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Wahoo Bar and Restaurant

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Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Efate around island ring-road | Havannah Harbour, Port Havannah, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 771 5157
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Manchester
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to go on a turtle reef cruise. Excellent on the water resteraunt. Good food served beautifully. A location well worth a visit.

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Thank ManchesterTerry
Melbourne
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for dinner on our first night in Vanuatu. We all had a steak burger and were quit impressed. It was very succulent and juicy and we enjoyed sitting out on the deck overlooking the water. We highly recommend coming here upon your stay.

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Thank Kim B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didnt dine when we visited as we left from this bar for a glass bottom boat tour, however the area was very clean and furniture is well maintained. Toilets are clean and good to use. I would certainly go back for a meal

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Thank Gabrielle G
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

What an absolute gem of a restaurant. By far the best food of our week in Vanuatu. My tuna steak was cooked to perfection and the burgers were first rate. Highly recommend!

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Thank John B
wahoobar, Manager at Wahoo Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

We like being called an "absolute gem". Great review and I am thrilled you tried our super fresh Tuna and our great hamburgers! Thanks again! More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beautiful location, service and food located on a beautiful part of the island Extensive menu and a reasonable price

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Thank 807bill1960
wahoobar, Manager at Wahoo Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking time out to write a review. it says it all - location, food and service. We try hard to be as good as our location deserves! More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My family and I spent two half days at Wahoo, enjoying the great food, excellent and friendly service. George (Bar Manager) and the team really looked after us, and the owner Michael (if I recall correctly) was also very friendly and to his credit really empowered his team to run the place and interact with the customers. I highlight this... More 

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Thank steve_hamblin
wahoobar, Manager at Wahoo Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

George is a champion for sure and Micheal was close - my name is actually Martin. But I don't care about that. What I care about is that you enjoyed our fresh food and the kids loved the local swimming off our jetty. Come back anytime and thanks for the fantastic review. Sincerely appreciated! More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This should easily be in the top 10 resturants in Vanuatu! The food is fantastic and they are more than happy for you to go for a snorkel off the deck prior to your meal so bring your snorkel gear because there are a lot of fish! I myself had the Mud Crab and it was beautiful! Tender and curried.... More 

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Thank Alex T
wahoobar, Owner at Wahoo Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Your review is awesome. Really enjoyed your company too. The Glass Bottom Boat is actually operated by Turtle Reef Cruises and they leave Wahoo Bar every day at 10.00am for the snorkeling/beach tour you mentioned and they get back here at 12.30pm just in time for a hearty lunch. They have another tour that leaves at 2.15 every afternoon. It... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Service was great, the outlook from the restaurant and bar is terrific, we experienced rough seas all around the island until Port Havannah and it was just magic. We were a group of ten people that walked in and it wasn't a problem at all! The food was very fast and the drinks were cold!

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Thank Rae E
wahoobar, Owner at Wahoo Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Frequently the weather and seas here at Havannah are different. If it is raining in Port Vila that does not mean its raining here. We have our own, drier microclimate. As for groups, they are no problem. Our kitchen loves the challenge of delivering fast and tasty food. Thanks for taking the time to write this reveiw. It means a... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Went to the Wahoo Bar for early dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were picked up from our hotel by the owner who shared his story with us. The Wahoo is perfectly positioned for sunset drinks and we enjoyed a couple before ordering. The highlight was an excellent lobster curry which was extremely tasty. The fresh fish of the... More 

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Thank Greg M
wahoobar, Owner at Wahoo Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

It was our pleasure. Great meeting you and hope to see you again someday. The fresh fish and lobster will be waiting! More 

Wollongong, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

A little difficult to find but so worth it. Very relaxed atmosphere & very friendly staff. The views are sensational too.

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Thank janellerenes
wahoobar, Owner at Wahoo Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Just noticed your response and you mentioned it took a bit of time to find us. Thanks for bringing that to our attention. I'll post this as a service to others. When leaving Port Vila drive towards the airport but instead of turning right at the airport roundabout, continue north on the main road that circumnavigates Efate. You will pass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Efate around island ring-road | Havannah Harbour, Port Havannah, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Havannah
  • Phone Number: +678 771 5157
Description
Open 7 days for lunch, this venue is a favourite of locals and tourists looking to get out of Port Vila. Wahoo Bar is right on the water's edge at Havannah Harbour. Renowned for its fresh local seafood, prawn curry and Vanuatu's largest hamburgers, the restaurant has great views and outside seating. Visitors can swim and snorkel on site and the venue is child friendly. The Wahoo Bar is also open for sunset drinks every night and the sunsets can be quite amazing. The restaurant will stay open for dinner but prior reservations must be made.

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