Seafood and vegetables are most poplar in coastal towns. Dishes made from chicken, beef, fish, pork, and lamb are common throughout Croatia. Wine is the most popular drink with a meal. Also popular are beer, mineral water and fruit drinks.
Breakfast is light and usually accompanied by black coffee. Lunch is the main meal of the day and consists of soup, meat or fish (depending on the region), salad, bread or potatoes, and a dessert. In urban areas, dinner usually consists of cold cuts, bread, and eggs. Rural people might have this or a cooked meal. While eating, hands are kept above the table.