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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

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Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
68226123
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We are situated right on the beach. Imagine sitting on the beach with the...
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 private functions and weddings. Look forward to seeing you at the Vaima. We recommend that families book between 5.30 and 6.30 pm.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
excellent

right on the beach. great food great atmosphere. friendly staff. close to our lodgings. the menu had something for everbody

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
CanadianTravellers20
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Pitt Meadows, Canada
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

right on the beach. great food great atmosphere. friendly staff. close to our lodgings. the menu had something for everbody

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I will start by saying this was one of the best meals I had on the island. I was there 3 weeks and only had one bad meal. Simply stunning view if eating outside. All Rarotonga resturants are obsessed about making a reservation, even if you walk in and its empty. The first time we went to Vaima, we didn't... More 

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auckland new zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

been to Viamas on our 2 previous trips first time was brilliant second time was good last time was the last time. Bought take away pizzas and booked in for dinner the following night. Didn,t even eat the pizzas they were that bad and when we got back to our accomodation rang them up and complained and cancelled our booking.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Ordered a starter of Ika Mata (raw fish - very simple), it arrived pretty promptly but was only a handful of entre over a large lettuce leaf for $16.50 NZD, was way overpriced for such a simple dish. Ordered a Bent Banana cocktail. The bar staff had just made 5 for another table and had some left in the blender,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Good food, splendid service, realistic prices. Setting is lovely, staff friendly and knowledgeable. Menu to cater to all tastes, including the littlies.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Friendliest staff on the island - great food - terrific curry and ika mata - one of our favourite eating spots.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We got a reservation on a beautiful night and were sat inside. We ordered our drinks and an appetizer. After about 20 minutes our app came. No signs of our drinks. We asked about our drinks and they came 15 minutes later. My margarita was like a block of ice. I was told that it was brought to me quickly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

One of several Raro spots that have burnt down and been replaced in the last year or so, this place has lost some charm I'm afraid. It just feels like a big room now. We sat at one end of a huge carved wood tree-trunk table, which was neat fun - but sort of out of place as all the... More 

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matawai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Most delicious food and the deserts were divine. They provide free pick up and prompt return to your accommodation after the meal. Staff very friendly. The music was great . Two acoustic guitarists with great voices and harmony. What a fantastic way to start our Rarotonga holiday. The night was cool so we ate inside but there is a lovely... More 

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Bulli, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Recommended by the locals at Muri, this place did not disappoint. The pork belly was divine, the service good and location beautiful on the lagoon. Great local entertainment made it a fun night out.

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Additional Information about Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

Address: Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 68226123
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
Average Prices: USD 9 - 32
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
  • Phone Number: 68226123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 32
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups

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 private functions and weddings. Look forward to seeing you at the Vaima. We recommend that families book between 5.30 and 6.30 pm.

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