Proclaimed Rijeka gastronomic ports for 2024.

This year, 37 restaurants met the criteria for 64 titles of Rijeka Gastronomic Ports.

Author  HrTurizam.hr

1. May 2024.

Harbors provide shelter from bad weather, they are places of new encounters, places where you can restock, feel protected, leave them in better condition than you entered them.

Rijeka has a long port history, and the brand of the city as a port city is also transferred to other segments of life. You can also experience the benefits of the 'port' in the catering establishments that carry it titles Rijeka's gastronomic ports, and they are profiled according to the offer and ambience they offer.

In 2024 37 restaurants has fulfilled the criteria for 64 titles of Rijeka gastronomic ports, which will be awarded in 10 categories: Ports of local ingredients; Fishing ports; Vegan ports; Barbeque ports; Business ports; Romantic ports; Family ports; Ports for wine enthusiasts; Ports of specialty and Ports of flavors from other countries. 

Anchor in the gastronomic ports that best suit your current needs and moods, set sail with flavors and atmospheres and leave the port stronger and enriched with beautiful experiences!

Photo: Gastronomic port of Rijeka

The candidates are:

  • Fishing ports - Konoba Ugor, "Girica" ​​tavern and fish market, Nautica Restaurant&Bar, Konoba Ribica, Konoba BORIK, Bistro La Scarpetta, @Konoba Feral, Bistro Mornar and Konoba Fiume;
  • Ports of local ingredients - Tarsa Konoba, Nautica, Restaurant Antack, Girica, Mornar, Fiume, Conca d'Oro and La Scarpetta;
  • Barbeque ports - Grill Lovorka, Bodega Grill & Beer, Batak, Kooglana Food&Fun and @Barbacoa - Barbeque port with a view;
  • Vegan ports: Vegetarian bistro "Tifan Co.", @Rica gluten free and @KOYA - ASIAN NOODLES;
  • Business ports - Kamov restaurant, Bonavia hotel; Botel Marina; Laurel and Feral;
  • Romantic ports  - Nautica, Spagho, Restaurant Antack and Capote y Olé;
  • Family ports - La scarpetta, Tarsa, Botel Marina, Kooglana, The Kitchen - Hilton hotel, Mornar and Lovorka;
  • Ports for wine enthusiasts - Hidden wine bistro, Ribica, Botel Marina, Spagho and wine & dine "Kod Zajca";

Photo: Gastronomic port of Rijeka

Rijeka's gastronomic ports of taste from other countries:

  • Asian and harbor sushi - TAIYO Sushi Restaurant;
  • Port of Spain - Capote y Olé;
  • Italian port - Spagho
  • Italian port - Destino 
  • Asian street food port - Koya Asian Noodles.
  • Gastronomic port of Rijeka specialties:
  • Fine - dining port - Nebo Restaurant & Lounge; 
  • The oldest gastronomic port - Conca d'oro;
  • Luka Bistronomija - Hidden Wine Bistro;
  • Historical port - Tarsa; 
  • Day port - Mezzanine;
  • Daily port of Korčula - Blato 1902;
  • Day port - Užanca;
  • Gastronomic beer port - King's Caffé Food pub;
  • Bowling port - Kooglana; 
  • Bezgutenska port - Rica; 
  • 100% vegetarian daily port - Tifan; 
  • Port of Langos - Langos bar;
  • Šurlica harbor with a view - Trsatica; 
  • Pirate harbor - Bistro Pirates. 

The announcement of Rijeka gastronomic ports 2024 was held on April 30, 2024 in Hilton Rijeka Costabella. In the introductory part of the announcement, the mayor of Rijeka Marko Filipović, the director of the Tourist Board of the City of Rijeka Petar Škarpa and the initiator and manager of the project Karin Mimica from the company Abisal, Gastronaut, addressed those present.

Photo: Gastronomic port of Rijeka

After the announcement, some of the assets of their gastronomic port were presented by the hosts from Hilton, which won the titles of Rijeka Gastronomic Family Port for the restaurant The Kitchen and Port of Speciality - Fine Dinig Port for the restaurant Nebo Restaurant & Lounge; Bodega - Barbeque port, whose owner is Bojan Cvetković, who is also the owner of the BBQ partner company, which supplies other catering establishments with meat products for barbeque, and Massimo Liao, from TAIYO Sushi Restaurant, Rijeka's gastronomic Asian port of sushi.

House of Krčko Pršuta Žužić offered for tasting its prosciutto, the champion of the 10th Day of Croatian Prosciutto, and wineries accompanied the announcement of Rijeka's gastronomic ports with wines: Vinska kuća Pavlomir and PZ Vrbnik.

The Rijeka Gastronomic Port project is implemented by the Rijeka Tourist Board in cooperation with the Rijeka company Abisal, Klub Gastronaut.hr.

Photos: Rino Gropuzzo and Voljen Grbac

Author  HrTurizam.hr

1. May 2024.