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Cafe Salsa

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Pizza, European,
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)
Pizza, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, 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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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, excellent service & reasonably priced. Very clean restaurant, the staff were friendly and the food came out fast

Thank kylieglove75
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place for breakfast and lunch in town before the shops are open. They have traditional breakfast and a good range of wood fired pizas.

Thank joeandkarenB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived and there were no menus available. Asked to sit outside and menu would be bought over. After 15 plus minute wait I went and found a menu myself. A wide menu selection but expensive for what the food was. We had pizzas -...More

Thank dlh0ward
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in a number of times to use the WiFi hotspot from bluesky. Good service each time. Good food quality. Coffee was good but brewed a little too hot for my taste. Try the iced chocolate!

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe they changed hands in the few years its been since I last visited however although just ok service there was no love in the service.... it was just a job. The pizzas were semi cold as it takes along time from cooked to service...More

Thank 507CountryGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited many times while visiting found service prompt and courteous. Usual pancake order found not up to usual standard. Previously a must in hands of good chef. Do find worth mention. Maybe next visit 👍

Thank rwhelier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed their range of food, from porridge to the mince on toast and more! Service was great, atmosphere was great, the premises were very clean and they also accommodated our big group of friends who came with us each time!

Thank Chynna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in on our way to the airport after doing the tourist souvenir shop. Service was very slow, but friendly. Food was ok but overpriced.

Thank Kylie D
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Freshly made, mango and passionfruit would have to be my favourite. 2nd visit we tried the berry smoothie. Also very nice, but not as nice as mango/passionfruit. Friendly staff, service is great. Other patrons had different meals which looked delicious.

Thank CraigandKathyKempton
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this wee gem of a cafe on more than one occasion, once to just grab a coffee to go, the other was for brunch. Great ambiance, outdoor and indoor seating, delicious food at reasonable prices.staff friendly and happy .If in Avarua again we...More

Thank Michelle G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
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, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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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