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“Always the best!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant
Vaimaanga | PO Box 1050, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
00682 26123
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Ranked #1 of 3 restaurants in Titikaveka
Price range: $9 - $32
Cuisines: Polynesian, Vegetarian, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are situated right on the beach. Imagine sitting on the beach with the sun setting, sipping your favourite cocktail and enjoying some of the best cuisine on the island - how romantic! We also offer a pizza take away service - forget the cooking - enjoy our pizza in your room/hotel or just sit on the beach with your feet in the water enjoying the food. We can cater for small privet functions and weddings. Look forward to seeing you at the Vaima.
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Always the best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We first went in 2011 and ever since we have been going back. The slow roasted pork is the BEST! always a hit! served with rukau and apple sauce is absolutely amazing! love their ika mata (raw fish) and pizzas are great! dining outside looking over the beach is perfect, and when the sun is setting its the ultimate romantic experience :) We will be back. Hi to Felix the establishment's cat who loves to lie around on the bar mat and sit on your lap while your eating :)

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Auck NZ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

I had the fish and chips twice, and my husband also went back for the pork belly. We had a group of 20 people dine here, and we all wanted to go back the following night, no-one was dissapointed!
Definately a must when you visit raro

Visited October 2012
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Sammamish, Washington
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best meal on the island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We had our last dinner at this restaurant, our table was right on the beach. I had the chicken delight and my husband had the yellow seafood. Pina Colada was very good. They will send a car to your hotel, pick you up for dinner and drive you back. The quality is outstanding and price are very reasonable. highly recommend this place for dinner

Visited October 2012
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The location is good especially the tables on the beach but wear some mosquito repellant. We asked three times to use the stuff they provided and they never brought it out.

The food was very disappointing and the desert platter was partly inedible. Service was disorganised and other patrons were making the same complaint around us.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Cook Islands
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Pork Belly delight!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Truly delicious. Treating visiting friends from Hong Kong, we enjoyed ika mata and scallops and the delightful pork belly x's 5 of the 6 of us at dinner last Monday, Again, excellent service, food and surroundings making Vai Ma the BEST restaurant in Titikaveka!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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