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Scalinis Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Cross Island Road | Moto'otua, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 77 78242
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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, superb food. the fish dishes are excellent, and the creme brule dessert too. Comfortable A/C. A short taxi ride from the centre of town. Well worth the visit, although a little pricey

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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is open on Monday night, where as some other local restaurants don't, so its a great Monday option. I found the space a bit sterile, but the air con is great. Food was very good, and service quiet and professional.

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Thank Jen-n-bill
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bread, a very passable rose wine; little extras done for a bub in tow so very family friendly. We went for the lobster ravioli but the pasta and flesh were somewhat dry, perhaps overcooked. Excellent sauce and salads though

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Thank John H
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So it was our first time in Samoa and we were staying at Sinalei Resort and Spa (which incidentally is fantastic). I was trying to persuade my beloved that we should branch out from resort fare and try something different. And let me tell you, she was certainly worth the drive uphill and down dale to go to Scalinis. I... More 

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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Dined here with some colleagues and family. Food is terrific, as is the service. A little gloomy, with the set up needing improvement, otherwise I would definitely recommend it!

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Thank TravelYoda26
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

3 years later and its still good. Nice air conditioned restaurant with good service and food, just out of Apia. Lighting could be turned up a little as trouble reading menus but apart from that, cannot fault meal

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Thank PoppaHopper
Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect! I ordered a chicken dish and it was beautiful! The price of the main meals ranges from $30Tala-$60Tala. The service was awesome too, the staff were very polite and quick! Would definitely recommend this place to everyone and anyone.

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Thank MonikaTeo
Christchurch, New Zealand
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We had a great meal at Scalini's. Great welcome by manager. Had fun with him. The place was scrupulously clean and elegant. Menu choices were excellent and showed a fine understanding of food by the chef. Recommended

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1 Thank G L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Very good. Food, service, location and value. The restaurant is also air conditioned too. The food was tasty and portions of a good size.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We stayed for 10 days in Samoa and hunter and asked around for different restaurants, this has to be a least double the stars of any of others we had eaten in.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $36
Cuisine
Seafood, Fusion, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Island Road | Moto'otua, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Upolu  >  Apia
  • Phone Number: +685 77 78242
Description
Welcome to Scalinis Samoa, our restaurant is air-conditioned, with maximum seating for 70 people inside & 20 people outside. Our a la carte menu is a fusion of Samoan & New Zealand flavours, with a hint of Italian. We have set menu options for large bookings. Reservations recommended. Open for lunch: Mon - Fri 12-2:30pm & Dinner Mon - Sat 6-11pm, Closed Sundays & Public Holidays. Visit our website to see our menu and contact details. Your hosts: Joe & Amanda

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