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Tamanu Beach Resort

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New Zealand, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
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Tamanu Beach | Amuri Village, Cook Islands
(682) 31810
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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!

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1 Thank rando1994
Wellington
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74 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank Anne H
Fkp
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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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 2 weeks ago

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 !!!

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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner at this restaurant as we were staying at the resort and didn't have a lot of time. The service was very good and they accommodated our request to have our lunch plated to take back to our cabin. It was always open for us to grab ice, pop or water which was appreciated after... More 

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1 Thank Scresort
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Run by local family with great commitment to quality service and food. Staff delightful, food excellent and really make you feel welcome. Accommodation also available but you can walk in, booking advised for evenings as one of the most popular venues to eat. A well deserved reputation for good food. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank Laura O
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good Barbecue meal with family focus - i.e. owners join guests as they have done as a family for many years and a great selection of Salads and meat / dessert. Good entertainment as well for a nice and inexpensive meal with family atmosphere

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Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at this resort on their steak night, it was a very good meal and lovely casual atmosphere.

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Thank Kazzymarie
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were given a warm island welcome and this continued throughout out stay. The units were clean and comfortable, wonderful access to the beach. Meals were varied and delicious, staff helpful and friendly. My elderly mother was taken care of beautifully and they made her feel special. When there were no hire cars available, we were given the company car... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $47
Cuisine
New Zealand, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
Meals
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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?