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“Great location - snacks were pricey though.”

Vai Restaurant & Bar
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Wed, 2/19
8:00 PM
Price range: $5 - $30
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous waterfront location, sandy floor, swim-up bar. Loved all of that. The bar snack were a bit lacking and quite expensive. It was the only place opened late when we arrived, so we didn't have much choice. Live music was good, but too loud to speak over.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Thank NMMC13
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere if this restaurant and location is fabulous. Right on the beach, and we had a beachfront table which added to the ambience. Starting with cocktails, they were delicious, but higher priced at 30FJD compared to other restaurants on the area (around 22FJD). The food was beautifully presented, but didn't taste as good as other meals we had. Our entrees of scallops were cooked to perfection, plump not overcooked. Our mains were the disappointment. We ordered the fish of the day and gnocchi. Fish of the day was traditionally presented and had good flavours, but didn't quite jump off the plate. The gnocchi was a bit floury and had one prawn, one mussell which tasted like seawater and scallops which were perfect again. Dessert was the coconut mousse, stunningly presented and tasted good, the meraigne was a bit much though. On the whole pretty good service, beautifully presented food, some some other areas to work on for 5 stars. Location and ambience were perfect, the band was brilliant. Would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 28, 2019

A luxury dinner treat when staying on Denarau.

Great attention to detail in the food preparation. Great tuna based meals. A little bit on the pricey side.

A bit different with the table seating in the sand.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Thank Wade T
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Reviewed December 16, 2019 via mobile

We have eaten breakfast here every time we come over the last 16 year. We have found it very disappointing as it you to be amazing but now just average.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank 866cheriej
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Reviewed December 13, 2019

We had a fantastic meal at Vai this evening. Tossed up between Vai and main restaurant (with buffet) Feast. We didn’t want to blow the budget but ended up being comparable in cost. Kids were tired/ hungry even though we dined early but out waiter Litia Lomalagi brought bread quickly and read the scene. We ordered the Australian eye fillet and it was first class, equal to any top end Sydney restaurant. After a week in Fiji at three hotels it was the best meal we had. Absolutely not to be missed. Thank you Litia and chefs. Just super!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank SarahCR23
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