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Flying Boat Fish & Chips

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great fish n chips with a real laid back vibe! Good cheap eating! Friendly service, definitely worth a look!

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Thank AlexHanlen
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24 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always stop here at least once for lunch on our trips to Raro. The fish is always fresh and beautiful and the chips are just as well cooked. Nothing like this in NZ!

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Thank Cheryl Burton
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place offers up great tasting fish and a price similar to most other places. The service is quick and friendly.

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Thank Phil S
San Francisco, California
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199 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best places on the island to eat fish & chips. Today, the fish was mahi mahi. We placed our order, grabbed a table overlooking the beach and waited for one of the best examples of fish & chips we've had in a long time. Don't think about it, just go.....

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Thank E N
Indooroopilly, Australia
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Short walk from the Club Raro. We enjoyed the fish & chips, nothing fancy, but great value and fresh. Arrived at the bar after it had closed, but I was still invited to join some very charming locals. The owner went back inside and later 'shouted us a drink'. What a delightful evening, I'll always remember. One afternoon, I left... More 

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Thank philwarner2016
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a nice location. But when my wife and I went there this morning we were not even greeted by the woman running the place. I asked if there was any local fresh fish and "marlin"was the one word reply. The only other conversation on her part was an abrupt "Twenty one dollars" No please or thankyou here. We were... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I used this twice as it was cheap and within walking distance of my hotel (Club Raro). The fish and chips were yummy and pretty good value, and she has a variety of burgers and other things. It's next door to the Game Fishing Club bar, which is popular with locals, so you can get a beer as well.

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Thank Kiwigirl06
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

While celebrating the day after an awesome family wedding, we converged here for some fish and chips, beers and cheeky wine. Suddenly the lights were blasted on and our group of 20 was accused of not buying drinks from the bar. I forgot to mention that we all had one or two drinks in front of us, ALL purchased at... More 

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Thank Melissa B
South Australia, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

$3.50 beers all day/every day. Sports on the TV, a library for swapping books over and the best and freshest fish & chips and scallops we ate during our stay on Rarotonga.

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Thank sando24
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Great value for money and very tasty fresh fish. The beers are cheap and ice cold too. Would go again

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Thank Cassandra L

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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
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tupapa, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga

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