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“Great location”
Review of The Mooring

The Mooring
Ranked #1 of 100 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Cambridge, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great location”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

A little hard to find unless you know it is there but great fish sandwiches and the service is really friendly and efficient. We had a long wait as they were so busy, but they let us know of this prior to making the order and were very apologetic about the wait when they bought us our lunch. Right on the waterfront - only thing I would suggest is offering knives and forks as the sandwiches are so large that they are difficult to pick up and eat and a bit messy. Really yum though and lovely ladies!

  • Visited August 2013
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

On our recent visit to Rarotonga we had lunch here a cople of times, we tried the famous FOB mahi mahi sandwich but our favourite was the spicy tuna.....it was very fresh, so tender as its only lightly seared (almost raw!) and VERY filling!
If you want a yummy lunch that can also last you until breakfast the next morning and you like spicy fresh tuna then I can recommend this lovely little cafe by the water!

  • Visited September 2013
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invercargill
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“smoothies”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Her indoors and myself ate here twice in July,it was pretty good,nice staff-eating is a tourist activity in Rarotonga .Whatever you do while visiting,go here and get a smoothy-you won't be sorry.Wish i was having one now-have to go back soon.
The rocks of the Canoes that headed for NZ are round the corner,and the surf is quite spectacular.

  • Visited July 2013
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fresh”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Our first outing we were hungry and walked to this place. The fish was so fresh. Had the fish sandwich and my husband had the tuna. We came here a couple of other times but the were either out of the fish or closed :(

  • Visited June 2013
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“The Mooring”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had a week in Rarotonga and happened to come across this place to eat. I'm not a fish person but we found ourselves going back each day for lunch. Absolutely beautifully cooked. Smoothies to die for also..

  • Visited August 2013
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