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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
+682 26 123
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork belly” (140 reviews)
“seafood curry” (59 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

Very good food, great friendly service, given table on the beach at sunset. few mossies, but they supplied the remedies. Worth the visit.

Thank AucklandDevon11
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Nice waterfront setting Great for sunsets Food delicious Service not entirely tuned into the diners.

Thank CarlEgan
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

10 of us turned up for dinner on a Saturday night with only one other couple in the restaurant. Food was great. The boys raved about the pizzas, sweets were nice. Good service at a fair price. About $30 per main. Recommended

Thank IanB1965
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Great food at a location that is hard to beat. Very smooth with the pickups from the hotel. A must if you're visiting Rarotonga!

Thank Sofia J
Reviewed December 13, 2016

First night pouring with rain we got picked up and dropped back by the restaurant and the driver was a fine young man. The food is great we had two lovely meals there. We meet the owners and had a great chit chat with them,...More

Thank Colinmchristie
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a very long flight from Oregon and our hosts recommended for our dinner the night we arrived. They came and picked us up and we sat on the beautiful beach and enjoyed the sunset. We ordered Ika Mata, the traditional dish of the...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Lovely setting, lovely food, lovely staff.........what more can I say. On the opposite side of the road, just past Wigmores General store. It's a must For a special occasion they gave us the best table to enjoy the sunset. Sit with your feet in the...More

Thank Lyrebird6
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

We ate here 10 years ago, and now after their face lift, it is better than ever. The pizza is fantastic, but who gets pizza in the tropics? Well, we did, but we also had a multitude of more local fare. All was good if...More

Thank Jaron K
Reviewed December 9, 2016

sitting outside on a nice night is a dream .. food is great , good selection of wines and other drinks .. my only negative is sometimes the service is very slow and it doesnt really matter but they get large tables in and you...More

Thank JoKupu
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We were staying close to Vaima so it was easy to keep coming back. It's fairly traditional food but is done well with big portions. We really enjoyed sampling different dishes on the menu. When it's sunny the sunsets are lovely. Friendly staff and one...More

Thank suzemac452015
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September 14, 2017|
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Response from Sakura1990_101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but make sure to book a table..
December 19, 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
August 9, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, View, 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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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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