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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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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were staying at an adjacent property and decided to have a meal at the Little Polynesian Restaurant. What a great decision. The dining area is set around and infinity edge pool overlooking the south pacific ocean providing a serene island dining experience. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. The small menu which includes a mix of local and... More 

Thank FayeDingaway
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went their one night without a reservation, and was warmly welcomed. The Mosquitos were really bad and we were bitten alive but they had spray which they gave us. I had the pork belly which was incredible 10/10. Would definitely dine there again

Thank Tiffany T
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Little Polynesian Restaurant & Bar in December 2016. The restaurant is located by the pool and also right in front of this amazing lagoon. The food was spectacular and so was the service.

Thank BiancaDutra3
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for lunch! In general the hotels aren't the best places to eat on the island, but Little Polynesian was an exception.

Thank Lauren S
Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for dinner we had booked for 7.30, we were seated straight away, they were no means full there was only one group of 6 and then the other 5 tables of couples. It took almost 1/2 hr to get our drink order taken and we also gave our entree and mains order at the same time. Only... More 

Thank Michelle N
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had no reservation but were accommodated by a very pleasant waiter who was exceptional throughout the meal. The sashimi entree was tasty although a bit on the small side. The pork belly was delicious as was the lamb shank. Cocktails reasonably priced. Would definitely be back!!

Thank TravellingSanD
Whangarei, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great relaxing night with the company of a really friendly and funny Fijian Waiter, who looked after us and entertained us with his chat and comments. Awesome infinity pool looking out over the lagoon.

Thank Fisherman966
Auburn, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

An easy stroll from our villa at the Royale Takitumu, we dined here three times during our two-week stay. The service is impeccable and oh so friendly, and the view over the infinite pool to the lagoon was mesmerizing. Any of their offerings will delight, but I especially enjoyed their offering of pork belly.

Thank Brent S
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

If you have kids dont go. They discriminate against you! We took coffee to go which was good, atmosphere seemed nice, but we disliked the obvious discrimination.

Thank guentherschulze
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Stayed just down the beach and ate here a few times. lovely food, great staff and an amazing view. Good choices for vegetarians as well.

Thank Jason B

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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, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, 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?