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Kokobanana Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Polynesian
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Cross Island Road | Papaloloa, Apia, Upolu 00000, Samoa
+685 26880
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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food in a great setting. Rib eye was superb and the location is excellent. Highly recommended!

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A different dining experience, fantastic signature dish / lobster and steak! This is too much for one person! The steak is fantastic according to the meat eaters, my lobster mornay was delicious. You have to book on busy nights ( Thurs/Fri) and make sure they have lobster or ( enough)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great dinner and live one man band was great entertainment - jazz and island favorites. Great value for the money!

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Pago Pago, American Samoa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I heard about kokobanana through friends. So me and my bestie plan a trip to Apia just so we could try it out.I can safely say dang it was a move worth taking. We ordered Steak and lobster with baked potato, green salad with cream of mushroom sauce. That combination was heavenly. I also loved their watermelon slushie. This always... More 

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1 Thank easteraulava
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Delicious steak and friendly service. Enjoyed the food. Be prepared for the big portions they serve so more than likely you will be taking it home with you. Yum!

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1 Thank Maria M
Australia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

So glad we stumbled across this restaurant. Delicious steak and lobster and all reasonably priced. They serve cocktails in tiki mugs if you ask! Recommend applying insect repellant as it's all open air in a lovely garden setting with some ocean views. Our taxi from Apia had trouble finding it, so look for the Kokobanana sign on the Cross Island... More 

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1 Thank Sue E
Apia
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

If you're into your steaks, you must try out this place. The servings are very generous so be prepared to eat heaps. The cocktails are also very good here. Lovely ambience also and the service is always very friendly and prompt.

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1 Thank Lani V
Auckland NZ
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Have eaten here a couple of times and the meals are HUGE! Be prepared for Lobster/steak meal - might take a while to get through it, or could even share between two! It is an open restaurant so make sure you take plenty of repellant, otherwise good place to eat and good value!

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Suva, Fiji
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this place by an ex resident. It lived up to the recommendation. Good service and the lobster and steak was good. See the pics.

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2 Thank Greg C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Was so excited to come and dine at this restaurant, and it certainly lived up to my expectations. The portions were huge and very delicious. Would highly recommend this place if you love lobster. The steak was great too and so we're both of our prawn entrees

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Polynesian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Island Road | Papaloloa, Apia, Upolu 00000, Samoa
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Upolu  >  Apia
  • Phone Number: +685 26880
Description
Kokobanana bar & grill is located 5mins from Apia on the cross island road behind the Curry House & Zodiac. Open 6 days a week for dinner from 5pm - 10pm & 11am - 2pm for lunch from Wednesday - Friday. Enjoy the best steaks on island or a mouth watering Lobster Mornay while sipping on one of our many exotic cocktails. For reservations call 26880.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?