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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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“risotto” (26 reviews)
“pork belly” (44 reviews)
“panna cotta” (18 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
17:00 - 23:00 Hours
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 4 days ago

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
Thank AussieGremlin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food and excellent service in an interesting location. The service was excellent and there was a good selection of dishes on the menu.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Quest43549362873
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

13 of us went and enjoyed dinner at Paddles - we were greeted with handshakes and smiles! The service was impeccable!! The food was by far the best meal I had during my entire 3 week stay in Samoa!! We had 5 kids who were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Lucysahh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely family run restaurant near the port in Apia. I stayed at the nearby Sheraton and tried to work my way through the menu in the two weeks I was there! Every meal I had was excellent. Giovanni and his staff made me very welcome....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Simon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for dinner with a group of 8 friends while visiting Apia. The service was outstanding and the food was delicious. Would highly recommend the hummus appetizer!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank radarby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent...... We came across the restaurant by accident during a walk around the harbour. at the time they were busy, But this is what happened, the waiter said, give me a moment and i will make up a table for 5. Within 10 minutes we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Hicksey67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food 🥘 great service and the best Maître D . Bit pricy but worth it . Only thing to watch is your glass , the waiting staff are constantly filling it .

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank LizW534
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely time here and was treated like family by waitstaff plus owner and his dad. We ordered calamari for entree which was large enough for two then baked fish and pork belly with prawns. They were both generous and delicious. Would have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Geoff-Dale
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A true taste of Italy packed house! not too costly, the food was great, but Italian and local food. I had the spaghetti everything seemed fresh,

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My partner and I spent a week each in both Fiji and Samoa, staying at your average 4-5 star resorts and hotels, eating anywhere from their own restaurants to corner stores, small family run restaurants and simple little street cafes. In our two weeks away...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Benjamin L
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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