Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Croatia

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Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Croatia

Although Croatia is famous for its traditional fish and meat cuisine, it adapted immensely with the needs and minds of all sorts of lifestyles guided by the importance of what one eats. Over the last ten years vegetarian restaurants with vegan and gluten-free dishes have spread all over the country providing high-quality offer frequently visited by non-vegans as they simply cannot resist the taste.

We will list some of the best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Croatia.

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in SPLIT

Pandora Green Box

In the old town with a plant decorated ambient and stylish interior providing a pleasant atmosphere you will find delicious acai bowls for breakfast, cold pressed juices, homemade ice teas, smoothies, and gluten free craft beer. Along the amazing food, Pandora Green Box is known for their wonderful cocktails.


Little restaurant/coffee shop with food that is organic homemade, local, fresh, seasonal and cooked by the owner offers a large variety and big portions of well-balanced protein meals, simply great falafels, hemp burgers and delicious creamy desserts. You can sit-in or get a take-away. Ten minutes’ walk from the old town and worth visiting as everyone decides to come back for more.

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Split

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Split

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Marta’s Veggie Fusion 

With super fresh ingredients, menu includes burrito bowls, quinoa salad, pumpkin soup, beetroot burgers and wonderful chia pudding. Although outside of the old town, it has become a regular visit for tourists and locals.

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in ZADAR

Art of Raw

Located at the very well-known and popular The Garden Zadar, Art of Raw is a vegan and raw food restaurant specializing in unique menu items. Main menu is divided into breakfast, savory sweets and drinks with a variety of raw vegan food. Dishes include spaghetti courgette, spring rolls, empanadas, chia porridge, kale chips, carrot vanilla cake and pizza.

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in ŠIBENIK

Bistro SHE

Place uses locally sourced fruits and vegetables for salads, sandwiches, smoothies, and they make their own homemade bread. SHE has a rooftop and offers gazpacho, various soups, black bean burgers and cakes. Seasonal opening from late May to October.

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in DUBROVNIK

Urban & Veggie

Owned by a successful triathlete who follows a plant-based diet for body recuperation, this restaurant offers infinite nutritious possibilities. They use seasonal, locally grown, GMO free organic produce and firmly follow ecological and sustainable way of preparation.

You can find a threesome spread starters, homemade egg-free mayo, gluten-free sandwiches with a right ratio of vegs and plant-based proteins, seasonally tuned soup of the day, daily combo-dish offer for main courses with a perfect match of Croatian world-awarded wines and, of-course, wonderful desserts. Urban Veggie is located in Dubrovnik’s historic port of Gruž and their garden terrace is a perfect chill spot for a healthy meal.


The restaurant serves only 100% vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes. Owned by a Swiss-Croatian couple, with international-inspired cuisine but ingredients often locally sourced, Nishta has menu items such as zucchini lasagne, pea-mint-coconut soup falafels made with chickpeas, burger made from barely, beans and smoked seitan. There is a different menu for each weekday and unlimited options at salad bar.

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Dubrovnik

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Dubrovnik

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Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in ZAGREB

Zrno Bio Bistro

The first 100% organic vegan restaurant in Croatia offers seasonal, fresh, local, and organic fruits and vegetables from their eco-farm “Zrno” which is located near Zagreb in a small village. On the menu, you can find quinoa salad, penne pasta, falafel, potato fries, miso and sesame soup and veggie variants of classic dishes.


Ten minutes’ walk from Ban Jelacic Square, this club restaurant offers daily menus with soups, pasta, seitan, tofu, tempeh, curries, house-made bread, various salads, and raw and gluten-free dishes, as well as sweets and cakes.

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in RIJEKA


Located in the city center, this place cares a lot about animals and promotes a healthy diet: macrobiotics, vegetarianism, and veganism. There is usually a daily menu with a variety of dishes such as soups, lasagne, pizza, pasta, vegetables, cereal, legume, cakes, and crepes.

All listed places are known for their high-quality ingredients and chefs who turn them into creative, delicious dishes pleasing everyone’s taste. With plenty of great reviews, we hope this list helps you to find the best as some of our guests have decided to visit Croatian cities again solely for the restaurants listed above!

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