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Food at Sinalei Resort

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Food at Sinalei Resort

Hi All,

My husband and I are going to Sinalei Resort next week, and having not even set foot there yet, I can honestly say that I think I am going to have a WONDERFUL experience. I emailed the resort to ask for a copy of their restaurant's meals so that I could see the prices and type of food available. Two days later, the staff replied with the menus and offered to make my husband a surprise birthday cake in whatever flavour I wanted, inquired what I would like them to write on top of the cake and offered to have all the staff assemble to sing Happy Birthday in Samoan and English :o) What a lovely offer, how nice of them! I can't wait to go :o)

Here is some of the menu with the prices, hopefully it'll help some other people out who are wondering about the price of food at Sinalei - I was pleasantly surprised - it's not overpriced at all for the standard. Please note that I have retyped this in, so any spelling errors are my own. Prices are in Western Samoan Tala.

Dinner menue for Ava I Toga Restuarant

Entrees

Garlic, Herb Wood Fire Mini Loaf

$ 6.00

Bread Rolls with Balsamic Olive Oil

$ 6.00

Pizza Bread, Bread with Two Cheeses, Basil and Cracked Pepper

$ 8.00

Sinalei Bread Selection and Three Dips

$ 12.00

MAINS

~ Palusami ~

Baby Taro Leaves and Coconut Cream Slow Roasted with Fruit on Hot Rocks

$ 8.00

~ Oka~

Marinated Fish in Fresh Lime Juice Onion, Chili, Tomato, Cucumber and Coconut Cream with Roasted Breadfruit

$ 15.00

~ Sashimi ~

Fresh Local Fish, Wasabi, Pickled Ginger, Lime and Kikkoman Sesame Soy

$ 15.00

~ Peppered Med Rare New Zealand Beef ~

With a crushed Peanut Pacific Slaw and Honey Mustard Aioli

$ 18.00

~ Caesar Sinalei~

Ice Burg Lettuce, Crispy Bacon, Crostini, Shaved Parmigiano, Anchovies, Soft Boiled Egg and Roast Garlic Aioli

$ 20.00

~ Roast Corn Seafood Chowder ~

Fish, Prawns, Mussels and Smoked Salmon, with a fresh Herb Cream

Lunch Menue for Ava I Toga Restaurant

~ Potato Gnocchi ~

Baked with Tomato, Crisp Bacon and Mozarella Cheese

$ 22.00

~ Fish and Chips ~

Fillet of Fresh Local Fish in a Crisp Beer Batter, Fries and Lemon Caper Aioli

$ 24.00

~ Sinalei Egg Bene ~

Smoked Salmon, Creamy Baby Taro Leaves, Soft Poached Eggs, Lemon Hollandaise and Pacific Salsa

$ 30.00

~ Slow Roasted Chicken Curry ~

With Steamed Rice and Wok Fried Sesame Vegetables

$ 38.00

~ Catch of the Day ~

Chefs Daily Creation

Side Dishes

Fries $ 6.00

Green Salad $ 8.00

Greek Salad $ 16.00

Green Vegetables $ 8.00

Dauphinoise Potato $ 8.00

Local Fruit

Taro, Banana, Breadfruit $ 4.00

Gourmet Burgers

~ Double Up Burger ~

Double Beef Patties, Cheese and Bacon

$ 18.00

~ spicy breast ~

Cajun chicken breast, avocado and papaya salsa

$ 20.00

~ ocean deluxe ~

Grilled fish, garlic, prawns, lemon caper aioli.

$ 22.00

~ full house ~

Beef patties, bacon, egg, cheese, steak and pineapple

$ 26.00

Club toasted

~ no eyes ~

Brie, avocado and grilled aubergine

$ 18.00

~ smoking~

Smoked salmon, brie and avocado

$ 22.00

~ all bull ~

Roast med-rare beef and roast garlic aioli

$ 22.00

~ surf and turf ~

Bacon and lobster

$ 26.00

Wood fire flavours

~ chicken tandori ~

Onion marmalade, avocado and sour cream

$ 24.00

~ balsamic marinated vegetables ~

Kalamata olives and toasted pine nuts

$ 26.00

~ four meats and roast garlic aioli ~

$ 28.00

~ red thai curry ~

Lobster, banana, coriander and cashew nuts

$ 28.00

Menu For Laomosooi Main Fale Restaurant

entrees Selection

tempura shrimps on salad with dipping sauce $ 28.00

fresh fetuccine in a cream basil sauce,

served with garlic bread and salad $ 28.00

steamed nz green mussels with

red thai curry coconut sauce $ 28.00

chicken kebabs with spicy peanut sauce

served on coconut rice $ 28.00

sashimi, yellow fin tuna slices with

pickled ginger and wasabi dipping sauce $ 28.00

Mains Selection

Catch of the Day

Freshly caught asi asi grilled with lemon and butter sauce served with garlic mash and vegetables

$ 50.00

Chilli and Basil Stir-Fried Prawns

Served with Steamed Greens and Fragrant Rice $ 50.00

Chicken with Eggplant Relish

Tender Boneless Chicken with Spicey Eggplant, served with Pumpkin Mash and Sauteed Vegetables

$ 50.00

Marmalade Glazed Pork Steaks

Tender NZ Pork Loin Steaks Braised with Apple and Marmalade served with Steamed Vegetables and Garlic Mash

$60.00

Seafood Platter for Two

Grilled Lobster, Chilli Crab, Mussels, Prawns, Oka served with Salad and Garlic Bread

$ 120.00

Dessert Selection

Orange Crepes with Grand Marnier Sauce $ 15.00

Tropical Fruit Crumble with Ice Cream $ 15.00

Roulade with Cream and Fruit $ 15.00

Chocolate Eclair with Ice Cream $ 15.00

Blueberry Bread and Butter Puddings $ 15.00

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1. Re: Food at Sinalei Resort

Talofa Makokat!! I think you are going to have an amazing time in Samoa! You definitely have the right attitude.

Sinalei is just beautiful, and the restaurant on the jetty over the water (Iva I Toga) is wonderful. We have eaten there many times and the staff are fantastic. The food is to die for! Their wine list is also excellent.

Best of luck to with your trip, and please post back and tell us of your Samaon experience!

Tofa soifua, Tinz

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2. Re: Food at Sinalei Resort

*drools*

The menu is great. The food is great. The prices are even better.

Have a great time. You're going to love it! And you husband is going to have a great birthday! :-)

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