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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, European,
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
+682 26 123
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork belly” (139 reviews)
“seafood curry” (57 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on a quiet day. Food was nice, standard restaurant fare, coffee was hot and strong. Parking arrangements are a little unclear if arriving from the quieter, non-Muri side of the island. No parking out the front, ignore the arrow which...More

Thank LisaT88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walk through to an outdoor garden looking out on the lagoon. Nicely wind sheltered area. Very nice food and service. Great spot.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came upon this restaurant accidently but were pleasantly surprised. Good service , and yummy food. Take some mozzie repellent though.

Thank sally c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is somewhat enticing, the reality not so much. Our starter, salt and pepper squid was well cooked but the plate was woefully empty for the price. My wife chose the lamb loin with orange glaze, minted mashed potatoes and vegetables which she enjoyed....More

3  Thank EnglishCanadian
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We ordered our pizzas from here for pick up several times. We had Margareta and Thai chick half and half it was so flavoursome and good. We will definitely be back.

Thank Dee M
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Entres of garlic pizza bread and scallop risotto to share. Both excellent. Mains of Cesar salad and fish and chips both very ordinary for the price. Deserts of key lime pie and pavlova we're great - keylime perhaps should have a stronger lime flavour and...More

1  Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Hard to beat the location and views. It is a very relaxing setting that begs you to linger awhile. We ate here twice -- and tried something different each time. The catch of the day and the calamari were our favorites - along with the...More

Thank travlbug
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Four of us ate here and we were anticipating something special as the Trip Advisor review ranked it very highly . Well we must of caught this place on a bad night as it was anything but special . They were busy but not overly...More

2  Thank has6954
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We ate here on our first and last night. They picked us up and dropped us off at our hotel free of charge. Dorothy the owner even picked us up on our last night as they were short a driver. The food and view are...More

Thank oldcrow2018
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Vaima is towards the southern side of the Island in Titikaveka. From the moment we stepped into this restaurant, we felt welcomed. The first night we ate here we sat at a table on the beach and watched the beautiful sunset. The food was absolutely...More

1  Thank majelaja2
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15 September 2017|
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Response from Sakura1990_101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but make sure to book a table..
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, 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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