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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
+682 26 123
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (147 reviews)
“seafood curry” (66 reviews)
“pizza” (93 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Had our 25th wedding anniversary dinner at Vaima. Had popped in and booked and told them about the special night. They do BYO wine and we have a special bottle of bubbles with us to mark the occasion. They were really great about it and...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Mark S
Reviewed February 25, 2017

one of the better dining places on rarotonga some very very good food service not the best but great location

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank dave l
Reviewed February 21, 2017

My wife and I spent two weeks on Rarotonga from late January to early February 2017. We had a lot of good food during that time, and the two dinners at Viama stood out as the best. On our first visit there was perfect weather...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank mcwb
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Many people have recommended this restaurant with great feedback, so we booked our table for our 10th wedding anniversary dinner and we were so pleased with the place. Our table was right on the beach so could see the sunset while we were eating. It...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Young Sil B
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

We went with our two year old and they were considerate enough to place us away from the couples and offer us a high chair. Service was prompt. The seafood curry and poached parrot fish in coconut and lime was delicious and very fresh. Our...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank katjeAnchorage_Ak
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Probably the best meal we had in Rarotonga! Beer, wine, food and location are all fantastic. There was so much choice on the menu I changed our minds about a dozen times. We were recommended the belly pork and weren't disappointed, what a great meal!...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Daniel H
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Viama was highly recommended to us by our hotel and it did not disappoint. We were able to have a great sun-set dinner on the beach just before it started to rain. Restaurant was clean and service was quicker than many of the other restaurants...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank KyleU893
Reviewed February 4, 2017

We were staying at Moana beach sands villas just 300 m down the road and spyed the restaurant from the bus.( another story ). We visited on two occasions and bother were excellent first time we arrived without a booking and the staff were very...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Rich5011
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

This evening starts with a complementary pick up and drop off service extra tick for that. The atmosphere and location is perfect. One small thing make sure you bring some insect repellent for the little mosquitoes. Other than that service was great food was awesome...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Tina F
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Great location with great staff, very helpful and friendly. Our meals were superb. The Slow Roasted Pork Belly was just amazing as was the Vaima Seafood Yellow Curry. I asked for their coldest Heineken and they brought it to me in an ice bucket. No...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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yj62
September 14, 2017|
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Response from Sakura1990_101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but make sure to book a table..
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cpgharst
December 19, 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
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Response from 818petey | 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
View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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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