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Giaxa

#14 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
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fish stew was so good, I'm still thinking about it! Service was friendly and attentive. When asked what the fish of the day was, the server goes to the kitchen and comes back with a plate full of fish they caught that day. He was really knowledgeable and explained what each fish was, how the chef could cook it, and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Place looks lovely and glamorous. The staff is welcoming. But the food is overpriced and not responding to description. They don't know what a confit is nor the difference between fish fillets and fish chunks. Wouldn't recommend or eat there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Giaxa our first night in Hvar. We didn't have reservations but only had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. They seated us outside and we had wine while we waited at the little tables in front. Dinner was great, we ordered the sea bass and Gorgonzola beef medallions with gnocchi. It was a fantastic dinner.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a frequent visitor to Hvar (practically every summer), Giaxa has become my favorite. Modern concept, refreshing and contemporary take on some traditional Dalmatian dishes (pašticada for example) together with mediterrean classics. Lamb rack with white pollenta and mascarpone is my favorite here - if you like lamb. Truly, there are better restaurants in Hvar (the town itself has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful sheltered outdoor setting. Fish stew starter was outstanding. Service was friendly and attentive. Booking advised to get a good spot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited with friends in Sept 16. Good food but not worth the amount charged by the restaurant....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food was decent. Seafood was fresh and well-seasoned. Good wine list. Staff members were friendly. Nice atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think when you pay over 30 euros for a small fish , a side could come with it? Portions very small for the price. Food was not bad, just not worth the price. I'm comparing to other restaurants in towns. Staff for us was good. We tip for the service not the food. The bean stew btw, had like... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very romantic setting and lovely lady who sat us down on a very good table. We shared an octopus starter my partner had the seabass for main and I had the monkfish. We enjoyed an amuse buche og vegetable pie and gazpacho? Wich was tasty. The octopus was tender and it was a good starter to share. Both our fish... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very romantic spot. Beutiful athmosfere with nice food. Very good wine list also. We had pasta it was great. Its definitly worth a visit!!!

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
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?