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Trader Vic's

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$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Pub
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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is very nice to spend a lovely moment with your friends and family or your self. the service is great,specially if that sweetest (Carmina ) there i really feel completely comfortable if she is there to 1-serve me . 2- gives you choices for drinks. 3-keep going and coming back to chick on you . 4she don't forget... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had another fantastic time at Traders. As always we started with cocktails and then settled into our table. Good to reserve by the way as this place is really popular. This time my wife had Steak Flambe which is cooked in front of you, whilst I had Green Thai Curry. Manan did a stirling job not only with the... More 

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Thank Pete_C166
GstSvcOfficer, Samer Saleh - Director of Food & Beverage Operations at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Pete_C166, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments are very important to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited this restaurant on numerous occasions and always experienced first class service and food, last night was no exception and we received another amazing meal. The food was cooked to perfection, the presentation was outstanding and the staff and service were exceptional. Trader Vics must be very proud of what they achieve in the delivery of customer service and... More 

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Thank Julie P
GstSvcOfficer, Samer Saleh - Director of Food & Beverage Operations at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Julie P, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments are very important to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best... More 

Abu Dhabi
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family is visiting and it was my birthday so it was a good opportunity to visit Trader Vic's for dinner. We had the oysters as a starter and the duck breast was a firm favourite among my family. I absolutely adore the Mango Chili Beef and it was perfect as always! The orchids on the table were a beautiful... More 

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Thank SandraAnnon
GstSvcOfficer, Samer Saleh - Director of Food & Beverage Operations at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear SandraAnnon, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments are very important to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards,... More 

United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the door where the manager stands to greet you to bartenders that remember your drink or the smiling girls serving in the bar. Everybody is so welcoming and when they talk to you they show real interest. Last week the dutch man saw I was alone and introduced me with regular guests, which became a night for the books.... More 

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Thank Jean Y
GstSvcOfficer, Samer Saleh - Director of Food & Beverage Operations at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Jean Y, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments are very important to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best... More 

Muggia, Italy
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food and after dinner you can move to the bar and get the best cocktail in Abu Dhabi with good music performed by a Cuban band. And if you will be lucky to be served by Ms. Khaing you will fill pamperized.

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GstSvcOfficer, Samer Saleh - Director of Food & Beverage Operations at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Pino S, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments are very important to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i do know a lot of Trader Vic`s arround the world - but i have to say the Traders Vic`s Abu Dhabi is one of the best. Smooth Music from the live-band, excellent food and beverages (especially the cocktails). AND: you get a great service (our waitress: Khaing)! I will definitly come back to enjoy another great evening!

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1 Thank Ross W
GstSvcOfficer, Samer Saleh - Director of Food & Beverage Operations at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Ross W, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments are very important to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The guy at the front door has an amazing attitude toward everybody who steps into the place. That is a major plus in a city where everything feels kind of forced. The place itself it's joyful: you have live latin music in one side and dinner tables on the other, so it makes you believe you'll enjoy your night. Unfortunately... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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104 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first experience at Trader Vic's was in Dec, 2004 while staying at the Beach Rotana Hotel on recce to decide to work and live in Abu Dhabi. We have found that this restaurant has continued to be Consistent and Good for Expats, tourist and locals. We enjoy the variety of fare, the quiet ambience and professional staff. Now almost... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you like to have a couple of excellent drinks or have some bar bites, nothing beats this place!!! Lovely cheese balls and calamaris, and the drinks are just magical!!

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2 Thank Mohammed S
GstSvcOfficer, Samer Saleh - Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at Trader Vic's, responded to this review

Dear Mohammed S, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments are very important to us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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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