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“Atmospheric”
Review of Trader Vic's

Trader Vic's
Ranked #40 of 2,189 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Polynesian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Trader Vic's is a French Polynesian restaurant and bar which specializes in Island cuisine and tropical cocktails in an exotic atmosphere.
Reviewed March 12, 2014

Best dance/live music scene in Abu Dhabi with decent food. Some of the appetizers and main dishes cooked in fire oven are excellent. Price is expensive though.
The live Latin music is the best feature of this place: loud enough to make your feet tap but not too loud to have a conversation with people at your table.
Overall, very nice experience and our go to place to entertain visitors from out of town

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Thank esperanza-wanderer
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Fouadhamade, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2014

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for posting this review and sharing your feedback regarding your recent experience at Trader Vic's.

Your compliments will definitely be shared with our team; as such flattering remarks continuously inspire us to do our utmost in everything that we do.

The team and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Regards,

Fouad Hamade
Executive Assistant Manager
I/C Hotel Apartments
Beach Rotana
P.O.Box 45200 Abu Dhabi U.A.E

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Reviewed March 12, 2014

It is time for a face lift, the decor needs changing and the pre-dinner drinks is a fight at the bar on Thursday night

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1  Thank Richard R
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Fouadhamade, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2014

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for posting this review and sharing your feedback regarding your recent experience at Trader Vic's.

Your feedback has been shared with our Director of food and beverage for follow up.

The team and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Regards,

Fouad Hamade
Executive Assistant Manager
I/C Hotel Apartments
Beach Rotana
P.O.Box 45200 Abu Dhabi U.A.E

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Reviewed March 11, 2014

Like the food here and the drinks and atmosphere are good fun. Can get a little crowded and the band sometimes dominate the place a little too much. But always good fun

Thank Charles D
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Fouadhamade, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2014

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for posting this review and sharing your feedback regarding your recent experience at Trader Vic's.

Your feedback has been shared with our Director of food and beverage for Follow up.

Your compliments will definitely be shared with our team; as such flattering remarks continuously inspire us to do our utmost in everything that we do.

The team and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Regards,

Fouad Hamade
Executive Assistant Manager
I/C Hotel Apartments
Beach Rotana
P.O.Box 45200 Abu Dhabi U.A.E

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Reviewed March 11, 2014

FAntastic food and atmosphere!!! Love this place. Not cheap, but really nice meal. Great life music also.

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Thank Marina G
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Fouadhamade, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2014

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for posting this review and sharing your feedback regarding your recent experience at Trader Vic's.

Your compliments will definitely be shared with our team; as such flattering remarks continuously inspire us to do our utmost in everything that we do.

The team and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Regards,

Fouad Hamade
Executive Assistant Manager
I/C Hotel Apartments
Beach Rotana
P.O.Box 45200 Abu Dhabi U.A.E

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Reviewed March 5, 2014

We visited this bar a couple of weeks ago and the only thing I can say is that there should be a health warning on the entrance door explaining how smoking can kill. Thank goodness, the UK have banned smoking in public places. Having sat in the bar for approx 30 minutes, we left with the stench of cigarette smoke lingering on our clothes and hair. I cannot for one minute imagine eating in that atmosphere. Surely all it would take would be a few extractor fans around the bar area. Very disappointed.....

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Thank rhino4525
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Fouadhamade, Manager at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2014

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor.

It was disappointing to note that you didn't enjoy your evening at Trader Vic's.

Your point raised regarding smoking in the restaurants will definitely be shared with the management team for further discussions

The Trader Vic's team and I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Regards,

Fouad Hamade
Executive Assistant Manager
I/C Hotel Apartments
Beach Rotana
P.O.Box 45200 Abu Dhabi U.A.E

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