Meet Crikvenica and it’s own favorite restaurant and cocktail bar Sabbia

Introduction to Crikvenica Welcome to Crikvenica! A city on the northern Adriatic coast known for its beautiful beaches, rich history, and stunning natural landscapes.

Below you will find basic information about Crikvenica as a tourist destination, its main attractions, historical features, and natural beauties:

  • Location: Crikvenica is situated on the Adriatic Sea, in Kvarner Bay.
  • Beaches: The city boasts numerous beaches, known for their cleanliness and high ecological standards. Some of the most popular beaches in Crikvenica include the city beach Crikvenica, Kaštel, Rokan, Vodna, Podravska...
  • Attractions: Crikvenica offers a range of attractions for visitors to enjoy. The main city square - Trg Stjepana Radića is the center of shops, cafes, and restaurants. The City Museum of Crikvenica is located in the former monastery of the Pauline Fathers, showcasing the rich history and culture of this region. It is definitely worth a visit if you are a history and culture enthusiast.
  • Historical landmarks: Crikvenica has a long history with influences from the Roman, Byzantine, and Venetian Empires, and the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary from the 15th century is a significant historical landmark of the city.
  • Natural beauty: Besides beaches, Crikvenica is surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes. Nearby Kvarner islands, such as Krk and Rab, offer opportunities for day trips and exploration. The mountain range of Velebit, which is part of UNESCO's World Heritage, offers plenty of opportunities for nature enthusiasts - from hiking to nature observation - all within easy reach.
  • Events: The Tourist Board of the City of Crikvenica has created the Experience Crikvenica program (Outdoor-Gastro-Wellness). The project includes outdoor activities and recreation, relaxing wellness programs in hotels and health institutions in the riviera area, and special gastronomic offers in selected catering facilities.


Sabbia offers an all-day experience - a blend of relaxation, entertainment, and gourmet delights. Located on the main beach in Crikvenica throughout the year, we offer an elegant yet laid-back and affordable experience. Our name, Sabbia (Italian for "sand"), inspired by the sandy surroundings, perfectly captures the atmosphere of our venue. We have created a beautiful interior and exterior to create an ambiance that will delight you.

Restaurant & Pizzeria

Our story began in 2006, and a year later, we found ourselves on the prestigious list of the top 100 restaurants in Croatia.

Sabbia is a restaurant for a relaxed dining experience that focuses on providing an authentic Mediterranean experience to our guests. Whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, our wide selection of dishes will surely satisfy your desires. Our menu offers a wide variety of options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, carefully designed to provide our guests with an authentic Mediterranean experience. Our focus is on a leisurely dinner, with an emphasis on high-quality ingredients and flavors inspired by the Mediterranean.

Our menu offers various options, including seafood, pasta, and other Mediterranean specialties. One of the featured dishes on the menu is squid, which has received praise from our guests. The menu is available online, making it easily accessible to anyone who wants to browse our offerings before visiting the restaurant. Whether you are dining with friends, family, or a loved one, we at Sabbia restaurant are the perfect place to relax and enjoy an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

Pizza, a classic of Italian cuisine that almost everyone loves. You will find various types of pizzas with us that will delight even the most demanding. The combination of delicious pizza and a view of the sea - can it get any better? Sabbia is a place for true pizza lovers who want to enjoy every bite. Each pizza is prepared with care and is rich in flavors attributed to fresh ingredients and the skillful hands of our team.

Let every bite of pizza be accompanied by a feeling of satisfaction and peace provided by the view of the blue sea.

Lounge & Cocktail Bar

Our lounge bar will delight you with its relaxed atmosphere and beautiful view of the sea, which extends from the terrace, offering over 100 seats, while the indoor area can accommodate an additional 30 guests. The prominent feature of our space is the interior, which combines elements of wood, stone, and glass to create a harmony of modern design and Mediterranean style. Every detail has been carefully designed to create a sense of comfort and relaxation, providing an experience to remember. Our rich selection of cocktails, wines, and other beverages prepared by our expert staff, who carefully craft each drink, will satisfy everyone's palate. The combination of a wide selection of drinks and a beautiful view of the sea will turn an ordinary night into an incredible experience of pure pleasure.

Sabbia Dolce

During the summer months, we open a sweet corner for you - Sabbia Dolce, where you will find craft ice creams, freshly squeezed juices, refreshing smoothies, and waffles. Our team selects only the best and freshest ingredients to create irresistible flavors. Whether you are a fan of fruity, chocolate, or innovative flavors, our wide range of craft ice creams will satisfy all your sweet cravings. Sabbia Dolce is not just a place for treats but an overall sweet experience.

Sabbia Veloce

Sabbia Veloce opens its doors to you during the summer season to provide a delicious street food experience. Our location allows us to combine quality food with the beautiful ambiance of the beach. The street food menu is designed to provide you with an irresistible combination of diverse flavors and textures while allowing you to enjoy the charms of the main beach. Whether you are looking for a quick bite while sunbathing or a light meal while strolling along the coast, our food is created to make your beach stay a complete pleasure.

Event managment

Every event is special if you deem it so. Wedding, business event, engagement, anniversary, birthday, or anything else - we are here for you. Our venue can accommodate up to 150 people, providing enough space for all your guests. With our services, you don't have to worry about the details because we take care of everything, from food and drinks to decoration and music, tailoring every aspect of the event to your wishes and preferences. Our diverse menu is tailored to your desires, and you choose the type of service you want. Additionally, we take care of welcoming guests to make your event unforgettable. Let your celebration be filled with laughter, love, and unforgettable moments as you surrender to the magical environment we create for you. We are ready to make your events special because we believe that every moment deserves to be celebrated in the best possible way.

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Our Location



What are your restaurant's working hours?
Sabbia is open every day from 08:00 until 24:00. Please check our Google Business profile for any special holiday hours or closures.
What is your restaurant's dress code?
We encourage smart-casual attire, but there is no strict dress code. Please feel free to come as you are and enjoy your dining experience. However, we kindly ask our guests to avoid wearing swimming attire in the dining area to maintain the comfort and ambiance of the restaurant.
Is there parking available at your restaurant?
Yes, there is parking near the restaurant that our guests can use.
Do I need a reservation to dine at your restaurant?
Reservations are recommended, especially during peak hours or for large groups. You can easily make a reservation on our website or by calling us at +385 (51) 588 599 .