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“great place to have lunch”
Review of Saltwater Cafe

Saltwater Cafe
Ranked #26 of 102 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Mexican, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
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 October 14, 2013

Excellent service and food but not open on Friday and Saturday.
Nice view of the ocean. You can get sandwiches or octopus. They make delicious thai influenced dishes.

Thank JenOB99
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

We found this cafe one day while scootering towards the western side of the island. We called in for lunch and the selection on the menu was fantastic for such a small cafe. One thing that really impressed me was their speedy service. These ladies know how to make a place tick, and once again eating outside on the shaded deck and directly across from the palm fringed beach was the perfect spot. Some cute gift shop stuff also available.

Thank Sandra A
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Reviewed October 11, 2013

Great coffee, great views and excellent food. Well worth dropping into the saltwater as you cruise around the island.

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Thank Shane G
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

This lovely little cafe is a great place for brunch and over the years has seen changes in ownership without the food or service suffering. The latest Australian owners are friendly and continue that hard-working, yet laid-back ethic that has always seen us return to the Saltwater Cafe whenever we visit Rarotonga. Thai and Mexican dishes are the specialty, and it's the huevos rancheros, quesadilla, and enchiladas that our family regularly order too. Good coffee and iced tea, and make sure you take away some of the delicious slices or a piece of cheesecake for dessert.

Thank LINDA W
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Great spot for lunch and a tasty milkshake. Fish and chips were delicious and Mel is a perfect host! Very friendly and helpful to all diners. Great work guys!

Thank luana b
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