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Wind Jammer Restaurant

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Beach Road | Sunset Coast, Arorangi 682, Cook Islands
+68223953
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Cook Islands leading affordable fine dining restaurant with first...
The Cook Islands leading affordable fine dining restaurant with first class cuisine, international service and candle-lit setting. Modern Italian cuisine using the freshest produce and the highest-grade meats. Every meal is created from scratch. Desserts are top class using the best imported ingredients. An absolutely beautiful dining experience. Italian wines available too.
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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 12
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Italian food on the island

I read a lot of great reviews and booked in advance as we did not want to miss out dining here. The Crown resort appears to be a beautiful resort, and the restaurant is top class fine dining. Everything is high quality, excellent customer service and delicious food. My toddler fell in love with his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
NikkiGAdelaide
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Adelaide
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Adelaide
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I read a lot of great reviews and booked in advance as we did not want to miss out dining here. The Crown resort appears to be a beautiful resort, and the restaurant is top class fine dining. Everything is high quality, excellent customer service and delicious food. My toddler fell in love with his waitress she was so nice.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Yum yum yum.. 3 visits were made to windjammer this time in raro, I cannot fault the food or service - well done

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We tried the Wind Jammer restaurant due to a recommendation and we weren't disappointed! For entrée we ordered the Caesar Salad to share. We asked to have chicken as well as bacon, as you could chose chicken, bacon or prawns(?). I order and make Caesar salads a lot and this was one of the best I'd eaten. For main I... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My husband and I wanted a special night out as it was our 5th Wedding Anniversary and we weren't disappointed! I had delicious Rack of Lamb and he chose lasagne, both were gorgeous as was the Tiramisu that followed. The chef was friendly and came out to greet his guests too, which was a nice touch! Definitely recommend for great... More 

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Whakatane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nice restaurant with largely authentic Italian food. Good service and a decent wine list including Italian wines. Located at the Crown Resort and the standards are those you would expect of a high quality resort. Well worth a visit.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had our 5 year old daughter with us and they have a good range of children's options. Fish of the day came with a very good serving of risotto. Gnocchi was a very good size serving. Entrees were very good with very nice balsamic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great meal attentive staff music opera & very loud will visit again not far to walk from the dab accomodation a change to eat elsewhere romantic setting

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Rita M, General Manager at Wind Jammer Restaurant, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you for your great comments and we are so glad that you enjoyed the meal and settings at the Windjammer Restaurant. Best Wishes Rita Mateara More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Wow so good from the food to the service we could fault nothing! We had lasagne, fettuccine, steak, lamb and half the desert menu, all fabulous! Right up there with any top Auckland restaurant such as Euro, Jervois or Botswana. Great job guys keep it up!

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Rita M, General Manager at Wind Jammer Restaurant, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you kindly for your great review about your dining experiences at the Windjammer Restaurant. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed the delicious food and wonderful services. Perhaps we shall have the priviledge of welcoming you back to the Windjammer Restaurant in the future. Best Wishes Rita Mateara. More 

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Can see why no 1 ranked on the island. 1st Class service and great wine menu. The food was fabulous and went twice in one week. Definately will go back when back over. You wont be disappointed

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Rita M, General Manager at Wind Jammer Restaurant, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you for the awesome review about your recent dining at the Windjammer Restaurant, May 2015. We are glad to read that the food and services were great. We look forward to being graced by your presence again in the future. Best Regards Rita Mateara More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

There are many very good restaurants in Rarotonga, but there is a certain similarity in the menus of most. If you want a change I recommend the Wind Jammer Italian. WE had eaten here last on the last day of the restaurant before it became an Italian. We loved it on that night so decided to see what had become... More 

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Rita M, General Manager at Wind Jammer Restaurant, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you for your wonderful comments about your recent experience at the Windjammer Restaurant. We are happy to read your approval with the Italian menu in comparison to the previously popular Windjammer menu. Fantastic! We look forward to welcoming both of you back for dining at Windjammer Restaurant. Warm Regards Rita Mateara More 

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Additional Information about Wind Jammer Restaurant

Address: Beach Road | Sunset Coast, Arorangi 682, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +68223953
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $6 to $23
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beach Road | Sunset Coast, Arorangi 682, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +68223953

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $6 to $23
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine

Description

The Cook Islands leading affordable fine dining restaurant with first class cuisine, international service and candle-lit setting. Modern Italian cuisine using the freshest produce and the highest-grade meats. Every meal is created from scratch. Desserts are top class using the best imported ingredients. An absolutely beautiful dining experience. Italian wines available too.
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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