Authentic traditional culinary delicacies
The Mesnička street a street where the city fortresses, city houses and mansions used to be. A place where the toll-house and city entrance used to stand along with the so-called Mesnička gate with the chappel of St. Ivan Nepomuk. The street where the greatest novelist and narrator of Zagreb - August Šenoa lived and died. The place where the most renown writer of north Croatia on the end of 18th century - Tituš Brezovački found his peace. It always had refection for tired travellers and guests. Some twenty years ago, there was “Tri Lovca” that was very familiar to older residents of Zagreb and younger habitants remember it as first cellar “Stari Fijaker” that was renewed on the 25th of August, 1994 for the 900th anyversary of city of Zagreb.
Guiding and renovation of Stari Fijaker 900 has been taken by the current owner, family Juras with their fourteen people of personnel.
In newer history, Mesnička street is located in the center of Zagreb which is only 5 minutes away from the main city square - Jelačić square. It links Lower with Uppper town.
The Stari Fijaker offers a full menu of authentic traditional culinary delicacies representing the Zagreb-Zagorje region of Croatia. We highly recommend that you try our punjeka paprika (stuffed peppers), sarma (cabbage rolls), purica s mlincima (a traditional Croatian Christmas meal - roast turkey with a delicious pasta-like side dish, made of cooked unleavened dough seasoned with turkey drippings), and of course štrukli (cooked cheese-filled pastry, unlike anything you’ve had before, but this is the quintessential Croatian comfort food that you will want to have again and again).
In fact, Stari Fijaker is known for its homemade pastries and breads. You can choose from corn bread, pivnički klipići, pogačice od čvaraka and many others. Go ahead and be adventurous! Your taste buds will thank you. In addition to our comprehensive food menu, we also offer a full non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverage menu, including a wide variety of apéritifs, high quality red and white wines, and domestic as well as imported beer.
Monday to Saturday 11.00 - 23:00, Sunday and holidays 11:00 - 22.00
"There's nothing compared to arrive with an empty stomach into one of the best restaurants in the capital of Croatia and being pleasantly attended".
"We were there today, great host probably one of the best I've met here in Croatia and I've been to probably 200 restaurants in this country so I would know. Good local food and extremely good prices."
“Great place for domestic Croatian food, excellent service. You will keep coming back."