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Konoba Gojava

#55 of 116 Restaurants in Hvar
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mediterranean, Croatian
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Ulica Skaline Od Gojave 11, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+385 99 787 2904
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Lovran, Croatia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Found out about Gojava from the Tripadviser, as we always do when visiting new places and learned why they were so many great comments about this place. Loved the food and the service. Because of some confusion in order, our main dish was running late, but the owner was so concerned and apologetic and served us a bottle of wine... More 

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BC, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Danka, the owner served us and she was the sweetest and most helpful. Konoba Gojava serves true, authentic Croatian dishes cooked to perfection (and with reasonable prices)! We ate here on our last night, but wish we discovered it earlier! I would definitely eat there again and again! Must try's: Drunken fig dessert and their homemade cherry liqueur (wish I... More 

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St Andrews Scotland
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

The waitress , Croatian / German was lovely , helpful & really worked her socks off when we visited. We enjoyed the fish dishes recommended & the wine. Nice wee place - worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this place when we were wondering around old town looking for a place to eat after not booking anything. I'm glad we did. The setting, food and hosts were absolutely great. Both my partner and I agreed it was one of best nights in Hvar! I had the white fish with smoked Tuna which came with zucchini... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

WOW! The gregada was amazing! By far the best meal we had in Croatia. Was so good we came back the next nite. The waitress was just the best! Super sweet and helpful!! Highly recommend trying this place out.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Won't spend many lines on this place, the food deserves 4 stars, we had excellent brodetto and a fantastic tuna steak but the top mark is owed to the German-Croatian lady that served us who was beyond nice, don't know her name but if service on hvar was everywhere like this this would be paradise, sadly it's not (one more... More 

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Oslo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

There are several good restaurants in Hvar, but this Konoba gives you an opportunity to experience the taste of fresh seafood and traditional Croatian dishes seated in a candle-lit stone staircase. Perfect for a romantic dinner or three (we ate here 4 times in a week!). This is a food-experience you don´t want to miss when you visit Hvar. Also,... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Remember to book if eating after 8pm in Hvar and be sure not to miss this restaurant. Definitely one of my best meals to date, cooked on an old open fire. The service was attentive and helpful with the Croatian charm we love. We enjoyed a sharing platter of octopus, ham, tuna pate, anchovies and cheeses which was perfect to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

My husband and I ate at Konoba Gojava, not once, but twice in our 4 night stay in Hvar it was that good. We found it by accident whilst walking down into town and what a great find it was! The first night my husband had the tuna steak with zucchini and I had the octopus with polenta - both... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Konoba Gojava is one of my favourite restaurants in Hvar town run by a wonderful Croatian family. The restaurant is very charming (suitable for families, couples, and friends) nestled beside Park Hotel scattered up a picturesque medieval stair well overlooking the sea. Upon arrival you will be greeted with a delicious homemade cherry liqueur and a wonderful team of servers.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Croatian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Skaline Od Gojave 11, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Hvar Island  >  Hvar
  • Phone Number: +385 99 787 2904
Description
Konoba Gojava ( "Gojava" - name of the old Hvar district beneath the Napoleon fortress) is a nice little tavern located on the first stairs west of the main square (Clock Tower). It's the perfect place for a quiet romantic candlelight dinner. If you are with friends and looking for a more crowded atmosphere there are tables located on the street. It is a great choice if you are looking for a good

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