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“FOB is delicious”
Review of The Mooring

The Mooring
Ranked #1 of 102 Restaurants in Rarotonga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed 27 March 2012

The Mooring is a simple but great little spot for lunch. There are gorgeous views of the lagoon from the outdoor picnic tables (with umbrellas for shade).
We had the Fresh Off the Boat burgers - mahi mahi with salad and lime mayo on turkish bread. So delicious we went back more than once. And they cook the fish when you order, so it is still nice and hot when your burger is served.
The only downside is that unless you feel like a burger/sandwich, or having the burger/sandwich made into a salad, there are no other menu options. This definitely wasnt a problem for us as the burgers were so lovely.

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Thank Pumba103
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

They serve very basic food - just sandwiches and salads, but they are excellent! We had the Capt Moko tuna sandwich and the FOB fish sandwich. The bread is excellent and fresh (best bread on the island I think). We also loved the smoothies!

Not the cheapest ($10 for sandwiches and $7 for smoothies), but cheaper than a restaurant option and worth every cent.

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Thank russnz
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Reviewed 24 March 2012

Read about the Mooring Fish Cafe, near Captain Moko's fishing charters, Muri beach in the Escape magazine. So glad we did, as we went there twice in a 4 day visit. The best cooked tuna sandwich I've ever had. Unpretentious, but fun setting - served from a painted container - great sitting out in the open by the lagoon enjoying FOB - fresh off the boat! My husband loved the passion fruit & mango smoothie. Friendly service - doesn't get much better than this!

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Thank Anita G
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Reviewed 22 March 2012

Had the FOB (crumbled Mahi Mahi on turkish bread) just fantastic
Great food & service

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Thank winesome
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Reviewed 21 March 2012

Stunning spot. Unpretentious, delicious food. Nice break from the usual chips with every meal! Fresh fish and salad. Relaxed and good value.

Thank kiwilisa13
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