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New Zealand, Cafe, Fast Food
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Main Road, Avarua 682, Cook Islands (Formerly Mama's Cafe & Bar)
+682 23 956
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank Nicole P
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

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Thank Danny T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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Thank katyw593
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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Thank Alison H
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank our56
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank Terri H
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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208 reviews
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 

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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 

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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.

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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $11
Cuisine
New Zealand, Cafe, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 23 956

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