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“Best Asian food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bamboo Jacks

Bamboo Jacks
Ara Tapu, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
28830
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Ranked #6 of 22 restaurants in Avarua
Cuisines: Asian fusion
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Best Asian food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

we bumped into this place while out looking for somewhere to eat. still cant believe how good it was! cant fault it, and the staff are very friendly

Visited April 2013
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Enjoyable Night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Friends had recommended Bamboo Jacks so off we went. It was a quiet night as there were only a handful of people there. We were in the mood for cocktails - but unfortunately the bar tender wasn't there. But they did manage to provide us with a very tasty cocktail which we all appreciated. Food was tasty, but would have appreciated if it had all arrived at the same time - there were only 5 of us. The wait staff were very pleasant and attentive.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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101 reviews 101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Good Asian flavours”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

A nice dining experience, and the food looks and tastes good with a menu to suit most palates. Prices are most reasonable and this includes drinks.

Visited November 2012
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NZ
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Divine asian food in a beautiful setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

The only downside to this restaurant was the slightly surly service. I think the guy was just a bit awkward, maybe his wait staff had rung in sick or something. Anyway-it was beautiful food, faultless, actually. And the setting was lovely, and service fast. And great value for money. Aside from nicknaming it grumpy jacks, I give it full marks.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Very Good Dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Beautiful courtyard with great food to match. We had a wonderful night out, every dish was beautifully presented and the service was lovely. The tapioka pudding with ice cream was an experience in itself! I noticed there is a wide variety of foods and price levels, so you have a choice if you want to splash on a special dinner, or have one of the more budget dishes.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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