tavern, inhaling pleasant smells from the kitchen. Your hosts are specially proud of their sea food specialties.
Restaurant Šćedro, Šćedro – island Hvar
Šćedro is an island by the south shore of the island Hvar, about 1 NM from Zavala on Hvar. It is separated by Šćedorski kanal from Hvar, and by Korčulanski kanal from island Korčula.
On the island there are about 30 inhabitants in summertime, and 15 in wintertime. Long ago there were two settlements Mostir and Nastane. Nastane have only two maintained houses today and the rest are ruins. There are dominican monastery ruins as well on the island.
There are no running water nor electricity on the island but there is enough water from built water tanks. Electricity is provided by generators or solar panels.
On the southern side is an airplane wing from the WW2, and the rest of the plane is in the sea. The island was called Torta in the history.
Meneghello resort, Palmižana – island Hvar
21450 Hvar, Palmižana
Tel: +385 21 717 270 • +385 21 717 268
Mob: +385 91 478 3111
Tourist resor Meneghello (founded 1906) is located in a beautiful egzotic park on the larger part of island Sveti Klement. It consist of 10 buildings (50 beds) and 2 restaurants “Palmižana” and “Toto’s”. These are famous of its traditional mediterranian cuisine daily fresh fish, lobsters and other sea fruits. There is an amfora museum and a gallery of modern art as well.
Photo by Ivo Pervan