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Kokobanana Bar & Grill

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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pacific Rim
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Cross Island Road | Papaloloa, Apia, Upolu 00000, Samoa
685 26880
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Description: Kokobanana bar & grill is located 5mins from Apia on the cross island road...
Kokobanana bar & grill is located 5mins from Apia on the cross island road behind the Curry House & Zodiac. Open 6 days a week for dinner from 5pm - 10pm & 11am - 2pm for lunch from Wednesday - Friday. Enjoy the best steaks on island or a mouth watering Lobster Mornay while sipping on one of our many exotic cocktails. For reservations call 26880.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best steaks in town - great value for money

Kokobanana is definitely the best steakhouse in Samoa and is definitely great value for money!!! They are consistent in their service and the quality of their food. Highly recommended for meat lovers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Ioana C
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Apia, Samoa
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Apia, Samoa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Kokobanana is definitely the best steakhouse in Samoa and is definitely great value for money!!! They are consistent in their service and the quality of their food. Highly recommended for meat lovers.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The quality of the food is fantastic! A popular resturant and I know why, the meals are great! Good back ground music from their one man band. Only down side are the mosquitos and can get quite hot. Other than that, very nice simple bar and grill with delicious meals.

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Westport, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Koko banana is what you would expect in a tropical paradise, with great views, and yummy food, they do the best steaks in town and I don't usually like steak. The interior is tropical themed and it is a really nice place to eat, it's a little out of the way but so worth a trip.

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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Good food and pleasant waiters, we had our school dinner here buffet style and the food was amazing...best place on the island for a steak. Don't bother with the deserts though...

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Wellington, NZ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I can't believe this place is not really mentioned in the tourist brochures (at least nothing I saw). A Samoan colleague took me here for a meal. The food was the best I had in Apia (swordfish) and the atmosphere is very special - open sides looking out into jungle. I loved the sound of the rain on the tin... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This place had changed name from Mangoes' to Kokobanana thus known to locals for their great stake and crayfish. This place is popular for dinner and band, but we had lunch here and even though there were only few luncheon customers, it did not disappoint especially the crayfish/lobster mornay! Would definitely come back to this restaurant and recommend to others... More 

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Apia, Samoa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I've always heard about this place until I finally went over for one of our special family outings for some good steak dinner! Not really expensive and very spacious to enjoy your meals in peace.Service delivery though was slow but great company from the Waiter (Otto) who made sure that we were not bored and we had enough appetizers and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Heard about this place from some other travellers staying at the same hotel as us. It is a little way out of town but definitely worth the trip. My partner had Steak and Lobster. What an impressive meal that was. Lucky he is a big eater. I had a chicken pasta dish, which was nice.

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Loved the atmosphere of peering out from the middle of a huge tree to the branches, and town of Apia far below. Best cooked food we had on our holiday.

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and service out of the town. Lobster and steak dishes were fantastic and filled the table literally! A great find and worth the short trip out of town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cross Island Road | Papaloloa, Apia, Upolu 00000, Samoa
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Upolu  >  Apia
  • Phone Number: 685 26880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Kokobanana bar & grill is located 5mins from Apia on the cross island road behind the Curry House & Zodiac. Open 6 days a week for dinner from 5pm - 10pm & 11am - 2pm for lunch from Wednesday - Friday. Enjoy the best steaks on island or a mouth watering Lobster Mornay while sipping on one of our many exotic cocktails. For reservations call 26880.

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