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“Overall: Good”
Review of Trader Jacks

Trader Jacks
Ranked #14 of 100 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $22
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, 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.
Blenheim, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Overall: Good”
Reviewed April 29, 2014

- Friendly staff
- Relaxt atmosphere
- Good view
- Good prices
- Go for the Ika Mata or take a tasty pizza
- Take the fruit smoothy
- Went here ones
- Will be back again

  • Visited April 2014
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  • German first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Wellington
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Beer or wine only”
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Trader Jacks is famous but I am guessing only for thier bar - we had a dissapointing meal here and terrible cocktails. Our Maitai's were undrinkable - I politely told the bar person who told me 'that's how we make them'! I would suggest you go for a drink of beer or wine only, forget dinner and cocktails!

Visited April 2014
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Melbourne
Level 6 Contributor
83 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great place for a drink”
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Fantastic location. Can't comment on the food, but the drinks were great both after coming back from a fishing charter and on the way to the airport on the way home (tip - don't hang around at the airport hang around at Trader Jacks instead while you wait fo the usual flight delayed message).

  • Visited December 2013
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Wellington, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed April 26, 2014

Have been here several times over the visits and location is great but the food this time was very average incl scallops overcooked and fish dry. Pasta good however.
Cocktails were undrinkable and even brandy and dry had flat ginger ale. We felt as if the alcohol was watered down. Beer Ok
Tried to talk to bar staff but didnt want to know. Would not recommend and would not go back

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank eddiesx4
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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yummy with great sunset views”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

Awesome views and yummy pizzas!! Looks out over the bay and great to sit and watch the sunset while having dinner. Good cheap option. Also the seafood platter was yummy.

Visited April 2014
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Thank LOUISE S
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