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Paddles Restaurant

Main Beach Rd | Matautu-Tai, Apia, Upolu 1790, Samoa
+685 21819
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork belly” (46 reviews)
“risotto” (26 reviews)
“panna cotta” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Beach Rd | Matautu-Tai, Apia, Upolu 1790, Samoa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything is perfect in this restaurant. From the location to the host greeting you at the door, the service and atmosphere was fantastic to the delicious mouthwatering food. Definitely the best in Samoa.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Wanderer678299
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was raining when we pulled up to this Italian restaurant in Apia and in a flash the restaurant staff were at each of our doors with umbrellas for us to get to the restaurant without getting soaked. The owners and staff were warm, welcoming...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank GladysMJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot leave Samoa without visiting Paddles for a meal, it is by far the "best" place to eat .. from the truly exceptional food, the incredibly warm and attentive service from the amazing staff and of course, the owner (Giovanni) who ensures your dinning...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CharmaineM025
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of six adults dined at Paddles twice during our week long holiday in Apia. The staff were amazing, so efficient and attentive. We absolutely loved the way they greeted us, and made sure we were happy with everything throughout the evening . The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank SpinkfamilyNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start with this amazing place! There are so many highlights for me! I love GREAT customer service especially when you have staff that are well trained, groomed and polite! The staff absolutely understand the importance of giving customers the best service and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KofeConnoisseur
Reviewed 1 week ago

What more do you need? Delicious food, great wine and fantastic service. Ate out here twice in a short stay in Apia and it was top draw both times. Beautiful spot overlooking the harbour and it was an absolute treat to enjoy dinner whilst watchng...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank geoffersaway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food cooked to high quality. My partner had the gnocchi which was very good and got told by the waiter that it had been made fresh that morning. I tried the pork belly with prawns and mash which was delicious also. Recommend making...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LiamLouw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dining experience, the food service and sunset view, was so good we booked in again for the next day! Enough said.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Zootle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great restaurant with awesome food. Great select and beautifully done. Daughter is vegeterian and they had options for her as well

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank PJM2437
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We stayed 6 nights in Apia and ate at Paddles on 3 of them. With the benefit of hindsight it should been all 6. The friendliness of father & son owners Eliseo and Giovanni and their wonderful staff made for truly memorable evenings watching the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AussieGremlin
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7 May 2018|
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Response from wheelz25 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what you get really. Meal price averages from $20-$75WST and beverages are from $6-$20WST hope this helps ..
Jacinda R
14 August 2017|
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Response from Hauroko | Reviewed this property |
Yes I too think that the best idea is to phone them at the above number or Milani Cafe +685 20584. ...the other business in Apia associated with Paddles. Maybe the cafe number is best as they will be open during the day... More
26 April 2017|
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Response from RossiFamily_12 | Property representative |
Talofa and thanks for your question. Unfortunately we do not serve crab, however we have many seafood options on our menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 23
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Beach Rd | Matautu-Tai, Apia, Upolu 1790, Samoa (Formerly Paddles)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Upolu  >  Apia
  • Phone Number: +685 21819
  • E-mail
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