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Main Road, Avarua 682, Cook Islands (Formerly Mama's Cafe & Bar)
+682 23 953
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

I asked for a burger without the bun (travesty I know) which usually gets at least an odd stare but not a problem here! The even loaded up my meal with extra greens to make it a burger salad for no extra charge. Whats not to love.

Thank Nicole P
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

I saw this place across from Palace Takeaways,i was doubtful at first but I ended up ordering the fish burger! I must say it was one of the best decisions of my life lol!! Tasty burgers with easy fast service!!!! I'll Be Back

Thank Danny T
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Staff are friendly and welcoming, food is amazing and nice sized portions, would recommend to everyone!

Thank katyw593
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Fish burger was excellent as were the ice coffee / iced chocolates. We all enjoyed our lunch - great value and nice people.

Thank Alison H
Melbourne, Australia
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206 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

On the edge of Avarua this is a regular hangout for locals looking for some easy comfort food and shakes. Not bad considering the large variety on offer. Ok if you want o sit eat drink and take in the local action as it’s placed right on the main road intersection leaving town.

Thank our56
Calgary, Canada
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

We had fish and chips. They use striped marlin, which was not as white and delicate as we are used to. For the cost, the serving size was ample, although you pay $5 extra for coleslaw. As fish and chips go, theirs was pretty average. They have a few picnic tables outside on their covered patio, although on the day... More 

Thank Terri H
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We have been here before on a prev visit and was not impressed but thought we would give it a second chance. Sorry but there will be no 3rd chance. We had a cup of tea each and that was as far as we could go. It was very very weak made with milk powder by the taste and it... More 

1 Thank nzwestie
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

We had fish n chips from here and then put them in a back pack and scooted back to our resort. Really nice fish n chips and compared to most places really cheap. A big selection of food and open later than other places. Located just as you enter Avarua from the south. You can pay with credit card as... More 

2 Thank Lance M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

For burgers this place rocks, chips were probably the best that we had on the island. Nice clean shop, friendly staff. recommend.

1 Thank Bomber13
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

The staff were very nice and the food was delicious every time we said to the kids lets try something new they would always want to go there. Chicken and chips with gravy were the best and their noodle box was so good, we didn't wait for long for our food, I have recommended it to our family who are... More 

1 Thank Manu K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $11
Cafe, Fast Food
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Avarua 682, Cook Islands (Formerly Mama's Cafe & Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 23 953

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