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The Mooring

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Seafood, Sandwiches
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off Main Road | Avana, near Muri., Cook Islands
+682-25-553
Today
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 3:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 96
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Fish Sandwiches

We came here twice within a week and were very happy with the freshness of the fish in the sandwiches. The "Hot & Spicy" comes with curry and made a good mix with the fish. Not too pricey and within sight of Muri Lagoon. Very nice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
sonomawoo79
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Gilbert, Arizona
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Gilbert, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We came here twice within a week and were very happy with the freshness of the fish in the sandwiches. The "Hot & Spicy" comes with curry and made a good mix with the fish. Not too pricey and within sight of Muri Lagoon. Very nice.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Perfect timing. No queue and mahimahi was the fish of the day. Mostly tuna caught at the moment so a lovely treat. With a fruit smoothie each 1 was enough for the 2 of us.

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Oceanside, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Cozy place for lunch and serves fresh caught fishes every day. A bit difficult to find it, the side is small.

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Waitakere City, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We tried to go on Saturday, but it was closed. We came back and were very pleased with the food and service. I have already recommended the Morring to many other people

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A local recommended this restaurant to us and we were so pleased we went. Quick and friendly service with the freshest fish and outdoor seating overlooking the lagoon. We ordered the fish burger and the sashimi and they were delicious. They were well presented and the servings were generous.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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57 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Fresh fish, fresh salad, fresh bread .... excellent friendly service and a great location. This is a must do, must visit, must eat!! We stopped in several times during the last three weeks. Often just for a drink and revive on my way past walking! (you can clock up some kms walking round this island!!) We had lunch on the... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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121 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Just dined at this cute little place for lunch and it was fantastic! The ladies are so nice and friendly. We had a fruit smoothie which was thick and delicious while we waited for our sandwiches. Now I have read a lot of reviews about this place and had high expectations! We couldn't order the FOB as they had no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

They ran out of the FOB sandwich that everyone told me to try so I had the CLT instead and seriously, this food was amazing!!! I have no complaints other than utter jealousy of the people owning the place because they get to live there!!! Great food and great views while eating the food too

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great food need to try the Fish in spices had lunch and was relaxed looking over the water casual salad also good

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great lunch time fish burger meal. Best on the island for service and food in our opinion. Never been disappointed. Meet some great travellers and enjoyed the exchange of places to visit.

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Additional Information about The Mooring

Address: off Main Road | Avana, near Muri., Cook Islands
Phone Number: +682-25-553
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 3:30 am
Tuesday 9:30 am - 3:30 am
Wednesday 9:30 am - 3:30 am
Thursday 9:30 am - 3:30 am
Friday 9:30 am - 3:30 am
Cuisine: Seafood, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: off Main Road | Avana, near Muri., Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682-25-553

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Tuesday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Wednesday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Thursday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Friday
9:30 am - 3:30 am

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