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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free, Seafood, International, Pub, Soups
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Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
67823490
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We dropped into lovely restaurant for dinner, it sits right on the water with tremendous views, food was very good, service great! We will be back for lunch!

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Thank Leanne S
Dunedin, New Zealand
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here for dinner and enjoyed our meals overall. We had a beautiful view of the harbour which was nice. The live music was excellent - probably the highlight of the night. I had the moroccan chicken which was nice, though the chicken was a bit overcooked. My partner had thai chicken which was really nice, great flavour to... More 

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Thank Gibbsy31
Mykonos Town, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had dinner and would recommend Waterfront for tasty food, good atmosphere and background music that still allowed for people to have a conversation. Friends recommended tender beef curry and seafood crepe. Homemade desserts were tasty and a nice way to finish off meal.

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Thank Cheryl N
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for lunch while out in Port Villa...friendly laid back atmosphere with good music and vocals from local artists. Food good but not spectacular. Menu limited to seafood and steak. Quite pricey compared to other eateries.

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Thank Caroline W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

food was good, seafood platter really tasty, service was fast and friendly. Its easily accessible and has a good setting.

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Thank SamsinTyrone
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for a cocktail as it was happy hour ($2 off a $12 cocktail), no coconut cream for the piña colada (we are sitting by a coconut tree) and $10 for a plate of salt and pepper squid (pictured) for 7 pieces of squid. People we're friendly, the morsel of food we all tasted was nice, but sadly... More 

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Thank Jbart0
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family had dinner there. The food was good. The conditions for a "happy hour" we're misleading I feel. Other than that all good

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Thank ellisonk54
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here for lunch before we went to the airport on our last day. Nice setting by the water. Friendly staff. Food was good - we had a shared seafood platter - no variety of seafood just one poulet fish but it was beautifully cooked and presented so didn't matter. Children had pizza which was very average. Nice place... More 

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Thank Helen H
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed on the yacht for a few days on the mooring nearby and then for a few more days in a hotel. I came to this restaurant for a happy hour and dinner several times and it was a good experience. The food is on a more expensive side, but the setting and service were very good.

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Thank Kris L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here a couple times Once for lunch - very nice And once for tea - excellent Both times here the service was fantastic.. The local beer Tusker is a must try Nice views of the bay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free, Seafood, International, Pub, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: 67823490

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?