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“Had a good night” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Waterfront Bar and Grill

The Waterfront Bar and Grill
Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Ranked #35 of 73 Restaurants in Port Vila
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Sydney
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Had a good night”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Actually should kame this 3 1/2 stars. Setting is nice, by the marina, layout is just OK and the food was only OK, not bad, just OK.
The highlight were the band, consisting of 3 singers with a keyboard + a computer. They went all night, non stop, sang any thing you can imagine and mostly pretty well. The smoked and drank throughout their endless set so I guess that was their break.
It is what it is. OK

Visited January 2013
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“great food, lovely location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

great fast service and great lobsters! Great location easy to get too and not that fancy like some of the other ones.

It's a great spot to watch the boats and have that perfect lobster

Visited January 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Nice Restaurant on the Water”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The restaurant is in a good spot and has a nice feel to it. The staff are very nice and helpful. The food was of a good standard but we had to wait a long time. The night we went was a cruise ship night, unfortunately. This means when my kids ordered chicken they were told there was none, but the people from the cruise ship manage to have chicken, they were also serviced before us but arrived after us. We do understand most business make money off the cruise ships, but as normal tourist it is very off putting, as this is not a cheep restaurant for a family.

Visited January 2013
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Port vila
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A good one on the waterfront”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Unpretentious, quite large with outdoor and undercover dining, Waterfront is great for a snack or drink or a full on big dinner. The staff are über friendly and efficient and the food tasty at prices typical of mid level dining in Vanuatu. Watching the boats and listening to the expat salties is an added bonus if you like that sort of thing. Seems to be family friendly too, with small children dining on the three occasions I went there. Thumbs up from me.

Visited January 2013
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Launceston, TAS
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This outdoor restaurant had a wonderful atmosphere, great service and we got our meals and drinks quickly. Would recommend making a booking though as they turned a lot of people away when we were there.

Visited December 2012
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