Where to Eat and drink in Split
Where to Eat
The most famous local delicates is "Soparnik". It originates from nearby Poljica region (formerly known as Poljička Republika or Republic of Poljica). It is a dough filled with mangold vegetable and baked on fireplace. On top comes olive oil and garlic. You can find it on Pazar (green market).
Italian influences dominate on Croatia's coast, amongst the best are; Risotto with tender white scampi or black calamari, a dish beloved by all Croatians. A wide selection of salumi, magnificent Istrian and Dalmatian hams ("Dalmatinski pršut" - comparable to Parma or Speck) and cheese from the island of Pag, are well worth trying, as are the large varieties of excellent Croatian wines and beers.
Do not miss Dalmatian "pašticada s njokama" (Gnocchi).
Please note; in a world suffocating under the weight of processed foods, Croatia's coastal cuisine is unique in that most of its produce is organic.
Ćevapi or Ćevapčići (diminutive), are small grilled rolls of minced beef, pork, or lamb, or a combination of any of these three. Usually served with chopped onions, Kajmak (similar to clotted cream) or Ajvar (a relish made from bell peppers, aubergines, garlic and chilli). Ćevapi are traditional Bosnian dish and they are popular across the Balkans.
Split's eateries are to be found in a variety of settings, ranging from the romantic to the vibrant. It isn’t difficult to enjoy superb food and wine in a classical environment with good friends and/or family.
Plenty of fast food joints between the Old Town and the bus station.
Where to Drink
Dalmatia is well known for its world class wines, but when in Split it is a must to try soda drinks called "Pipi" and "Orela", produced by local beverage manufacturer "Dalmacijavino" web.
Lots of outdoor cafés are to be found along the Riva seafront.
Pubs and Nightclubs
There are many clubs on Bačvice beach