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“Best value lunch ever!”
Review of The Mooring

The Mooring
Ranked #1 of 100 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand, Polynesian
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Good for: Kids, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best value lunch ever!”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

So - fresh fish off the boat that morning - CHECK.
Freshly baked Turkish bread for sammies - CHECK.
Spicy zingy relish to add flavour - CHECK.
Inexpensive and delicious - CHECK.

Visited May 2013
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The only place to do lunch in Rarotonga”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

We found the Mooring Cafe by accident in passing and returned four times during our stay at Muri Beach. Captain Moko catches his own fish almost daily which avoids the constant "out of fish" message elsewhere in Rarotonga. This was without doubt the cusine highlight for us - don't miss it.

  • Visited June 2013
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Cincinnati
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Delicious "On Board" Sandwich”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

While hiking we stopped here for lunch. The "on board" was Mahi Mahi that day......caught that morning and on our lunch plate that afternoon....AWESOMELY GOOD!

Visited May 2013
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Launceston, Australia
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great food, beautiful location.”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

We had lunch here on our first day, how wonderful this was. My husband had a sandwich and I had a salad and smoothie. We both enjoyed this very much and we did not need anything more. The service was great and as for the location, just amazing. What a wonderful place to have a meal. It more than just a shipping container as a place to eat. Top marks!!

Visited August 2012
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NYC
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136 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
“No. 1 Meal We Ate in Rarotonga”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Forget those cheesy, overpriced dinner-on-the-beach places. This is where it's at. Super-laidback, picnic tables in the sun, right on the water, fish fresh off the boat, cooked to perfection, piled onto Turkish bread as large as your head, and served by a super-friendly Kiwi. Delicious. We loved every minute. Highly, highly recommended — don't leave Raro without stuffing your face here.

Visited June 2013
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