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Alberto's Restaurant

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Arorangi, Cook Islands
23597
Today
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 147
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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
Very big meals

The kiwi couple that run this place are very friendly and chat with all the visitors. My husband had the steak meal deal for $35 which is garlic bread, steak meal and then desert of the day and I had the chicken. Both servings of meat where HUGE! the salad bar was simple but very nice I so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
owlesey
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Nelson, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Nelson, New Zealand
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The kiwi couple that run this place are very friendly and chat with all the visitors. My husband had the steak meal deal for $35 which is garlic bread, steak meal and then desert of the day and I had the chicken. Both servings of meat where HUGE! the salad bar was simple but very nice I so recommend the... More 

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Wellington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had a really nice steak here and enjoyed a good salad bar as well. Reasonably priced and very friendly (actually saying friendly is a bit redundant as the entire Island is friendly)

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great restaurant on the western side of rarotonga. Nice little bar and cosy restaurant space. Friendly owners and great service.

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LONDON
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I dined last night at Albertos. The steak was the best I have ever had - cooked to perfection. I also tried a new kumara soup on the menu which had a hint of curry powder which was delicious. The staff were warm and friendly and I will go back to such a lovely and friendly place.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We always dine at Alberto's when visiting Raro. Service is always good and staff and owner always have a friendly word for their guests. We had the N. Z. Steak special. ( Garlic bread, steak and dessert ) $39-00 each. Pays to book, had a lovely evening and love the new gnomes.. J & J

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Western Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were welcomed by the friendly staff and had a great time here. The steak was wonderfully cooked and the wife had the ladies plate of pork medallions. The salad bar was good and the jacket potatoes were really nice. The overall price of the meal and drinks was really good for a nice meal.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

One of if not the best steak I have ever had! Though, all the additional expense adds up. I don't like mushrooms (included with steak) so they said they would put them in a side dish for my dad to enjoy but ended up charging $4 extra. The food was great but compared to the quality and price on offer... More 

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Oak Park, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We love fish but when we saw the steak special on the menu (look in the back) that did it! SOLD! We got so much food that we took part of it back to our resort for another light meal the next night. Alberto's is clean and neat and decorated so cute! They also have a nice little salad bar... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Really can't believe that last review!! We were in the Cook Islands two years ago and have just returned from our 2nd trip there. Loved Alberto's last time and ate their twice this time (once with another couple and once just us.) The meals are substantial but I didn't see anything but pretty empty plates going back to the kitchen!... More 

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Auckland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Sorry guys, but we enjoyed nothing about our visit to your restaurant. You need to reduce the amount of food you put on the plates for one thing. We did not see one empty plate go back to the kitchen and everyone around us were complaining about the huge meal sizes. My husband is a big guy who normally has... More 

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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: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?