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Giaxa

Petra Hektorovica 3, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+ 385 (0) 21 741 073
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Ranked #14 of 97 Restaurants in Hvar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Croatian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Sudbury, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This place has it all - great ambient, very helpful and pleasant staff, and soooo delicious food!!!!! If you plan to visit Hvar , this is the restaurant you have to visit. By the way, I had grilled fish and my month still water when I think about it.

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Telluride, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very charming place with creative decorating. Lovely courtyard dining and excellent service to go along with outstanding food.

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very nice restaurant in old part of town. Excellent food, and really nice service. Was crowded, but added to the ambiance. Had dinner outdoors in the lovely, beautifully lighted and romantic alleyway.

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I was walking around Hvar when I came across the Giaxa restaurant. I was immediately drawn in by the elegant decor. The walls are covered in floor to ceiling in rustic white stone creating a very romantic ambiance.I had the oysters as an appetizer and the lobster linguine as a main. Being on an island I had high expectations for... More

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Zagreb
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

spectacular place. great location, god staff. fast service. all and all nice. take a walk in the old part of town .

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Westport, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Highly recommended by many, Giaxa is a restaurant that appears to be the darling of the concierges crowd. For atmosphere it reeks with character....sited among Hvar's ancient stone streets where strolling is a highlight of the evening, it is a destination worthy of your time and money. However, we quickly realized that Croatian cuisine does not have the range or... More

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Omis, Croatia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in Hvar, located in one of the nicest venues where you can go and enjoy in great atmosphere, with fantastic service and excellent, delicious food.

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Krakow, Poland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Booked a table and sat outside, very quaint outdoor seating area and good service. Had the lobster pasta -- excellent!!! A lot of great menu options here. Everything is fresh and beautifully prepared. The bread buns are delicious. The octopus salad wasn't as good as others we experienced in Croatia overall.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The location of Giaxa couldn't be any nicer, with tables tucked under a covered archway on a quiet cobbled alley. The perfect spot for a romantic meal. We both skipped starters and went straight for a main meal ordering the seabass with mixed vegetables, olive biscuit and fish skin fritter for 130kn. We ordered drinks and a jug of tap... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Very good. Seafood very good. The pasta appetizers well sized and tasty. Unique food. Attentive service although seemed a little standoffish. Price for 4 people all in with good wine $250 usd. Very clean great Decore. Nice tableware. Modern tables. Great modern ambiance. Cool location. Only negative comment: masonry walls reflect sound so noise level too high. But still ok... More

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Additional Information about Giaxa

Address: Petra Hektorovica 3, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
Phone Number: + 385 (0) 21 741 073
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Hvar Island  >  Hvar
Cuisine: Croatian

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