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Scalinis Restaurant

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Cross Island Road | Moto'otua, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 77 78242
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Turned up and the restaurant was booked out, but the staff were fantastic and we got to dine outside which to be frank was romantic in the candle light and the shower of rain that freshened up the evening atmosphere. Excellent service and great humour from the staff who were dealing extremely well with a huge influx of diners. A... More 

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Thank Chris L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went here for dinner while in Apia. Service was good. The 4 dishes we ordered were all very good. Our favourite dish was the Chicken Fettucine. Would certainly go back!

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Thank NthShoreTraveller
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't recommend this restaurant enough! I can't believe I've been visiting Samoa all these years and this was my first time at Scalini's. The food is incredible! The chilli prawn pasta dish is to die for! You will not be disappointed. What I was also impressed with is the owner was working the floor, waiting tables and taking care... More 

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Thank alvs2017
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some really nice Italian food here and Joe is a really nice guy. I would highly recommend the bread rolls with garlic

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Thank richardtegler
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must try Scalini's. The food was spectacular, the service phenomenal. 100% recommend. Yum Yum Yum. Fine dining heaven.

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Thank Maria M
Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here for a few meals now and it never disappoints. High quality, well presented food. Do yourself a favour and order the pizzette for entree and try one of the pasta dishes. Fish and steak dishes are also great.

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Thank Davina H
Singapore, null, Singapore
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170 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with great company. Owner and wife were friendly and warm. Tiramisu and chocolate cake is a must try. I tried the Moroccan chicken which was delicious. My staff tried the scallop pasta which she advised was delicious as well. Almost everyone local who comes to this restaurant seems to be very close to the owner. If you like... More 

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Thank Rosalia D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal at Scalinis with the very hospitable Joe and Amanda. I've being wanting to try arancini balls for so long and then notice it was served as a starter but not on its own. I asked the them whether I could have a starter of just the arancini balls and without even hesitating, he said no... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The place is very unassuming - until the food is served. It was delicious! Definitely a nice surprise as I am big on atmosphere and usually that helps the dining experience. The meals here were divine. I will definitely go back.

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Norfolk Island
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delightful meal at Scalinis after reading some great reviews on trip advisor. The staff were so nice and looked after us so well. The meal was fresh and the flavours were great. Vegetables fresh and cooked to perfection and the steak just as we asked for it. Pleased they offered a glass of my favourite wine as... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Cuisine
Seafood, Fusion, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Island Road | Moto'otua, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Upolu  >  Apia
  • Phone Number: +685 77 78242
Description
Welcome to Scalinis Samoa, our restaurant is air-conditioned, with maximum seating for 70 people inside & 20 people outside. Our a la carte menu is a fusion of Samoan & New Zealand flavours, with a hint of Italian. We have set menu options for large bookings. Reservations recommended. Open for lunch: Mon - Fri 12-2:30pm & Dinner Mon - Sat 6-11pm, Closed Sundays & Public Holidays. Visit our website to see our menu and contact details. Your hosts: Joe & Amanda

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?