Discover and experience the magic of Mljet at Restaurant Maestral, a family establishment with three generations of culinary tradition.

About us

Welcome to Restaurant Maestral, a family establishment now in its third generation of culinary tradition. Since its founding in 1998, Maestral Restaurant has consistently provided guests with a unique gastronomic experience.

Striving to preserve tradition while incorporating modernity, the restaurant offers a delightful combination of dishes. Our menu consists of Mediterranean cuisine, showcasing a diverse array of seafood, grilled specialties, and other culinary delights characteristic of the region.

The chef’s extensive experience gained from working in various restaurants across Europe, combined with the skills and hospitality of the staff will ensure that you enjoy your dining experience at our restaurant.

Nonetheless, the panoramic views of Okuklje bay, along with the familial ambiance will make your experience unforgettable.

You're on a sailing adventure and need a place to dock? We're here to assist you!

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You're on a sailing adventure and need a place to dock? We're here to assist you!

You’re on a sailing adventure and need a place to dock? We’re here to assist you!

Reserve a table here or send us a direct message:

They All Love Our Food

We are committed to ensuring our guests’ satisfaction by attentively listening to their needs and preferences, striving to exceed their expectations with every experience.

"Excellent fish restaurant, perhaps even the best I've ever eaten at. It's evident that the restaurant is family-run, the food is simply enchanting, all ingredients are homemade, the staff is extremely friendly, making you feel incredibly comfortable. The view from the restaurant is perfect. Simply all recommendations, anyone visiting Mljet must definitely visit this restaurant 😀"
- Rodo
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"The best food on Mljet, and for us the best we've had in Croatia this year. Innovative cuisine, great house wine. I recommend the carpaccio, gnocchi, and black fettuccine."
- Hrvoje H.
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"Beautiful tavern, food from appetizers to desserts perfect. If you're on Mljet, Maestral tavern is a must-visit. During our visit, we had nothing but praise."
- Valentino B.
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About Mljet

Croatia is renowned for its stunning coastline dotted with picturesque islands, but if you’re seeking a destination off the beaten path, Mljet Island is your answer. Nestled in the Adriatic Sea, Mljet stands out as one of Croatia’s most beautiful and least crowded islands, offering a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of popular tourist spots.

Authentic Charm and Natural Wonders

Mljet Island boasts an authentic atmosphere unlike any other in Croatia, thanks to its limited mass tourism. Unlike bustling coastal towns, Mljet offers a serene retreat surrounded by lush pine forests and crystal-clear turquoise waters. With just over a thousand permanent residents, the island exudes tranquility and untouched beauty, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a peaceful getaway.  Click “See more” to explore activities in Mljet.

Things to Do in Mljet:

  1. Explore Sobra: Kick off your Mljet journey in the tranquil village of Sobra, where you can rent a car or scooter to explore the island’s natural wonders.
  2. Visit Prožurska Luka: Discover the picturesque bay of Prožurska Luka, known for its stunning views and secluded pebble beach.
  3. Experience Okuklje: Immerse yourself in the beauty of Okuklje Bay, with its crystal-clear waters and charming village atmosphere.
  4. Discover Odysseus Cave: Embark on a hike to the legendary Odysseus Cave, where you can take a refreshing plunge into its crystal-clear waters.
  5. Explore Mljet National Park: Venture into Mljet National Park, home to two saltwater lakes and a 12th-century Benedictine Monastery nestled on a picturesque island.
  6. Snorkel at Mljet Coral Reef: Dive into the only coral reef in Croatia, located within Mljet National Park, and marvel at its rich biodiversity.
  7. Taste Local Wine: Indulge in the island’s wine tradition by sampling Maraština and Plavac the Little, two endemic varietals that pair perfectly with Mljet’s cuisine.
  8. Discover Sutmiholjska: Uncover the hidden gem of Sutmiholjska, a tranquil bay surrounded by fragrant pine forests and turquoise waters.
  9. Relax in Kozarica: Unwind in the peaceful bay of Kozarica, where you can enjoy a leisurely holiday surrounded by natural beauty.
  10. Visit Blatina Lakes: Explore the unique Blatina Lakes, formed from a mix of seawater and rainfall, offering a picturesque setting for nature enthusiasts.
  11. Go Camping: Immerse yourself in Mljet’s raw nature by camping at one of the island’s scenic campsites, offering a unique outdoor experience.

When to Visit Mljet

The best time to visit Mljet is during the months of May and June, and September and October, when the weather is mild and the island is less crowded. Avoid the peak summer months of July and August, when temperatures soar and tourist numbers peak.

How to Get There

Mljet Island is conveniently connected by daily ferry boat lines with Dubrovnik and offers a daily car ferry crossing to the Croatian mainland from Prapratno, Peljesac.

Mljet Island is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty, authentic charm, and tranquility. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, Mljet has something for everyone, making it a must-visit destination in Croatia’s Adriatic Sea. Escape the crowds and immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of Mljet Island for an unforgettable experience.

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