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Ulica Petra Hektorovica 11, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
+385 21 741 073
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Ulica Petra Hektorovica 11, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually ate here on two occasions. The service on both nights was first class. Beautiful food and fresh ingredients. Pricey compared to other restaurants but worth it for the quality of food and service. The restaurant itself is beautiful (set in the old palace)....More

1  Thank Blu3skies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having walked past the restaurant during the day and thinking the setting and menu looked inviting, we were not disappointed dining there in the evening. Our waiter was helpful and informative when we were ordering wine and food. The octopus gnocchi was particularly delicious as...More

1  Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a different restaurant which was closed and ended up at Giaxa because it was just down the street. We shared the fixed price menu along with an order of the beef carpaccio. We wanted to have fresh oysters, but they were...More

1  Thank ellisMi5
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Hvar on a day trip. It's sunny and hot. After wondering around for a while in the heat, my stomach turned a bit topsy-turvy. So I decided to opt for something light and go easy when choosing something for lunch. I passed...More

2  Thank A Y
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Giaxa is a beautiful restaurant with extraordinary food. My husband and I shared a traditional fish stew cooked with potatoes that was fabulous. Of course, their wine list is lovely as well. Our server was especially friendly and helpful. I recommend having a reservation, as...More

4  Thank Cassidy144
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We booked here as it looked very romantic which it was ! My boyfriend and I loved our food if not on the pricey side , think dinner out in London style . The waiter was super helpful with the wine etc , we sat...More

1  Thank Lauren Francesc... G
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The restaurant looks very nice but unfortunately doesn't have the food and service to match. Service was incredibly slow from the outset and didn't get any better - nonetheless always polite. The food was average and my supposed medium-rare steak came out well and truly...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Gnocchi with octopus in a spicy tomato sauce OMG! If only l could give this a 10. This was the most amazing dish l've had ever, not even in Italy have l eaten gnocchi this wonderful! It tasted like a soft pillowy dumpling and the...More

1  Thank No_mad_haven
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I had the a fabulous dinner here and can thoroughly recommend it. The menu was excellent and had amazing starters and main courses. The steak was wonderful, and the gnocchi was lovely with the steak. My ravioli starter was incredible. The service was swift and...More

Thank MJH31
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It was a great restaurant in terms of decor. The food was ok but it wasn't delicious The servings are extremely poor and after travelling Europe for a month this was probably our worst meal. The staff were ok but could have been more friendlier.

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Julian K
9 June 2017|
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Response from Ivona5 | Property representative |
Yes we do, we accept all cards!
8 August 2015|
Response from Ivona5 | Property representative |
It takes about 15min to get from the main square to the fortress. Call us if you want to make a reservation!
10 July 2015|
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Response from Ivona5 | Property representative |
Our starters cost between 80 and 180kn and the mains between 95 and 360kn. Desserts are 40-55kn. Hope I helped! Kind regards, Ivona Rudan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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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