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Kaena restaurant & bar

Ara Tapu, Cook Islands
+682 25 433
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good60%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
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Fast food, Seafood
Ara Tapu, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered two hamburgers, and a cold drink. The burgers had a large home-made beef patty, and was very filling. Very generous portions served here, and the waiting time was less than 5 minutes from order to serving.

Thank Frangipani08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review is for the takeaway part not the restaurant. First impression: clean and well signed. Really good spot for a bit of informal dining whilst in the south. We visited twice and both times were impressed with what was served. Of note is the...More

Thank KJO74
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This place was packed, and with good reason the food was excellent. Both fish dishes we had were delicious. The quality of the fish and very good fast wait staff,make this a place to visit on your trip to Rarotonga. Try the Matutu local brew...More

Thank KcirtapNosnibor
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We ate here 2 nights. Once for takeaways and once at the restaurant. Both were good. The restaurant is beautifully presented and the food was excellent. Give the restaurant a try, you will be pleasantly surprised, the quality of the food and service was very...More

Thank dc4yhwh
Reviewed 9 March 2017

When we didn't have much of a choice on Sunday night, this place was open and filled our needs. My wife had a cheeseburger ($7) and I had a fish and chips combo plate ($18) for takeout. Both served our need to eat and made...More

Thank jjluke
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Conveniently located next to our snorkeling spot. We had a fairly decent burger and fish and chips. They don't sell beers, though.

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at Kaena's after coming back from a mornings SCUBa diving. The burgers were very good, but being the closest shop to the beach (across the road) the prices were a bit steep.

Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We only stopped here for a burger chips and a drink. Service was good, food plentiful, reasonably priced. Run by locals so its good to support them

Thank WoollamiaTweety
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The Dive Shop. Sit inside or out under an umbrella. We thought the burgers here, as they are in most places very good. Probably not as big but ample serves. Nice fruit drinks too.

Thank Lyrebird6
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were staying across the road at the Sanctuary when we 1st wandered into Kaena for lunch only to learn it was a takeaway place for lunch but that there were a couple tables outside and a terrific picnic table across the road just before...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ara Tapu, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 25 433
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