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Aquarium Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, International, Pub
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Fangafoa Marina, Neiafu 0, Tonga
+676 70-493
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to land. Open deck seating overlooking the sea. The owner Calvin is so friendly and accommodating. Thursday nights are order one family pizza get one margarita pizza for FREE! Also, a very wide variety of foods from Mexican to local. It falls into the ʻamerican diner' category and the staff are super friendly.

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Thank Lea K
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe with outdoor seating and soon to be installed awning. Very interesting pizzas, we opted for the Curried Chicken and banana, enormous size, easily feed 4. It was different but delicious.

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Thank Jennifer E
Jersey City, New Jersey
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

When in Vava'u at least 2 of your meals will be from Aquarium - evne if you're only here for 2 days. Trust me. This place is fantastic. It's a great place to meet wonderful people, have delicious food, and even watch a movie if you're lucky!

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Thank bnaturl
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The location of this spot really appealed to my friend and I as it was close to our hotel and the wharf where we left on our whale swim. The views are great. I found my cocktail unpleasant personally. I'm used to pina Coladas being a lot sweeter and flavoursome. Tasted like Bacardi and coconut water. Bruschetta was tasty but... More 

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Thank Oona O
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A great time had by all. Food was great and servings were more than enough. Many dishes to choose from and the staff were very pleasant. A view over the harbour.. what more could you want? We dined here several times.

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Thank Trollydolly523363
Bundaberg
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

During my 3 week stay, I ate here several times!! Taco Tuesday was the best :) Staff were very helpful and the menu was extensive. We even had a little lesson in the Local language..Malo-e-lala beautiful place...

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Thank tracy4670
pukapuka
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104 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

very nice place to watch the sunset and have a smoothy. The owner is really friendly and can give you all kinds of info about the town. End the whaling day with a nice beer here:)

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Thank mamboveepee
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The location of this spot really appealed to my friend and I as it was close to our hotel and the wharf where we left on our whale swim. The views are great. I found my cocktail unpleasant personally. I'm used to pina Coladas being a lot sweeter and flavoursome. Tasted like Bacardi and coconut water. Bruschetta was tasty but... More 

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Thank Oona O
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Went here while on a business trip in Tonga and had a very poor meal . First they said they were out of fish which is unusual considering they are a fish restaurant . We got chicken nachos ( chicken was inedible and tasted like it was mostly grissle) and beef burrito was under whelming to say the least .... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Auckland, New Zealand
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168 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Such a delicious menu, we dined on a "Taco Tuesday" night and they were fresh, filling and delicious. And the margaritas were some of the best we've ever had! The Aquarium is a MUST when visiting Vava'u

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 25
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, International, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fangafoa Marina, Neiafu 0, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Vava'u Islands  >  Neiafu
  • Phone Number: +676 70-493
Description
The Aquarium Café, on the Neiafu waterfront, serves yummy breakfasts, satisfying lunches and fantastic dinners. We have great tapas, daily specials and a nice selection of wines. Happy hour is from 5 to 7pm with drink specials, fabulous sunsets and free popcorn. It’s a great time to meet new people and share your adventures. Internet use is free while you eat and drink at the café and we also have
moorings for rent.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?