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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

Vaimaanga | PO Box 1050, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
00682 26123
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Ranked #1 of 3 restaurants in Titikaveka
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $9 - $32
Cuisines: Polynesian, Vegetarian, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are situated right on the beach. Imagine sitting on the beach with the sun setting, sipping your favourite cocktail and enjoying some of the best cuisine on the island - how romantic! We also offer a pizza take away service - forget the cooking - enjoy our pizza in your room/hotel or just sit on the beach with your feet in the water enjoying the food. We can cater for small privet functions and weddings. Look forward to seeing you at the Vaima.
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We visited Vaima once again. Very nice. As we were dining with our Granddaughter we were in and out again very quickly. The meal was lovely. We also had takeaway Pizza one night from here and it didn't disappoint.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This place was recommend to us as a good place to eat. We had dinner here and a few drinks. Was good, but I felt it was overpriced for what you got. It has a great view out to the lagoon. Very friendly staff.

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Waipu, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Excellent location eating on the beach. Ask for a table at front of beach so you can watch the sunset. Food was very good. Service is certainly island time. But your on holiday so its all good. Cocktails were a bit weak, couldnt really taste any booze im them. Aside from that, would recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I liked this restaurant. Good service, great food, good value and great views if sitting outside. Would definitely go back.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The food here, especially the slow cooked pork belly was very good. The restaurant could use some updating and the staff wasn't quite as efficient or friendly as other places, but overall, a good experience. Their pickup/drop off service was appreciated.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We chose to dine at the Vaima restaurant. We found that the food and service was really good. We also had take away pizza and it was great to eat at home on the beach. The only thing that I can say that was negative was the owner who was always at the till, he was not friendly, a little... More

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Mill Creek, Washington
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159 reviews 159 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We came to the Vaima Polynesian for our last meal in Rarotonga. I called to make reservations for one of the few tables they have right on the sand...nothing between us and the water. We had the Beef Wellington and it was wonderful...the vegetables were cooked perfectly. Service was great and the sunset was beautiful...try this place!!!

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Lethbridge
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Had out last dinner here, using the pick-up service as we'd returned our car rental. Our menu choice was the slow roasted pork belly with crackling - delicious and a huge portion. One of us opted for the fish and chips, also very good. Reservations necessary, fills very quickly. Prices par with other restaurants on the island.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

four of us had a wonderful evening here last week in March 2014. We all enjoyed our beautifully presented and tasting meal.

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Tasmania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Beautiful atmosphere, wonderful food -my partner had the fish curry which was perfect, great service

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