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Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 24-619
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“lobster” (9 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed May 17, 2017

Good choice and large portions. Found the food a little salty but it was tasty. Service was efficient but not overbearing. Comfortable tables and seating and able to accommodate large groups.

Thank Russel S
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I live in NZ, i came here knowing that the chinese food here would be different. IT WAS! Good portions, a big menu so lots of choices, cheap and affordable and god service. The food was excellent! Cooked with organic veges makes a massive massive...More

Thank Noelene1178
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Food and service were good. What they call a lobster is really a crayfish because it has no claws. But we're a family of picky eaters and even the kids were satisfied. Convenient to the Tanoa hotel.

Thank JeffTNZ
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Good fresh food - very cheap & v. friendly staff.Will accommodate large groups if required.Handy to waterfront & easy parking

Thank Rob M
Reviewed March 5, 2017

We live in a densely populated part of Brisbane with Australia's largest concentration of Asian restaurants. We were pleasantly surprised by dining at Emerald Hotel Restaurant as the quality of the food was comparable with the authentic Asia food tastes of our local area. The...More

Thank Suli and Toa L
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Seafood dishes were pricey. For regular Chinese classic dishes; quite affordable. Presentation was nice, service was lovely and the atmosphere was welcoming.

Thank Adam D
Reviewed February 22, 2017

The rating would have been below terrible - save for the breakfast wait staff. The fried noodles on the dinner menu are small biscuits rolled up into strands and deep fried until rock-like. The meat that accompanies these are oversalted and the evening wait staff...More

Thank WanderingTraveller79
Reviewed February 19, 2017

What can you expect about it ? It 's not going to be Saturday 's night fever . Far from it, but, dinner is ok, not great.

Thank Michael E
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I used to go here sometimes for the lunch specials. The portions are decent for the price and the restaurant is fairly nice. Service can be a bit slow, but thats Tonga.

Thank Megan M
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Needed somewhere for dinner last-minute & the Emerald happened to be right next to my hotel. Dropped in & was surprised we got seated so quickly (10 of us). Food was great & the price was even better. They also do takeaway. Good atmosphere &...More

Thank melfaingaa
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Kuenita M
December 14, 2016|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
We booked the hotel online. You can also call them. Hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 24-619
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