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The Mooring

Off Main Road | Avana, near Muri., Cook Islands
+682 25 553
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (535 reviews)
“sandwiches” (340 reviews)
“fish sandwich” (323 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, Polynesian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Off Main Road | Avana, near Muri., Cook Islands
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Reviewed today

This is a place where you can grab cheap fish sandwich. The portion was really generous! I had cajun sandwich and I loved it. I would visit again. There are plenty of parking spaces.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed yesterday

No frills joint but my gosh there is a reason why this place is hard to get a seat at. They are literally pulling in the fish and cooking them straight up. The fish sandwich is fantastic.

Thank aliebeau
Reviewed yesterday

Shouldve just eaten here every day, wish we'd tried it earlier on and we mightve! Fresh fresh turkish bread, fresh fresh fish, good flavours, fairly priced, beautiful views. If this was in my hometown I would eat there ALOT :P

Thank MrsBails83
Reviewed 2 days ago

Like everything else in the Cook Islands, be prepared for Island time when coming to the Mooring, but when you get your meal, it will be fresh and delicious - like all the fish on the island. The view out onto the lagoon is great...More

Thank Ashlyn L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of our favourites if you’re a fish eater in Raro (I’m allergic but I’d never deny the rest of the family the fishy specials).... kids and adults alike love this place

Thank Kiwicobber
Reviewed 6 days ago

They say The Mooring has the best fish sandwiches in Raro and I can see why. The sandwich alone was worth the drive from Avarua, but the view is magnificent! Definitely going back there.

Thank ShawIdea
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The sandwiches here are simple, delicious and mouth wateringly fresh. My favourite was the Cajun Tuna. I ended up visiting this place 5 times in two weeks. Just a heads up, Sunday is there busiest day, so if you intend on going there on Sunday,...More

Thank Tyler K
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title reads, we came here four times in one week because it sells the best fish sandwich ever. From the time you place your order until it arrives via a friendly waiter it takes all of 10 minutes. We have been here before...More

2  Thank Geoff-Dale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing sandwich/service/serenity These sandwiches are so fresh and mouth watering good you wont want to go anywhere else for lunch! Highly recommend

1  Thank ColeMoore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my top 3 most memorable food experiences in the Cook Islands. You haven’t been to the Cook Islands if you don’t make a trip to The Mooring Fish Cafe for their FOB sandwich and tropical fruit shake - fresh off the...More

1  Thank Edwin W
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mayahall61
9 March 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, mate, I eat everything, so gluten-free isn't a concern of mine. I'd check out their menu online. Hopefully you're headed to the lovely Cook Islands, soon.
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Panther26MardiNSW
16 January 2017|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. Not sure where the Edgewater is, but no issues because there is an hourly bus service around the island and because of the island's size nothing is too far away. There are scooter hires available also... More
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tonibrucemarshall
1 November 2016|
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Response from Allways_Correct | Reviewed this property |
15 - 25 dollars per person will be enough.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Main Road | Avana, near Muri., Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 25 553
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