Restaurants & Bars
The guests of the Riva Apartments have plenty of opportunities to explore the gastronomic offer. They only have to come down to the beautiful Vrsar waterfront to enjoy pizzas and pasta dishes the Istrian way at the Basilico Pizza Pasta restaurant or grilled dishes with a local twist at the Lovor Real Grill restaurant. They are also welcome at the restaurants and bars of the nearby Hotel Pineta and Belvedere Resort, or they can enjoy the shade and the relaxed atmosphere of the Piano Bar with their favourite drink in their hand. The name Aroma Gelati Experience speaks for itself: it is a destination you cannot miss if you enjoy delicious ice creams, which make a walk along the waterfront a truly sweet experience.
Riva Apartments – Restaurants & Bars
In our restaurants and bars, you can expect top-quality food and drinks with local ingredients and Mediterranean flavours, with creative interpretations by chefs that will surprise and delight you.
Some people can’t start the day without a good cup of coffee, so why not enjoy breakfast at the same time with one of the most beautiful views of the nearby islands near Vrsar. From the extensive menu of the buffet restaurant at the Pineta Hotel, you can choose between hot and cold dishes for breakfast and dinner, as well as special diets adapted for athletes, vegetarians or diabetics. But if you have already planned your whole day and want to start your adventure as soon as possible, we will prepare packed lunches for you.
You will undoubtedly build up quite an appetite after a whole day spent cycling through the magical scenery of Istria. And we have just the thing for you. Head down to the charming waterfront promenade of Vrsar and visit the Basilico Pizza Pasta restaurant, which pays homage to local tradition and uses locally sourced, fresh, and seasonal produce, taking pride in its modern flavours and friendly, unobtrusive service. While choosing your favourite local, Istrian toppings for the delicious, crispy warm dough, enjoy local wine such as malvasia and teran or interesting craft beers from local microbreweries. Don’t worry, pasta lovers, we made sure that your needs are met with a selection of pasta of numerous shapes and flavours. If you’d like a recommendation, make sure to try the famous Istrian pasta called fuži with world-renowned Istrian truffles. Basilico Pizza Pasta is part of the MaiEats Restaurants & Bars brand, which serves as a guarantee of fresh ingredients, delicious food, and a superb selection of drinks in a friendly, laid-back atmosphere.
The Belvedere Resort is a place to relax, but also to take advantage of all the experiences the destination has to offer. Whether you decide to spend the day at the spectacular pool, exploring numerous cycling routes, or discovering water sports that you may not have even known about, here your day will be packed full of adventures. But the evening is a different story. In the evening, the adventurers shift gear into relax mode and enjoy a different type of experience. At the Lovor Real Grill, it is all about local tradition, locally sourced, fresh, and seasonal produce, and taking pride in its modern flavours and friendly, unobtrusive service. Start a relaxed summer dinner on one of the most beautiful terraces in Vrsar with a glass of local wine such as malvasia or teran and a plate of local pršut and follow that up with a thick steak or delicious grilled prawns and interesting local microbrews. Lovor Real Grill is part of the MaiEats Restaurants & Bars brand, which serves as a guarantee of fresh ingredients, delicious food, and a superb selection of drinks in a friendly, laid-back atmosphere.
Serving as many as 32 flavours of ice cream, made to be irresistible according to the best recipes. The ice cream parlour is located in the Pineta Hotel and is one of the most highly recommended must-visit places in Vrsar. Try combinations such as lemon with basil, peach with rosemary, or chocolate with mint. Coffee and cocktails are also available.
Located in the shade and overlooking the sea, the Pineta Hotel Lobby Piano Bar is an ideal place to unwind and enjoy the moment. As you relax on the beautiful terrace, you can try different alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Forget about your smartphone, at least for a moment. This is the perfect place to recharge your batteries and enjoy the moment.
Discover a wide selection of fast food, refreshing cocktails, and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at the bar located by the Belvedere Resort’s swimming pool. You can chill all day on a sunlounger by the pool or enjoy a swim with the constantly available food and drinks.