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Trader Jacks

Avarua, Cook Islands
+68226464
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Ranked #33 of 82 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, Gastropub
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

The staff were friendly and helpful. It was a very busy restaurant and when we arrived we could not get a table on the deck overlooking the lagoon. As soon as one became free we were transferred over to it. We shared a toasted chicken, avocado and the works sandwich. It was no trouble for them to cut it in... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

This eater/pub had been a suggestion of someone else-howver we arrived , were not really welcomed and when we asked about sitting in an area upstairs ..because neither of us smoke..we were told that it was closed until dinner. Not a great experience at all.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Went for dinner without a booking. Lucky we arrived very early, and got seated next to the ocean which was a bonus. Recommend that you book in advance if going on a busy night. Great food, the pork 'taco' was more of a wrap but it was sooo tasty. Drink prices were very reasonable - beer and cider around $5

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Australia
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Had two meals here, husband said his meal was ok but my calamari and chips were pretty average. The chips were horrible, soggy, old and looked like they were pre-cooked ages before serving? but they were not hot or freshly cooked. Never returned.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Had pizza here for lunch, Enjoyed that it really was a seafood pizza not just a few little pieces on top was nicely coat. Also enjoyed that when we got there all of the waterfront tables were occupied but we were offered a seat on the waterfront when one became available

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was the worst meal we had in Rarotonga. The service was slow even though the restaurant wasn't very busy. The food was disappointing as fish was greasy and the salad was very small (more like a garnish than a salad) Overall we felt this was an unhealthy meal. We had other family members arrive and they wouldn't join a... More

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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had a great meal here and enjoyed the view and ambience a lot. The service was great and they were all very efficient and friendly. It was a little pricey, but worth it.

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Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

In a good location on the Harbour Trader Jack's is a bit of an institution. Maybe the were having an off day but we found the whole experience very mediocre

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great fresh fish and awesome cocktails! Went there twice in the week that we stayed in Rarotonga and I would highly recommend a visit to this Cook Island institution!

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South Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had dinner at Trader Jacks one evening and had been told about their pizzas by a number of visitors that had eaten there before. You have to book to get the outside deck which is worth it. The drink service needs work - when they are busy its quite a wait and I was not asked if I wanted... More

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Additional Information about Trader Jacks

Address: Avarua, Cook Islands
Phone Number: +68226464
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood, Gastropub

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