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Bistro Tatau

Cnr of Main Beach Road and Fugalei Street | Savalalo, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 22727
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Cnr of Main Beach Road and Fugalei Street | Savalalo, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I decided to try this bistro whilst walking around the city centre to orientate myself soon after arrival. Unfortunately I chose an evening when there were no other diners in the main restaurant and this always detracts from the experience to be alone in a...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious, contemporary Samoan and European flavours. Friendly and attentive wait staff. Fine dining with a Samoan spin.

1  Thank Philippa M
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Philippa M. Thanks for the neat summary. Really glad you enjoyed your meals and appreciate the spin we have incorporated. Safe travels.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family group dined at Bistro Tautau in Apia, we were given our own private room. The sublime experience started with excellent host service. The selection of NZ wines was delightful an the main dishes were excellent. I would definitely return to Bistro Tautau for...More

Thank madiskar
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks madiskar for your review. Delighted that you had a great experience and have taken the time to share with others. Hope to see you again. Cheers

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I would go every day just for the sashimi. The slices are nice and thick and the portion size is generous if you like sashimi. As soon as you bite down though, it just melts. Also had the double baked duck with pak choi, and...More

1  Thank FishyBusiness13
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are proud of all the choices on our menu and when the tuna sashimi is fresh, it is really sensational. Hope we see you again.

Reviewed August 26, 2018

My husband and I were recommended to have lunch at Bistro Tatau whilst spending the day in Apia. We were not disappointed. The food, drinks and especially the service (thank you Elijah - who was our waiter that day). We will definitely be dining there...More

1  Thank PacificExplorer1963
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Talofa PacifcExplorer1963. Thank you for you comments and for taking the time to share them with others. I will certainly pass on to Elijah your complements. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We were busy reading the menu outside his restaurant when a couple going in said it was definitely worthwhile eating here. We are so glad we took their advice. This place had the best food we had in Samoa. Our waiter had impeccable standards and...More

1  Thank keeneteam
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Woohoo! Thanks keeneteam. Delighted that you enjoyed your meal (esp. the dessert) and that our waiter's service was appreciated. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed August 22, 2018

This restaurant was recommended by a friend who travels to Samoa often on business. We were not disappointed, delicious food, freshly baked bread. The service was good and the restaurant beautifully decorated but the price is quite high for Samoan standard. If you want to...More

1  Thank ChrisLilyW
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi there. Many thanks for your review and we are delighted that you were not disappointed with your friend's recommendation. We do not believe we are expensive when compared to other fully air conditioned, a la carte restaurants with proper linen tablecloths and napkins. In...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018

hard to fault this dining experience .... excellent fine dining ... spoil yourself with linen, excellent wine list and freshest seafood and herbs. wait staff seemed a little nervous but very friendly. wine list was quite extensive, with more range of varietals food was superb,...More

1  Thank surfergt
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi surfergt. We appreciate your comments and delighted that we were able to deliver (and spoil you) on your last night.

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We went here for lunch and it was absolutely delicious. The restaurant has great, super nice and sweet service. The food was outstanding, especially the desert. If you’re in Apia you should definitely come here. I can totally recommend it.

1  Thank emmalang123
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Many thanks for your review. Comforting to know we ticked all the boxes for you and you recommend us to others. Faafetai lava

Reviewed August 19, 2018

We ate here three years ago and the meal was so memorable we made sure that this was the place we dined on a weekend visit to Apia. We were not disappointed.

1  Thank Felicity G
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hi Felicity G. Thank you so much for your comments - they are much appreciated. We are especially delighted that you came back to dine with us and enjoyed the food as much as your previous visit. We look forward to next time. Cheers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr of Main Beach Road and Fugalei Street | Savalalo, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Upolu  >  Apia
  • Phone Number: +685 22727
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Description
Smart casual dining in cool air conditioned comfort. Full bar and the most extensive wine list in Samoa served by professional wait staff. Global roaming menu with daily specials sourced from local suppliers and markets. Are you by yourself? - No worries - welcome, we have a table just for you. Have a group of up to 40 for sit down? No problems - come on in and enjoy our private/ VIP dining room. Unique menus created for your special events. All food allergies and dietary preferences catered for. Decor includes a wide range of Polynesian artworks on display. It doesn't get better than this!
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