Italian. Chef and owner Bruno Viscovi brings a distinctive style to his interpretations of Italian cuisine at Albona Ristorante Istriano. Drawing upon influences from Slovenia and Croatia, the neighbors of his Italian hometown of Albona, this restaurant offers the only Istrian menu on the West Coast, highlighting unusual and complex flavor combinations that have earned it a place on many renowned publications lists of the top restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area.
ALBONA, the first and only Istrian restaurant on the West Coast, boasts a cozy dining room bathed in a rosy glow, accented by the mahogany woodwork and reflected in the beveled mirrors. Intimate seating and background music add to the ambience.
Albona Restaurant’s uniqueness is derived from it’s distinctive roots in the European town of Albona, Istria, built on a high hill overlooking the gateway of the Adriatic Sea, sharing cultural and political soils with Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.