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“Fabulous food and beautiful restaurant”
Review of Giaxa

Giaxa
Ranked #24 of 163 Restaurants in Hvar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Croatian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 4, 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 polite and we sat in the little street outside which was really pretty at night with beautiful lights everywhere. It is very popular so would book. The only criticism I would have is that they were very off-hand about us reserving a specific table outside for us, even though we asked for it at 7.30 (so relatively early) they said if someone else wanted it, they would get it which I didn't think was too accommodating considering we were reserving it!

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Thank MJH31
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Reviewed October 2, 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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Thank Andie T
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Tucked slightly off the main plaza, this is a great place for lunch or dinner. It has a very pretty terrace and food is very good. The restaurant is known for its lobster linguine and fisherman’s stew. We also had the monkfish carpaccio, prosciutto ravioli, and saffron risotto. Everything was very tasty and fresh. I also recommend trying out the locally produced wines. A must destination for those who enjoy quality fresh produce in a relaxed environment, away from the bustle of the waterfront.

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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Good restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere and great range of seafood and wine. Service was also decent. Though one of the more expensive we visited in Hvar.

Thank ScottG1232
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely restaurant!

The location is really pretty and is set in an old Venetian palace. The service was really good and our waiter recommended lovely Croatia wine. The food was beautiful and I would definitely recommend the restaurant for dinner. The lunch menu was outstanding as well!

Thank Elizabeth G
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