In addition to the town's other amenities, Opatija can also be described as a destination offering some superb gastronomic experiences. In excellent restaurants across the Opatija Riviera you can savour some of the best specialities of the local and national cuisine.
Treat yourself to a variety of culinary delicacies prepared for you by some of Croatia's finest chefs using local ingredients and combining traditional dishes with innovative variations of the modern cuisine.
Each season in Opatija has its own specialities, always interesting and creative: asparagus and cherries in springtime, sweet chestnuts from the Lovran area in the autumn. Home-made curd cheese, fresh fish from the Adriatic, scampi and shellfish, Istrian pršut home-cured ham, home-made cheeses – these can all be enjoyed in Opatija's restaurants, offering some superb gastronomic experiences.