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Giaxa

#13 of 117 Restaurants in Hvar
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Ulica Petra Hektorovica 11, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+385 21 741 073
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12:00 - 00:00
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Oslo, Norway
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic dinner on May 23rd. My husband had the Gregada, a Hvar speciality, I ordered the beef medallions with gnocchi. Omg - the best meat I've had, this was perfection. Service is excellent, prices fairly steep but not too bad. The menu is a bit too small, I wasn't really after steak, but the dishes they do, they... More 

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Thank EAMeyn
Annapolis, Maryland
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244 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This lovely little restaurant is at the end of a narrow, picturesque pedestrian alley and has tables both inside and outside. It was a beautifully warm evening and there were very few people about so we chose to sit outside. We enjoyed that very much, but had the city been more crowded we would probably have been more comfortable inside.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and amazing service. We had the lobster pasta and it was absolutely fabulous. One of the starters we ordered was tortellini with local cheese and mushrooms and it was divinal, tasted as if it came from a Michelin start restaurant. You could tell a lot of thought went into the ingredients and preparation.

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Vantaa, Finland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking a nice quiet restaurant with good food in Hvar and we found this. In fact we were having our dinner so early, about 7 p.m.) that we were the only customers in the restaurant in the beginning. The service was good, we got some olives and a tiny pie plus a small home-made yoghurt fo starters, free... More 

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Thank Sulo S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a challenge to find but well wonth it.Excellent service and food in simple but pleasant pleace

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1 Thank castelo1975
Rome, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing venue in a beautiful palace, super service and fantastic food! I've been here with my girlfriend and I recommend it to spend a really good dinner.

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Gemozac, France
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant not far from the main square. Very friendly welcome, we had an appetiser of gazpacho and a very tasty courgette and red pepper in a flat bread. I had ravioli with cheese filling in a truffle sauce which was very nice followed by the local fish stew,which had prawns,white fish and octopus with polenta. My friend had... More 

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Thank Teresa L
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Giaxa is located just off the main square in old town (a few blocks up). It's a great place for a fine dining experience without having to break the bank. The staff was extremely courteous and attentive - making very good suggestions for appetizers (the sea bass sashimi was outstanding) as well as knowing their wine list top to bottom.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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217 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We went to other higher rating restaurants in Hvar but they were all closed although TripAdvisor indicated they are open for business. We are very happy we chose this one afterwards, the interior is very interesting and yet very cozy The wine selection is excellent and the food were cooked very simply and delicious, nothing overpowered the food Just excellent

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nashville
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful, and yes, as some other mentioned, it is pricey. But well worth it. With a perfect set up, great staff and amazing food, it should be pricey. Great local wine, oysters from Ston, locally caught lobster.... All delicious... We will visit again....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
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?