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Golden Shell

$$$$
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Central European
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P. Hektorovica 8, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+385 98 9177-386
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best meal in Hvar

Great Seabass and gnocchi. Had a few interesting vegetarian dishes which was a nice surprise. The service was great, the waiter was lovely and quite funny. The quality of the food was better than anything else we had eaten in Hvar and not that expensive. Just a note - it is cash only

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Gina G
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  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great Seabass and gnocchi. Had a few interesting vegetarian dishes which was a nice surprise. The service was great, the waiter was lovely and quite funny. The quality of the food was better than anything else we had eaten in Hvar and not that expensive. Just a note - it is cash only

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We were really impressed by this restaurant it was the best expeeience in hvar! Staff are passionate about what they deliver, our waiter had a lovely sense of humor which made it more enjoyable time. Food is so great and price is the same as the other regular restaurants in the island! Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Best food in all of Europe. The food was amazingly decorated and the taste and the smell of it was amazing. We were served by a young and handsome waiter in training. He was charming, funny, and he spoke fluid english. All together thus was the best time we ever had in Europe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The food was the best food i have ever tasted and we were served by a nice young and handsome waiter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Amazing culinary experience! The staff is extremely friendly and competent! (They did their best to accomodate the wishes of our kids). Small restaurant, with cosy and homey atmosphere in the city center, where the chef comes and greets you in person. I had one of the best steaks (a must) in my life, while my wife went for their speciality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

As a true foodie, my visit to Hvar has been all about food and local cuisine. Golden Shell provided unforgettable food experience, I can honestly say that I ate the best steak in Croatia here at Golden Steak. Also, not to forget the lovely staff! Golden Shell is definitely the first place I'll go to once I get back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Very nice and quite place with great food! If you like beef, you should try steak in this restaurant. The staff is very polite and all of them speak good english.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

One must surely visit this place and enjoy the various amenities that they have to offer. Very good restaurant, lovely staff and lovely atmosphere all around! Food is delicious!

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Excellent place to have dinner with family or friends with great service and amazing food. Really enjoyed flavors here and had very fresh and tasty meal. The best restaurant I've ever visited in Hvar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I've read that this is one of the best restaurants in Hvar and rumors were true! This is family run restaurant with excellent fresh seafood, fresh vegetables, and delicious deserts. Wonderful homely atmosphere is something that is rarely to be found. Considering the high quality of the food and service, prices are great! Slow cooked tuna, but also the gnocchi... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: P. Hektorovica 8, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Hvar Island  >  Hvar
  • Phone Number: +385 98 9177-386

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 70
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Central European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?