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Sands Restaurant

) #5 of 6 Restaurants in Titikaveka $$ - $$$ , Fusion,
Are Tapu Road Main Road Beachfront, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
+682 26 189
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“pork roll” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Polynesian, Fusion, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Are Tapu Road Main Road Beachfront, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I know we are on island time, but 20min to get a drink and there were only eight others in the restaurant. Ordered a mojito, and first sip was syrup and raw sugar. Didn't drink it. Ordered an Hawaiian pizza and Island fries. Pizza base...More

Thank Loui M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a lighter dinner and stopped here after seeing their pizza sign. The pizza was only available until 7pm and we snuck in just under the deadline. There were not a lot of options but the Hawaiian was a solid choice.More

Thank Derek W
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm, daily. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap...More

Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

We ate at the Sands a couple of times during our visit. Friendly staff and good to have a laugh with. Plenty of choices on the menu. The local pork roll was my favorite and also loved the spaghetti carbonara.More

Thank tassietourer
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap from...More

Reviewed May 31, 2017

Best food on Raro without a doubt. Ate here every one of the 4 nights on the island. The Chicken curry dish and the fish curry dish are the best on the island! Do not miss this simple but very nice restaurant!More

Thank 3Equinox
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm, daily. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap...More

Reviewed May 27, 2017

Great restaurant great food -- Try the famous fish curry or the equally fantastic pork roll , both a must !! Topped off by excellent service. All washed down with a local brew Matutu lager !!More

Thank bruce c
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm, daily. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap...More

Reviewed May 27, 2017

We really enjoyed our meal here - the chef was kind enough to make a vegetarian curry for one of our group, and we loved the pizzas. Nice casual relaxed dining with yummy food.More

Thank Sarah T
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm, daily. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap...More

Reviewed May 27, 2017

My husband and I called in here for dinner on our first evening and shared a pizza. While the bases and brought in, the toppings are freshly prepare and the pizza was very fresh and tasty - a great value meal for two to share....More

Thank Katrina M
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm, daily. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap...More

Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Food was fine tho menu was limited. Staff were all friendly n helpful. We dined there twice. Fish curry was excellent.More

Thank blai99
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm, daily. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap...More

Reviewed April 25, 2017

Our late arrival to the hotel gave us little other choice but it was a good one. The chef is good and we had interesting well prepared food. My chicken curry was excellent.More

Thank marielister
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm, daily. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap...More

Reviewed April 24, 2017

This was our second visit to Rarotonga & our third to Sands. When we saw the menu we were both a bit underwhelmed, to be honest. In the end, my husband had the chicken & I had the pork belly, which was actually an entree,...More

Thank AnnaBanana17
RPTE, Owner at Sands Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, We have undergone a change of direction, ownership and operation and have launched (1 August 2017) a brand new menu with improved items including pizza. We are now open from 8am through to 9pm, daily. Our happy hour features $3.50 Beer on Tap...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $20
Cuisine
Polynesian, Fusion, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Are Tapu Road Main Road Beachfront, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
  • Phone Number: +682 26 189
  • E-mail
Description
Great dining, mouth-watering cocktails and a warm relaxed atmosphere are just a few reasons to visit the onsite 'Moana Restaurant & Bar' at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. 'Moana' is an island favourite with a reputation for serving quality local and international cuisine. Moana has just launched a new menu & wine list as well as the world famous $3.50 'Beer on Tap' all day special featuring Raro Lager, Steinlager & Cider. Available for breakfast, lunch & dinner - daily.
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