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Cafe Tropicana

Fatefahi Rd | Vava'u, Neiafu 1003, Tonga
+676 71-322
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
25 Apr 2017
“Best coffee in town. ”
19 Feb 2017
“Should really be 5 stars...”
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Fatefahi Rd | Vava'u, Neiafu 1003, Tonga
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Greg is very helpful to all the cruisers coming through. The food is excellent too! We've eaten breakfast and snacks, sometimes just while passing through the town.

Thank AmyEAlton
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly and informative with excellent coffee and lots of tasty food options. Greg can help you make the most of your trip to Vava'u with all his knowledge and experience. There's bikes, kayaks and snorkels to be rented and it's the place to meet travellers...More

Thank Ewan M
greg.just, Owner at Cafe Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Cheers Ewan for the review Try to help anyone, if I can't I'll try to direct you to someone who can... Glad you enjoyed the mountain bike rental. G

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The coffee and iced frappe are delicious! The food did the trick but have been told it isn't the best in town. Not a lot on the menu for gf but I made it work.

Thank pennybell123
greg.just, Owner at Cafe Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks for the great review on our coffee. Unfortunately gluten free food is an issue in Tonga - especially at the start of the season. I am about to bring out new dinner menu which will have some GF items in it...

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Cafe Tropicana is just what you need. The food is great and home-made, the coffee is strong, and Greg is a great wealth of information about everything to do in Vava'u! This cool and quirky cafe an oasis where you can recharge your batteries before...More

Thank becsourry
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great stop after shopping at the market. Their coffee is super. Also great advice on where to go and what to do in Vava'u for free

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Have eaten at Tropicana many times and loved it. There is not a lot of choices in Vavau during the "weather season" but Greg always has some delicious food on offer.

Thank GrahamKenna
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a staple place in Vava'u. Definitely stop in - plan to spend a few hours to get connected again and to enjoy coffee or something light. This is not the place to go for the service necessarily, but definitely the place for the...More

Thank bnaturl
greg.just, Owner at Cafe Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks guys, all the "blue Wall" comments stay permanently... We are a low pressure cafe...

Reviewed 7 December 2016

As usual when you arrive somewhere you need to gain your bearing and here you can find them quickly in a nice environment. Good internet

Thank Laurent D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I don't know what the heck people are expecting when they go to tonga to whale watch. Price of internet price of food blah blah. This place is in the middle of town and great to duck into for a coffee and lunch. The owner...More

Thank mamboveepee
Reviewed 3 October 2016

we went in for Brunch the cafe was empty, two toasted cheese and tomato sandwiches took nearly 25 minutes to arrive at our table. Along with 2 cans of coke we were charged $43 Tongan dollars for an unappetising hard and dry sandwich. Not we...More

Thank fish092
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fatefahi Rd | Vava'u, Neiafu 1003, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Vava'u Islands  >  Neiafu
  • Phone Number: +676 71-322
  • E-mail
The original Internet Cafe in Vava'u since 2004. Espresso coffee, coffee bean sales, breakfast, lunch and takeway food. Fully licensed liquor, beer, wine and cocktails. Laundry and Ice. Post cards, prints, momento's, arts and craft sales. Free booking service and advice. Kayak, mountain bike, tents and camping gear, vehicle rentals. Fastest internet on the island:8 pc's, Wifi and Ethernet. PC software and hardware repairs. A4/A3 printing, scanning, laminating and typing services. Overnight download/patching services by arrangement. Largest yacht affiliate in Tonga - advanced notice to all points and provisioning service. The only rain water supplier in Vava'u. Largest chart supplier in Tonga. Courtesy flags for the whole pacific and full size flags for Tonga. CA, OCC and SSCA port Captains. Whew!!!
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