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Palace Takeaways

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Avatiu | Located at the harbour, Cook Islands
+682 21 438
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Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Palace on a Wednesday, I was literally so excited coz I been waiting all holiday to have a Palace Burger because I heard it was very popular! I asked for a palace burger and the lady at the till just said "we cant make that burger? not today". I was definitely dissapointed more so because she didnt... More 

Thank Danny T
Melbourne, Australia
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205 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No McDonalds in the Cook Islands but who needs it anyway. Palace Burgers is much better. All food is cooked fresh and doesn’t have that processed and reheated taste or feel to it. Not a sit in place as it’s just a roadside hut type kitchen with a permanent annex and a ½ dozen picnic park tables and attached benches.... More 

Thank our56
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great place to stop! Nice lots of locals eat there also. Outdoor dining at picnic tables. Fun place to grab lunch.

Thank holidayfuncalgary
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

i was pleasantly suprised after recommendation of others as to the quality and size of the food here. so here is a positive and maybe a negative i guess. 1) wednesday $3.50 burger day, get their !!!!! good size, yummy burgers, home made patties it looks like to, damn good, however chips and other products are pricey but thats island... More 

Thank Mike L
Monterey Park, California
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175 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have tried just one item on the menu which is the Palace Burger. You cannot fit the whole thing in your mouth. You have to eat half of the burger at a time. You have the bun, lettuce, a slice of pineapple, cheese, burger, fried egg, coleslaw, bacon and it repeats itself one more time. It lasted me for... More 

Thank alkeni
Greater Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great takeaway food with a variety of hamburgers and fish meals. One fish or seafood plate enough to feed two people.

Thank Michelle C
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I had a quick takeaway here on Saturday night. Wasn't the best option.. I'll give it too u straight forward palace. Your burger patties need improvement. It's just a plain,burnt,under seasoned,dry pattie. No flavour inside (nothing at all) just one Bun stuffed with a pattie cheese and tomato sauce. Yuck! Where's the paprika,mustard,onions,salt peper that u mix in the pattie... More 

Thank Tk H
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

You better have it because the burgers despite of being delicious, will drip all over you, so better lean forward when eating. Also, they suffer of the same problem of evey burger joint in the pacific, the lack of proper bread. The one used it is so soft that fails to hold the contents together making the whole business of... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely stop in here for a delicious burger. Super fresh fish. Great burger joint on the side of the road. Tables outside under trees to sit down and demolish ur burgers. Ask for your burger to be 'wet' if you want a whole lot of delish mayo/coleslaw type juiciest goodness in it. They'll wrap the whole thing in foil to... More 

Thank LanzLuvsShoes
Porirua, New Zealand
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

You may think it's just another takeaway place, it is but, you have to try the palace burger ($15.00) our order was quick and staff were friendly, A lot of Locals were there having their lunch/dinner as well, there are a few picnic tables around and it is by the wharf. Very nice on a sunny day. yummy! They also... More 

Thank sullivanwhiting

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avatiu | Located at the harbour, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 21 438

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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?