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Bamboo Jacks

Ara Tapu, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
28830
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Ranked #5 of 21 Restaurants in Avarua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Dunedin, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Auckland prices. there is a good selection of Vietnam and thai food. and also chief special menu. I had two dinners during my stay. Great authentic asian flavours. there is a slection of red and white wines and beers including the local Matutu pale ale and larger. Have patient with the service, but tasty authentic Asian food. the

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Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a dinner there recently. The food and service were really good. Top quality food served. We had stir fried pork belly, nasi goreng and stir fried rice. Had beer and wine. It was a welcome oasis as we were staying in a nearby hotel, that was really uncomfortable.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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129 reviews 129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We enjoyed dining here twice during our stay, it would have been 3 times but sadly they were shut over the New Year’s weekend. A superb reasonably priced menu of really excellent food. Every dish was well presented and delicious. We loved the outside courtyard dining area but there are also plenty of tables inside. Bamboo Jacks is a must... More 

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place is a pleasant surprise. The restaurant is located close to a town, but seating area is hidden from noise of the traffic. The food was not greasy like it could be in some places and also reasonably priced. Everything was cooked well. The service was great. The only minor criticism is a wine choice by the glass. It... More 

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The newest Asian restaurant in Raro and we had the special steamboat for two and it was so yummy! The outdoor seating area was good and the staff was very helpful too :-)

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We have eyed up this gem of a restaurant on several trips to Rarotonga but never made it until now. It was fantastic! The service was friendly and attentive and the food was beautiful. Between 7 of us we had a fair few dishes and all were cooked to perfection. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the... More 

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Having been a regular visitor to Rarotonga and tested most of the restaurants on the Island,we decided to try Bamboo Jacks for our New Years Eve dining experience.We were a party of 7 all with different tastes,this restaurant gave us all without exception a great nights food extravaganza,the ambience was great the wait staff were magical in the memory dept,and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Yum yum yum - great space...beautiful food you will definitely find something on the menu that caters to your take...try the paw paw salad delicious. And wonderful host...if you go in the evening check out back and see if you can see the roosters in the trees.

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Awesome Asia food! The best pad thai... the snapper was rather small... but the prawn entrees were the best!

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Broomfield, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Had the fish of the day - snapper. It was fresh and delicious. Wish they were open more for lunch, but based on the very sparse crowd, I can understand why they don't.

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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 fusion

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