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Reviewed today via mobile

We arrived in Vila tonight and came straight here. Fabulous food and we were so well looked after by Cooksly, Sarah and Grace. Cooksly was the most gracious server and lovely to talk to. Sarah gave us excellent tips on how to spend our time...in Vanuatu. And the food was every bit as good at restaurants in Wellington, New Zealand. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beef is local and superbly cooked as requested. The local fish was succulent and perfectly seasoned. Breakfast has a fabulous selection of well thought out items, cooked to order. The wait staff were wonderful, especially Cooksley and Grace who were friendly, efficient and open...to negotiation on menu items so we received the perfect plate. Cafe Villa is well worth a visitMore

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is varied and delicious. The local beef was cooked medium rare as requested and tasted wonderful. The local fish was succulent and moist. The restaurant is open to the air which was comfortable and safe. I found the staff to be friendly and...helpful. Breakfast choices cater for a range of preferences, and requests for extra milk or caramel sauce on the brioche French toast were willingly accommodated. It’s a good place to eat if you are staying at Nasama resort or worth the short bus ride to visit.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The breakfast menu has excellent choices, as does the dinner menu. Food is tasty and staff efficient. Happy hour 6 nights!

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a new, and welcoming addition to Nasama Resort since our last visit! During our stay, we sampled quite a few of the breakfast offerings, and it never disappointed! We also had a few dinners, and the food was absolutely delicious. Friendly, attentive staff...makes for a worthwhile dining experience!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marco, Thank you for choosing to dine at Cafe Vila and for sharing your positive experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed this newly added dining options during your visit. It's great to know that you found our breakfast offerings...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at Nasama Resort we ate breakfast here every morning and enjoyed quite a few lunches and dinners here. Grateful for the good coffee and excellent service. Definitely the best cafe and restaurant we experienced in Efate. What made the meals there so special...was the fantastic service from Serah, Cooksly, Libby, Mona, Elizabeth while we were there. Thank you to the cooks and all the other staff. Your staff at Cafe Vila are the very best.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peta, Thank you for choosing Cafe Vila as your dining destination during your stay at Nasama Resort and for sharing your wonderful experience with us. We are thrilled to hear that Cafe Vila provided you with the greatest start to every day. We're delighted...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed daily breakfasts and one dinner. All of a high standard. A few items not quite as described eg. Honeycomb and butterscotch sauce was replaced with maple syrup. Very limited fruit seems to be available in April, so “seasonal fruit” that was advertised with...pancakes meant apple & grapefruit. They really could improve things by taking advantage of the amazing bananas that were cheap as chips at all the markets.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest Fearless, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the daily breakfasts and dinner during your stay. We apologize for the discrepancies you experienced with some of the menu items. Your feedback regarding the replacement of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cafe Vila is a fantastic restaurant, with amazing food and staff. We dined here twice during our recent visit to Vanuatu and all meals were presented beautifully and tasted amazing.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear McCarroll, Thank you for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear that you had a fantastic dining experience at Cafe Vila. It's wonderful to know that you enjoyed our amazing food and that all your meals were presented beautifully and tasted amazing. We take...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious breakfast here. Best we've ever had in Vila. Staff are very friendly, food delicious and lovely clean restaurant. Highly recommend and will be returning.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast offerings at our restaurant. It's fantastic to know that you found our breakfast to be the best you've ever had in Vila. We take great pride in preparing delicious meals...More

Reviewed 14 April 2024

This place is amazing, the food is amazing the staff are amazing. I had the steak twice and also the whole fish which is very impressive. The staff are so friendly and kind and genuinely care about your stay and they make sure you are...happy with everything. I cant wait to go back again.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Emilia, Thank you for your wonderful review! We're thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience at our establishment. It's fantastic to know that you enjoyed our food, particularly the steak and whole fish. We take great pride in preparing delicious meals...More

Reviewed 9 April 2024

Great meals, very friendly staff. Highly recommend. The restaurant was very clean, and we were able to purchase some original artwork while we were there.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2024

Dear Julie, Thank you for your wonderful review of our restaurant. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the great meals and found our staff to be very friendly. Providing excellent food and service is a top priority for us, and we're glad to know...More

Reviewed 9 April 2024

Fantastic food and the service is great we were greeted by name every day we would highly recommend this place for breakfast and dinner. A special thank you to Mona who put a smile on my face every day 💜More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2024

Dear Cherie, Thank you for your wonderful review of Cafe Vila's breakfast service. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the fantastic food and great service during your visits. It's heartening to know that our team made you feel welcomed by greeting you by name...More

Reviewed 7 April 2024

Brilliant place to eat with all kinds of different dishes. The staff are awesome and really friendly. The happy hour is also a great way to make a good evening start before dinner. We were staying at a nearby resort and forgot our money. The...Chef ran me back to get my wallet and they still had us back the next day!!! Lovely place on a lovely islandMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2024

Dear Ferdinand, Thank you for your kind review of Cafe Vila! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the variety of dishes we offer and that our staff provided awesome and friendly service throughout your visit. We're glad you appreciated our happy hour as a...More

Reviewed 6 April 2024

Stayed at Nasama resort and ate breakfast here every morning as well as dinner two nights. The food was excellent beautifully presented and delicious. The servers were warm and friendly especially Serah who went above and beyond every time we saw her. Also Melody who...served us at the bar for several happy hours. We were never disappointed, highly recommend!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2024

Dear Angela, Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience at Cafe Vila. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our delicious food and found it beautifully presented. It's wonderful to know that our servers, especially Serah and Melody, provided warm and...More

Reviewed 3 April 2024 via mobile

A la carte breakfast was great (thanks Serah and Elizabeth!) My daughter was allergies and they accommodated her well, they also put together a meal for us when we arrived late due to a diverted flight.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Jim Sakealevu, Other at Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2024

Dear Tatonic, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our a la carte breakfast and that Serah and Elizabeth provided great service during your visit. Ensuring the safety and comfort of our...More

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Andrew K
4 September 2019|
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Response from BenWvan | Property representative |
Hi Andrewfwk, You can bring your own wine. Being fully licensed we do however charge 700vt per bottle in corkage.
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Camper52846160368
7 August 2019|
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Response from Sarah V | Property representative |
Hi Camper528, Breakfast is from 11am Mon-Fri and until 3pm on Sat-Sun.
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Response from 1811027Scott | Reviewed this property |
They are open for breakfast for residents at the attached resort and for visitors
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Cafe Vila Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5