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“good and fresh each night”
Review of Restaurant Kaloa

Restaurant Kaloa
Ranked #16 of 53 Restaurants in Hanga Roa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed at the Hanga Roa hotel, so the meals were part of our package (although we did go out one night). The food is fresh, and the service is of high quality. We were at the hotel 4 nights, so we got bored of the menu (hence going out one night). Fresh pasta is really good, terrific options for sauces. Chocolate Lava cake was really good. Drink menu is very extensive.

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Thank stoneiam
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The food was great, amazing seafood, and the staff were nice, but even slower than other places on the island. The views of the water are lovely too.

Thank Jeffrey S
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We had heard good things about this restaurant which is located inside Hangaroa Eco Village and Spa so we decided to give it a try.

Upon arrival we were ushered (somewhat rudely) into a separate dining area (away from a group that had just some of the main tables in the restaurant). This was fine as the separate area was nice with a good ambiance.

The serving staff were friendly in this area but rather incompetent, leaving us for a long time although only three tables were occupied. When they poured my glass of wine at the table they didn't show me the label they just put the bottle to the side of the table out of view.
I ordered stuffed pasta with tomato sauce and my husband ordered the flat iron steak. The presentation of both meals was nice but the sauce on my pasta was so overwhelmingly salty I had to return the dish and decided just to share my husbands food. His steak started off well with the meat falling off the bone (it appeared to be slow cooked), but the second half was chewy and not as nice. The potatoes were undercooked and the mushrooms tasted like they had gone off (an unpleasant taste and odour-which could be potentially quite dangerous and after which I felt pretty sick for the evening).
Immediately after we finished we asked for the bill from another server. Ten minutes later our original server came to our table to ask if we wanted dessert or coffees! We asked again for the bill at that point.
All in all the food and service were very disappointing for such a supposed high end hotel on the island. There are plenty of other nicer options on the island-skip this one for your own health and sanity!

1  Thank flossup
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Excellent hotel, very good food. Nice choice for breakfast, lunch and dinner, all having local produce somewhere on the menu.

Thank Neil J
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

After 4 days on the island we wanted to try something different, let's say more "sophisticated". The quality of the food and the service you receive is better than the average of the island. It's a bit more pricey compared to the rest of the island but worth it! Customer service is at a higher level here.

Thank PiroPiro15
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