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Discover the Culinary Delights at Hotel Pinija’s A La Carte Restaurants

Restaurant Lanterna

We’re thrilled to introduce new gastronomic offerings for this season at our a la carte restaurants, Kantun and Lanterna. Each restaurant presents a unique dining experience, perfect for any occasion, from casual beachside snacks to elegant dinners under the stars.

Restaurant Kantun: Casual Dining by the Beach

Nestled beside the hotel’s beach, Restaurant Kantun is your go-to spot for an informal lunch, a quick snack, or an early dinner. Imagine dining with the soothing sounds of the waves and a breathtaking view of the sea and the Zadar archipelago. The shade of the surrounding pine forest provides a cool and refreshing retreat after a day of seaside adventures.

This season, Kantun is delighted to offer an enhanced menu featuring meat and fish dishes that cater to various tastes. Here are some highlights that you must try:

Kantun Burger: This unique twist on a classic burger features a succulent prawn patty topped with cheese and fresh vegetables. It’s a delightful fusion of flavors that’s sure to become a favorite.

Wok with Shrimps: A vibrant and flavorful dish, our wok with prawns is a perfect choice for those craving a taste of the sea with a touch of Asian flair.

Kantun Pizza: Our house specialty pizza is a culinary masterpiece, topped with smoked salmon, prawns, and fresh vegetables. Each bite offers a harmonious blend of smoky, savory, and fresh flavors that will leave you wanting more.

Restaurant Lanterna: Elegant Dining with a View

For a more formal dining experience, head to Restaurant Lanterna. Perched on a terrace with a stunning view of Petrčane and the mesmerizing sunset, Lanterna offers the perfect setting for a romantic dinner or a special celebration.

Lanterna’s menu is a tribute to Mediterranean cuisine, featuring the finest meat and fish dishes crafted with fresh, local ingredients. Our carefully selected wines from esteemed Zadar County winemakers complement each dish perfectly. Here are the chef’s top recommendations:

Cold Fish Plate: This exquisite starter includes octopus carpaccio, tuna pâté, marinated Gilt-head bream, smoked tuna, and marinated prawns. It’s a symphony of flavors and textures showcasing the sea’s best.

Mussels or Shrimp alla „Buzara“: A traditional dish with a rich, aromatic sauce that enhances the natural sweetness of the seafood. It’s a must-try for any seafood lover.

Steak and Grilled Vegetables: Our succulent steak paired with perfectly grilled vegetables is a satisfying and hearty choice for those who prefer meat.

Both Kantun and Lanterna offer more than just a meal—they provide an unforgettable dining experience with their picturesque settings and exceptional cuisine. Our restaurants at Hotel Pinija promise to delight your taste buds and create lasting memories, whether you’re having a relaxed meal by the beach or a sophisticated dinner with a view.

Bon appétit!