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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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistent, really good food

Really good Chinese. Anything with beef is simply yum. Great local produce. Value for money. Terrific view. Same owner for years. Locals love it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 25, 2015
Possom3658
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was so fresh and delicious. Although late at night the outside eating area was still lovely with a cool breeze. Staff were friendly and welcoming.

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Thank Susan W
Port Vila, Vanuatu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Really good Chinese. Anything with beef is simply yum. Great local produce. Value for money. Terrific view. Same owner for years. Locals love it!

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Thank Possom3658
Perth, Australia
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649 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

When we discussed going to a Chinese restaurant in Port Vila, I was skeptical (we live in Perth West Australia - where there are great Asian restaurants). Everything from arrival to departure was more than I expected. The food was outstanding, different to what we have had previously but very very good. The drinks list was reasonable, the wine was... More 

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Thank CocoTampa123
Port-Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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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 

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Thank NikkieFernandoz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

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

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Thank Richard S
Hong Kong, China
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171 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 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 

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Thank Ianfung
Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 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 

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Thank Heavenscent7
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 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.

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Sydney
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 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

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

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.

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

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