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Giaxa

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Petra Hektorovica 3, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+ 385 (0) 21 741 073
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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    Very good
  • 27
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pleasant place

You may have lunch inside the walls of Hvar, outside but in the shade. We ordered the lunch menu of the day, seafood, and it was very good. The service was also very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

You may have lunch inside the walls of Hvar, outside but in the shade. We ordered the lunch menu of the day, seafood, and it was very good. The service was also very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

good for romantic dinner, good quality dinner the speciality is Hvarska Gragada a sort of fish and vegetable stew cooked in a pan was delicious. You can sit outside in very nice surroundings, especially the garden its very nicely lit.

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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Croatian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

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