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All 14 Arorangi Restaurants


Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
00682 22161
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Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Arorangi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $31
Cuisines: Polynesian, International, Pacific Rim, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Casual beach dining with all the frills.Open Tues-Sun for lunch and dinner. Enjoy one of our tasty cocktails and the breathtaking sunset before dining on Pacific style international cuisine. We have one of Raro's most extensive wine lists available.We can host both your wedding ceremony and reception on site either on the beach or our sunset deck.Experience romantic Rarotonga the Waterline way.Live music Wednesday nights. Bookings essential.
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Such a lovely spot for an afternoon cocktail and sunset. Not sure if it was because it was lunchtime but like a lot of places on the island, where is the background island music? It would make the atmosphere even better. Food was just ok, slightly overlooked fish on mash with curry sauce and a little salad on the side... More

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We have travelled to Rarotonga four times now and this is our favourite restaurant. The décor is rustic/beach and it gives off a very comfortable vibe. The views of the sunset are fabulous! The menu always has great choices, good size servings and reasonable prices. The restaurant staff are very friendly and efficient. At the moment you can only use... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Have been to raro many times and hadn't eaten there before. Fantastic food good servings , well priced and the setting just beautiful looking out to sea. Great service. Will be back

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A great find. Get there for the sunset, cocktails on the beach. Decor, location and service 5 star. Food great but hey, as a package, it all works. Loved it.

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Rangiora, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had a beautiful lunch here overlooking the water. Staff friendy, food lovely and scenery awesome.

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London, United Kingdom
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166 reviews 166 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Has to win the award for the most scenic restaurant in Raro. It's a large wooden terrace right in the Arorangi coastline. We kicked ourselves for not having spent longer there in the afternoon as there's plenty of shade. But it's definitely sunset when the place comes into it's own. Cocktails weren't too exciting but the food we had was... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely meal at this restaurant. Lovely views out over the beach. Service and food very good.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We've been to Rarotonga several times now and every year we go to the waterline many times for sunset cocktails, and a few times to eat. The setting for this place is just gorgeous. The staff are really friendly and the cocktails are lovely. If you're having a meal you won't be disappointed either. The food has been good for... More

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

we visited here after hearing good reviews from others and was only a 5 min walk from our resort. Have to rave about the delicous steak and mushroom sauce with veges and garlic potato it was devine and well worth the money. Lovely setting and great staff.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As previous reports - WONDERFUL - a bit pricy but still worth it. Great Wine list and nothing here is a problem - Wednesday nights a must - so much fun and great bands. Love sitting down on the sand watching the sunset with a lovely Cocktail.

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Additional Information about Waterline

Address: Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 00682 22161
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
Average Prices: USD 15 - 31
Cuisine: Polynesian, International, Pacific Rim, Wine Bar

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