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Cafe Salsa

In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 22 215
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (146 reviews)
“pizza” (90 reviews)
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Seafood, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In centre of town. Awesome menu and good food. Def value for money. Serive a little slow. But overall well worth dining here.

Thank mackem70
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food in the center of town with charming waitresses very refreshing salads and drinks we loved it

Thank andypavey
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I was at CITC and got hungry. This place is just beside CITC Pharmacy and decided to give it a try. Food was good and price were reasonable.

Thank Karl K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to cafe salsa this morning and had a great breakfast there! Tried the special called buffalo bill, some kind of potato mash with corned beef, beetroot and fried eggs on top. I was a bit sceptical at first, but fully convinced after the...More

Thank liaschnell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch menu and service here was very pleasing. Good range of food and drinks, with friendly staff. Would recommend the Salsa cafe for lunch.

Thank RogerandGrace
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The cafe itself is great with a clean and nice interior. Came for drinks a couple of times. The first time had an iced chocolate, was asked if we wanted ice-cream with it, but it wasn't clear at the time this was an upsell of...More

Thank chemikills
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The food was of the same high quality and very consistent as when we have been there in the past. The fried potatoes for breakfast along with their flat white helped set you up for the day. We will return again when we next come...More

Thank bob t
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The seafood chowder was fantastic! And also having all day lunch is fantastic too. Very central location with the main shopping ‘center’ right next to it.

Thank Navigate752386
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Popped in for a late lunch on our last day. It was great to see L&P available, though there was no Coke Zero. The food itself was fresh and flavourful.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Friendly efficient service. Nice to sit outdoors and people-watch. Right in the heart of town. Good place to refuel and relax.

Thank Brigid M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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
Popular bistro & meeting place. All-day breakfast and lunch. Serving a wide range of fresh and healthy options as well as homemade breads and wood fired pizzas. Open 7.30am - 3pm, Mon-Fri, 7.30am - 2pm on Sat. Downtown Avarua, next to CITC Shopping Centre & Pharmacy. Punanga Nui Market within walking distance.
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