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Little Polynesian Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Titikaveka, Cook Islands
682 24 280
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have very much enjoyed our stay here at the "Little Poly". Great rooms and lovely helpful friendly staff who are always happy. Not a real five star resort by Australasian or European standards but unlike many pacific island resorts everything was clean and everything actually worked. And with a fabulous beach right at our front door we have had... More 

Thank stevelisas2016
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The little Polly restaurant was all that you are after whilst dining in Raratonga the food is delicious, fresh, flavoursome. There signature dish is the pork belly and it doesn't disappoint, all other items on the menu are equally as good. We stayed in this resort whilst honeymooning in Raro and ate at places all around the island before trying... More 

Thank Rohanna D
Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ended up eating here twice we liked it so much. By far our best meals on the island. Wonderful personalized fine dining service, excellent meals and great selection of wine and cocktails. I'm still dreaming of the stuffed roast chicken with pinenut risotto! Happy hour runs from 4-6pm with $10 delicious cocktails. Nice beach views!

Thank dbozzy
Rongotea, New Zealand
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely intimate dinner here, and were treated like royalty. No special occasion, but we were just made to feel that way with a table set out on the sand ready for us. A superb and delicious meal with a good selection from the menu and drinks list available. More great views across the lagoon.

Thank barnyard2016
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was outstanding and the food was excellent, would highly recommend to all visitors . The views over the lagoon were spectacular

Thank Rhiannon A
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great evening of cocktails and beautiful food with 3 couples. Excellent and super friendly service, an array of cocktails (happy hour from 4-6pm $10) and a good selection of food options to suit everyone. Setting is great, poolside right by the lagoon.

Thank Chris T
Brookline, Massachusetts
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224 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the resort so we had the pleasure of eating breakfast here every morning during our stay on Rarotonga. The servers are all great - easy going and kind, which made the experience memorable.

Thank Paul G
Lancaster, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate there twice during our time in Rarotonga, very charming, and the food was yummy, especially the appetizer plate.

Thank Margaret C
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view here is glorious! It's a step up from other venues in terms of setting and ambience. It was nice and breezy under the little hut sipping on pims and lemonade and waiting for our food to arrive. Ika Mata was delicious, paw paw salad was drowned in sauce and just taste like carrots so flag that option, fish... More 

Thank LanzLuvsShoes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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344 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at this restaurant and from the moment we arrived the staff treated us with such courtesy and friendliness and called us by name. The food was excellent and the location by the pool was attractive ...BUT... the swarms of mosquitoes spoilt the atmosphere. Every table had a can of repellant sitting on it! and we used it... More 

Thank Lois G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $29
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Titikaveka, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
  • Phone Number: 682 24 280

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