Fiji may be small islands but the diversity of food is larger than most places in the world. Whether you want Mexican, Japanese, American, Indian, Thai, Italian, or traditional Fijian food, there is a top rated restaurant around to provide that to you. Even though the food selection is never ending, the seafood is highly recommended in Fiji. Try the delicious Fijian dishes for a taste you wont find anywhere else. Here are the top 10 restaurants to appeal to your taste buds.
1. Eco Café
Eco café is a Fijian style pizza joint on the beach of the Coral Coast that is known for its million-dollar view. Life can’t get any sweeter at this restaurant that has some of the best pizza in all of Fiji. Sit by the beach and split a warm, gooey, delicious pie with your fellow travellers. If pizza isn’t your favorite, there is also traditional Italian food on the menu. Don’t forget to save room for dessert!
Address: Queens Rd, Votua, Fiji
Opening Hours: 1 pm to 9 pm. Closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Access: Halfway between Nadi and Suva along the coast.
Contact: +679 653 0064
Facebook: Eco Café
2. Nadina Fijian Restaurant
This authentic Fijian restaurant immerses you in a real Fiji experience. Try the traditional Fijian dishes, along with a kava (kava-kava) tasting, and be serenaded by the waiters. Most Fijian delicacies are made with the freshest seafood and mixes of vegetables. Try the popular kokoda, which is a mixture of fish cooked in an acidic sauce made of citrus mixed with coconut cream, onion, chili, and tomatoes that will make you want to bring the recipe back home.
Nadina Fijian Restaurant
Address: Building C, Shop R1 & R2, Levu,, Denarau Island, Fiji
Opening Hours: 10 am to 11 pm.
Contact: +679 675 0290
Facebook: Nadina Fijian Restaurant
3. The Rhum-Ba
Watch the boats go by at this yacht club/restaurant/bar. This restaurant is fine dining for a premiere experience. It is popular for locals and yacht owners but welcome to all to enjoy the stunning views. Rhum-Ba specializes mainly in steak or seafood, which is perfect for customers wanting to try surf and turf. Try the rib eye steak and pair it with a cocktail from the bar for a nice evening you won’t forget.
Address: Port Denarau Marina, Nadi, Fiji
Opening Hours: 7 am to 11 pm.
Contact: +679 770 7486
4. Tokoriki Oishii Teppanyaki
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Located in the top rated Tokoriki Resort, this restaurant claims the crown for the best teppanyaki of all the islands. Be sure to book in advance because this teppanyaki is on fire with popularity. The hibachi style experience is perfect for couples looking for the opportunity for a more intimate setting. Customers rave about the wasabi beef for the perfect combo of spicy and savory.
Tokoriki Oishii Teppanyaki
Address: Tokoriki Oishii Teppanyaki
Access: Take a ferry to the island with South Sea Cruises. Stay at the resort or just visit.
Contact: +679 6725 926
Website: Tokoriki Oishii
5. Mamacita Mexican Restaurant
Get some spice on the islands at Mamacita’s. Tacos, enchiladas, taquitos—the Mexican dishes are unlimited here. Don’t fret if you can’t handle the heat! The menu also includes great meat, fish, and chicken selections to satisfy everyone at the dinner table. Guests love Mamacita’s incredible customer service and fun atmosphere with live music.
Mamacita Mexican Restaurant
Address: Damodar City, Grantham Road, Suva, Fiji
Price: from $$
Opening Hours: 11 am to 11 pm.
Contact: +679 327 0017
Website: Mamacita Mexican
6. Tiko's Floating Restaurant
Take advantage of the island feel and eat on a floating restaurant! Tiko’s is on a boat in Suva giving customers an incredible environment while they eat delicious seafood and steak. The prices are reasonable and the menu has a nice variety.
Tiko's Floating Restaurant
Address: Stinson Parade, Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji
Contact: +679 331 3626
Facebook: Tiko’s Floating Restaurant
7. Sitar Indian and Thai Restaurant
The second most popular type of food in Fiji is Indian food. Sitar is a great mixture of Indian and Thai food that serve spectacular curries. The lamb curry is the go to for many locals craving a savory dish. The restaurant is in Nadi, making it a convenient place to dine when coming to or from the airport.
Sitar Indian and Thai Restaurant
Address: Wailoaloa Rd, Nadi, Fiji
Opening Hours: 11:30 am to 10:30 pm.
Contact: +91 98113 29508
Facebook: Sitar Restaurant
8. Tu's Place
Escape from resort food at Tu’s Place. The restaurant uses local ingredients to create tasty authentic dishes. The menu has a bit of everything whether you want Fijian food, Thai curries, grilled fish, pasta, or Asian noodles. With a diverse menu, your family or friends will all be able to order their favorite kind of food. Eating here also helps support local communities as the restaurant helps cottage industries.
Address: Queens Road, Martintar, Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji
Opening Hours: 7 am to 10:30 pm.
Contact: +679 672 2110
Website: Tu’s Place
9. Bonefish Seafood Restaurant
Dine on the catch of the day at this fresh seafood restaurant. Located in the Denarau marina, this is a lovely setting for a dinner on the patio waterfront. Try the crab curry, Bonefish’s signature dish, and indulge in some of the tastiest fish you can find.
Bonefish Seafood Restaurant
Address: Port Denarau, Nadi, Fiji
Opening Hours: 11 am to 10 pm.
Contact: +679 675 0197
Website: Bonefish Seafood Restaurant
10. Governor's Museum Themed Restaurant
Dine while learning about Fiji’s history at Governor’s Museum Themed Restaurant. The restored colonial house that was once the residence of the Fijian High Chief is now a unique dining experience that transports customers back in time. The décor makes you feel like a historian with old photographs and newspaper clipping placemats to give you a look into the late 19th and early 20th centuries on the island. Order the Mahi Mahi for a great night at the museum.
Governor's Museum Themed Restaurant
Address: 46 Knolly Street, Suva, Fiji
Opening Hours: 11 am to 11 pm.
Contact: +679 337 5050
Website: Governors Fiji
Incredible service with beautiful views
Besides the delicious food in Fiji, what people also give high praise for is the impeccable customer service at every restaurant you go to. Fijians always make you feel welcome and well taken care of anywhere you go, making travellers very appreciative.
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