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Koru Cafe

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International, Spanish, Delicatessen
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Located on the way to Ootu beach, Cook Islands
068 2 31 110
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome little cafe with great food and delivery options

We came for lunch after reading the great reviews on Trip Adviser. As my Husband has Coeliac Disease we needed to find somewhere suitable for him to eat and the owner was very knowledgeable about the disease and what he could safely eat. She arranged for a fresh fish salad to be made for him which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kiwipoms
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NZ
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NZ
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came for lunch after reading the great reviews on Trip Adviser. As my Husband has Coeliac Disease we needed to find somewhere suitable for him to eat and the owner was very knowledgeable about the disease and what he could safely eat. She arranged for a fresh fish salad to be made for him which he thoroughly enjoyed, and... More 

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Thank Kiwipoms
Geelong, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

best coffee on island... amazing breakfasts.. great service..i could sit there all day drinking their coffee... soy latte ROCK!!

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Thank JDJamojoplin
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Koru Cafe has a very diverse menu ...their amazing burgers and delicious calamari are large meals.. they make a great ice tea and cappuccino

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Thank RoccoJupiter1987
NZ
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember coming to Koru cafe in 2008! I returned here this year and came for lunch. Staff are very lovely. Great menu selection, food servings are generous for some dishes. Some dishes are a bit pricey but the food is quality and fresh. We ordered a burger which came with fries and seared sashimi, both delicious. Will definitely return,... More 

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Thank aishal24
Raleigh, North Carolina
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little gem on Aitutaki. The coffee is delicious and the food is amazing. I snuck over for coffee one morning and brought my entire family back for lunch that afternoon. We loved it so much, we went back again the next day. The tomato and bean salad is fantastic. I can not recommend this place highly... More 

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Thank HF99
Reading, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's almost hard to believe that the place like this exists on an island where basic food products are not always easy to find. Their mahi-mahi burger is out of this world and the portion is so generous that you can save the rest for an evening meal. The coffee is without doubt the best on the island and this... More 

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Thank Gareth X
Dunedin, New Zealand
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here several times because our "self-catering" accommodation near by was too infested with ants to attempt any kind of cooking! That being said, this place has excellent food, a great wait staff and island ambiance. Highly recommended.

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Thank apteryx05
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently travelled to Aitutaki for a holiday, and while we had breakfast included in our resort package throughout our trip, we made a point of sneaking over to the Koru regularly for breakfast. Why? Quite simply, the service is as good as you would find anywhere, the food is outstanding with a menu you would expect to find in... More 

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Thank Tenterfield_123
Greater Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I went to The Koru Café everyday with my stay in Aitutaki. The coffee and food were great but the service was even better. The staff are very friendly and I felt welcomed every time I went there. I highly recommend this place for everyone, children included.

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Thank AnikaJeffries
Fkp
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a fika. I felt very welcomed and service level was high. Loved the coffee. To bad they were not open more hours. Would love to have come back but their opening hours collided with other things I did. I recommend a visit..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Located on the way to Ootu beach, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: 068 2 31 110

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: International, Spanish, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?