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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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Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Beach Rd | Matautu-Tai, Apia, Upolu 1790, Samoa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I booked a table at paddles and were greeted by the very passionate owner Giovanni. What a lovely man! All the staff were also very well trained and well-mannered. I haven’t had such great service for a long time (I’m from Auckland,...More

Thank Louisa C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on first night in Samoa due to high rating. Food and atmosphere good, and probably the most up market restaurant in Apia, but certainly not fussy. You do need to book as popular

Thank Nadine B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hi all - I never had been to Samoa, Apia before and was excited what this trip may bring. After a few uneventful days exploring the town, it was clear to me that Apia still had a bit to learn in respect of tourism. It...More

Thank hol b
Reviewed 4 days ago

Based on previous good experience with dining at Paddles during earlier visits, I encouraged a group of the Samoa Swim Series participants to join us for dinner. We had an excellent time, and my guests were well pleased. The service and food were excellent as...More

1  Thank marsh21
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were advised to visit Paddles while staying in Apia and were nor disappointed. We made a reservation, and it was just as well, because it was full. From the greeting at the door, to the staff arranging a cab for the ride back to...More

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were told about Paddles and remembered how good it was 10 years ago we knew it would only be better with time and sure enough nothing less than excellent! A massive welcome and such a friendly atmosphere. We had 3 courses and came away...More

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in on the off chance we could get a table. We were able to get in but also knew that the table had a reservation for an hour later so we could faff around. Food was yummy.

1  Thank Kiwiintheus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pre-booked a table here & our host Giovanni was extremely hospitable in making sure to accommodate our group. The food, drinks & desserts were all delicious. I ordered the Mediterranean style Mahimahi & stole some of my neighbours tiramisu. Note, the portion size is hearty...More

2  Thank Maria T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had Tuna steak, gnocchi and taro wedges. They all were very good and felt like a Samoan-Italian blend (as the hosting family is...). THANKS!

1  Thank Oren M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on 28th of August. nice Italian restaurant large servings. Very up market for Samoa, you won't find locals there, mainly tourists/visitors. Spent for a family of 4 $324 tala, 3 entrees , 3 mains and one dessert + drinks and a bottle...More

Thank Tina A
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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
US$6 - US$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
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
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