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Cafe Salsa

In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
22215
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Ranked #4 of 22 restaurants in Avarua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We spent a couple of weeks in Raro last year and spent most lunches here! There is a good variety of food which was well cooked and very tasty. The only thing that I would have liked was some air con as I found it quite hot, however I was pregnant so probably wouldn't have bothered anyone else :)

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Papamoa, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Had watched the ads for Cafe Salsa on the Cook Islands TV. We went there for breakfast and was everything they said on the TV. Excellent coffee, good food and excellent service. Could not ask for anything more. Will make sure we go back there on our next visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent. This was our breakfast regular. Salsa is on the main drag if you like and is an outdoor/indoor cafe. The breakfast menu is sure to please and the coffee is fantastic. The prices are alot better then at resorts (well our resort) so we jumped on the scooter and headed here for a breakie. Service was friendly and the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had coffee at Cafe Salsa a couple of times, it was a good coffee, the antipasto plate was amazing as was the bread and dip plate. Prices are reasonable. Staff were very friendly

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Sydney
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Salsa service has improved in the last two years from disinterested to warm, welcoming and uncharacteristically speedy. We had breakfast and can highly recommend the coconut pancakes with bacon, grilled banana and maple syrup. The coffee was good and the location is great if you're in town.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The best coconut pancakes ever. The best coffee we had in the Cook Islands. Good service, good setting right in the middle of the shops in Avarua with a choice of inside and outside seating

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Went to Salsa for brunch and lunch and both times were delicious. Friendly staff and beautiful food. Good selection of meals and great coffee.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This place is superb! My son & I had the best breakfasts of our lives - I had the Coconut pancakes, you could tell the mix was freshly made, & the bacon was the tastiest I've ever eaten. My son had the house specialty Eggs Benedict, & totally raved over them too. We saw this business' ad on Raro tv,... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Wonderful coffee and right in town. And CITC shopping right next door. Loads of seating; out the front, inside or out the back.

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Hamilton New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had brekky here, good service, the wait was a bit long though..., yum eggs benedict... could do another serving though :)

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