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Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 24 619
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Very Nice.

Stayed at this hotel for three night service very friendly. Rooms clean,snacks available and room service, Their restaurant actually a Chinese cuisine, I might say that Chinese food is not my thing but the kids seems to enjoy it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stayed in Tonga for 5 nights and eaten there 3 times in a role. Love the food, fresh seafood and sweet and sour pork is yummy. Slow service but you are inTonga nothing is fast. Enjoy the whole dining experience, hopefully can go back again. Keep the standard. Thank you

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I ordered a bowl of hot an sour soup here and it had the consistency of loose jello…not kidding. I think they make the fried rice w/ bagged veggies. The spring rolls - you might as well just have a teacup of fryer oil w/ crispy wonton...

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We visited in a group od 20 on a Saturday night. We were given a private room which was comfortably air conditioned and cool. The beers were nice and cold too but our preferred brand ran out half way through the evening!! My wife had wine which was almost undrinkable, I switched to tea which was very good but oh... More 

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Neiafu, Tonga
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stayed at this hotel for three night service very friendly. Rooms clean,snacks available and room service, Their restaurant actually a Chinese cuisine, I might say that Chinese food is not my thing but the kids seems to enjoy it.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Unfortunately the restaurant at the Waterfront Lodge is closed on Sundays, so I had dinner at this Chinese hotel. I had lobster, whose flavour was killed by a thick hoisen sauce. The wine was non-drinkable and the bill was brought, when I had hardly finished eating. On top the whole place has no atmosphere, so after my other experiences in... More 

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Nuku'alofa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Have been there four times already...great food....certainly will recommend to friends. They have a wide selection that you can order from....waiting time was not that too long and they kept the food warm ......great job

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great service, really good food. Just like a chinese restaurant in Sydney! Ambience was good, you can take a whole family here its just convenient and clean. Pricing was great too, inexpensive chinese take out.

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Queensland, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Have eaten at Emerald many times. Food is very cheap and tastes yummy and authentic! New staff this visit round though - were not very helpful

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Beijing, China
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The service was Terrible, none of our orders were right and we waited 45mins to get each of the 8 dishes we ordered and even then, they still forgot 2 dishes and the girl who served us made a face when called over and went stayed in the back and never got back. Terrible service, tasteless food and worst of... More 

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Good takeaway, quite expensive for Tongan meals though, not bad but stick with the chicken or fish dishes as the other meat is imported

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Address: Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
Phone Number: +676 24 619
Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 24 619

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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