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Rapae Bay Restaurant at Pacific Resort Aitutaki

Certificate of Excellence
Polynesian, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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PO BOX 90 AMURI, Cook Islands
+682 28 140
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not to miss during your visit to Aitutaki! The views are amazing, food delicious and the service top notch!

Thank Corinne C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Great menu ,both food and wine outstanding. The view is spectacular. Best location of an open restaurant ever.

Thank johnandkathyw
Saint Nom la Breteche
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489 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is part of the Pacific resort but you can book a table if you are not a guest of the hotel. Fantastic location over the lagoon facing west and the sunsets. Service of a very high standard for a place which accepts very casual dress. Food presentation on the plates dressage is also remarkable. So what about the... More 

Thank Francois L
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe this is not the real Aitutaki but is without a doubt worth a visit. Great food (especially the Ita Mata) and service. Greta views out over the lagoon and a pleasant visit!

Thank Kohinoor12
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were staying at Paradise Cove for our honeymoon but came here a couple of times for dinner. As guests at another hotel we were allowed to eat at the downstairs restaurant, and managed to do so without a reservation. The staff were friendly and accommodating, the view was lovely of the pool and out over the tropical gardens and... More 

Thank tiree1977
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Food is 5 star, service 5 star, and overlooking the most bay. We were lucky the night we went, great sunset backdrop

Thank RacingRobyn
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Scrolling down the reviews and reading some poor ones is certainly contrary to my experience. The food at Rapae Bay Restaurant has not only been delicious but they have happily adjusted their menu to suit my dietary needs. All the staff are happy, relaxed and friendly and nothing seems too much effort. It is not cheap, but nothing is on... More 

Thank Josg29
Noosa, Australia
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139 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have dined at this restaurant a number of times, as we live locally on Aitutaki. One can only congratulate the kitchen staff and management for the the incredible food that they produce and serve. We have never been disappointed here - except a few years ago before they upgraded their food and service. But in the last two years... More 

Thank Carolyn G
Murrays Beach
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We visited for the island dinner night. The meal was fantastic. The choice of meats, seafood and salads was great. They all tasted fantastic and the staff we so good with service. Only complaint was the island show. It was disappointing to say the least and I would not go again at that price.

Thank 921lucillec
Glenorchy, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Just popped in on the off chance we would be allowed to have a casual drink, not really expecting to get served as we were not guests. However the management and staff could not have been more understanding, polite and welcoming. Discreetly enjoyed a cocktail at the outside bar while watching the sunset in this fairy tale setting. We are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Polynesian, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PO BOX 90 AMURI, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: +682 28 140
Rapae Bay Restaurant There are a number of eating options at Pacific Resort Aitutaki with a wide range of local and international cuisine. Our main dining facility is at the Rapae Bay Restaurant where we serve some of the finest cuisine in the Cook Islands. Our chefs prepare everything from fresh using the abundance of local produce from around the Cook Islands. We also have a fantastic range of international wines which we can match with your menu to complete the ultimate dining experience. Combine this service that is unmatched in the South Pacific and you're in for a treat.

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