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Lagoon Lodge, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 26-324
19:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 19:00 - 22:00
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Penang, Malaysia
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162 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu concentrates on a dozen main dishes, but be sure to ask the owner Marco (a charming gentleman with lots of stories to tell) for the day's specials. The offer is based on local fresh fish and seafood, but there are also good steaks. Don't miss Marco's sashimi, which is an original take on the classic dish. Ditto for... More 

Thank Stefano M
Lae, Papua New Guinea
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The standard complimentary onion soup was delicious. Enjoyed beautiful fresh lobsters with delicious sauce. The Owner and Staff were very gracious and provided excellent service. Will definitely return to more dining there soon.

Thank Polly D
Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Owner, Marco, has been a long time resident of Tonga & was once the Chef on 'The Love Boat', as depicted on the TV series. His menu is various, coupled with local sea food & produce. His staff are fluent in various languages & your meal is delivered fresh & hot. Marco is a charming host as is his... More 

Thank Rob M
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Food did not meet my expectation. I was told by friends and family that food is amazing in this place, especially the steak. Maybe I went on the wrong night hahaha.

Thank Seyonce S
Napier, New Zealand
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Dined there o a regular basis and was always pleased. Awesome french onion soup, big portions and great service. Owner Marco always makes a point of talking to his customers- nice touch! You won't be disappointed.

Thank kimosabe2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

If ever I want a special meal, with staff who remember your name and a great atmosphere, I always head out to Luna Rossa. The complimentary onion soup is delicious, as is the large plate of sashimi - definitely to share. The owner, Marco, is friendly and attentive to your food choices. The waitresses and bar staff are a perfect... More 

Thank Julie-Ince
Queensland, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our hosts took us out for dinner here. What a wonderful place. Marco, the owner, manager and head chef, runs a very fine establishment with amazing food. For starters, the most amazing sashimi I had ever tasted and delicious pork belly. Followed that up with the green pepper corn steak. Cooked to perfection. Will definately return the favour and take... More 

Thank Mark G
Canberra, Australia
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125 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my meal here tonight. There's something quite unique about the clash of cultures between Italy and the Pacific. I loved the decor and the music which reminded me of a simpler, more innocent time. Now to the food: we had crumbed prawns ( very fresh), tuna sashimi ( fresher) lobster pasta ( what can I say.. Delicious) and... More 

Thank cristinahSydney
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I didnt have the swordfish belly this trip but the sashimi tuna in the secret sauce was awesome as was the pork fillet. Really really good Italian with character and of course Marco the ever present host. Nothing not to like. Off the beaten track. Character central. Lovely service.

Thank Steve D
Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

It is a little bit out of town, but not hard to find. Follow the road that goes along the laggon and after maybe 2 km you will see the lunarossa sign, easy to find. Nice interior. Complimentary soup, tasty , thank you. All startes 25 TOP , best hot octopus salad I have ever had. Soft and tender and... More 

Thank Taote552

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lagoon Lodge, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 26-324
Tel: +676 26 324

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