Burek: Everyone’s favorite flaky and filled phyllo dough treat. Whether you’re nursing a hangover, are in need of a quick bite, or crave it in usual situations like we do, burek is a staple for Croatia and it’s no surprise that tourists and locals love it equally the same. Here are some burek go-tos in the city of Split.
ST Burek: One of the oldest burek establishments in Split, ST Burek is abbreviated for “Split Burek”, so we have faith they know what they are doing. Keeping it simple and serving up classics like cheese, meat, spinach, and apple, ST Burek also serves coffee. ST Burek is located at Domaldova ul. 13, 21000, Split.
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Baš Burek: Perhaps most famous is Baš Burek, with multiple locations throughout Split and the whole of Croatia. Baš Burek has a vast menu with surely something for everything. Their creations range from meat and potato burek, chicken and mushroom, kebab, and your classic cheese to name a few. Baš Burek also serves up sweet pitas including apple, cherry, and nutella. Baš Burek is centrally located at Poljana Vjekoslava Klaića 3, 21000, Split, with another location in Split 3.
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Bobis: With locations littered throughout the whole of Split, it’s not easy to be a stranger to this establishment. Known for their freshly baked breads, sweets and sandwiches, Bobis also has some great burek. Their options are simple and range from meat, cheese, and spinach, and they also offer small and large size options. Burek here ranges around 11kn-13kn for a large piece.
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Other bakery staples for burek: Try Pekara Hrstic, serving up only cheese burek for only 11kn along with a series of other baked goods. Also don’t forget about Babić bakery!