Hotel Degenija

Restaurant Degenija

Degenija is sheltered flower of Velebit mountain, and restaurant Degenija is a pleasant and cozy catering establishment, located 5 km from the Entrance 1 to National Park Plitvice Lakes, village Selište Drežničko.

Located along the national road D1, over the years, the restaurant has become a favorite spot for all those who are traveling to the Adriatic Coast, but also for all the tourists who are visiting our oldest and truly amazing Plitvice Lakes National Park, which is under UNESCO protection since 1979.

From a restaurant terrace you can enjoy your meal and a gorgeous panoramic view of the surrounding villages followed by beautiful lowlands and forest-covered hills. There are 60 seats on the terrace and 92 seats in an air-conditioned indoor part of the restaurant.

The offered specialties of the restaurant generally include meat, which is characteristic for this area.

A variety of hot and cold dishes, grilled dishes, pasta, cakes and pastries will satisfy even the pickiest. Through the summer or on reservation, we prepare traditional local specialties like veal & potatoes under the cooking “bell” (PEKA) or spit-roasted lamb and pork. We also offer delicious pizza’s that are prepared in wood-fired oven.

Our restaurant offers you the possibility of organizing business lunches, different celebrations and meetings.


The restaurant Degenija is open for all types of guests who are desirous of our traditional or international cuisine. With our fine service and delicious food we hope that you will visit us again.