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Aquarius Rarotonga on the Ocean

Main Coast Road | (Inside Aquarius Rarotonga Hotel), Avarua, Cook Islands
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Ranked #14 of 21 Restaurants in Avarua
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We have ate here in the past so thought we would give it a try again this past visit. I loved my Salt & Pepper Squid, I had that twice. We had a group of 7 the second time we ate here and everyone enjoyed their food. Service was really good and they do have a very good Happy Hour!... More 

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Tuesdays - island night at the islander. Awesome! Beautiful tasty food with a local theme! Loved the octopus and the pork - but something for everyone. Have lived here for five years now and it was the best island night meal i have had. Will be back for more!

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I visited the Aquarius while waiting for a flight to Aitutaki after arriving from New Zealand late afternoon. We were a group of seven, including two young children and the bar is situated very close to the airport. The children immediately went to look for shells and to play round the pool. The beer was cold, the fish and chips... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We had this place suggested to us as a place to go for dinner while waiting for early morning flight. There were barely any people there. Started off ok, then were happy for us to leave our bags at the entrance, drinks, menus, mains. Food was ok, nothing to rave about. The kitchen apparently closes at 9pm which was not... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Probably the second best food on the Island! Narrowly beaten by Kikau Hut but excellent service and great value. Went for both lunch and dinner, on different days. Pizza was great, island fries were great, steak was epic and perfectly cooked.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We have two small children so it not always ideal to be off on adventures and in the sun at the beach. I stumbled on to this place looking for a Pizza (which they do well) but it was the awesome staff that made the place so more more enjoyable. A lady by the name of Dawn is worth every... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We ended up here during a long layover. The restaurant is "almost" right across the street from the Raro airport, so we used the airport's rolling luggage carts and brought over our suitcases (taking the carts was permitted by the airport). The restaurant welcomed us warmly, asking us to bring our luggage in and have a seat anywhere and stay... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This restaurant has it all! A pool right in the middle of the restaurant, how neat is that. Plus hammocks and sun loungers out to the side in the sun. Food was very nice and we'll priced. Staff were very friendly, would highly recommend checking this place out if you are visiting the island.

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Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We arrived back at Rarotonga from Aitutaki at 7.30pm and had to wait several hours before our midnight departure to New Zealand. The security officer at the airport recommended we go to the Aquarius for dinner as they are open late. Almost our whole plane load headed over there. I ordered a chicken & cranberry pizza and mum had a... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

A great view to relax and have a drink and meal while you wait for your next flight. Very handy to the airport its a pity they have taken the dorm unit out it would have been good to have got some sleep while we waited there.

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Address: Main Coast Road | (Inside Aquarius Rarotonga Hotel), Avarua, Cook Islands
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
Cuisine: Contemporary

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