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Alberto's Restaurant

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Arorangi, Cook Islands
23597
Today
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 15
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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 Steak!

The bus driver told us to come here (he was related to the owner but still worth it). Lovely staff and love the open feel to the place. looking forward to going back when i visit again :).

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
atapp4
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The bus driver told us to come here (he was related to the owner but still worth it). Lovely staff and love the open feel to the place. looking forward to going back when i visit again :).

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Albertos. The staff were extremely pleasant and attentive. Meals were very generously sized with a simple and very tasty salad bar which came with each of our meals. Nice to see a kids menu with plenty of options.

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Cardiff, Australia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It is at the expensive end of the price range but their food was excellent as were their staff. When you have been eating takeaway or resort food for a while it was nice to eat in a pleasant restaurant and have excellent quality food. Kids food was good as were the curries, beef and the swordfish. Enjoyable night out

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Alberto's was recommended by a local as great steaks and they were right. New Zealand export quality rib-eye absolutely cooked to perfection. Others in our group of four had swordfish which was little overcooked. Our waiter was very good with information and service. I thought the price was reasonable for what we got.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

buffet salad bar was a bit random. very expensive for what it was. The locals that work there are fantastic and friendly, the owner/head of house was a bit grumpy in comparison.

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We spent several nights at Alberto's Restaurant and we were never disappointed. The Catch of the Day (Swordfish) is absolutely delicious and plenty of it. Also the Seafood Curry is also a fantastic meal. I would recommend both these dishes and also the Steak Meals. The quality and quantity is excellent. Would highly recommend. The Salad Bar has a great... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Definately one of the best meals we have had in Rarotonga.the steaks were really well cooked, the only down side was a little confusion while ordering, but it doesn't take much to swop baked potato for chips.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Beauty smallish restaurant on main road not far from Edgewater resort which serves up huge delicious New Zealand prime beef steaks cooked to perfection among its many dishes. My favourite on Rarotona.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We celebrated my husbands 60th Birthday here and the kiwi couple who own it went out of there way to make it an Awesome night. The food portions were huge and very delicious and totally recommend the steaks and the NZ oysters from Clevedon were Totally Delicious. Need to book as they fill up fast ... Great Atmosphere and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

For what looks like a simple place in the middle of nowhere, these guys know service well, if you have an empty beer it is filled, if your plate is empty it is cleared. Rib eye steak is exceptional and cooked perfectly. After having a poorly cooked fatty rib eye at tamrind house alberto's will not disappoint. This is the... More 

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Additional Information about Alberto's Restaurant

Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 23597
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: 23597

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Doing business, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?