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3 Croatian Restaurants on French La Liste’s World’s Best List

Dean Dubokovič

Monte (photo credit / Dean Dubokovič)

Three restaurants from Croatia have made La Liste’s prestigious list of the World’s Best Restaurants…

France’s La Liste, which is sanctioned by the French Tourism Board and was established as a counter the UK-based World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, have recently presented its list of the finest restaurants in the world.

Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville in Switzerland, which has 3 Michelin stars, was named the world’s no. 1 out of the 1,000 top restaurants in 48 countries. New York restaurant Per Se was rated no. 2 in the world, whilst Kyo Aji in Tokyo, Japan was 3rd.

The global list had room for three restaurants from Croatia, and they all are situated in the Istria region.

600th – Monte (Rovinj)


Monte (photo / Dean Dubokovič)



Monte (photo / Dean Dubokovič)

618th – Damir & Ornella (Novigrad)

Damir & Ornella (photo Petr Blaha)

Damir & Ornella (photo Petr Blaha)

Damir & Ornella

Damir & Ornella

969th – Stancija Meneghetti (Bale)


Stancija Meneghetti dining room


Stancija Meneghetti treats

Japan had the most number of restaurants on the list (126), followed by France (118) and the Unites States (101).

La Liste uses an algorithm and factors in 200 international dining guides, crowd-sourced websites like TripAdvisor and Yelp, and reviews in major media such as The New York Times and Washington Post.

You can check out La Liste’s Top 1,000 here.

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