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Tisa's Barefoot Bar

No street addresses on this island, Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa
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Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Pago Pago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Wednesday nights are umu nights for $40, worth it if you have never seen one before. Food was tasty, as were the drinks, but each pina colada with "fresh coconut cream" was $10, but strong. Went another day for drinks in the afternoon on a Friday. Wasn't busy and a beautiful spot for palagi's to happy hour.

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New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I love this place because they never say no to your request. Its the best stopover for cocktail and light dinner. I love Tisa she's the best.

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Tujunga, California
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were part of a tour off a cruise ship and are we glad we booked the whole tour. After reading some of the reviews that suggested just taking the bus to Tisa's to save money and have a seat at Tisa's, some cancelled out of our tour and, has been pointed out, were directed to another location. They not... More

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Camarillo, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We were SO looking forward to Tisa's. We were on a cruise ship. Got picked up and was lucky enough to get Candyman as a guide. FULL of info. We had a whole group from the ship. Two buses. Some people from the ship didnt want to pay the full price and found their own way there. WE however. Enjoyed... More

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Hilo, Hawaii
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Went to Tisa's for group dinner. Tisa is very kind, nice, has a great location and love what she's done with the restaurant atmosphere. Now, the price: $39, didn't even include a drink or any entertainment--disappointed for sure. I am from Hawaii and so have seen an 'umu' many times, no bells or whistles there. The food amount was very... More

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Pago Pago, American Samoa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It's a traditional Polynesian eart oven. Tisa keeps traditional alive and adds spice with variations of local fare made modern. Succulent everything.

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St George, UT
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11 reviews 11 reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I just back from American Samoa and had heard so much about Tisa's that I couldn't resist checking it out. Loved the location. Loved the food. My only complaint is the price. For $27.00 I expected more than 2 little shrimp, 1 small piece of fish, 1 small lobster w/o much meat, and a small salad. I know that almost... More

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london
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93 reviews 93 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

One of the most organic and creative settings for food and drink I've ever seen. Hand crafted with twisted tree trunks and sea-soaked decking. Sat in the midst of paradise there is also something a little bit punk about this place. Anarchic yet beautifully serene. Eating with the ocean just a few feet away, drinking local beer, Vailima, and having... More

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Seattle
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This small place is on a private beach reserve, with great snorkeling. After we spent an hour watching the fish we sat on the platform under the trees and had a delicious grilled yellow fin with breadfruit chips. The place was very friendly and casual, this is not your greasy bar and grill - you feel like you're in a... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Perfect location, structure, beach and people. The owners Candy and Tisa are a wonderful couple: always kind and willing to help and they to do all by themself! the food comes from their plantation on the back of the village and the fish is caught daily by Candy (we had a really good fresh Yellofin Tuna for dinner, Included in... More

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