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All 13 Aitutaki Restaurants

Tamanu Beach Resort

Tamanu Beach, Cook Islands
(682) 31810
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Ranked #5 of 13 Restaurants in Aitutaki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Saratoga NSW
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

The bbq night is a fixed price $45 each and bookings are a must. The restaurant is lovely and open, looking to the beach. There were lots of different salads and they were all lovely. The meat was not so great but my husband said the fish was very good. Dessert was the big disappointment.....canned fruit salad, small serves of... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We ate here for lunch. The restaurant has beautiful views over the beach. The service was okay. The food was very poor. I had a very plain, small, overpriced chicken salad, which I did not enjoy. The drinks were also not great. My husband had a terrible banana thickshake which had no flavour. I would not return here or recommend... More

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New Zealand
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182 reviews 182 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This restaurant has a nice setting when it is opened up looking out to the reef. The staff are exceptionally pleasant but the service is SO slow. It took us 55 mins to get bread & dips . I guess that is better than last time we visited though a couple of years ago when the boyfriends of the staff... More

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Noosa, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I have eaten lunch at Tamanu several times, and always love to go back. I know I will always get a good quality lunch, beautifully fresh, locally caught fish and yes, those delicious island fries, which consist of deep fried taro and kumera (sweet potato). These islands fries are an experience especially not to be missed! The service is good,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The food here was good and great quantity. We also came for island night and that was very entertaining. we had to share a table with another couple but it ended up being a great night! The service was great and all the staff were friendly.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was just a quick lunch, but the food was fantastic. Cocktails were delicious. Staff was very friendly. Beach and view was perfect and relaxing.

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Kulm, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The People are so lovely at Tamanu Beach and the Food is just great! You can select from a daily Special Card as well.

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Raglan, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

For the price you are paying I found it a little high but the food was ok not exceptional for what you are paying but fine if you don't mind the cost. Lunch menu is simple and nice for a change from heavier island night/island bbq style which can be on the creamy and heavy side

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

We ate here twice during our stay on Aitutaki, the first experience made us want to go back. Our first was the Sunday barbeque dinner. The four of us rocked up without a booking and were shown to a table, but the restaurant did fill up, so we think we were lucky to be early. It was nice to be... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great food, great room, friendly and helpful staff, close to town by bike, they have kayaks and other stuff to use

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Address: Tamanu Beach, Cook Islands
Phone Number: (682) 31810
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
Cuisine: Pacific Rim

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