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Whatever Bar and Grill

Avarua Waterfront, Cook Islands
+68222299
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Ranked #29 of 84 restaurants in Rarotonga
Price range: $4 - $17
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Bar, Grill, Fish & Chips
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Had lunch here one day. Its in a bit of an unusual sport in town, but the views are great. Staff were friendly. Burgers were cheap and delicious. Highly recommended to anyone staying in Rarotonga.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Our visit this time was really great I arrived with the fish i had caught on a charter They had just closed the kitchen But it was no problem They were very friendly and helpful and were excited for my catch. The lady servedus drinks and got everything sorted for us before she had to race off to her next... More

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Love this place for a drink, a night out and a burger. The mushroom sauce is amazing and the local entertainment is always great...whether you want a quiet lunch or a vibrant night out...the whatever bar will give you both...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great spot in Rarotonga to while away a few hours drinking Pina Coladas and Mai Thai Monkeys. The barman David was excellent company and knowledgable on the area as he has lived in Rarotonga for many years and the food was great value and not all fried. Tuna was amazing so don't go past it. Would go there again for... More

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Hastings, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great fish burger. Was pleasantly surprised when my burger arrived and the fish wasn't covered in batter.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We visited Whatever bar and grill twice during our stay in Ratotonga. The first for just a drink and the second for a meal. A very basic beach bar but the views are spectacular. The Famous Whatever Cocktail was delicious! The service was amazing, so accommodating. After coming back from Captain Moko's fishing trip with our two big yellow fin... More

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Laguna Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great location and great service. They didn't have the beer I wanted and gave my a discount which was a nice gesture. Good mix of locals and tourists

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Lovely sea view! Great beef burger $6 very cheap! Friendly service. Had the place to ourselves. Limited menu options

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A lovely view from the upper deck of this place. Food - deep fried goodness!!! Only about 8 or 9 items to choose from and good portion sizes. Wonderful service. The place is a little run-down however this would be a popular place Friday and Saturday nights as a bar...worth a visit for the view and fish and chips!!!

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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Better view than other bars. Friendly service. Easy to find, not far from the main roundabout. Would go back.

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