Our cuisine and passion – inspired by Mediterranean flavors, infused by local ingredients

Restaurant “La Parenzana” welcomes you to experience the flavors of contemporary Mediterranean cuisine. Each of our meals is carefully prepared using only fresh and seasonal ingredients.
In our kitchen, we prepare handmade pasta, bread and sauces to accompany our dishes. The other ingredients are from our garden or sourced from local farms, forests or the Adriatic Sea.
Our everyday dedication is to provide an amazing dining experience full of Mediterranean flavors that you will feel will all your senses.

Private dining & weddings & business events – elegant setting for a relaxed dining indulgence

Situated in a picturesque historical building, surrounded by lush greenery, Restaurant “La Parenzana” in Buje offers a unique ambiance making it the perfect spot for your business events, team building, family gatherings and weddings. You can enjoy your meal outside on the charming patio or in the cozy, yet elegant interior.

  • indoor seating for up to 25 people
  • outdoor seating for up to 55 people
  • additional private room for up to 40 people sitting
  • option for room reservation at nearby “La Parenzana” B&B

Restaurant “La Parenzana” – A story to feel & taste

Restaurant “La Parenzana” is part of a picturesque 19th- century building located in Buje near the former Austro-Hungarian railway line “Parenzana”. Today, this old railway has been turned into a bike and walking trail. The location is ideal for exploring Istria’s inland with its historical towns like Motovun and Grožnjan.
Istria is a well-known olive oil and wine destination. Thus, it is natural that restaurant “La Paranzana” serves over 60 brands of renowned regional wines, 21 award-winning brands of olive oil and locally produced spirits.

In the same building, you will find “La Parenzana” B&B-rustically decorated for a comfortable option for those who would like to enjoy a peaceful oasis in the heart of Istria.

Ana & Marko

Hello, we are Ana and Marko, and it is a great pleasure to invite you to our house of Mediterranean flavors in the heart of Istria.
We are all about food, top-quality wine, fresh and locally sourced ingredients, the full taste & scent of the Mediterranean.
Influenced by the countryside where live, we proudly support local farms, fishermen and producers of spirits, wine, and beer, but also local artists whose works are displayed in our restaurant. We believe that the combination of fresh and locally sourced ingredients and creativity is what makes our cuisine an experience you will not forget.
Join us at our oasis in the heart of Istria in the picturesque surroundings of Buje!

Delivery & Reservation contact

Opening hours:

Winter hours (October – May)
12:00-22:00, Monday closed
Summer hours (June – Sep)
12:00- 22:00, Monday closed

+ 385 52 777 460
Volpia 3, 52460 Buje, Croatia