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Alberto's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 23 597
18:00 - 21:00
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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to go for dinner on the spur of the moment and I felt like steak so we popped to Alberto's hoping that they had a table, and lucky us, they did! I have had dinner there many times and it is one of my favorite places to go on the island however they really outdid... More 

Thank MsVancouver
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a steak lover I was super excited to be having a good steak meal - understatement! It was awesome 👍🏽👍🏽 The serving was just right for me 😋 but my partner reckons a bit more steak would've sealed the deal for him lol! Would eat there again for shore ✔️✔️

Thank marinoh2017
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought I'd first go through the existing reviews to see if there was a trend and I see there is, They do NOT like dealing with large groups. Considering our bill was $1k, you would think they would be more accomodating. With regards to my meal, I actually enjoyed my steak and have no problems with that side of the... More 

1 Thank spotcha
Umina Beach, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went to Alberto's twice during our stay in the cook islands. My husband loves his steak and this was the best steak he has had in ages. I had a pasta dish and a pork dish both were delicious. Very big helpings and you will not leave hungry. The service was excellent and the staff were friendly. A great... More 

Thank kerry r
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

A group of 20 of us ate there for a birthday dinner and we felt like an inconvenience to the owners the whole time. Granted we didn't make a booking but considering we spent over a $1000 I would have at least cracked a smile to the customers. Food was ok and some of he steaks were overdone but that... More 

1 Thank stevensD4029KZ
Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

THE BEST steak I have ever had! I haven't eaten steak in over 2 years, Alberto's Rib eye special on the back page is all you need to order! Great service, great prices & great taste! We will be back and we have told everyone who will listen about this great place since we've been back in NZ (2 weeks!)

Thank ShannaHenson
Shellharbour, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had the steak special and it was fantastic. The steak was cooked to perfection and help yourself to the salad bar which was beautiful. The service was fantastic and this was the best meal we had during our stay.

Thank Donna M
Masterton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Ideal place to celebrate birthdays , anniversaries or anything else. Even just a great night out. Meals delicious Host great company True blue kiwi hospitality.

Thank elliegoobs
new zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

the meal here was great, had three course meal and couldnt fault one thing, good valve awesome meals

1 Thank lana u
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Knowing the owners, Kerry & Kathy Robinson for the last 12 years has been a pleasure. Their friendship & excellent quality of food & service is unsurpassed ... especially Kathy's fresh salad bar and Kerry's special NZ steak dinner - "to die for". Have just returned from another six week stay - visited Alberto's eight times during Oct & Nov/16... More 

Thank Douglas M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 23 597

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?