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Trader Vic's

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Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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Ground Floor, Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Street # 10 | Al Zahiyah Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 644 3011
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5:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 3:30 am
Sat - Wed 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the most visited place for the past 10 years that I am in Abu Dhabi. If you ask me why I would say Service ..Service and Service ! Friendly staff with genuine approach and never ending smile on the face makes you feel connected and home! Thank you Ms. Yana for making this experience second to none..keep up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The music! The drinks! The atmosphere! If you love to salsa, it's perfect. I just enjoy the music. Haven't had their food yet, but can vouch for their bar.

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Thank Bushra A
NGardier, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Bushra A, thank you for taking the time to review us online. We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your evening at Trader Vic's. Our team works very hard to ensure that our guests leave satisfied and it is always good to hear that these efforts make a difference and you had a great time with us.... More 

Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely love it at Trader Vic's Abu Dhabi!!! This is our favourite place to be here!! Our last visit was yesterday as it was our 10th wedding anniversary! The whole team made us feel extremely special!! My husband is lactose intolerant and one of his favourite dishes is the duck! The chef takes his allergy into account and makes... More 

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NGardier, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear SandraAnnon, thank you for taking the time to review us online and for your lovely words. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time at Trader Vic's, especially as it was your wedding anniversary. It is particularly pleasing to read the compliments on our staff. I will share your positive feedback with the rest of our team... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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41 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been with group of friends and enjoyed or cockatiels. The place is small around the bar and music. The restaurant area is good but you feel it's separate from the bar like a different place didn't like it. Wish if the bar is bigger in space coz we went in normal day and was almost no place to set, imagine... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A total mix of cultures with a Cosmo effect in ambience , Chinese Japanese food , Italian songs . Beautiful ambience . Excellent service . Great tasting food . Most importantly awesome drinks different n yet amazing cocktails . I totally loved the coffee Diablo . This is my "visit to celebrate spot". You will leave happy .

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Thank nisha d
NGardier, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear nisha d, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful experience at Trader Vic's. Our team works very hard to ensure that our guests leave "happy" and it is always good to hear that these efforts make a difference and you had an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Trader Vics' as a venue for our daughter's and son-in-law's 30th birthday celebration as we had often visited this great restaurant in the past and always enjoyed meals here, even during Formula 1 events when it is always very busy. Our celebration here on the 22nd July 2016 was probably the most memorable and enjoyable and this being... More 

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Thank Julie P
NGardier, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Julie P, Thank you very much for your lovely words and for taking the time to review us. It is great to read how much you enjoyed the Birthday celebration at Trader Vic's. It is particularly pleasing to read your comments about our team and I will definately share these comments with them on your behalf. Thank you for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been a while since I was there last tiame, and I went on a Saturday night, supposedly slow, but I was really surprised with the turnout; granted it only picked up after 9:30pm. What I like about the place is consistency, in terms of food quality, service and of course the usual TV drinks. This time I was really impressed... More 

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NGardier, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear munemu, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for such positive comments. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your time at Trader Vic's. Thank you for the compliments on our food and service. We are looking forward to welcoming to back to Trader Vic's soon. Best Regards, Nicolas Gardier Executive Assistant Manager... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend for a weekend night at the bar, the salsa band would be performing, and you can't find better cocktails in town. Perfect for group dining, good food, great ambience and friendly staff. I'd recommend Kung Pau Chicken if you're into spicy food. Special thanks to Mr. Madan for his warm welcoming and for his excellent service.

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Thank Tarekz82
NGardier, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Tarekz82, thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor.com We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful time at Trader Vic's. Thank you especially for the compliments on our service. We will share your comments with Mr. Madan and the rest of the team on your behalf. We are looking forward to welcoming you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice ambience with relaxed and courteous staff. It's quite rare to find a place like this in Abu Dhabi so enjoy the experience.

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Thank TP19791979
NGardier, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear TP19791979, Thank you for taking the time to review Trader Vic's. It is a pleasure to read that you had a good time with us and that you enjoyed the ambiance of Trader Vic's. Thank you one again for your comments regarding our service. We will share them with our colleagues. We are looking forward to welcoming you back... More 

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we came here for a few drinks and a late night snack, what a terrible choice. We ordered singapore noodles, peking duck and callimari. The nooldes were more like a philippine pansid. My wife refuse to eat it. The duck was atrocious. More like a bun with a measly portion of duck. They were disgusting.I must say the callamari were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 3:30 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 3:30 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Floor, Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Street # 10 | Al Zahiyah Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 644 3011
Description
Trader Vic's is a French Polynesian restaurant and bar which specializes in Island cuisine and tropical cocktails in an exotic atmosphere.

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