What to eat in Hvar Leipzig

What to eat in Hvar

Fish and seafood play a major role in Croation cuisine and Hvar is no exception. Though many of the restaurants in Hvar town have a reputation for being well over the average backpacker budget, there's still some excellent options for those looking to save a bit of cash.

Hvar’s rich historical and cultural heritage is vibrant, with its beautiful beaches and bays that have crystal blue waters, all guarantee a holiday that promises to delight. If you’re a foodie you know that food inspires creativity and there are plenty of restaurants in Hvar where creative inspirations have lead to Hvar to be the food paradise of the islands.

Here are a few places to visit on your foodie trek through Hvar:

Top Pick what to eat in Hvar:


This restaurant, just around the corner from the popular Kiva bar, serves up some amazing value for money dishes without compromising on the quality. Don’t miss the tuna carpaccio or the marinated anchovies caught by the restaurant’s own fishermen. House wines are produced in the family’s own vineyard on the island and are dangerously delicious.

Zlantna Skolijka

Zlantna Skolijka or Golden Shell in English is a slow food Mediterranean dining experience is a leisurely assortment of courses so that you can savor every bite of your meal. With dishes like the Gregada (fish stew) made from the catch of the day; including lobster or sea snails.

Or the Goat Cheese stuffed Steak. You can also enjoy treasure like the lamb stew or simply grilled fish.

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Winner of the TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence, Divino is a swank new restaurant hitting the Hvar Mediterranean food scene. Divino creates beauty on a plate with dishes like Tuna steak Adriatic tuna salad with lentils and red pepper, soy sauce, hummus and crackers. Make reservations for this one.

Paradise Garden

Patio Garden is a hidden little treasure, arguably one of the best Balkan restaurants on the island. Fine dining on an upstairs patio on the northern side of the cathedral, enjoy fresh fish and Dalmatians dishes with a class of wine


Luna another rooftop restaurant, Luna has been characterized as “wacky”, for its brightly painted walls and location. If you’re looking for upscale Italian food you can feast on dishes lie truffle gnocchi or lobster linguinie Luna is the best choice.

Konoba Luviji

Konoba Menego

Set in a rustic old house on a stairway towards a fortress (fortica) Konoba Menego is a simple authentic Balkan restaurant. You won’t find Coco-Cola here. You’ll feast on marinated meats, cheeses, olives and capers

Konoba Luviji

The menu is short, lamb, stew with polenta, vegetables out of the oven, and grilled fresh fish served on a wood oven. That is the point, quaint minimalistic tavern. They serve age-old traditional Dalmatian favorites.


To satisfy your sweet tooth with treats like the Chocolate Affair, a dome like chocolate cake filled with nougat. Other yummies includes: muffins, brownies, tortes, and premium coffee. The only drawback-Nonica is not for crowds. They only have a few tables and a couple of chairs in the alley.

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Giaxa is a high end seafood restaurant that is set in an area rich with culture. With its lovely garden in back, and the home baked smell of bread that fills the air, conversely Giaxa is a contemporary experience. Enjoy scampi stuffed sea bass or gregada all traditional dishes mad contemporary by Giaxa chef. The owner Tomislav Rudan is also part of the inspiration behind Luna.

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What to eat in Hvar
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