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Cafe Salsa

) #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Avarua #4 of 27 Places to Eat in Avarua $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 22 215
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (134 reviews)
“pizza” (79 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With new owners, a revised menu and still with the same friendly staff, Salsa is still a great place to have a great reasonably priced meal. Will return again.

Thank Gary Judith S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We must have just got a very busy day as we had to wait a long time for service and food. About 25 mins to even take our order (won't take orders at the counter) and then 45-60 mins for our food. We were a...More

Thank achammond12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here 3 times, each time the food was delicious and the staff were friendly. Ice coffee with icecream was perfect on a hot day!

Thank RosemaryRD6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I have eaten at Salsa's, whether a breakfast or lunch dish, I have enjoyed the local produce, fish, eggs, and other goodies on their varied menu.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For many years our first meal on Raro has always been at Cafe Salsa and this was the case on this visit. I'm pleased to say absolutely nothing has changed, not the quality of the food, the service and even the staff are the same,...More

2  Thank Fernsie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely spot to grab a bite in town with both indoor and outdoor seating (just watch out for the chickens). Nicest looking bangers and mash I've ever seen - and very tasty, I was told. I had the banana blossom salad with grilled chicken,...More

Thank garneresque
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Chicken sandwich with green salad which was very good and my wife had the Eggs Avarua (which is kind of like an Eggs Benny with Marlin) which she said was 5/5. I also had the Mango smoothie which was also excellent.

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food immensely, I tried local dish Ika Mata. Delicious!!! Lovely fresh food, good coffee, great atmosphere. Choice on inside or outside dining. Centrally located. Visited a couple of times

Thank Marcia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for a smoothie but left ater 45 minutes. I am not prepared to wait that long for my smoothie. The menu seemed interesting but with service so poor I am not prepared to wait that long.More

Thank seniorluvstotravel
Armin S, Owner at Cafe Salsa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear firstmetraveller I would like to apologize on behalf of the whole team at cafe salsa for your long wait at our establishment. We have a strong focus on service quality and we all hope that you will return so we can proof it to...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Late pizza for us today. Great friendly service, yummy margarita pizza and Nutella pizza my son loved both and so did we. Extra thank you to our waitress who went the extra mile with a smile 👍🏼

Thank Kim W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 22 215
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