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Cafe Vila

Pango Road | Located at Nasama Resort, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
+678 772 8028
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (16 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pango Road | Located at Nasama Resort, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate in town for the first couple of nights and then decided to eat at Cafe Vila in our resort (Nasama Resort). The Wahoo curry and Signature Veal Tenderloin were so delicious we ate here nearly every day afterwards. Irma and the rest of...More

Thank Bev T
Frances V, Owner at Cafe Vila, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Bev T, Thank you for your great review. We have shown it to Erna and the rest of the Café Vila staff. We hope to welcome you back to Café Vila on your next stay at Nasama Resort! Best regards, Frances V

Reviewed 1 week ago

It took 3 lots of instructions to get the breakfast order correct. I did receive plenty of apologies once the correct order was delivered.

Thank Mark S
pvogels, Owner at Cafe Vila, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I apologise for the slow service. I will find out your waitress and do some retraining.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked down from Breakas resort for a change. We were looking forward to mexican night but were disappointed to see it was banquet only ie: mince, beans, veges, corn chips etc all sitting out in the heat. So we chose off the large menu....More

Thank Tanya P
pvogels, Owner at Cafe Vila, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I apologise that you didn't like the looks of the buffet and didn't feel you needed to try it. I'm glad you like the food on the main menu. It is a bit of a problem making beans ,rice and pulled pork look fantastic but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my favourite places to eat....the food was amazing and the service was quick and friendly If your ever in Port Vila, this is a must go to.....thank you cafe vila for great food and wine

1  Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We asked a local for a recommendation, and he told us "plenty of Aussie people like to eat at Cafe Vila" Don't let the name fool you, it's much more than just a cafe. Excellent food, vibe, service, specials, everything was good. The staff were...More

1  Thank Rory F
Reviewed 1 February 2018

we are huge fans of seafood and the staff were kind enough to make us lobster salads for lunch, which were truly remarkable. the staff were very helpfull.

2  Thank hppcarroll
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious and well priced. Service was great and friendly. Not waterfront byt very relaxing

1  Thank Jenna E
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is the restaurant tghat is part of Nasama resort where we stay. But even if it wasn't we would definitely be eating there. The food and the service are always top notch. The staff are really nice. Although I ticked Dinner as our visit/Visits...More

1  Thank Tony F
pvogels, Owner at Cafe Vila, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Tony. Hope you make it back to us. We appreciate all feedback.

Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely meals using fresh local produce, and fabulously friendly staff. Very much enjoyed every meal.

1  Thank wildkiwi37
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff, good food and a great variety of meals. I really enjoyed the fish curry and the coffee was the best that I had in Vanuatu. The only thing I would discourage you from trying is Mexican night - very busy and not that...More

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Geoffrey M
17 February 2018|
Response from 1811027Scott | Reviewed this property |
They are open for breakfast for residents at the attached resort and for visitors
Geoffrey M
17 February 2018|
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Response from Karin C | Reviewed this property |
We had breakfast once and it was comparable to Sydney prices ~15 for mains. Other mornings we had muesli and yoghurt which we bought from the local supermarket. Takeaway coffees are also good from Cafe Vila
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pango Road | Located at Nasama Resort, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 772 8028
  • E-mail
CAFÉ VILA & BAR Location: Nasama Resort, Pango, Port Vila, Café Hours: Daily from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm: Happy Hour 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Mon - Thu, Sat & Sun Happy Hour 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Fri Café Vila & Bar at Nasama Resort has established a reputation for its delicious food and beverage in a setting that is stylish but casual comfortable seating indoors and outdoors for 100+, Café Vila is the perfect venue for special events. leisurely brunch on Saturdays and Sundays drinking the best coffee in town - or just drop in for Happy Hour at our bar after a day's work or sight seeing. Our menu incorporates the best and freshest of local organic meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables in season. Start your meal with Spicy Prawns & Green Papaya Salad or Café Vila Signature dish featuring melt-in-your-mouth Vanuatu veal tenderloin filet, stuffed with garlic and mustard, then rolled in black peppercorns and served with a baked potato and salad.
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