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The Mooring


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$10 - $20
Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand, Polynesian, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great spot for a bite to eat. We found this place on our last day on the island. Had lunch, enjoyed their table numbers, we were the All Blacks! Food was fab, staff were awesome, atmosphere amazing but that view was incredible!! Highly recommend this...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 234marianned
Reviewed 3 days ago

We always lunch here at least 3 times each trip to Raro. The food is always great and we've never had a bad meal in the 8 trips to Raro. Jill and all her staff are friendly and welcoming. The prices are reasonable for what...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Roger W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely staff and commendable service, beach front location is superb, huge portion! good for sharing 😁 Plus very affordable price An absolute must try!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mabellmakil
Reviewed 6 days ago

This has to be the best place to get seafood on the island. Food come out in 5 minutes and was absolutely delicious. Even the one in our group that does not usually like fish had a taste and would get it again! Definitely would...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank scubasteve1997
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yummy food - food was so fresh, & great choices. Highly recommend for lunch while exploring Rarotonga. Lovely spot too over the water.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jossandpete
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish sandwiches to die for, definitive going back to this little gem! You wont be disappointing in food or service here.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Weston G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch and very fresh. Had a Cajun fish taco and a crumbled fish sandwich. Awesome setting overlooking the water

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Fortrosefisherman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun outdoor atmosphere and good casual food. Cash only, no credit cards. Nice view of lagoon. Good fish salad.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TheNakedTruth
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the wahu. It was so yum. I almost liked my plate clean. The salad was so fresh. Service was great. Highly recommend this place. Good prices too.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 9394cassandra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a lunch - sandwiches are amazing and huge! Service is friendly and very quick - recommend definitely going here.

Date of visit: June 2019
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November 16, 2018|
Response from Rhonddy | Reviewed this property |
Hi MurphyNZ, Try contacting the restaurant directly. Remember though that Mooring always closes at 3pm, even on the days they are open.
March 9, 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, mate, I eat everything, so gluten-free isn't a concern of mine. I'd check out their menu online. Hopefully you're headed to the lovely Cook Islands, soon.
January 16, 2017|
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Response from David nJacquie O | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - it is on the opposite side of the island - so about 20 minutes on the bus or about 15 in a car. Too far to walk.
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