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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“breadfruit” (28 reviews)
“lasagna” (38 reviews)
“cake” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Amuri, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lady is amazing! Had the lasagna (breadfruit instead of pasta) and it was very good. Also tried the coconut cake for dessert, great! We were very impressed with this option for dinner. So much so, my wife bought her book from the resort.

Thank Lisa_and_Lewis
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Don’t be scared off by the overgrown garden or small unpolished house - it is one of the best places on Aitutaki for fresh fruit and vegetables. It is run by a wonderful elderly lady Sonja from Austria who have lived on Aitutaki for +22...More

Thank Malena R
Reviewed January 23, 2018

After many decades Sonya has called it quits on the cafe but her cookbook is for sale at here or in most Cafes around town. She offers a cooking class using her organic produce, got for the breadfruit lasagne and ice cream banana salsa with...More

Thank andyH8443DQ
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Although Sonja has closed her lunch time business, she has a fresh fruit market going every day. Sonja also runs small cooking classes, I highly recommend the experience. This is a once in a life time experience to get to cook ingredients that are specific...More

Thank Odi_oz
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We had heard this place was worth a visit for a fine lunch. We went there and met Sonya who said she was easing out of the lunch business - not able to find enough help these days. However, she teaches cooking (I wish we'd...More

1  Thank martin672014
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

They grow all sorts of veggies fruits and herbs. Its a great place to check out if your Aitutaki diet is starting to feel a bit bland and repetitive. They also do take away or dine in meals. The bread fruit lasagna is delicious.

Thank Erin C
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We didn't eat there as we arrived too late for the cafe, but we bought provisions - veggies, homemade bread, cake and a yummy starfruit salsa. So tasty and good.

Thank frankyo
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We luckily found this cafe and market store. Sonya is the owner and is passionate about good food. We bought some of her homemade coconut cake, bread and star fruit salsa as well as some tomatoes, arragula, spinach and bananas. All had heaps of flavour....More

Thank joninbroome
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We stopped here by chance to get some fruit for breakfast but found it our go to place for Sonja's delicious coconut cake, coffee and fruit. We had hoped to have lunch but never timed it right, should have read the billboard at the gate....More

Thank Walan70
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We had arrived at our accommodation around lunchtime on Wednesday so after unpacking headed straight to Tauono's for lunch. It was very busy so we shared a table with another couple. A good variety on the menu including wahoo, mahi mahi, breadfruit lasagne and chicken...More

Thank custy_10
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amuri, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
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