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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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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The food here was good, the staff was really good. We loved their milkshakes, tasted homemade and just like when we were kids.

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Queensland, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Wonderful island night spectacular. Local foods and dancing including a fire show. The host of the evening was great and funny. It was also a great opportunity to have a sneaky peek at the resort as we didn't stay here. Would definitely recommend the island night at Tamanu to all.

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Edmonton, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Was great and we saw an polynesian show which was well done and personal. Loved that my husband got picked to volunteer his dancing skills. Most fun. The local church members were there and gave us a lovely singing preformance. For sitting down and singing they were awesome! The resturant service and food was excellent. They have a good menu... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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63 reviews 63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We booked a table for 2 people for the weekly Island Night (Thursday) on Monday, in person. When we signed up on the list, we were among the first people to reserve, and we had to provide the name of our accommodation and leave our credit card information to secure our booking. We neither received a written confirmation with further... More 

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Was staying on Aitutaki and could not get into Cafe Tupuna's so decided to try Tamanu for A La Carte Dinner. Was a Tuesday night so not so busy. The menu presentation was clear and detailed and I felt the selection was good. All four of us had different starters and mains The lamb Rack dishes and Beef & reef... More 

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Saratoga NSW
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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
24 helpful votes 24 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
64 helpful votes 64 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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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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