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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%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (140 reviews)
“seafood curry” (59 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed today via mobile

The food is absolutely amazing - fresh and made with care. The atmosphere is also very nice. We sat in the sand under an awning and watched the waves while we ate. The view was fantastic. This is more of a finer dining place with...More

Thank jjander
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our third night out for tea on the Island and too date the best. The servings were huge, especially the Beef Wellington which was cooked to perfection could easy had been shared between two, as could the tuna starter which 4 of us shared with...More

1  Thank Elanor7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely food, super location, can’t really fault it. My wife and I both had seafood curry and our son had a pizza. Cocktails to start and the sound of the sea lapping on the shore and the feeling of sand between our toes.

1  Thank scuba445
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here last time we were in Rarotonga and we still enjoyed the experience. Good food and drink, ika mata was tasty as were the pizzas. It’s a great spot for dinner and the kids can play in the sand while they wait for dinner....More

1  Thank Pete Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is fine for a family restaurant with reasonably good food at a reasonable price. The drinks pour is generous! Did not like that smokers were not far from us as it is outdoor the smoke blew over us a lot but that is not...More

Thank DonnaM4610
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this place. The perfect spot on the beach - but remember to book early if you want a table on the sand! Always great food. Definitely recommend the wontons! Takeaway pizza for the kids too!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All I can say is, great food, great service, great location. Grab a table down on the beach at sunset. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank hayesy64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vamai’s was recommended and didn’t disappoint. Restaurant opens up down to beach and lagoon. Great pizzas and service prompt.

1  Thank Venture732016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner. We enjoyed perfectly prepared lamb and mahi mahi. Delicious. A lovely setting right on the beach.

1  Thank rammblat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vaima can often be hard to get into so a booking is the best way, Service was pleasant ,and the food Average for this type of Restaurant . Sadly when we.were there it seems there was a shortage of Fish so there was only one...More

Thank freddie855
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15 September 2017|
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Response from Sakura1990_101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but make sure to book a table..
20 December 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
9 August 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
USD 9 - USD 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
View, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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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