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LBV - Le Bon Vivant Taputapuatea, Avarua

Avarua Town Up Town, Avarua 1001, Cook Islands
+682 27 619
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“baguette” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avarua Town Up Town, Avarua 1001, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the LBV in Muri to meet a friend. It's a nice open or indoor atmosphere with a garden and play area if you have kids. Hard working and friendly staff and good food.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe, with a bakery out the back, is one of the few places to be mostly open in Rarotonga. It's set in an attractive garden with a small playground out the back for kids. You can eat here on the spacious veranda for breakfast...More

Thank Odysseyx
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Had pancakes on the verandah. Great presentation with four toppings on amuse bouche spoons. Friend had eggs bennie both above average but not worth repeating. The setting was the best part. Great place to watch people and enjoy the topical setting, even without a view...More

Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great service, great coffee. If you're in town and need a coffee fix this is a great place to go....

Thank WaihiBeachSue
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We enjoyed our coffee and meals. Good location and ambience. Right on the main road with good outdoor seating options.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Was out first encounter on the island and a great start! Eggs were poached perfectly! The girls serving were friendly and helpful. The sweet treats in the counter display looked high class.

Thank kieram84
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Pastries amazing, coffee is the best on the island, not cheap but worth it. We kept going back for the coffee.

Thank Q5958IBchriss
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Good for coffee. Went to Muri Beach cafe. Fresh donuts. Nice breads. Casual setting. Right on the main road. Has wide outdoor grass area

Thank GVtraveller2014
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The food was AMAZING! Great staff to boot. Good choice of drinks. Prawn gnocchi was my favourite. Fed 4 adults with drinks for $116 NZD. Excellent value for money

Thank Bernice B
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Tim and his team at LBV went out of their way to provide a great evening for 20 or so adults and 6 toddlers to attend our sons 40th birthday bash. Terrific food and cool service. Surroundings not the greatest, close to the road, and...More

Thank Paul B
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avarua Town Up Town, Avarua 1001, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 27 619
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