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Harbour View Restaurant

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Road to airport, Sokapo area, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 23668
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
On point !!

My wife and I ate at the Harbour view twice and the food was really good !! Highly recommended if you're a Polynesian that eats a lot like myself lol

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
Richard S
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
  • Large groups
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English first
Port-Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This restaurant is one of the best in town i thnk...but yesterday my partner and i ordered some take aways and was very dissapointed for the first time....we always order take aways from here but yesterdays take away was not worth it all all...the fried rice was too oily and the rice was too soft for the friedrice with very... More 

Thank NikkieFernandoz
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

My wife and I ate at the Harbour view twice and the food was really good !! Highly recommended if you're a Polynesian that eats a lot like myself lol

Thank Richard S
Hong Kong, China
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134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Wanted to try the coconut crabs since it is a famous local delicacy and not easily available elsewhere. Called the restaurant and spoke to the owner and she confirmed they have live coconut crabs ( dead or frozen ones are useless for Chinese cooking ). It was well cooked and quite tasty although expensive. Service was good and washed down... More 

Thank Ianfung
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We have been here several times, we had decided to go Thai, but to our dismay found it to be closed, so as we were so close, decided on Harbour View. The only problem I find with most Chinese Restaurants, HV as well, is the food is very salty. We would like the spicy dishes, hotter. The 2 spicy dishes... More 

Thank Heavenscent7
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Always good friendly service and fantastic venue with views and safe food without aftereffect Fabulous views of harbour and great service always. the food is always safe too which is a big plus on my agenda with many large groups to bring to a place they can all be happy with.

2 Thank Prensys T
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Having eaten at this restaurant 4 years ago we were keen to return with family and friends. We were not disappointed at all. The service was great and we all commented that the food was as good as we have eaten in a Chinese restaurant anywhere. Highly recommended

1 Thank GEM48
Sydney, Australia
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144 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Enjoy this restaurant every time I come to port Vila food is always fantastic and service is always good never complained about this place ever. And if you want bad Chinese just try some of the others around town.

1 Thank Drew S
Port Vila, Vanuatu
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We eat here about once a month. We've never had a bad meal and keep coming back. Even the kids like it. There's lots to choose from and if you have a picky eater the chips are hot and crispy. There are plenty of staff on hand, service is prompt and friendly and the manager is always nearby. We love... More 

Noumea, New Caledonia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Our family has been patronising this Venue for years. We try out the newbies yet we keep coming back to Harbour View. A guaranteed fix for authentic Chinese food craving as well as a variety of options/choices. We had a lot of fun gorging on food and catching up with some mates around a hot pot. Even though I'm not... More 

1 Thank Sandrine G
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The food we ordered was terrible, the dim sum seemed like the frozen type, the honey chicken was mostly batter and way over cooked, the lady laughed when I asked for a large wonton soup as it was apparently for a group of people (didn't say that in the menu), the only saving grace was the beef with broccoli which... More 

Thank eleena f

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Road to airport, Sokapo area, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 23668

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups


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