We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Scalini's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$
+ Add cuisine
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Cross Island Road (between Samoa Outrigger Hotel & Insel Fehmarn Hotel) | Moto'otua, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 77 78242
Website
Add hours for Scalini's Restaurant and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Welcome to Scalinis Samoa, our restaurant is air-conditioned, maximum...
Welcome to Scalinis Samoa, our restaurant is air-conditioned, maximum seating for 70 people inside & 20 people outside. The menu is a la carte, & we can offer set menu options for large bookings. Reservations recommended. Open for lunch: Mon - Fri 12-2:30pm & Dinner Mon - Sat 6-11pm, Closed Sundays & Public Holidays. Visit our website to see our menu and contact details. Your hosts: Joe & Amanda
read more
Good for:
Families with children

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 149 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Superb Restaurant

I love this restaurant and eating here is the highlight of my trip to Samoa the food brilliant what at terrible loss for Auckland not to have this wonderful cuisine back here . This wonderful Chef relocated and went home from New Zealand . NZs loss Samoa's gain. Best Tiramisu I have ever eaten

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Pat C
,
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

149 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I love this restaurant and eating here is the highlight of my trip to Samoa the food brilliant what at terrible loss for Auckland not to have this wonderful cuisine back here . This wonderful Chef relocated and went home from New Zealand . NZs loss Samoa's gain. Best Tiramisu I have ever eaten

Was this review helpful? Yes
Westport, New Zealand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times with friends, the food is amazing, i even eat things I usually don't like and they taste yummy here(e.g.capers). It's a beautiful restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Fantastic all should go here if in Samoa.Wish Joe was back in Auckland tho Samoas gain our loss.Not a thing to dislike

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Second time here and the service and food were excellent both times. Just out of the busy part of Apia on the cross island road so easy to find. Clean and tidy. The only down fall was no imported beers at the time we went. Not a worry as the local brew is fairly good.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Queenstown, New Zealand
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A truly wonderful experience & food was magnificent. Recommended to us we went along with high expectations.... we were not disappointed. The seafood antipasto was superb & the Spiced Ribbed Tuna was the best seared Tuna I have ever had. Fantastic value for money. If you want fine dining in Samoa this is the place to go!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cromwell, New Zealand
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Our last night of our 10 day stay in Samoa. We had tried to eat at Scalinis the night before but they were full but glad we persevered and returned the next night to sample the excellent fare, lovely cool atmosphere and great staff.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were four for lunch. The aircom freezing cold and so the whole atmosphere in the restaurant, which is a bit outside of Apia. The pasta was nice but not "aldente" and the sauce too creamy for italian taste. We had fish as main: two fish were o.k. but the other two over cooked and dry. The service was not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Berlin, Germany
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Highly recommended seafood restaurant in Apia. AC, modern, perfect service. A bit pricy but definitely worth your money.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Apia, Samoa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We hosted our office dinner at Scalinis last week which was a great success Although a few of us had been before the reaction of our five staff and their partners was a great treat as they were offered a fine example of fine dining with great service and delicious food beautifully presented and delectable in taste and texture Our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Celebrated my 40th Birthday here while on holiday at the recommendation of the staff at the Orator Hotel. Excellent Meal and atmosphere. Great value for money. A true gem to find a restaaurant of this quality in Apia

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Scalini's Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Scalini's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cross Island Road (between Samoa Outrigger Hotel & Insel Fehmarn Hotel) | Moto'otua, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Upolu  >  Apia
  • Phone Number: +685 77 78242

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Welcome to Scalinis Samoa, our restaurant is air-conditioned, maximum seating for 70 people inside & 20 people outside. The menu is a la carte, & we can offer set menu options for large bookings. Reservations recommended. Open for lunch: Mon - Fri 12-2:30pm & Dinner Mon - Sat 6-11pm, Closed Sundays & Public Holidays. Visit our website to see our menu and contact details. Your hosts: Joe & Amanda

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Scalini's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?