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Mango Cafe

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Waterfront, Neiafu, Tonga
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the boat house and dined at mango several times. Enjoyed the friendly staff and the meals are good enough. It is Tonga after all. Wifi was pathetic and couldn't get connected ever. Make sure you hound them to get logged in. Regardless, we loved the view, there was live entertainment most nights and it's all very relaxed.

Thank addem1
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent a few leisurely hours at the Mango Cafe while in Tonga on a swimming and whale watching holiday. Had snacks, coffee, dinner, drinks (not all at the same time). Food is good and reasonable priced. Coffee is good. Free wifi. Happy hour. Relaxing view, friendly staff. What's not to like?

Thank annehenshaw
Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most things on the menu were not available, but the drinks were cold and the view outstanding. When you order hot chips you get Taro chips - quite a surprise, not good for the teeth!

Thank VickiD1958
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few days staying at the boathouse. Lovely location to just sit and watch the bay and comings and goings of the yachts . Food is good large portions not cheap but good service. We rented kayaks for an afternoon.

Thank 782alisont
South Australia, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view across the Bay Of Refuge from this restaurant is magnificent. It is the perfect location for a leisurely lunch while taking in all that happens on the water in font of you. The food was lovely, the staff friendly and the decor just beautiful. Very nice.

Thank Joy R
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A top spot to have a drink on the verandah and watch the yachts sail in and out. Had pizza (top$20) (thin crispy crust), local beer (top$7). Great service, friendly staff.

Thank Lou G
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This was the third restaurant we tried in Neiafu and we thought it the best. We came for dinner one evening - think it was a Friday or Saturday. They have a lovely large deck overlooking the harbour and all the moored yachts with little dinghies bringing many sailors in for the evening drinks and meal. It was a bit... More 

Thank 03Victoria
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Mango is beautifully located near the harbor overlooking the water. The menu is diverse and the atmosphere congenial. Pleasant service and a very nice clientele.

Thank NaturePhotogUSA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dinner. The service and food was at a high standard which matched the location. Watching the sun go down over the harbour while drinking the local beer and eating fish and chip made a good night.

Thank Allen B
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Ok so maybe we didn't catch them at their best. You need to remember that things run on Tongan time around here. We ordered 4 ham and cheese toasties which took 40 minutes to arrive - there was only one other person in the entire restaurant. The odd thing often is that if the place was full it probably would... More 

Thank SilkFox

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, International
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront, Neiafu, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Vava'u Islands  >  Neiafu
Come and visit us for lunch, dinner or sunset drinks on the waterfront in Neiafu on the island of Vava'u in the Kingdom of Tonga.

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