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“Home sweet HOME!!”
Review of Home Cafe

Home Cafe
Ranked #7 of 70 Restaurants in Apia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $10
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Home sweet HOME!!”
Reviewed December 10, 2013

Where to begin in describing the amazingness of Home Cafe....It's hands down the best cafe on Samoa that's for sure!! We spent 5 days in Apia and Home was the highlight of each and every day!! Horace, the owner, has a lovely personalised and in his own words, "all about you approach" to both his service and food. So every time you visit Home you feel like you're visiting family!!

The food is absolutely delicious - Horace and his team only use the freshest of ingredients and will go out of their way to make sure you're happy with your meal. Extra avocado, sausage instead of bacon, or whatever you want is absolutely no trouble at all!! We managed to eat our way through pretty much everything on the menu and it is all just superb.

The vibe at Home is chilled, cruisy and funky all at the same time and there are plenty of magazines to flick through on the big communal wooden table while you are drinking your coffee or basil crush (highly recommended!!). You could just spend hours here eating, relaxing and chatting with Horace and the rest of the staff.

I can't recommend this place highly enough and only wish I had a Home Cafe around the corner from where I live!! Put a visit here at the top of your list of things to do in Apia - you won't regret it and may even end up rearranging your trip plans to spend as much time here as possible like we did!!

  • Visited December 2013
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English first
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Samoa's only trendy retro cafe ”
Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Another visit to Samoa and had to visit my favourite cafe. HOME. Everyone is here. The food still maintains it's standard. DELICIOUS and the Management & staff are ever so friendly. See u again in the next visit

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Service is bad, Food is great”
Reviewed November 14, 2013

Been here a few times, the food is great. The owner Horace is friendly. It just the preparation of food is slow and they often mix up your orders....

This place is opposite Titiana motel.. just becareful that there are 2 Tatiana hotels in Apia

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank VictorKoh
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Apia, null, Samoa
1 review
“"Inspiration at its best"”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Indeed by far the greatest, overall.

Part from the food itself, The atmosphere which transpires amongst the great "Home Cafe" creates a unique vibe which defines positive nature. The service is great and quite frankly, i am the biggest fan of HC's "Cold Wet" Period!...

Horace is such a great spirited young bloke and i can certainly say the same for his hard working staff. I have tried every food on the menu and i will say it again, i loved them all...

It is the vibe at HC that brings every single individual together and share a cuppa or a nice sandwich for brunch with big constant smiles.

Just for the record, THE COFFEE IS THE BEST!... Two thumbs up, "Horace"

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Andrew M
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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
2 reviews
“Home cafe”
Reviewed October 31, 2013

We have just returned from two weeks in Samoa ,very lucky,all bar car rental problems everything else was great, the home cafe was a fun surprise after resort food,very casual out and in door dining,no fussy expensive seating ect, just the BBQ table from home ,,,food was familiar to us and made to be,,,with a quick trip down the road for more supplies for our sandwhich ,,well done Horace ..

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Vivien P
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