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“Great location” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Boat Shed Bar & Grill

The Boat Shed Bar & Grill
Popoara beach, Cook Islands
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Ranked #7 of 13 Restaurants in Aitutaki
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Shellharbour, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Great location, good selection of food and beveridges. East side of the Island catches the cool easterly breeze. Interesting shipping, fishing and flying history covers the walls of this cool place.

Visited October 2012
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Auckland New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“A bit disappointed after other reviews”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We came here after it was recommended to us by other people staying at our resort. Just a bit baffled really. This place reveiws really well, apart from the occasional bad one and I'm wondering if its a Sunday thing and they operate on skeleton staff. The place wasn't busy when we arrived, there were three people behind the bar and none of them acknowledge us. We sat and waited, then someone wondered over and we got a very short-'you eating?' from them. We ordered, service was terse and the meals all very average and then on leaving it took three staff members to figure out the credit card/eftpos machine. Guessing maybe they just having a bad day - would return just out of curiosity!

Visited September 2012
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great Location,Great Value, Good Food and Nice Staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Back at Aitutaki for a 2nd time and had to take the family back to the Boatshed for Dinner. Very laid back with a varied menu with an Island - Indonesion influence. Good sized meals, Good salads, good service. One of the great places to eat on the Island

Visited October 2012
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Interesting decor, and the meals were great.Good service and they take credit cards.We had Lunch and an evening meal,and the choices of food wre very good.It was handy to just grab a beer,as well.Scooter hire was also next door.

Visited September 2012
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Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is a nicely decorated place where I had a few dinners and beers during my trip to Aitutaki. Also I rented a scooter from them. I tried pasta here and loved it. The service and quality in general are very good, prices too. Nice place to have a few beers also if you are not hungry. Quite big place, enough room for lots of people.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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