We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Trader Vic's

$$ - $$$, , Hawaiian
Ground Floor, Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Street # 10 | Al Zahiyah Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 697 9011
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese balls” (12 reviews)
“flambe” (9 reviews)
“beef” (14 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ground Floor, Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Street # 10 | Al Zahiyah Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (643)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 582 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food here is just amazing. Cooked my own meat on a flame burner at the table. Ordered lots of side dishes. Rather then a main . Plenty food all excellently served and presented. Drink a cocktail so nice from the bar.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for get together, quality food and drinks, friendly staff, excellent ambiance... The only thing i didn't like is construction, dust in-front of main entrance but once you in everything is changed ... Thanks

Thank jjssmith1987
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

came across this bar/music venue after hearing the music coming from behind a closed door whilst walking from the foyer to the elevator. had a great couple of nights sipping champagne and enjoying the music. A must go (unfortunately it closes for ramadan).More

Thank auntyshirley
SebastianThomas02, Other at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear auntyshirley, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful experience at Trader Vic's. Our team works very hard to ensure that our guests leave satisfied and it is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They serve very delicious food and drinks. I like the place very comfortable while dining. With live music and very friendly staff.. Highly recomended. Thank youMore

Thank Rose Z
SebastianThomas02, Other at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rose Z, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

We held a sports awards event at Trader Vic's in Abu Dhabi and they blew me away with a level of service which I have found to be very rare. Not only was nothing a problem, but the management were creative and enthusiastic in helping...More

Thank 196tanyab
SebastianThomas02, Other at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 196tanyab, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience at Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments are...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

One of the best restaurants me and my boyf visited.Aside from a good and stylish ambiance, food taste great and good service as well. Drinks are amazing and a must try .More

Thank Rakel B
SebastianThomas02, Other at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rakel B, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful experience at Trader Vic's. Our team works very hard to ensure that our guests leave satisfied and it...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Had a great evening at Trader Vics in Abu Dhabi. Guru looked after us like members of his family. Service was superb and great knowledge and advice given on request, This guy knows his stuff. Food was abundant and good quality. Drinks - great choices...More

Thank Blair0809
SebastianThomas02, Other at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Dear Blair0809, Thank you for taking the time to review us online. We appreciate your kind words and are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit at Trader Vic's restaurant. And rest assured that we have thanked Guru and the team on your...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Trader Vic's is a fine yet cozy restaurant. Their food tasted really good and the staff was very friendly!More

Thank Essi M
SebastianThomas02, Other at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Dear Essi M, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful experience at Trader Vic's. Our team works very hard to ensure that our guests leave satisfied and it...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Ate here with a friend and would say it is a trendy place to go with plenty of people filling the bar of an evening, the food and service was excellent although in my opinion there is certainly a hefty premium for the brand name...More

1  Thank REG_7516
SebastianThomas02, Other at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your comments...More

A TripAdvisor Member
1
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The best live Cuban band in the city will keep you on your feet. For a good night out, order the mambo thai cocktail.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
SebastianThomas02, Other at Trader Vic's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to read that you had a pleasurable experience in Trader Vic's restaurant. The team works very hard to provide the utmost service, and so your...More

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 131 hotels in Abu Dhabi
Beach Rotana
4,364 reviews
.09 km away
Beach Rotana - All Suites
79 reviews
.22 km away
Strand Hotel
58 reviews
.37 km away
Sahara Hotel Apartments
15 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Rodeo Grill
443 reviews
.09 km away
Essence
235 reviews
.07 km away
Brauhaus
450 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Galleria
167 reviews
.94 km away
Abu Dhabi Mall
478 reviews
.17 km away
Abu Dhabi Ice Rink
103 reviews
1.35 km away
Cold Stone Creamery
21 reviews
.18 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
JeffreyLAX
26 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
Yes
1
Vote
bertiexx
24 June 2017|
Answer
Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
Unsure as was only a traveller
0
Votes
Annalisadubla
27 May 2017|
Answer
Response from Suzanne W | Reviewed this property |
No Trader Vic's will close for the whole period.
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 3:30 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 3:30 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Floor, Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Street # 10 | Al Zahiyah Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 697 9011
  • E-mail
Description
Trader Vic's is a French Polynesian restaurant and bar which specializes in Island cuisine and tropical cocktails in an exotic atmosphere.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;