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“Great restaurant”

Scalinis Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 84 Restaurants in Apia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $28
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Scalinis Samoa, our restaurant is air-conditioned, with maximum seating for 70 people inside & 20 people outside. Our a la carte menu is a fusion of Samoan & New Zealand flavours, with a hint of Italian. We have set menu options for large bookings. Reservations recommended. Open for lunch: Mon - Fri 12-2:30pm & Dinner Mon - Sat 6-11pm, Closed Sundays & Public Holidays. Visit our website to see our menu and contact details. Your hosts: Joe & Amanda
Reviewed August 17, 2013

We enjoyed a really delicious lunch at Scalinis. We both had the lightly seared tuna and salad. While it was a relatively simple dish, it was of superb quality, and just right for a meal at lunchtime. The tuna was by far the nicest I have had.

The service was great, and the air-conditioning was welcome, giving us a break from the sometimes overpowering heat outside.

This restaurant is possibly the best in Apia. It is somewhat more expensive than other eating places, but thoroughly recommended.

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Thank marsh21
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

WEll the above fusion certainly matches the foods that some of the Wellingotn restaurants offer during the Wellingotn on the plate. Compliments to the chef.
I would recommend any Kiwi visitors to Samoa to try this establishment because they also serve NZ wines.
The lights went out on the night I was there with a friend, however the staff were so quick in providing candles to enable us to continue with our meals. The lack of lightning which was not their fault create another perspective of "dining in the dark".

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Reviewed August 1, 2013

if you love food and are looking for that something special I recommend the wonderful Scalini's Restaurant. Of all the restaurant meals eaten in Samoa this one put the others to shame. Starters, mains, desserts are all equally delicious,beautifully presented and lovingly prepared. Your wonderful hosts Joe and Amanda will temp you with their fantastic menu and I am sure you will come away wanting to return as soon as you can, definitely making it a must on your next visit to Samoa. Check our the wonderful black and white photo's on the wall of the restaurant and the proud award for best meal. This is a must for eaters who appreciate great food.

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Thank hilde99_13
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

We went to Scalini as it was recommended. Once you get past the slightly ironic feeling you have while eating Italian pasta and meals in Samoa, the food is really good. It was absolutely amongst the best we had in Samoa. The kids loved the pasta, and they had a few good red wines, which were hard to find in our travels. it is definitely worth a visit. Not cheap by Samoan standards, but well priced by NZ standards!!

Thank Toni F
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Awesome Food, the best I had in Samoa. It is not the cheapest place in Samoa but I thought the prices were reasonable given the high quality of food. Great food, great service - highly recommend having a meal here

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Thank Eats_Oz
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