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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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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Scresort
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

1 Thank Laura O
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

1 Thank PoppaHopper
Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

Thank Kazzymarie
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 

Thank suemain62
Arorangi, Cook Islands
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the time we arrived to the time we left we felt like a king & a queen...the service from all staff was great food was amazing the steak meal my husband had was to die for cooked to prefection....Eikura you and the team are awesome keep up the great work!

Thank Sinsemillia Nga... R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a nearby motel, but walked here one night for dinner. It was "Steak Night" where you choose your Steak, Choose your Sauces, Choose salad or Veges, and Choose your Potatoes, all for approx $31.00pp. Porterhouse was $31, T-Bone Steak $34, Lamb Rack $35, Eye Fillet $37.50, Tuna Steak $31.00. You could choose Roast Potatoes, Garlic Mash,... More 

1 Thank Mike M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere, great host, friendly and helpful waiting staff. The food had a distinct island flare and was cooked to perfection. Lovely local entertainment. Would definitely visit again.

Thank Taulua K
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal at this hotel restaurant. Great menu selection and beautifully cooked food. The waitress staff were all lovely.

Thank dewarsalbri
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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49 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Considering how expensive Aitutaki can be, and because we came all the way from Guatemala, we initially decided to book Tamanu because of its affordable prices. Yet, after a six-night stay, we felt like home surrounded by a hard-working staff and a caring owner , making us wholeheartedly enjoy our stay. We highly recommend Thursday's fire show and the fabolous... More 

Thank drs88bbj

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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 - $46
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
Local cuisine, Scenic view
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?