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“Second Visit a Vast Improvement”
Review of Trader Jacks

Trader Jacks
Ranked #15 of 100 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Price range: $12 - $21
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Gastropub
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Second Visit a Vast Improvement”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

The first time we had lunch at Traders 2 years ago was a disappointing experience, both with the quality of food and service. I am very pleased to say this time was completely different! The wait staff were attentive and the food was great - especially the fish cakes. Won't be scared to go back - in fact, am looking forward to it.

  • Visited July 2013
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Stanwell Park, New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great spot and yummy food”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

The food here is excellent. It is also in a great location and the atmosphere is very relaxed and fun. Having the bar and restaurant combo right on the water in the middle of town is just great and it is hard to go past it as a lunch spot!

  • Visited August 2013
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food & location.”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Excellent service with an extensive menu,staff were all very friendly and the food was a high standard.

Visited July 2013
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Yummy food!”
Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

We stopped into trader Jack's for lunch. A busy spot in the township located by the water,we were lucky enough to get a seat outside which was nice. Service at first wasn't so great, we had to look around and awkwardly wait by the bar until we were greeted and then seated. The wait for the food was quite a while but as the restaurant was very busy this was understandable. Great menu, reasonable prices and yummy food!!!

  • Visited August 2013
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New Zealand
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260 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Best pizzas on the island”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Opens at 11:30am. Fairly good value for money, absolutely the best pizzas in Raro, good service and didnt have to wait very long for meals. Seaside views

Visited August 2013
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