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Mango Cafe

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Waterfront, Neiafu, Tonga
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank Lou G
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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 

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Thank 03Victoria
USA
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 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.

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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.

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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 

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Thank SilkFox
Singapore, Singapore
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Lovely spot little away from the 'busy' center, by the sea. Good place to while away a lazy afternoon. Fish is fresh and the best choice. Bit overcooked even when asked to be medium, rice could be more al dente so you'd be better off with mash. The sauces are exquisite, bit of gourmet here. Good coffee in generous pot.

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Thank Janos R
Long Beach, California
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170 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

While searching for the former Vavau Yacht Club overlooking all of the boats in Bay of Refuge we discovered that it was now the Mango Café. We were so glad to find it!! It's been all redone beautifully. Lots of shade, a great atmosphere, friendly staff and we loved sitting enjoying the local beer in the shade. Friends arrived and... More 

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Thank boloca
Jacksonville, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

best happy hour! $4 @ 4 ftw! staff is attentive, restaurant is clean and beers are cold! can't beat it!

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Thank Leah I
Coromandel, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Great location, food and drink good. Right on the wharf. Whatch the yachts come and go while you have a drink, lunch or dinner.

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Thank Thomas E
Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We tried Mango Cafe for a late lunch/early dinner during our stay in Vava'u. The location is about 5 minutes walk from town where the swim operators are and has a lovely view of the harbour and yachts. It was however a let down that 3 meal choices were unavailable so we had to go with other options. The menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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
Description
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?