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Review of Saltwater Cafe

Saltwater Cafe
Ranked #26 of 103 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Mexican, Thai
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: "Where meals and memories are made..." Saltwater Café is a casual beachside café located on the south side of the island. Guests can relax and enjoy their breakfast, lunch, Lavazza coffee, delicious dessert, icy cold beer or favourite drink while gazing out into the beautiful lagoon.
Reviewed March 24, 2013

By far our favourite drive by cafe. I wish they didn’t close at 2pm! Love the Huevos Ranchos. Great owners with a daughter who happily serves you with a smile. Awesome coffee, milkshakes and fishburgers. Always the first on our list when we arrive in Rarotonga.

Thank Victoria B
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

This is a nice, home-style café, with down-to-earth friendly staff and great service, and they make best iced-coffee ever, hands down. My husband had the omelet and describes it as being one of the best he’s ever had. I had the garlic prawns, which were nice, although could have done with a little more seasoning & perhaps some coriander to bring out the flavour a bit more. We went back for breakfast, & I had coconut pancakes & bacon – absolutely delicious. The owners are lovely people too, and are happy to stop & chat when they can.

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Thank AnnaBanana17
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

Such a sweet little place! Awesome enchilada and a really nice atmosphere. We all loved our food:) A must do for lunch!!

Thank Jessica P
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

The Saltwater Cafe was recommended by our tour guide on the Raro Safari Tour so we dropped by for lunch.
The cafe is situated across from the beach right at an around island bus stop. Service was first class and the food matched.. There is a large and diverse menu and all food is prepared to order. It is a great place to drop in for a bite and sit and watch the world go by ..
We loved it ... Highly Recommended

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Thank Bob_the_Aussie
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

This s a great little restaurant. They had vey quick service, although there were only three other tables there when we arrived. They are very accommodating with menu changes etc as my mum only wanted a small fish and chips, so it was the kids menu size. Some restaurants do not allow this, so thanks.

The price overall was a little on the more expensive side, however as it is the cooks you do expect this. The location and views etc make up for it.

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Thank David M
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