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Staircase Restaurant and Bar

Avarua, Avarua 1111, Cook Islands
+682 22 254
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Ranked #9 of 21 Restaurants in Avarua
Price range: $10 - $27
Cuisines: Grill
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Staircase Restaurant/Bar has been operating for 15yrs. Thursday Night includes $25 IslandNight which includes food + show, or you can come up and pay ONLY $5 just to watch our Cook Islands Dance Group perform. Friday is our A-La-Carte Menu from $15. Saturday is A-la-Carte from $10. Each night is late closing with great dance music and also great special bar prices, Cocktails from $5. Come upstairs and enjoy our island vibe! IT ONLY HAPPENS UPSTAIRS.
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

what a place to watch the sunset with a drink or three. Simple but great food, especially when the reef fish are on.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

We spoke to some locals who recommended the Staircase as good place to go to see a Cultural Show, they were right. The show features young locals who are taught to keep the traditional dances alive and it was great to support them. The musicians as well as the dancers were entertaining and really did enjoy themselves. Buffet dinner was... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We planned to see a cultural display and the staircase appealed because of the low price and the because it was the local children performing. We loved the show,the kids were great and I think under priced. We were charged $30 ( I think) and told that $5 was for the kids and the rest for the meal. I wasnt... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Being a Retail Manager for 15 years, customer services is my no# 1 priority. We live at a friends place during the holiday and during our time we went to Traders Jack on the first week. Due to our friends telling us it was a great place to have dinner. Yes it was a lovely meal but it was a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Was very yummy but was heavy in belly with slight indigestion...but def great meal..we probably over ate :)

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Sheringham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Just loved this place. Rightly and warmly recommended in Lonely Planet. Brilliant value meal (NZD30 including food!) followed by best drumming and dancing on the island, with enthusiastic youngster participation.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I went for a beer before the movies and didn't leave.. It was the manager Shannon and her partner Paul who made my wife and I feel part of what was going on. So interested in cultivating their own cultural heritage bringing the Raratongan children on stage to perform in traditional clothing ans serving up a lip smacking mixture of... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

On our last night in Rarotonga we came across this gem. The cocktails were the best we had tried and the cheapest!. The staff were absolutely amazing! The best customer service. Great location and very well priced. I wish we had come across this place on day 1. Highly recommend!

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Waikanae, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

we had a great night at the staircase resturant and bar. we loved shannon beautiful lady behind the bar great kareoke friendly staff.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

45 mins later my entree arived.only had young girls with no experience were serving. Once the main finally arrived it was ok.

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Additional Information about Staircase Restaurant and Bar

Address: Avarua, Avarua 1111, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682 22 254
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
Average Prices: USD 10 - 27
Cuisine: Grill

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