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Saltwater Cafe

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Main Road, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
+682 20020
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9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Description: "Where meals and memories are made..." Saltwater Café is a casual...
"Where meals and memories are made..." Saltwater Café is a casual beachside café located on the south side of the island. Guests can relax and enjoy their breakfast, lunch, Lavazza coffee, delicious dessert, icy cold beer or favourite drink while gazing out into the beautiful lagoon.
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  • 160
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Found a gem on our last whole day

Discovered this Cafe on our last whole day, wonderful meal with a slightly below par cocktail. Good service with a little gimmick, blue utensils for the men and pink for the ladies, comfortable semi out door seating. Recently rebuilt following a fire, is modern and clean

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
399leyla
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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Auckland
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food OK, not great, but ok. Setting alright, sea and reef views. Service, poor, oh so poor, let the whole place down. A waitress who seriously didn't want to be there made our stop for lunch a bit of a mission. 6 people who all walked away from here wondering out aloud what it would have been like if we'd... More 

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Thank Mark C
Surfers Paradise
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service, nice setting across from beach, fresh foods and reasonable price. Worth the effort to get there as it's not really close to other places.

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Thank jimandros
Blenheim, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovered this Cafe on our last whole day, wonderful meal with a slightly below par cocktail. Good service with a little gimmick, blue utensils for the men and pink for the ladies, comfortable semi out door seating. Recently rebuilt following a fire, is modern and clean

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Thank 399leyla
West Auckland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Newly rebuilt after a devastating fire . Staff very good , owner , all the way from Brisbane is a lovely Hostess. I have been on previous trips and apart from the restored venue , food and Beverages very good . Went several times this trip for warm Pikelets with Jam and cream , washed down with a carafe of... More 

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Thank Dennis F
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Great decor (it's been refurbished since last year) and the service and food matched. Eggs Benedict around $18, smoothies, toasted sandwiches, caesar salad, cheesecake wine and beer, plus more, it's all here for a lovely breakfast or lunch. It's right across the road from a great snorkelling beach so what more could you want, a must visit if visiting and... More 

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Thank Sandraleelovering
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Restaurant was very clean and presentable. Food was great. Definitely a must when you to the island.

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Thank Liero L
Bellingham, Washington
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691 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Small neat restaurant located at the half way point around island in Titikaveka with waterview just across the small road. We had their Petite breakfast with fried eggs, bacon and toasted bread, as well as their Smoked Fish Kedgeree, a local fish flaked through a mild curried rice with boiled egg, garlic toast and a tiny sliver of smoked marlin,... More 

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1 Thank weberwest
Hampton, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Popular cafe with good breakfast and lunch menu. Good prices and worth trying. Good view of the lagoon from the cafe

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Thank Matthew G
Keele, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Probably one of the best fish and chips on the island! This place was recommended by a local and we all enjoyed it that much we popped in on our way to the airport. Would definitely recommend

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Thank cholloway92
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We have a lovely breakfast at Saltwater café. Good coffee too which is hard to find in the island! Would definitely re-visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 20020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 19
  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

"Where meals and memories are made..." Saltwater Café is a casual beachside café located on the south side of the island. Guests can relax and enjoy their breakfast, lunch, Lavazza coffee, delicious dessert, icy cold beer or favourite drink while gazing out into the beautiful lagoon.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?