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“Eat Here!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Giaxa

Giaxa
Petra Hektorovica 3, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+ 385 (0) 21 741 073
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Ranked #14 of 100 Restaurants in Hvar
Cuisines: Croatian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Mooloolaba, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Eat Here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

After being hassled by every restaurant around the port area in Hvar you will be very impressed if you just head to Giaxa. Great meal, very resonable prices and perfect service.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Perth, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Classy restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

In the little back streets of Hvar Town is this gem of a restaurant. Great food and excellent service. Very good value too

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Madrid, Spain
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“One of the best and most honest choices in hvar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Place is perfect, service also perfect and food was very good. We really enjoyed the dinner and we recommend it 100%.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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“Fine dining in Hvar Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Visited here on my wedding anniversary, wanting something special and was not disappointed. Service was excellent, wine list was extensive and the staff were very helpful in matching wine with our food. The food itself was excellent. The restaurant is beautiful both inside and outside (outside seating better in my opinion).

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“One of the best meals I've had in Croatia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

As a former resident of Hvar, returning to the old stomping grounds, I was very pleasantly surprised to come across this restaurant.

We ventured in search of another restaurant on the same street for lunch one day and came across Giaxa. I am definitely going to head back there when I get a chance. This was one of the best dining experiences on Hvar to date.

My wife and I shared a late afternoon lunch. Restaurant is located on one of the quiet old city streets (or alleys... whatever you want to call them). You can sit inside or outside, but on a hot summer day, I recommend sitting in the shade outside while the afternoon breeze comes down the street.

Prosciutto ravioli with black truffle sauce were excellent, but for me Hvarska Gregada was really amazing. This is a seafood dish cooked by old grandmas in Hvar. Simply something local and authentic that should not be missed during your visit to Hvar.

This restaurant is perhaps one of the pricier ones in Hvar, but compared to global standards, you are still getting a pretty good deal. If you want a really good meal, they have a daily set menu which seems to be pretty good deal.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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