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Macondo

Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Ranked #38 of 97 Restaurants in Hvar
Cuisines: Croatian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Outstanding!!! Really good food, super friendly Staff. The smoke tune is wonderful and the John Dory was sublime. Ate here twice. Totes balls amazballs. (Didn't have the risotto, but notice few people were disappointed with it, the grilled fish is awesome though). I ordered a dory for 3xpeople and a side portion of the fried fish to make up the... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We wanted to go to Giaxa, but that was already over booked, so the waitress suggested Macondo. It's a family restaurant and everybody is very proud of working there. We orderd there famous fish stew and it was truly very good! Ritch flavour, whole fishes together, very traditional. Only downside: they don't accept credit cards, so one of us had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

great seafood pasta, went twice. cool inside if you can not get a table outside. good service, quick and polite

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Visby
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Restaurant Macondo is one of the best restaurants in the city of Hvar.You will find it in one of the ally's behind the big square.During the summer months it's very busy and you can't book a table in advance.If possible try to get a table outside the restaurant.There you can enjoy the food and look at the people who are... More

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We ate here twice during six nights in Hvar. It was recommended to us by the owner of the place we were staying. The first time we had steak with peppercorn sauce, and came back the next time to try their steak stuffed with cheese, ham and olives. Both were delicious, and the latter especially worth trying. Everywhere in Croatia... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our tour guide recommended Macondo as one of the best places for fresh fish and she was not wrong. Situated down a small alley off the lane up to the fort, we had lunch sitting outside watching the world go by and the rain come down! The owner came across as a bit grumpy at first, but that was just... More

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Massachusetts
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

On a recent tour of Croatia our tour group chose this restaurant for one of our nights in Hvar. We loved the location and beautiful decor. The fresh pasta was delicious as was the vegetable risotto. Most of the risotto we had in Croatia was more like regular rice and not that creamy. Macondo's risotto was delicious and creamy. We... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Same as always, 5/5 stars for everything we've tasted. Not cheap, but definitely worth the price; an abundant dinner for two approximately 100 euros. Fish could not have been better, dessert pleasantly surprised me. Excellent wine suggestion by the waiter. All in all, the best meal you can get in Hvar!

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

What a pleasant surprise to eat at this restaurant. Walked around after checking into hotel Amfora and asked street vendors what's a good local restaurant. This is up in a cozy alley and the service was excellent. We had the lobster spaghetti and wow what an amazingly tasty dish. Lobster is a bit small but the spaghetti was awesome. Second... More

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West Hollywood
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The food here is absolutely average. It was recommended to us by our Foddor's travel book, but it wasn't that good. We ordered lobster spaghetti and there was barely any lobster---and the spaghetti itself was just ok. It's not cheap either. On a positive note, it is in a great setting, the servers are very nice, and it is very... More

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