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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, European,
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
+682 26 123
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (135 reviews)
“seafood curry” (54 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First night in Rarotonga so went to Vaima's as it was close and we had ate there about 7yrs early. Had been rebuilt since our last visit 7yrs earlier. Not too busy on Tuesday night. Good meal and drinks not too expensive. Wife who is...More

Thank Warren B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely setting right by the ocean, watch the sun set into sea and enjoy some fabulous food. We chose the pork belly which was very nice, served with apple sauce and scalloped potatoes, honeyed carrots, lovely flavours. The garlic prawns were excellent; perfect...More

Thank Manydreamscometrue
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best meal I have had in a long time. Sat right on the beachfront watching the sunset And ate a fabulous meal. My sister had the steak and I had the lamb. Very good quality food.

Thank dwkw2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food, right on the beach, great staff , another must when visiting the Cook Islands, watch the sunset

Thank cath9364
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting, friendly staff and truly amazing food, we thoroughly enjoyed our meal and experience here, recommendable to others for sure!!!

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We mucked these guys about with our bookings which they handled with grace but finally managed to get the 10 of us in the same place at the same time. The weather wasn't great so we were grateful to be able to have cocktails at...More

Thank itamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stumbled upon a this place while driving along the main road. You cannot miss it's big sign "Vaima" We parked along the road, went inside and they asked if we had a reservation. One thing to learn about Rarotonga is that...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on a spur of the moment for dinner. Friendly staff greeted us and were prompt in taking our drink and meal order. We both had the Beef Wellington but could have easily shared just one order. Good plate presentation and excellent meal.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of 8 all enjoyed our meals and we had a wonderful variety of cocktails that were beautifully presented. Lovely food and staff were attentive. Some of us went back 2x

Thank Lynda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the raw fish and mocktail fruit smoothy. Could be much better if the staff had more of the Cook Island warmth we'd experienced everywhere else. Guess we have been spoilt by the friendliness and laid back attitude we enjoyed every where else on...More

Thank ArtyKiwi
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Questions & Answers
15 September 2017|
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Response from Newtown_PaShopper | Reviewed this property |
Good question, considering lots of things are. I am sorry I do not know 😔
19 December 2016|
Response from Vaima | Property representative |
Hi, the only day we are closed is Christmas Day. We are open for lunch and dinner right through the Festive Season. Only day not serving lunch is New Years Day, 1st Jan 2017. Hope to see you at the Vaima - bookings... More
9 August 2016|
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Response from Pete Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We paid via visa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
  • Phone Number: +682 26 123
  • E-mail
We are situated right on the beach. Imagine sitting on the beach with the sun setting, sipping your favourite cocktail and enjoying some of the best cuisine on the island - how romantic! We also offer a pizza take away service - forget the cooking - enjoy our pizza in your room/hotel or just sit on the beach with your feet in the water enjoying the food. We can cater for small private functions and weddings. Look forward to seeing you at the Vaima. We recommend that families book between 5.30 and 6.30 pm.
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