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Welcome to Paddles Restaurant of Samoa. We are located in the main township of Apia and very easy to access. We are a proud family restaurant built on values of fine dining and great service. Our background is a unique combination of two dynamic cultures (Samoan and Italian), and it is here that we bring you our style of food creativity. Italian cuisines influenced from the northern regions of Italy and selected local favorites from Samoa, make Paddles restaurant a must visit while on the island. We offer dinner and a full bar service. Feel free to stop over and enjoy the atmosphere we have created for you. La famiglia Rossi
PRICE RANGE
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 24 September 2020

Giovanni was a fantastic host. Despite no booking, space and table made up for our party of six. Food and amazing service impressed us all. Would definitely go again!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 22 March 2020

A little piece of Italy in the South Pacific. Fresh ingredients and amazing service as well as a lovely view. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 March 2020

I had the pork belly. Divine. My partner had a prawn dish. Everything was tasty and fresh. Leave room for desert. They are even better than the mains. The panda cotta is to die for.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 9 March 2020

Very good food and excellent service, so unexpected. A must visit. Giovanni had his dad come over and visit. Also saw locals eating there so not just for tourists.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020

Paddles continues to be my number one favourite restaurant in Samoa. I have always said that you cannot leave Samoa without going to experience food made with so much love in this A+ family restaurant. Started from the main entrance we were greeted from Giovanni...like family. John who served us was fabulous and he remembered us from last year with our south African friends. We returned for our wedding anniversary and our group of friends were so impressed with the level of professionalism, the frienlisness,the attentiveness and most of all the Italian red wine and menu (must have antipasto and calamri). My main was the Masimasi and shrimp risotto was delicious with beautiful flavors. Thank you Giovanni and your family for the beautiful service. The atmosphere in your restaurant, the music, the menu is saturated with Love. You cannot leave Samoa without dining at Paddles!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 February 2020

Great food and friendly hosts. Owners are super friendly and welcoming. Definitely recommend and will come back on our next visit to Samoa.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 February 2020

This place was amazing, we were in Samoa in early Feb 2020 and we decided to call in for a drink. Once we were welcomed so warmly and looked after, we decided we would go back the next night for food. And best decision we...made, food was wonderful, presentation alone was amazing.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 13 February 2020 via mobile

Awesome food. The portions were really good as well. We had steak, fish and pasta and they were all perfect. Staff were friendly and attentive. We would 100% go back

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 2 February 2020

The location of restaurant is the very nice. The service is exceptional and food is very tasty. One of the best food in Apia . I suggest you confirm table in advance as they are full most of the time. Trip to Apia is incomplete...if you don’t visit paddles.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

I took my mother here for her 70th birthday celebrations and it was exceptional. The food was divine and the service was on point. I would highly recommend a meal here, for any occasion.

Date of visit: October 2019
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ForrestK
7 May 2018|
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Response from MikeL935 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a meal from as little as $20 and there most expensive dish was around $75 to $80 I think from memory, I had the seafood Risotto and I think from memory it was around $30 something and someone else had there steak... More
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Jacinda R
14 August 2017|
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Response from Colin-Wendy Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes I too think that the best idea is to phone them at the above number or Milani Cafe +685 20584. ...the other business in Apia associated with Paddles. Maybe the cafe number is best as they will be open during the day... More
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rdangel2017
26 April 2017|
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Response from RossiFamily_12 | Property representative |
Talofa and thanks for your question. Unfortunately we do not serve crab, however we have many seafood options on our menu.
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