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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, European,
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
+682 26 123
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (140 reviews)
“seafood curry” (59 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was OK but the cocktails and the beachfront location more than makes this a great place to eat or drink

1  Thank 267helenai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a great little spot on the beach. We ordered our drinks and it was all served quick and cold, Food was ordered and that was served quick and hot. We had a couple of Pizzas and they both were hot, fresh and...More

1  Thank Mick A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding food, sitting on the beach at night was great.Service and staff were also very good.They picked us up from sea change villas and took us back when we finished.

1  Thank cazbarsydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A buzzy Restaurant right on the beach. The food was good it was quite full when we went and although we had booked a table outside they tried to give us one inside but once we told them things were sorted. My curry wasn’t bad....More

1  Thank rizzy80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful restaurant to visit on our first night on Raratonga . The food was fantastic & the staff very pleasant. The only thing was how long we waited for our meals - over 1 & a half hours for our meals to come out but...More

1  Thank Mareedawn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy walk from our accommodation which we visited a couple of times. Staff excellent and the meal and pizzas were really good and yummy

2  Thank Tonia Catherine N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect. They offered transportation and reviews seemed good, so we gave it a try and so glad we did. Beachfront dining yet under the tent so that we were protected from rain. We had the calamari for entree, fish curry...More

1  Thank HappyMe77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is very good. Wonderfully prepared seafood, and they have New Zealand Beef and Lamb as well. We sat inside due to the wind, but the terrace area has a great sunset view. We shared a table with a couple we met in the...More

1  Thank Ranger93433
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lovely beachfront table but we're disappointed by meals, overpriced for what we got and for us did not live up to expectations,

Thank LindaC6753
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Vaima so much we went back 3 times in 9 days!! The staff were very friendly the food was delicious and the cocktails were amazing!! Best Ika mata on the island!

2  Thank amihopcroft
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yj62
15 September 2017|
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Response from Sakura1990_101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but make sure to book a table..
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TokenLP
19 December 2016|
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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
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NDST_2013
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 32
Meals
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
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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Description
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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