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Bamboo Jacks

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Asian, Thai, Fusion
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Ara Tapu, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
28830
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 95
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  • 65
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  • 13
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
ONLY ASIAN Restaurant !

Don't bother with Ricksjaw - the food is unedible... This is the only place to go!! Massuman Beef , melts in your mouth... A little exy - but all the restaurants are in Raro.. But, least this one is worth it......... Great for families !

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Tamworth, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We wanted to sit in the so-called outside area which is covered but not completely, some of it is open. We were the only diners beside a table of about 4 or 5 men. They were smoking which outraged us. We told the waiter and he replied that one of the men, who he pointed out was the owner so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Booked to eat here and the owner was rude and arrogant. Showed no interest in the customers and a total lack of customer service. Do yourself a favor and don't waste your time when every where else is so friendly.

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San Jose, California
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I will say, once we finally got some food it was good. By far a whole lot better than the Rickshaw! In fairness when we went in they told us they were fairly busy and suggested we order something to nibble on whilst we waited on the main course, ok, not a problem,...but 90 min between the two courses was... More 

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I ordered a vegie and tofu pad thai to take away. The boss (a old guy) gave a dirty look from beginning to the end making me feel myself owning him some money. The cooked food was put in a small paper container box and laid there waiting for my picking up when it was done. However, I picked up... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Don't bother with Ricksjaw - the food is unedible... This is the only place to go!! Massuman Beef , melts in your mouth... A little exy - but all the restaurants are in Raro.. But, least this one is worth it......... Great for families !

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I had a lovely meal here enjoying a variety of fusion Asian Cuisines. There is a huge menu to choose from and the setting is nice. The prices are reasonable also. I recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting a a nice asian meal out in Rarotonga.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Came here last time we came to Rarotonga. Brought our friends here, never disappoints me with the food. Beautiful fresh food. Edamame beans beautiful and my main meal was the best. Great service, and the waitress was fantastic. Once again thanks so much for keeping true to flavours and service. I love this restaurant one of my favourites.☺

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Rarotonga
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

One of few restauants open Sunday nights, with a well-priced menu and tasty food. Decor is cheerful red and green, and service is good.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Excellent Asian cuisine. staff are so friendly and welcoming. Just a nice laid back restaurant, very reasonably priced food, great all round.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had dinner here one night last week. The meal was very good and prices are good also. Staff friendly and accommodating. View over harbour area is good also. But feel the bar area and possibly Trader Jacks as a whole has bigger name and reputation that we found it to be. An iconic place for many local visitors no... More 

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Address: Ara Tapu, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 28830
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Fusion

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  • Address: Ara Tapu, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: 28830

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Fusion

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