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Ovava - CLOSED

Utavalivaka, Neiafu, Vava'u, Neiafu, Tonga
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Cuisines: Pacific Rim
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Nov 7, 2012
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Dining options: Reservations

19 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Had a great meal here. Highly recommend this quirky looking resturant, pizza oven and more. Great bar with a wonderful selection.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

It really is the best food on the island especially if you are a pizza lover.The host is a great guy and will make you feel welcome.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

We had a nice meal here, drinks are quite expensive, enjoyed the must try fish pie, and the homemade icecream is really yum,peanut butter and coconut!

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Canberra, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

We had a group dinner here to complete our wonderful tour swimming with the whales. The food was amazing - particularly the lobster cocktail entree!!

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Welcoming atmosphere with very good food - enjoyed the pizza, sashimi, salads, and thai curry. The owner Lawrence is a blast.

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Auckland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Best restaurant in Neiafu by far!! Excellent menu with a selection of fresh seafood, tender steaks and yummy pasta - the pizzas are cooked in a wood-fire oven - nice thin crust too AND the best desserts in town! Love their Creme Caramel PLUS many flavours of gorgeous homemade ice cream (Coconut, espresso coffee and Lemon, Lime & Bitters are... More

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Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

It is a little bit out of the centre of town but it is well worth it. The pizza wood fire oven churned out some great pizzas for out group. I had the seafood green curry which was also delicious. They also have a nice casual bar to have a pre-dinner beer.

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Great food, one of the best restaurants on the island. A little more pricey then the rest but one i would definitely recommend to go to. They have great ambiance.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Lawrence does a great job of welcoming and describing meals which does not quite match the delivery

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Poole, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

This restaurant is out of town, above the Paradise hotel if visiting by dinghy. It is run by Lawrence, an expat from the UK, who brings his quirky and amusing talents to play in looking after his customers. The food, service and ambience is excellent. There is also a wood burning pizza oven for pizza afficionados! We visited on a... More

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