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Rob's Charcoal Chickens

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Cooks Corner Complex | Situated at the Main Town Bus Stop, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 27 627
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New Zealand
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Plus the chicken is Devine, you have to get in fast though as they do sell out fast. Always a joy to eat this great fresh food.

Thank sallysage
Westport, New Zealand
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Nice food. Good options. Great for our teenagers. Friendly staff. Excellent value. This place was recommended to us by Rarotongan friends and never disappoints.

Whakatane, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Yummy food, quick and good service, great price too. We had a 1/4 with 2 sides for $13. The layered eggplant side was divine!

Thank Emma-bralady
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2016

My go to place for lunch when in tow. I have eaten here and the courtyard café next to it. Good value for lunch. Been here many times over the last few years.

Thank Robert W
New Plymouth
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

You cannot leave the island without trying Robs Charcoal chicken. It is to die for. Huge portions of beautifully cooked chicken served with salad/chips and other side dishes if you wish. They also do the most divine Peri Peri chicken wraps. Very filling. The food is fresh and so so tasty.

Thank Stacey G
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Huge portion size. We bought one meal and split between the two of us and still had hard time finishing it. Great tasting food. Fresh and clean flavours. The chicken was cooked to perfection with the right amount of smoke and the salads were refreshing. Friendly staff. Wish you had more choice of drinks available. Great place to grab a... More 

Thank Sammy I
San Jose, California, United States
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146 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2015

The chicken here was good and flavorful! The portion is large enough for 2 people. Outdoor seating only and tucked behind a few buildings making it hard to find.

Thank queenieduong
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

The food here will be beyond your expectations ! Hdhsjaiahbsbzhdbeisndnfnjdnfjfkdlsksbsbxhhxncjxjzydhshshshshh

Thank Keenan M
Rarotonga, South Pacific
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Robs place is a fresh, clean and professional joint with great chicken and salads. They roast or grill their chicken right in the store, and it's served hot and fresh. Meal sizes are generous and I love the spicy options. The salads are amazing, and far above what I expected to find. This place would fit in anywhere in the... More 

Thank TangataMoana
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Amazing little shop hiding away in Cooks Corner. Food is truly delicious,from the charcoal chicken through to the curries. Easily one of the best value for money spots on the Island. Staff are super friendly and very helpful, highly recommend trying the rukau , up there with best weve tried.

Thank Shane31879

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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
Average prices
US$2 - US$50
Cafe, Healthy
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cooks Corner Complex | Situated at the Main Town Bus Stop, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 27 627
Rob's Charcoal Chicken offers a range of tasty meals, a range of yummy salads and hot dishes. Fresh fruit smoothies and milkshakes all at great value! You'll keep coming back for more!

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