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Main Road, Avarua 682, Cook Islands (Formerly Mama's Cafe & Bar)
+682 23 956
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Los Angeles, California
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690 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you wait to long to eat you might miss out on a lot of restaurants because they all close early here on the island. This place stays open longer than most restaurants on the island so we tried it out. I ordered one of their signature burgers and my girl ordered a chinese chow mein dish. That is one... More 

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Papamoa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A middle of the road place to go for lunch, friendly staff and a clean and tidy place to eat. Limited food choice but tasty. Other side of the island from town

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of friends we'd made at our resort all from New Zealand came here for an early dinner after spending the day together snorkelling at Black rock, visiting the animal shelter and helping them change litter/feeds and bedding etc so we were all VERY hungry. Between the 4 of us we ordered 3 chips and 4 burgers. The staff... More 

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Thank Nicrose97
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with my family. Really good food. Fresh ingredients and friendly service. Very clean and a nice location. Highly recommended

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Thank Jeff P
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this Gem on our Final Day, and ended up there twice. First as a quick drink and burger stop for lunch, the 2nd we had our final family (group 8) dinner before flying out. They have the best Iced Coffees Ever! The Food was Amazing and so Fresh. The boys had burgers and loved them, the girls had... More 

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Thank 11Annette11
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I asked for a burger without the bun (travesty I know) which usually gets at least an odd stare but not a problem here! The even loaded up my meal with extra greens to make it a burger salad for no extra charge. Whats not to love.

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Thank Nicole P
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I saw this place across from Palace Takeaways,i was doubtful at first but I ended up ordering the fish burger! I must say it was one of the best decisions of my life lol!! Tasty burgers with easy fast service!!!! I'll Be Back

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Thank Danny T
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Staff are friendly and welcoming, food is amazing and nice sized portions, would recommend to everyone!

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Thank katyw593
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Fish burger was excellent as were the ice coffee / iced chocolates. We all enjoyed our lunch - great value and nice people.

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Thank Alison H
Melbourne, Australia
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207 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

On the edge of Avarua this is a regular hangout for locals looking for some easy comfort food and shakes. Not bad considering the large variety on offer. Ok if you want o sit eat drink and take in the local action as it’s placed right on the main road intersection leaving town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Avarua 682, Cook Islands (Formerly Mama's Cafe & Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 23 956

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?