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Bamboo Jacks

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Asian fusion
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Ara Tapu, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
28830
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 89
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  • 57
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  • 10
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  • 9
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  • 3
    Terrible
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
Spectacular!

We are so glad we tried this restaurant. We haven't travelled to any Asian countries but we've had plenty of Asian food in New Zealand & Australia and I would say this is the best we have ever had. The flavours were so good, our 7 year old ordered Sweet & Sour pork and it was BEST we have ever... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
TheSmithsNZ
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We are so glad we tried this restaurant. We haven't travelled to any Asian countries but we've had plenty of Asian food in New Zealand & Australia and I would say this is the best we have ever had. The flavours were so good, our 7 year old ordered Sweet & Sour pork and it was BEST we have ever... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Its a very hit or miss place sadly. Awesome place to spend a lunchtime though......................................

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We waited 2 and a half hours for our food. the place is over priced and very small portions. I ordered a soup that was filled with chilli even though i asked for no chilli

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Sydney, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Good Thai food but unfortunately we had to wait over an hour and a half to get any of it (including starters) - although we were advised when we arrived that there would be a wait, we didn't expect it to be that long, and were starving by the time the food came. The restaurant was only half full, so... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We love our Asian Cuisine and we rate this as the best we have had anywhere. The service was fantastic, food amazing and great value.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

No matter what delicious main you choose, make sure you get the rare tuna spring rolls entree! They are to die for:)

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Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Best Asian food I've had, who would expect that in the Cook Islands?! We had veggie spring rolls, sweet and sour chicken and Indonesian beef noodles. All absolutely beautiful. Loved it so much we came back the next night. They have indoor and outdoor dining, outside being the best in a lovely little court yard. Service was good also. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We went here twice during our week long stay and were tempted to go a third! The food is extremely tasty and the portions sizes are perfect. We had the sweet and sour fish both times and also the steamed pork buns, they were amazing! The price is very reasonable, loved everything about the place, decor is real nice as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Love this place, the atmosphere is great, the food was wonderful, staff were friendly, I could not fault this restaurant on any level, one of the best in Roratonga.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We were greeted by a nice girl and seated . Had to wait a while for our order to be taken seemed there friends were served before us. Food looked bland and tasted average . Went to pay and no internet connection for payment tried three times took up another 15 mins wont be back 😩😩

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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 fusion

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