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“You can't go wrong with Trader Jacks!!!”
Review of Trader Jacks

Trader Jacks
Ranked #16 of 101 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $22
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, Gastropub
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Cook Island's most iconic dining destination. Stunning views over the south pacific. Come in and dine with us on our al fresco deck or join our friendly team at the Vaka bar for an icy cold tap beer or the best cocktails on the island.
Shoalhaven, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“You can't go wrong with Trader Jacks!!!”
Reviewed December 18, 2011

Second, third maybe fourth time at Trader Jacks!!! Checky local bar staff that make you feel very welcome to come in for a drink, a meal or even arvo-night session with a crew of Aussie surfers!!! ( Or even drunken all blacks stars!!!) The food is awesome and the Pizza is great!! Trader Jacks is a must do on the Island!!! We will be back for sure. Great T-Shirts, good quality at a good price! 5 stars for Trader Jacks!!

Visited December 2011
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Dinner / Drinks”
Reviewed December 13, 2011

We stopped at Trader Jacks for cool daytime beers and also went there for dinner. Atmosphere is great, busy. Service good and good yummy. A must when you visit Rarotonga. An institution really...

Visited November 2011
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Dannevirke, New Zealand
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Awesome pub on the waterfront”
Reviewed December 8, 2011

Went to traders for a quick drink but stayed for a couple hours and had a great pizza and a few local and imported beers. Very popular place for both locals and visitors. Great location near the entre of the town. Fabulous view out across the water. Plenty of activity nearby with kids swimming, fisherman, paddlers and yachts etc passing by. shouldn't miss the opportunity to go there if in raro

Visited November 2011
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Melbourne, Australia
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137 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great dining experience”
Reviewed December 8, 2011

Dined for lunch and dinner with great food and service on both occasions

Visited December 2011
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Vancouver Island, BC
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Not like we remembered”
Reviewed December 6, 2011

Maybe our trip 21 years ago blinded us to Trader Jacks. The atmosphere was OK, the service was OK, the food was OK. Having said that, it was CROWDED so most people seemed to be having a good time. Nice location on the waterfront. Wouldn't hurry to return.

Visited November 2011
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