San Rocco: Istria’s Finest Culinary AdventureRestaurants

Srednja Ul. 2, 52474, Brtonigla

What to expect?

Homemade pasta, seasonal tasting menus and the best wines.

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San Rocco is a popular restaurant located in Brtonigla, a charming village in the Istrian region. Whether you’re looking to celebrate a milestone or simply enjoy a night out with your loved one, this restaurant offers the perfect backdrop for an evening of indulgence and enchantment.

San Rocco

Specialty Dish: Žgvacet, A Traditional Istrian Delight

San Rocco is especially popular for its signature dish, Žgvacet, a traditional Istrian specialty made with chicken or rooster. The chef combines olive oil-fried meat with onions, garlic, tomato paste, wine, and water to create a delectable dish.

The dish is typically served with polenta or homemade fuži, a traditional rolled pasta that is native to the region. Once you taste this meal, you will understand why it is a must-try for anyone visiting the Istrian region.

Žgvacet in San Rocco

Žgvacet in San Rocco

Wine Pairings to Complement Every Dish

The wine list is carefully curated to complement the menu perfectly. The selection features mainly wines from the Istrian and Croatian regions, and the knowledgeable staff are always on hand to help guests choose the perfect wine to accompany their meal. From crisp whites to bold reds, this spot has the perfect wine pairing for every dish.

Exceptional Service and Charming Ambience

San Rocco provides exceptional service, with knowledgeable and attentive staff creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for diners. The restaurant’s ambience exudes sophistication and indulgence, offering a delightful dining experience that highlights the region’s finest cuisine.

A Culinary Journey You’ll Never Forget

San Rocco offers an unforgettable culinary journey that every food lover should experience. From its signature dish, Žgvacet, to its carefully curated wine list, every detail is thoughtfully executed to provide an exceptional dining experience.

Whether you’re marking a special occasion or simply looking to indulge in a romantic dinner, San Rocco’s welcoming atmosphere, attentive service, and exquisite cuisine featuring locally sourced ingredients will leave you completely mesmerized.


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Opening Hours

  • Monday 13:00-23:00
  • Tuesday 13:00-23:00
  • Wednesday 13:00-23:00
  • Thursday 13:00-23:00
  • Friday 13:00-23:00
  • Saturday 13:00-23:00
  • Sunday 13:00-23:00

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