Owner of Ohana Restaurant, Neeala Mongroo.

We Are Ohana: Neeala Mongroo is the baby in the bunch of beautiful flowers cherished and nurtured by her parents. This young woman recently made a bold leap into the culinary industry, opening the Ohana restaurant on Endeavour Road, Chaguanas.

Ohana, Hawaiian for family, is an affordable fine dining restaurant that caters for families and offers international cuisine featuring infusions of local flavours and ingredients into the dishes. The décor is warm and inviting with soft lighting that allows one to comfortably see what’s before them, while making for an intimate atmosphere.


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