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“Casual Dining”

The Boat Shed Bar & Grill
Ranked #5 of 15 Restaurants in Aitutaki
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 21, 2013

Had dinner here one night. The restaurant was very busy but our meals were served quickly. the menu is very broad - from fish and chips to asian inspired meals. Interesting collection of fishing photos,rods etc.

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Thank Pumpkin20
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Seated quickly, ordered drinks which came out fast. Ordered a entrée of just Garlic bread which was ok. I ordered the game fish of the day with garlic sauce and a side of chips. Wife ordered coconut prawn curry with rice. Entrée came out in 10 mins. Mains took almost an hour to arrive after that with no apology, but we were asked 4 times if we wanted more drinks....hmmm. Fish was dry and tasteless, the sauce did nothing for it, it was again very plain. Even the chips were rubbish, under cooked and unsalted. Wife's Coconut prawn curry was good except for the fact the prawn were served whole? Why it makes no sense to have to dig your fingers in hot curry and attempt to rip the heads off, just seemed lazy. Also she was served a bowl of rice that might fill a 6 year old, it was tiny. When we were asked by a waiter if we were enjoying our meals we both said, "No" and he said, "Oh" and walked off without a further word. We both left hungry, disappointed and $85 bucks down in cash. Even for Aitutaki $28-$30 bucks a main is a joke for such poor quality. Would never ever go back again.

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Thank TravelMaster666
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

The menu ranges from fish & chips through to Asian dishes - tempura, sashimi, shushi, noddles, etc. The service is efficient, staff friendly and the walls are adorned with maratime parafinalia. It's located near the end of the airport runway and close to the pounding reef - which can be heard in the distance. An interesting alternative to many of the sterile restaurants found at resorts. The night we went the place was full of couples and family groups. It's a casual, no frills relaxed place with plentiful meal sizes. Apparently gets noisey when there's a super 15 rugby match on. Prices seemed reasonable.

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Thank Skin197
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Stopped here to hire our scooter and went back for a meal the next night. Choice of seafood is outstanding and we were not disappointed with our choice of fish and chips. Service was good and views were lovely. Not too busy as we thought it may have been. Their service with the scooters, bikes and cars is excellent too, as they pick you up from your hotel and drop you off again after hiring. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Gary L
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

Yep, they've done well....menu simple but adequate, greens fresh, fish good, service fine and still a great location

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Thank brian m
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