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Flame Tree

Muri, Cook Islands
+682 25 123
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Ranked #50 of 84 restaurants in Rarotonga
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had the tuna here for dinner and thought it was incredibly delicious. Yes, it was expensive, but the portion was also very large. I don't consider myself a small portion eater and we both took home leftover tuna and were able to eat it for lunch the next day. I took away one star just because the atmosphere is... More

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have been here several times but it was not like it used to be. We think water should be free not charged as part of the service. Sorry not our list to return

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New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place had excellent food and great service! yummy fresh fish. They even had mosquito repellant on hand

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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very expensive and food was not the best, I had cold tuna steak, coscous with no flavour and overcooked stir-fried veges, only ones that were happy on our table were those that had the pork belly, but the sauce was unusual and had wedges in it, very strange and didnt taste the best, waitresses however were lovely, man behind the... More

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phoenix
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I just returned from two weeks in Aitutaki and Rarotonga and hit every restaurant we could. We both agreed that while the atmosphere at Flame Tree was not our favorite (a bit tired, not terrible) the food was some of the very best. He had the pork belly and was in heaven and I had a perfectly... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Flame Tree Restaurant in Muri Beach has definately got to be one of the best restaurants I've dined at in a long time. This being my third visit to Rarotonga, I always make a point of dining here at least once. The food is amazing! My favourite hands down is the double seafood platter which has a lovely and... More

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WPG
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had a good meal here. Excellent fish and use of herbs. A little cat begged for food at our table and after we gave him some, he wandered over to the next table and meowed loudly for another snack!.

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Salamander Bay
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Had a delicious fish dish at Flame Tree which was grilled with a parmesan topping and mash. Really loved it.

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Brisbane
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We ate at Flame Tree on our third night on Raro and soon learnt that we were unfortunately ripped off! We decided to try some of the islands renowned seafood and ordered the seafood platter for 2 at $120. It was a lovely platter. However, as our holiday continued we learnt that other restaurants offer equally substantive and tasty seafood... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had the chicken and prawns and the kids had the hotdogs - all very nice. There was a very friendly cat and a monster eel to have a look at. The restaurant was nicely appointed and the staff were great. A little quiet in terms of people. Overall worth a visit but the prices are a little steep.

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