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Puffy's

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Healthy, Bar, Fish & Chips, Family Fare
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Main Road | Amuri, Cook Islands
682-31317
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 94
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 18
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  • 9
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not Open...?!?

We tried to go here for lunch one afternoon, and the sign outside said "Open for Lunch 12pm - 2pm". Unfortunately, Puffy's wasn't actually open and when I asked, the lady gruffly replied that they weren't open that day and then turned her back on me and walked back inside... Hmmm....

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Keith-B-Robinson
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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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419 reviews 419 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We tried to go here for lunch one afternoon, and the sign outside said "Open for Lunch 12pm - 2pm". Unfortunately, Puffy's wasn't actually open and when I asked, the lady gruffly replied that they weren't open that day and then turned her back on me and walked back inside... Hmmm....

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cottage grove, oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We walked along the beach to Puffy's and very much enjoyed our meal of fish and chips with a delicious salad of greens and mango. Puffy and his wife are also delightful. Easy and laid back, can eat there including a table on the beach or do take out.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

As Puffy’s was close to us, we had a few dinners there. The Fish and Chips is great, and the salad you get with it is the BEST. We also went to the Island night there and it was a lovely night, lots of local people and a huge buffet.

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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The casual setting of this place is charming. It is on the back verandah of a home, with tables decorated with tropical tablecloths. We ordered the fish and chips (which came with a tasty side salad) and we were not disappointed. The servings were huge and everything was very well cooked and delicious. The .50c per glass of wine was... More 

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Brisbane
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We ate here one night for dinner, it is run by a local couple and they are really good food. The menu is limited and it is what is available on the island that day. We loved that, you know you are eating fresh food, I would highly recommend this place. Their daughter, Puffy, also runs a local takeaway heading... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

puffys is lke your maccas at home. if you cannot find anywhere else to eat then you will get a decent meal here. service is minimal and owners may come across as un welcoming but its just them. food is okay although pricey. again its a good got to backup.

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Corlette, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

During a recent trip to Aitutaki we came across a small restaurant called “Puffys”. It’s owned by a lovely husband and wife who cook the most fantastic parrot fish and chips we’ve ever had. A holiday on Aitutaki would not be complete without eating at Puffy’s.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A truly wonderful fish and chip and super fresh salad meal and terrific value for money. Well done Puffys!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A visit (or several visits in our case) to Puffy's while in Aitutaki is a must. Wonderful hosts, great setting, looking out to the lagoon, the best, freshly caught local fish (Mahimahi, Parrot fish, Snapper,Tuna or Wahoo) served with a fresh island style salad and chips on the island. We will be back.

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Brussels, Belgium
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68 reviews 68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Puffy's is a good place to go for an inexpensive, but very nice meal. We especially loved the Island Night dancing and fireshow that was just as good as the one offered by Tamanu Beach. The food was more authentic and the atmosphere much more pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road | Amuri, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: 682-31317

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: Healthy, Bar, Fish & Chips, Family Fare

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?