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Mariner's Cafe

Fau Rd | Below Fifita Guesthouse, Center of Pangai, Tonga
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (5 reviews)
“ceviche” (4 reviews)
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Fau Rd | Below Fifita Guesthouse, Center of Pangai, Tonga
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

One must understand the remoteness of Ha'apai to appreciate that to run across a good cafe requires proprietors who think outside the box and make do with what they can source as it seems very little is grown locally and everything must come from the...More

1  Thank Tricia E
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Mariner's Cafe and Bar was the perfect end to our stay on Ha'apai Islands. Fantastic and friendly service, awesome food (the raw fish ceviche was spot on) and fantastic iced coffees (I tried one with and without coconut vodka - both were as delicious as...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Its pretty tough to get good food in pangai. Maybe the market will have some carrots, maybe some bananas, maybe neither. The shops all stock the same thing. Tins of this and that. So its a welcome relief to stop by Mariner's every now and...More

Thank JJXF123
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Ha'apai must rate as one of the most beautiful spots on the planet. But it is also one of the most remote. There is no ATM (although you can draw cash from your card after queuing in the Government owned bank), the 'supermarkets' only stock...More

Thank Abarao
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Yummy fish soup with noodle! Consider its 10 pa'anga it's a light meal. But it's totally worth it. Love the soup! I believed it's kind of soup you cooked with your heart and effort. I wish to try the other dishes next time (great aroma...More

1  Thank Wanchyn C
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I spent many evenings here during my stay in Haapai. The food is great with local traditional food mixed with some classic dishes. We got invited to a BBQ night here which was awesome, we all sat down together drinking local beer and ate the...More

1  Thank Lizaarvidsson
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We were here for about a week and we had most of our meals at Mariners and we were never disappointed, actually quite impressed with the quality but not the appearance! Internet was a plus!

1  Thank BigWillieUsa
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This place has the best brownie I have ever eaten in my entire life!!!! Yum!! The atmosphere and staff were all friendly and accommodating, lots of dogs but they were friendly too

1  Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 28 December 2014

A year ago this sland was ravished by a cyclone and unfortunately it looks like it happened more like a month or maybe two ago. As a visitor there are only two places to eat in town; a locally run chicken and rice place (delicious)...More

1  Thank Lodylody
Reviewed 6 November 2014

We were staying about 20km away and cycled down to Pangai from Foa Is. We almost missed this place as it is on a side road with a sign behind growing foliage! We were in Pangai during the rebuild post cyclone Ian so it looked...More

2  Thank Helen M
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  • Address: Fau Rd | Below Fifita Guesthouse, Center of Pangai, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Ha'apai Islands
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