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Apii Cafe - CLOSED

Follow round from Cooks Corner | opposite Bowling green, Avarua, Cook Islands
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 24, 2013
“Cafe closed for past year”
Mar 18, 2013
“Great Place to Feel like a local.”
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Polynesian
Follow round from Cooks Corner | opposite Bowling green, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

I'd heard good things about this very small outdoor café, located in central Avarua opposite the bowling club. Unfortunately, the café has been closed during the past year and doesn't look set to be re-opened anytime soon. There is already considerable competition for alternative dining...More

Thank Frangipani08
Reviewed March 18, 2013

It was great. The food was great especially the service was great. It was like being apart of the locals and experincing a little. Overall it was great.

Thank Rangimarie A
Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Prompted by a pamphlet in a shop, my friends and I tried Apii Cafe for lunch. For $13 we had a delicious meal of curried chicken with rice, salad, steamed veg and a yummy juice. We were welcome to all the bananas we wanted and...More

Thank Rhodesy1977
Reviewed October 31, 2012

Thought we would try this place for their well known great ika mata (raw fish). Turned out to be a great experience, $10 NZ for a generous container of raw fish (great flavours, fresh and perfect on such a hot day), two green bananas, rice...More

Thank DeeCooper2211
Reviewed October 10, 2012

Situated opposite the Bowling Club and just around the corn from Telecom and "the Computer Man, and "two minutes walk from "downtown" Avarua, Apii Cafe is one of the newest addition to the lunch scene. With competitive prices they offer a delicious variety of island...More

2  Thank kiaorana5
Reviewed July 22, 2012

Apii Cafe has wonderfully delicate food in a lovely garden setting. The restaurant is on the road behind town -- go past Cooks Corner, turn right at the Computer Man sign and it's a little bit on your right. They have a little hut where...More

1  Thank FinePointPen
Reviewed June 21, 2012

Excellent food, great environment, service on the ball - an all round great dining experience in Raro and real value for money.

Thank JoMika_63
Reviewed April 30, 2012

Had the ika mata with corianda and freshly squeezed coconut cream, just sublime. Highly recomended.

Thank SerenaCowan
Reviewed April 28, 2012

A super place opposite the bowling club. The food is exceptional and the service friendly. A real cute little place - if we had found it earlier, it would have been the only place we'd have had lunch.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Have been to Apii Cafe a few times now. Best to go on a sunny day. The raw fish is great / the curried fish supberb. He serves a lovely Ice Tea - must try. Nice touches with the food presentation always makes it a...More

Thank RarotongaBigBoy
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Restaurant Details

Cafe, Mediterranean, Polynesian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Follow round from Cooks Corner | opposite Bowling green, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
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Apii Cafe was the best find for yum food and value in Rarotonga. New small cafe with outdoor tables. Beautifully cooked fish in coconut cream and coriander served with saffron rice, squash, salad and green banana($12) small size curried chicken but actually the size of a main for $6 served also with rice, salad and squash. Also cold meat sandwiches available at $6. Best value on island. Runs around the back of Cooks corner off main street, opposite the bowling green. Friendly people.
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