Does Croatia Have Michelin Star Restaurants?

Many travelers to Croatia, especially foodies and gourmets, ask whether the country has Michelin star restaurants. The answer is yes! Although Croatia has only a few Michelin starred restaurants, the quality of their food and service is excellent.

The most famous Michelin starred restaurant in Croatia is the Pelegrini restaurant in Sibenik. It has two stars and serves modern Mediterranean cuisine with a focus on local ingredients.

The restaurant’s chef, Tomislav Gretic, uses traditional Croatian recipes with a modern twist. He has created dishes such as a grilled octopus with white polenta, grilled sea bass with grilled vegetables, and grilled lobster with spinach.

Another two Michelin star restaurant in Croatia is Dubrovnik’s 360 degrees by Jeffrey Vella. Located at the top of Mount Srđ overlooking Dubrovnik Old Town and the Adriatic Sea, this restaurant offers an exquisite dining experience featuring Croatian-style Mediterranean cuisine with international influences. Dishes include fresh seafood, local meats and vegetables cooked with herbs from the mountainside gardens.

Finally, there is Adriatic Graso in Rovinj which has one Michelin star. This restaurant serves innovative Istrian cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients such as truffle oil, fresh fish and homemade pasta. Signature dishes include Adriatic Sea bass filet prepared with locally grown vegetables and truffles.


Yes, Croatia does have Michelin-starred restaurants that offer excellent quality food and service. If you’re looking for an unforgettable dining experience during your visit to Croatia, you won’t be disappointed by these top-rated establishments.