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The Waterfront Bar and Grill

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Kumul Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Sydney NSW
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100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were passing time before our drop off to airport, so we asked for a quick service. Came out half an hour later for stir fried vegs and a hamburger. We asked for a child's portion and were charged full price. View is nice.

Thank margw5
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place offered a lovely menu mostly of super fresh, local seafood, which was absolutely delicious. Perfectly cooked, yummy flavours. The seafood crepe and coconut fish curry were great! The setting was relaxed and comfortable, very nice semi outdoor restaurant. They had a very questionable singer on too loud though. That was a bit cringe worthy. Overall definitely recommended!

Thank Bfrealnose
Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a last minute decision from us, we had planned to eat at Lava Bar but when we got there the menu THEY had was disappointing. So we came here and had the fish crepé and fish curry, both amazingly delicious, cooked correctly and sauces were amazing. Lots of Coconut in the dishes....the chef her really knows what he's... More 

Thank IT-Emperor
Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined there one evening during our recent stay just out of Port Vila. Set right on the water it is quite the romantic setting if you can get a table at the waters edge! Fairly rustic, no frills to this restaurant, but the food speaks for itself. My husband and I had the seafood platter for two, it was delicious... More 

Thank glendac53
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a relaxed vibe right next to the water. We had a shared fish platter with local veggies. Plentiful and yummy

Thank Barbara W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had really chatty waiter which was nice at first but he came over a few too many times before we had even got our meals. Ordered the seafood platter to share and it was amazing, so much food. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank Leanne M
Woodside, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst visiting Port Vila we experience seafood of outstanding quality and service that made you want to return time and time again.

Thank Ncorn27
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We received lots of feedback about how good this place was. The service was very attentive and the wait staff jocked with you. My husband said the seafood crepe was one of the best meals he had ever had, my son loved the hamburger. I did eat my steak it was not wonderfull. It was quite expensive. It's nice to... More 

Thank Jane G
Adelaide, Australia
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only made it here for one dinner, and enjoyed the friendly service and the chance to chat to the staff about our holiday and places we should visit. Menu has a great variety, and the seafood platter was good value. Ask for a waterfront table so you can look out over the water.

Thank TMD16
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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746 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Set right on Port Vila harbor, this restaurant has an enviable location. You look right out over the boats and Irikiri Island. Dining is al fresco. The food is average burgers, pizza, etc. Nothing to distinguish the cuisine, but it makes a great lunch stop just for the scenery.

Thank dmittleman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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?