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Bistro Tatau

Cnr of Main Beach Road and Fugalei Street | Savalalo, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
+685 22727
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Cnr of Main Beach Road and Fugalei Street | Savalalo, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bistro Tatau was in walking distance of my hotel. The only waiter on duty during a relatively busy Monday evening was most welcoming. The ambience of the restaurant is delightful and lighting good for a solo traveler like me who reads at the table....More

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

Great food. I tried the tuna dish. Perfectly cooked and a big portion. Smart interior. Air con. Delicious ice cream!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Simon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to try Samoa local food. We were not disappointed. the food and service was outstanding. We spoke to the owner-chef after dinner, would strongly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Hicksey67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try a different restaurant one evening from the one at our resort. We shared some beef satay which although it tasted fine it was one large lump of beef on a skewer and not smaller bite size pieces as it usually is....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Seashell368
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to this restaurant when we were on a day trip to Apia from another part of the island. It did not disappoint - as we entered the restaurant we enjoyed the cool air conditioned room - a real respite from the sweltering...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Roger L
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We certainly choose wisely with the highly recommended Bistro Tatau Restaurant. From the moment you walked in to see the snowy white table cloths, the general ambience and, then to be greeted so warmly we knew we were onto a winner. The Alcohol selection had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank pamh683
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I was referred to this restaurant by a local. The restaurant lived up to all expectations. The food was of high quality and the service excellent. Only downside was that it is closed on a Sunday.More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank tnoble2018
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi there. Thank you for your comments. Always delightful to hear back from our guests and to share your review with others. Sorry about the closure on Sundays. Like restaurants world wide, we and our staff need one day off to catch up. Hope we...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

I decided to try this bistro whilst walking around the city centre to orientate myself soon after arrival. Unfortunately I chose an evening when there were no other diners in the main restaurant and this always detracts from the experience to be alone in a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Max W
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks Max W for your comments. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

Reviewed 13 October 2018

Delicious, contemporary Samoan and European flavours. Friendly and attentive wait staff. Fine dining with a Samoan spin.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Philippa M
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thanks Philippa M. Thanks for the neat summary. Really glad you enjoyed your meals and appreciate the spin we have incorporated. Safe travels.

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

My family group dined at Bistro Tautau in Apia, we were given our own private room. The sublime experience started with excellent host service. The selection of NZ wines was delightful an the main dishes were excellent. I would definitely return to Bistro Tautau for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank madiskar
Bill G, Owner at Bistro Tatau, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thanks madiskar for your review. Delighted that you had a great experience and have taken the time to share with others. Hope to see you again. Cheers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr of Main Beach Road and Fugalei Street | Savalalo, Apia, Upolu, Samoa
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Samoa  >  Upolu  >  Apia
  • Phone Number: +685 22727
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Smart casual dining in cool air conditioned comfort. Full bar and the most extensive wine list in Samoa served by professional wait staff. Global roaming menu with daily specials sourced from local suppliers and markets. Are you by yourself? - No worries - welcome, we have a table just for you. Have a group of up to 40 for sit down? No problems - come on in and enjoy our private/ VIP dining room. Unique menus created for your special events. All food allergies and dietary preferences catered for. Decor includes a wide range of Polynesian artworks on display. It doesn't get better than this!
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