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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, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 27
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  • 17
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  • 8
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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
Excellent, little expensive but overall good value

Well on island Hvar you must expect that prices are higher than on mainlad. So this place is good located, close to city center, nice and clean with good staff, quick, excellent service and what is important good food. Yes, as I mentioned it is little more expensive then ussually in Croatia but you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
andrejSartori
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Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Well on island Hvar you must expect that prices are higher than on mainlad. So this place is good located, close to city center, nice and clean with good staff, quick, excellent service and what is important good food. Yes, as I mentioned it is little more expensive then ussually in Croatia but you will be satisfied, I recomend it

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Porto, Portugal
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I were in Hvar all too briefly this past September and, luckily, had the good fortune of finding this restaurant.We were treated very well and chatted for a long time with a beautiful lady - one of the owners. Food was delicious!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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78 reviews 78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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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
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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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4 restaurant reviews
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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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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 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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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: Romantic, Local cuisine

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