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“Beautiful indoor setting, great friendly service, perfectly cooked food. Yummy kumara chips with salsa”
Review of Cafe Ariki

Cafe Ariki
Ranked #12 of 30 Restaurants in Avarua
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Barbecue, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Te Puke, B.O.P. New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Beautiful indoor setting, great friendly service, perfectly cooked food. Yummy kumara chips with salsa”
Reviewed December 2, 2011

Apart from the fabulous food and friendly chat with staff the price was right. What more can you ask for....

Visited November 2011
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Local Cafe to visit”
Reviewed November 25, 2011

I think that if you are on holiday in Raro you should visit this local cafe. Raw fish was fantastic, followed up by a well BBQ steak. Hot Lips "Rimu" was on da babacue and Junior made sure the beers and wine kept flowing. Had a great night. Thanks guys

Visited October 2011
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Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome feed and atmosphere”
Reviewed November 7, 2011

Went with family from the island by recommendation - absolutely loved it! Steak was ON POINT! Atmosphere was "kick back" catching up with the Shorty St on the box -definately going back for more!

  • Visited December 2010
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
“Great food at an affordable price with an excellent atmosphere”
Reviewed October 25, 2011

We had dinner at Cafe Ariki and again, there was steak on the menu. I opted for the pork ribs which I must say were pretty damn good. Family had ordered the steak which came with a mushroom sauce and the desserts were very good as well. I would certainly recommend this place to anyone who wants great food, at an affordable price and a nice island style atmosphere. Cheers Cafe Ariki - Kia Orana :)

  • Visited October 2011
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Thank Lilian W
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Jacksonville, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
129 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Out of the way gem”
Reviewed October 24, 2011

Was given a tip by a local to try this place for lunch. It was great...off the beaten path, located on the inner road behind Avarua. The food emphasis is on fresh local ingredients prepared with local flare and spicing. Barbecue chicken salad was huge with a large variety of fruits and veges. The grilled broadbill was excellent. Staff was very friendly and genuinely happy to see two wandering tourists.

  • Visited September 2011
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