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Tuoro Restaurant & Cafe

Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 21 233
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  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (116 reviews)
“tapas” (42 reviews)
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely lunch here. Service was great, my lunch was delicious. My husband had fish and chips and he was a bit disappointed, as it was a bit greasy. Although, he still managed to eat it all!

Thank RuthVick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have passed Tuoro several times when it was closed and wanted lunch. So we checked the opening times and visited specially. It is a lovely place and well maintained. We tried the tapas selection and all were OK without any of them beyond improvement....More

Thank DavidBrittain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to spend a lazy afternoon in Rarotonga. Meals are lovely and hosts are very friendly. You can easily spend the afternoon relaxing in the sun enjoying delicious meals

Thank angeleyeso1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by locals we had an excellent lunch, fresh fish, local produce (including Raro leaves cooked in coconut, paper relish, sweet potato), and delicious dessert of the day was a deconstructed passionfruit cheesecake. Service was fabulous and personal.

Thank planejanenz
Reviewed May 15, 2018

My daughter, her infant son and I joined some local friends at Tuora Restaurant and Cafe for lunch, it was my first visit as the last time I was over it was closed. A beautiful spot to eat a lazy lunch, the car park is...More

Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

On our 4th visit to Rarotonga, we decided we should try some different reataurants rather than go back to the favs! On our visit a year ago we drove past this restaurant multiple times and said we must visit however due to being there for...More

Thank steviegnz
Reviewed May 4, 2018

went on Sunday with the family, couldn't wait to get back there for the lovely food so went again yesterday

Thank Diana W
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Such yummy food and friendly service. Only open for lunch apparently. And random days. So if it’s open make the most of it.

Thank Shann0nMarie
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

You just haveto visit this place, awesome tapas. Great place on a Sunday too when most are closed, recommend booking. Michelle & Andy are great hosts.

1  Thank kimandlee2004
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Delicious food and great staff.Definitely favourite restaurant in Raro. Was icing on the cake when Kura was there entertaining on Sunday.

1  Thank dovesbay78
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Questions & Answers
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Michelle231600 | Property representative |
Kia Orana, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes,you can book the cafe via email. I look forward to your reply. Kind regards Michelle.
February 11, 2015|
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Response from Fiona C | Reviewed this property |
The villas are spacious well laid out and private. Have stayed twice over the last two years. There is also BBQ facilities with the ability to eat inside or out. The pool is also fantastic being a good size fot just two... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 21 233
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