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Paradise Cove Restaurant

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Paradise Cove | Pango, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 777 3397
08:00 - 20:00
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Remember to bring some Aerogard with you. But the food is amazing, the view if you can get a table down by the beach is amazing. The staff are helpful, funny and love a conversation.

Thank Matt H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were so impressed by the diverse menu, quality of food and excellent service that we dined here 6 out of 7 nights we were on Efate! There are many options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails, excellent wine list and snacks and they were all fantastic. Most dishes are meat based, but if you are vegetarian just ask the chef... More 

Thank LJJ2013
Melbourne, Australia
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381 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked here in advance and advised that it was our honeymoon hence I wanted something special. I thought maybe something would be done like a little dessert or a glass of champagne but nothing. View is amazing during sunset. I must give a shout out to Benjamin who was lively and willing to help. The other waitresses seemed lost... More 

Thank Dennis M
LaraPiera, Manager at Paradise Cove Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dennis M, we are very sorry to read that your experience did not match your expectations. We reopened two weeks ago after a three months seasonal closure and it may explain, but not excuse, that our waitresses and Ben were a bit disorganized on a very busy Easter Sunday night. I would like to clarify a few points: Firstly,... More 

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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I LOVE Paradise Cove - it's quiet (which I prefer), a little bit out of town and in one of the most beautiful locations around Vila. We had cocktails by the beach and it was lovely to have a small space to ourselves as we looked out over the ocean. The drinks menu itself was uninspiring but the location more... More 

Thank BellaBernard
Dunedin, New Zealand
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable night was had by all, we had some fresh poulet which was simply grilled but was spot on.

Thank kerryhoarekiwi
Brisbane, Australia
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101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a rental car, staying in Port Vila and did a little drive around the island for this one. Truly worth the trip! the massive dining area with the amazing roof was a stunning place to eat with views out over the water. The staff were great and the meals were fantastic. Would recommend the dinner for sure, and... More 

2 Thank Chris P
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were staying in Port Vila, but drove round the island to eat at Paradise Cove Restaurant as we had heard good reports. We were not disappointed. Sitting at an outside stable overlooking the sandy beach and blue waters of Havana Bay we had a lovely couple of hours enjoying good food. For starters I had the yellow fin tuna... More 

2 Thank Bento1508
Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

First dinner for our holiday and unfortunately it was their last night opened (closed for renovations) otherwise we would've eaten here more!

1 Thank LouiseSch2014
Port Macquarie, Australia
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Fantastic food. Sourced mainly locally with as a few as possible off Island ingredients. They have amazing specials ( especially the Veal Cutlets!!! thanks for the tip Marc) and the atmosphere is relaxed tropical. This is the kind of place where you can have a quality dinging experience but don't feel the need to be over dressed. It is about... More 

1 Thank Poboxbeth
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent food, well presented and friendly service. The description of a great restaurant. Specialist change on a daily basis, making this a good spot for regular dinners. A must for Port Vila visitors!!

1 Thank TonyCondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paradise Cove | Pango, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 777 3397
Under an iconic traditional roof celebrating the Melanesian architecture, the restaurant serves the best fresh local ingredients prepared with a Mediterranean touch. Please note that the access by boat is strictly limited.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?