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Rapae Bay Restaurant at Pacific Resort Aitutaki

PO BOX 90 AMURI, Cook Islands
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Ranked #9 of 13 Restaurants in Aitutaki
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The food was amazing! This was fine dining, worth the money because the food was so good. Amazing views which we couldn't fully appreciate because it was getting dark, but you must eat here.

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Queensland, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The restaurant was a cut above all the other local style ones on the island. Very classy, much more city/fine dining style. Lovely atmosphere and great menu but it was definitely not 'island' prices. Nice for a special night out.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The setting was beautiful for watching sunset. We were ushered to a table and given a menues. It took a little while before we had to signal someone to come over to order our drinks during which we thought we should order the food as well seeing the service was a little slow. The food arrived before our first drinks.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The food was presented beautifully, but flavours were a bit disappointing. This was made up by the beautiful location overlooking the beach, the lovely atmosphere of the restaurant and resort, and good service. We also had cocktails on the beach another day and were impressed by the location, atmosphere and service then. On both occasions staff treated us very well,... More 

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New Zealand
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182 reviews 182 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Lovely resort setting with superb sunsets so time your visit to coincide.It is lovely to dine overlooking the lush gardens & pool lit by flares. Staff professional & friendly & the meals were served promptly ( a bit different to several other places on Aitutaki ! )Robyn the new NZ restaurant manager made everyone feel welcome by visiting all the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We tried the Rapae Bay Restaurant and just loved it. The stunning view, the sunset while we spotted some whales, the great food and friendly service... It was the perfect match!

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We didn't stay here during our trip but did have dinner on the last night of our stay in Aitutaki. The fish was beautifully cooked, it was fresh and very well presented. The staff are lovely, very friendly and efficient, we would certainly eat here again.

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Raumati Beach, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I had heard mixed reviews of Rapae so was a little nervous about our special anniversary dinner here. I am pleased to say it was fabulous. Although we werent staying at the hotel we were given prime seating, in a perfect spot to view the sunset. I understand that often casual diners dont get to sit on the outer deck... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

After viewing the menus at Rapae Bay and the Pool bar/restaurant I made the call that we could eat just as well here for much better prices.... Wrong! The prices were still quite high - and the food was distinctly average, if not disappointing. Two of us had the "fish of the day" coated in coconut crumbs, costing just on... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

overpriced and ordinary food that really should be better for a place like this. the wine is horrendously overpriced, even taking into account the need to import it. i stayed here last trip and had looked forward to eating here, so a disappointment all round

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Address: PO BOX 90 AMURI, Cook Islands
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki

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