Restaurant Viking is placed between Rovinj and Vrsar, in the stunning location of Limski kanal, by the sea. Its spacious terrace has a view on the unique Istrian fjord known for oysters and mussels farming. As we visited the restaurant in autumn we dined in the large indoor hall. Although the season was far behind us the restaurant was almost full. We were received by the maitre d’hotel who led us to the table. Despite the large space, we noticed that you could feel the smell of the kitchen. We ordered a plate of mixed seashells and got very quickly a big serving of mussels and dondolas (vongole) prepared in buzara style (garlic, parsley, white wine) and a few grilled Saint Jacques. The mussels were not particularly large but the dish was excellent with a true taste of sea and freshness. We couldn’t resist fresh homemade bread and we almost cleaned all the buzara sauce from the plates. Then we tasted the risotto with scampi. A rich portion, with cleaned shrimp tails, which were not particularly large but were therefore fresh and their meat firm and tasty. As a decoration but just as good, there was one larger uncleaned shrimp on the top of the plate. Compared to most other restaurants, the servings at Viking are double size, so we had to skip the main course, but they always have some good and fresh fish. We saved some space for dessert and ordered a chocolate cake. The rich cake made of three types of chocolate was nice but maybe a little too much after the first part of the dinner. The wine of the house, a fresh Malvasia, was good. The young waiters who served us were nice but they need a little more experience to know that you do not empty the plates at the table, in front of the guests. Viking is the right Istrian address for seafood, oysters and shellfish lovers.