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Trader Jacks

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 26 464
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went for lunch, family of 2 adults and 3 kids. Great meal, friendly and fast service, Meals really good size.

Thank Bounce40
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was great, service excellent. Pizza bar is open all day, menu service in evenings only. Drinks can be expensive.

Thank drclairevanston
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here with a group of 25 and the lady who served us was as cool as a cucumber! Food allergy - let me sort that for you! Bit from this meal bit from that - sure! Crying children - not a problem. This was the best service I received anywhere in Raro. The Pina Colada's were on point... More 

Thank Nicole P
Brisbane Region, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very busy day but I was quickly seated as 'one' dinner with service friendly and swift. Meals were fresh with a good men selection. Manager offered a margarita and carona bomb which is a must! You will leave with a rye smirk. Good atmosphere with a vast range of customer types happy dinning.

Thank Aussie2Lee
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, with a great view. great for taking the family or an afternoon drinking cocktails. The food was great with something for everyone. All the staff were very pleasant. We went three times and loved it.

Thank cfoley27
Guelph, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

if you want the best pizza in Raro go to Trader Jack's, any of the pizza's are excellent.Sit back and enjoy the views from the patio.

Thank p_vasey
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate here on 2 nights as there was lots of us here for our wedding. Ate here last year also as we looked at wedding venues. Lovely service every night particularly from a waitress who just returned from living in the states. She clearly picked up the US customer service attention to detail because she was awesome! Every night was... More 

Thank stevensD4029KZ
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything seemed a bit tired - sort of lost its sparkle. Had a seafood pizza here one day and found it a bit tasteless. However had pizzas here another day (supreme and meat lovers) and they were very good. Still worth a visit as this place is a 'mustdo' while in Rarotonga.

Thank Nanette T
Timaru, New Zealand
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

friendly staff, eager to please, meals were great, nice place to sit drink eat and relax on the waterfront. just make sure you have sprayed insect repellent on your legs and ankles cause the little buggers wanted to have a feed as well... oct 2015

Thank gavinr17
fraser island Australia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Traders is a must for a drink & lunch We always have a seafood meal as it is always great. The pizzas are another must as well

Thank castaway40

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $21
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 26 464
The Cook Island's most iconic dining destination. Stunning views over the south pacific. Come in and dine with us on our al fresco deck or join our friendly team at the Vaka bar for an icy cold tap beer or the best cocktails on the island.

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