Adio Mare

Mario Sardelić, Klaudijo Bojić, Ante Bojić
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If you have never visited the town of Korčula, we will just tell you that it is a small scale Dubrovnik, one indescribably beautiful old-fashioned sweetshop where you will always want to return. And under one of the many bell towers, amidst the pretty old town, amongst the murmur and sounds of the street, you will find the Adio Mare tavern/restaurant.

During the summer everything is packed in Korčula, and so it is also necessary to book in advance here. The tavern itself delights with its cleanliness, freshness and celestial high ceiling. Alongside its pleasant indoor part, even nicer is the stone terrace that always has a light breeze. The clientele who we sit next to are from all corners of the world, they speak various languages and dialects, and are general enjoying the natural shade of the myrtle from the flowerpots.

The family tradition of listening to what the guest wants is something that Adio Mare has done since 1974, essentially a fish restaurant with an excellent seafood, as well as meat selection. So here alongside the classic fish, shellfish and cephalopod dishes also on offer are local Korčula specialities, from a modified pašticada (stewed beef in sauce), special mixed kebabs, pork loin and so on. Something for everyone.

They are most famous for their wood-fired grill, however the fantastic bream carpaccio with mustard is certainly worth trying as a starter plus the rich and thick fish soup, which is closer to a stew than the classics. Peškafondo (line caught), grilled squid of an international portion of 400 gm are a must, and at the end a local orange and chocolate cake, as well as Dalmatian classics.

The wines from Korčula and Pelješac, Pošip and Plavac, ideally accompany seafood in all its forms, so one thing is sure – Adio Mare will not leave you hungry or thirsty. On the contrary, you will enjoy the traditional Mediterranean with modern details especially with the starters and desserts of chef Ante Bojić.

The affordable prices and view of the birth house of Marco Polo, top delicacies and quality local wines – mean it is time that you fall in love with Korčula and Adio Mare.

Author of photography: Ivo Čagalj/PIXSELL

-- Your Gourmet 365

Contact number: 020/711-253, 098/243 845



Working hours: The Adio Mare Tavern is opened from 15th April to 15th October:

Monday - Saturday: 12:00 -23:00 h
Sunday: 18:00 -23:00 h

NOTE: Restaurant is closed until spring 2018

Region: Dalmatia-Split

Address: Marka Pola 2 ; 20260 Korčula

Capacity: 70

Price range: 200-300kn

Restaurant description:

The Adio Mare Tavern was established in 1974, and it offers a Mediterranean grill, modern and traditional dishes.
It mainly prepares fish and seafood specialities and this part of the menu depends totally on the daily catch.

The central part of the tavern is dominated by the kitchen around which are located six tables for guests who like to follow the preparation of the food. The other part is located in the beautiful ambience of the old shipbuilding workshop which is typical of Korčula tradition, whilst the last part is a terrace surrounded by orange and lemon trees from where there extends a view of the birth house of Marco Polo and the oldest church on Korčula, St Peter’s. A unique location for a unique culinary experience.

Awards and recognitions:

In the 40 best restaurants in Dalmatia in 2012 and 2013
Included in almost all world guides.
Seasonal menu