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“Very nice setting, friendly staff.”

Rapae Bay Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 15 Restaurants in Aitutaki
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $49
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Rapae Bay Restaurant There are a number of eating options at Pacific Resort Aitutaki with a wide range of local and international cuisine. Our main dining facility is at the Rapae Bay Restaurant where we serve some of the finest cuisine in the Cook Islands. Our chefs prepare everything from fresh using the abundance of local produce from around the Cook Islands. We also have a fantastic range of international wines which we can match with your menu to complete the ultimate dining experience. Combine this service that is unmatched in the South Pacific and you're in for a treat.
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Honestly can't comment on the food but I imagine looking at the prices I can only assume it must be first rate. We were staying up the beach and popped in a couple of times for coffee (very good) and once for drinks (wow). One Steinlager and a Sav Blanc $26!
But, great staff, incredibly friendly and you may catch a glimpse of a whale while there.

Thank TimberBlueMountains
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Reviewed September 20, 2013

The restaurant is exquisitely sited overlooking the rocky clifftop out across the lagoon to the reef. We were fortunate to see the whales spouting on our last morning there. Every meal was a gourmet experience, except for breakfast - they do need to learn how to poach an egg!

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

Wonderful five star dining experience with great service and a vast selection of fine foods.The Restaurant is open aired with uninterrupted views of the Lagoon perched high above the white sandy beach below and exceeded all our expections.Definitely worth a visit to the Pacific Resort,Aitutaki.

Thank KarenFayeSmith
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

The restaurant has an excellent menu but our meals were terribly disappointing. My seared tuna was cooked through and the pork was tough. Both were served on a very plain mash of some sort and we are pretty sure that the sauces came out of a bottle (the sweet chili was unmistakable). Breakfasts were similarly disappointing, with some kind of cake instead of bread for the toast and very fatty and nasty bacon. Ultimately the crepes were the best.

For the price, and the price is very serious, the restaurant is very poor. Interestingly we had four breakfasts and one dinner here and were not been asked once if we enjoyed the meal.

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1  Thank RobertJGray
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

After having a FANTASTIC massage at this resort my friend and I had a really lovely lunch here too. We both had the tuna and it was a huge portion, but really truly delicious. The cocktails were the most beautifully presented I have had including The Cook Islands and in Hawaii too. There were humpback whales in view which is obviously pretty special. The coconut sorbet was great to finish with. I couldn't complain that's for sure.

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Thank Miriam376
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