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#12 of 119 Restaurants in Hvar
Certificate of Excellence
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
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Ulica Petra Hektorovica 11, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+385 21 741 073
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved this place- the setting is gorgeous, the staff are attentive and knowledgeable and the food is delicious! Quite pricey but I think it is worth it. A very romantic and memorable meal!

1 Thank Victoria S
Los Angeles, California
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the most popular restaurants in Hvar. Beautiful patio, e sat inside because we had not reserved. They won't take reservations by email. But many tourists don't have calling, just data. We got used to passing by in the day and reserving that way. I had lamb rack, very good. My boyfriend was also pleased with his dish. Good... More 

1 Thank Dufflyn
Munich, Germany
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I won't go too far into detail because I don't want to waste even more time on an evening that had the potential to be absolutely lovely, but turned sour due to really very bad service. Up front I'd like to say that the food we ordered was actually rather good. Nothing too special, but well prepared. The kitchen knows... More 

Thank AHufnagel
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect place to be away from a windy evening at Hvar and still have a dinner outside. Located in a small street behind the harbour, the restaurant in divided in 3 seating area: a corridor of tables litteraly in the street, inside room and a small court yard. We choice the last option. Despite a service which was minimum but... More 

Thank Adel N
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in one of the beautiful lanes of Hvar, Giaxa is perfect for that romantic dinner. This was our last meal ashore on the Adriatic. We arrived at 7.30pm, ate a lobster (don't ask the price - just enjoy!) with boiled potatoes and a mixed salad. Drinks were a glass of Prosecco, followed by a bottle of good local white.... More 

2 Thank David W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We turned up quite late one evening without a reservation but managed to get a seat inside. The staff were very polite and attentive. We don't always have the covers but they were well worth it here. We had a seafood platter to start which was superb. The mains were equally good, my steak was excellently cooked and one of... More 

1 Thank David W
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stumbled upon this little gem for dinner. We loved the setting and atmosphere of the restaurant. Good selection of wines but the best part was the food which was simply delicious. Can highly recommend the steak and gnocchi dish. Only thing to note is that they charge for the small starter dish and bread that they... More 

1 Thank ABJoness
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206 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are coming to Giaxa since many years. Food was always good, but ...... It's one of the most expensive restaurants in Hvar and service sucks big times! 15 minutes to get the menu, another 15 minutes to get the wine, another 10 minutes to finally get some bread and oil and so on .......... sorry, we will not be... More 

Thank TravelerLux007
Belfast, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here not knowing anything about it, nor having read any reviews. Food was fine, but nothing special for the calibre of restaurant which this place is trying to achieve. I had seabass which was cooked well but simply. The issue I had was service. It took nearly 15 minutes to take our order, food came quickly, but when it... More 

1 Thank DBrody
United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great food and wonderful ambience if you are lucky enough to get a table under the archway of the ancient city walls. Great steaks cooked perfectly . It was the most expensive meal we had in Hvar . Service was good but less personalised than in other similar restaurants we visited.

Thank Kay B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Petra Hektorovica 11, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Hvar Island  >  Hvar
  • Phone Number: +385 21 741 073

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?