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Tuoro Restaurant & Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 21 233
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (115 reviews)
“tapas” (45 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tried the tapas menu and wasn’t disappointed. Great service, excellent food and drink. Will definitely be back!

Thank WilliamG3914
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend for service, food and views! Book so as not to be disappointed particularly on Sunday with great live music

Thank Trek753674
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, amazing hostess (Michelle), fantastic energy and always a good laugh. Trust me, the “fun” side of the drinks menu is definitely fun!!... the other side is good too.. 😋 for those looking for “fun” try the “Tutti Frutti”...🍸🍸! Fabulous food and a ‘must-go’...More

Thank NickB5567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect, delicious mouth watering dishes each time! This is the place to go for lunch! You will not be sorry! Can not rate Tuoro Cafe highly enough . Outstanding location, magnificent views and perfect hospitality. Sunday’s are the best with live music , but be...More

Thank bridgets519
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, great beer, excellent sea views, good menu, and marvellous Tapas Platter. Only open 4 lunch times a week, so make sure you book in for a Sunday.

Thank ricbardsley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although we've been here in Rarotonga several weeks we'd never got to have lunch at Tuoro..this was remedied yesterday. The view from the deck restaurant is spectacular, the food menu varied, appetising and tasty - my fish of the day (mahi mahi) was wonderful. Great...More

Thank LorenzNelson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off here one day for lunch. Choose the tapas platter as only wanting something light. Was 5 selections of 2 pieces per selection. Yum. Very reasonably priced as well. Were going to go back for lunch again the day we flew out but unfortunately...More

Thank Dewdropinn2013
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a bite to eat and had the tapas, could not fault it at all, great food wonderfull hostess and one of the best veiws .

Thank Grastoke
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great restaurant we have had many meals here and each one has been top quality. Great staff and setting.

Thank castaway40
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Despite the owner almost laughing at us for ordering coffee, rather than from the "fun" side of the menu (the alcohol), we thoroughly enjoyed the tapas. Delicious and beautifully presented. Prob would have stayed and had another drink but felt we were getting the alcohol...More

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19 September 2016|
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Response from Michelle231600 | Property representative |
Kia Orana, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes,you can book the cafe via email. I look forward to your reply. Kind regards Michelle.
11 February 2015|
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Response from Fiona C | Reviewed this property |
The villas are spacious well laid out and private. Have stayed twice over the last two years. There is also BBQ facilities with the ability to eat inside or out. The pool is also fantastic being a good size fot just two... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 24
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 21 233
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