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Tuoro Restaurant & Cafe

Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 21 233
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Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Avarua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $27
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Tapas, Café, New Zealand, Pan-Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The most amazing experience in Rarotonga. Fantastic friendly service. Amazing food and great music whilst dining. The scenic view was superb. Michelle gave me a hand with my itchy bites from our walk the previous day, this was above and beyond great service. We had the steak sandwich and the "fush and chips" with a lovely wine or two also..Both... More 

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Central Coast, NSW Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stayed at the villas on site, I was able to organise with Michelle birthday cake and song for my husband (which completely embarrassed him but he loved anyway) The food was fantastic, beautiful fresh and healthy food The resturant has a really good reputation with the locals which is always a good as it caters for everyone not just... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was one of the best eateries we visited while we were in Rarotonga. Michelle and Andy make you feel so welcome and treat you real special. The food was fantastic, we highly recommend Tuoro Café, this is definitely a MUST. Keep up the awesome service guys, we'll be back. Sonny & Michele from Taranaki, N.Z.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Totally enjoyed meeting Andy and Michelle. We lunched twice at Tuoro the food, service, surroundings are highly recommended if you are visiting the beautiful Rarotonga. Highly recommended - see you both again soon. Liz & Nigel

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This place is fantastic! Awesome view, and the hosts are brilliant. Food fantastic and well priced. Cant fault. Will definitely go back here next time!

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Andy and Michelle were the most amazing hosts. The most stunning views, food, music and atmosphere you could wish for. This was our 4th visit back here and if you are in dark this place is a must. Ask Michelle for a jug of whoop whoop and no its not orange juice. Can't wait to get back here as I... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Michelle is a wonderful host and the food was great. Lovely outdoor layout with sea views. Would highly recommend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

We hosted a post wedding lunch here for the bride and groom and extended family as we were staying in one of the villas. Michelle and Andy made the event fabulous. They set us up on the Dining platform which was a Tropical island equivalent of a private dining room. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the secret punch is a... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We have just returned from our third trip to Rarotonga and what a delight to find Tuoro Restaurant and Cafe. We had already heard by word of mouth about this amazing place so on our first full day there decided to find out what all the hype was about - Wow! Our lunch was so amazing that we had to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking a for an awesome place for lunch; this is the place to be. The place has a real intimate feel to it with awesome live mellow music while enjoying the great food. Michelle and Andy are real attentive to their guests and by far one of the most welcoming too. I've gotta say, that Punch is also... More 

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Additional Information about Tuoro Restaurant & Cafe

Address: Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 21 233
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 27
Cuisine: Tapas, Café, New Zealand, Pan-Asian

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