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Tamarind House Restaurant

Avarua Main Road, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
+68226487
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Ranked #2 of 21 Restaurants in Avarua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Being the only asian customer there, other customers who saw me standing up thought I was a waitress which was a bit awkward! But the food was delicious and environment very relaxed with dim lighting

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Calgary
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We visited the restaurant this evening and were hugely disappointed. The restaurant was empty except for 3 tables of customers. Those 3 tables we were all sat right next to each other. My back was literally 1.5 feet away from the edge of the next table....we could hear every word they said as they could hear ours. There was no... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My husband and I had our wedding reception at Tamarind 4 years ago and have just had the pleasure of returning. It is still beautiful and the food is fantastic. The staff are very professional especially Chris who remembered us from our wedding - now that's great customer service. In our opinion the best place to eat in Raro!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed dinner at Tamarind House so much that we went twice during our week on the island. Would recommend arriving before the sun goes down so you get some time to enjoy the view. We shared the seafood platter for one of our dinners, which is a great way to get a sampling of the whole... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great setting, lovely food. Certainly a venue worth visiting. Pays to book for dinner - lots of history goes with this house.

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Auckland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Have eaten here on the 3 occasions that we have visited Raro. Food amazing and great outlook. Fantastic service and friendly staff.

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

After a fabulous week in Raro and Aitutaki, this was the restaurant we chose to have our final dinner together as a group. The location is something very special and we could see why it is used for weddings and other similar celebrations. The menu was extensive and my island fish curry was as delicious as it looked. We all... More

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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 had Sunday Brunch here, it was really good. Really quiet, but super good. We also tried dinner since it had been a favorite from past visits but it was a nightmare..short staffed..had to beg for water, then to take orders etc. Never checked back with us to see how our meal was and the list goes on. I give... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

View amazing and food great. This is the place to go for a special dinner out, slightly more pricey.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We tried lots of different restaurants in Rarotonga and we were told the Tamarind was the best. We agree. The waiters remembered all of our 9 names when we returned there for another meal the following night.. (as it was so nice) and the food is amazing!

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Additional Information about Tamarind House Restaurant

Address: Avarua Main Road, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +68226487
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Pacific Rim

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