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Cafe Ariki

Back Road, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
+682 22 772
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“wedges” (2 reviews)
“pork ribs” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Barbecue, Grill, New Zealand
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Back Road, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Cafe Ariki is on the back road. The food is really good and made to order. Everything is casual in The Cooks so wear shorts and short sleeves and even flip flops. Enjoy the evening.

Thank Rosterhold
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Probably the best food on the island, huge servings at bargain prices compared with every other restaurant on the island. What I would class as a 'local eatery' off the main road, this is a must visit if you are hungry and looking for flavourful...More

1  Thank Bert C
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The food is pretty good! Really like there Sunday buffet! It's AMAZING! But the only problem is that the buffet on Sunday is mostly for functions.. I'm not too sure if they do that every Sunday. Very family orientated.

Thank Inano P
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Had a wonderful meal here, great kids menu as well. Food was very good an plenty to eat, no hungry diners after this meal. Freindly staff.

1  Thank Tina M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place has many locals dinning because of the size of the serves and value for money. We shared 3 main meals between 4 of us and did not have any room for dessert which was a pity as they sounded delicious. We enjoyed the...More

1  Thank familyfuninsun
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Most delicious steak meal i have had whilst on holiday! Cute nifty cafe, quiet and away from the hustle and bustle of town. The food was beautiful, steak cooked perfectly! An great on price with great serving size! Passion fruit cheese cake was divine.

Thank angkal
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Beautiful, yummy kai!! Great price, huge meals and very yummy. Staff are very friendly and a nice quiet setting. Highly recommend :)

Thank maytakawe
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our group Red Comets U17 Girls Soccer Team ended our 1st Day in Raro with a dinner at Cafe Ariki - we booked 2 tables for 38 people the week before and there were only 3 of awesome ladies looking after the whole Restaurant plus...More

2  Thank NgaKairua
Reviewed 6 October 2016

If you want to eat top quality food where the locals go, this is the place. YUM! I had the Tropical salad with tuna steaks for about $23. It was by far the tastiest salad I've ever had - coriander, mint, fruit and two huge...More

2  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place has great meals and great value - and so tasty! Nice and quaint, so the service is good too. You never leave here hungry!! Yummo!

Thank Hackneed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Barbecue, Grill, New Zealand
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Back Road, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 22 772
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