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Puffy's

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Fish & Chips, Bar, Family Fare, Healthy
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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sticking to the basics

Good food. They ran out of fish (I know I laughed to also) so we got the chicken and chips. Not bad.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
RhettB88
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Brisbane, Australia
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Boulder, Colorado
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

They will be the best you have eaten! He uses a variety of fish, what is available. We had tune and Wahoo. Both were excellent!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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108 reviews 108 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We wanted a burger but when we arrived for dinner we found that is only available at lunchtime. So we settled for fish n chips. Complete with the best salad the fish was so tasty, we would've dined more often if it wasn't the end of our stay. We will be back!

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Good food. They ran out of fish (I know I laughed to also) so we got the chicken and chips. Not bad.

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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165 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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17 helpful votes 17 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 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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16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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20 helpful votes 20 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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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: Fish & Chips, Bar, Family Fare, Healthy

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