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Saltwater Cafe

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Mexican, Seafood, Coffee Shop, Asian, Thai
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Main Road, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
+682 20020
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 11
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  • 5
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  • 2
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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
Great Lunch

Extensive menu, everything was reallt fresh, had a lovely lunch!! Everything from sandwiches through to larger meals.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Littlenell2014
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Patumahoe, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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234 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Patumahoe, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Extensive menu, everything was reallt fresh, had a lovely lunch!! Everything from sandwiches through to larger meals.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great staff. So friendly and helpful. Food delicious also. Family friendly and great location. Will go again !!

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Really enjoyed the two lunches we had at this place. The food was good, very reasonably priced, and the staff were friendly. We liked how they offer various menu options from Asian to Mexican to the good old Hamburger and Chips. I would definately recommend this place as a great lunch stop!

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Ballarat, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The staff friendly and helpful, they had the best fresh fish and prawns yummy. The staff explained about all local fish so we had plenty of choices.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stopped in for a coffee and had a great chat to the Australian owners. The food was great as was the coffee.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We've eaten there several times now and never been disappointed. The manager comes around to the tables and speaks with you personally. The service is good and the meal fantastic. You won't leave hungry! And when paying the bill the chef is more than willing to come and speak with you.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This cafe is half way round Rarotonga and worth a stop. I had pancakes with banana and maple syrup and side of grated fresh coconut, star fruit, paw paw, and passion fruit for brunch served with a flat white coffee. Delicious! Previously the owner had directed me to a great location for a swim in the lagoon. Thanks.

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New Zealand
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We enjoyed this cafe so much we visited twice. It is a new building on the old site as fire destroyed the original. Great thought has gone into the decoration of this cafe and I loved the pretty blue chairs and white tables. they were so clean and fresh looking. The salt and peppers were 2 dolphins hugging - 1... More 

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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stumbled upon this restaurant at lunchtime one day - what a great location right across the road from the beach with a lovely view (loved the sign advising us it was exactly half-way round the island from town). Yummy food.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

It took us six days to be able to get here at a time it was open, but it was worth the wait! $4 beer special and a Mango Daiquiri that my partner rates as one of the best she has had (and she calls herself a connoisseur!). Wedges were well done and the sweet chilli mayo was good too.... More 

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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 6 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood, Coffee Shop, Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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