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Tamanu Beach Resort

New Zealand, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
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Tamanu Beach | Amuri Village, Cook Islands
(682) 31810
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we dinned here three times over our 6 night stay. Food was fresh and tasty, we also went on the Sunday BBQ evening, great value lovely food and entertainment. Highly recommended.

1 Thank MollyMuppet1971
Brooklyn, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We really enjoyed the island night, which is the best on Aitutaki. The food for the island night was really delicious, and the entertainment was impressive (especially the fire show!). We also ate dinner and lunch at Tamanu and found the food and service to be really good.

Thank bdpellarin
Gold Coast, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly place to stay. The manager (Nic) greets all guests and makes you welcome. Our room (208) was excellent. Large with a nice deck to sit and have a wine in the evening. Wednesday was BBQ night ($45 each) with everything one could want, from fish (Wahoo) meat cuts to great sausages etc and all kinds of salads. I... More 

Thank Tony C
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the tamanu beach resort for 10 nights and so wished I'd booked for longer . From the moment I stepped off the plane to when I stepped back on to leave I had a brilliant time . A gorgeous local woman with the warmest smile and personality does the pick ups and drop offs , what beautiful... More 

Thank Rathln
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thursday night, if you have nothing to do while in Aitutaki this is the place to go for authentic island food, It was amazing, let me say I have been to a few island nights in my time and this is up there. The service, the food, the entertainment including the performers!! Top class!! Love it. I am looking at... More 

Thank Metz72
Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Simply the best venue for the 'Island Night'. The warriors and maidens have room to entertain and show off their amazing Polynesian dances. The fire show is impressive with flames and flaming batons spinning in unison. What a show!

Thank rando1994
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch and couple of days ago. I did not give five stars here due to one reason: we came away from lunch to find our scooters missing. Whilst we had obviously parked in the wrong place (there was an area behind us in the trees that we were meant to use) to think that our... More 

Thank Annie116
Melbourne, Australia
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We had dinner at Tamanu a couple of times and enjoyed our menu choices. It was always busy especially on theme nights.

Thank Anne H
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126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We Went here in one of the middle Days to book a table for 4 on New Year. The person we talked to in the restuarant was really helpful and friendly and took our reservation and told us to go to the resort reception to finalize our reservation. We then Went to the resort reception and was told we were... More 

Thank marons
Rotorua, New Zealand
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

lovely service from the friendly staff AND owner (Nick made sure he spoke with everyone), a great environment, everyone was made to feel like they were home. we were staying at Tamanu Beach Resort so experienced Breakfast, Lunch AND Dinner often !!!

1 Thank MareeC76

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $47
New Zealand, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamanu Beach | Amuri Village, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: (682) 31810
Tamanu beach has a beachside 60 seat Bar & Restaurant. We are open for breakfast lunch and dinner with a simple Island style menu. Our feature Island Nights every Thursday are a highlight of Aitutaki dining. Sunday is a relaxed family bbq buffet. The specials menu changes regularly with the freshest catch and seasonal fruits. We do pretty good coffee (getting better every day!) and our sunset cocktails are very tempting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?