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Cafe Salsa

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, 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” (128 reviews)
“pizza” (78 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 15:00All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, Contemporary, 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 594 reviews

Reviewed today

Very impressed with the new menu, it's quite extensive and includes plenty of vegetarian options. Tasty food, great service and attractive setting handy to the town centre.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed yesterday

We had the most amazing coconut pancakes for breakfast at Cafe Salsa. We would recommend you try them when you visit Rarotonga. The coffee, smoothies and pancakes are delicious. Service is exceptional. Very friendly staff.

Thank gordyandlece
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been here several times in our Rarotonga holidays and have to say that they are always consistant in their food presentation and quality and a holiday in Rarotonga would not be the same without a visit ot two to Salsa for lunch whilst...More

Thank fowlerchristine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The boys enjoyed the pizza and we also shared the bread plate which came with a variety of freshly baked bread and olive oil, tapenade, fish mousse and pesto for dipping/spreading. Highlight for me was the Vitamin Sea smoothie - a taste of the tropics....More

Thank pippajkiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was pretty good, once it finally arrived. After waiting 35 minutes for a simple lunch, we were about to give up and leave when our food was served. And the place was only about a quarter occupied, so what was the kitchen's problem? I...More

Thank TrvlAnywhere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Salsa is one of our favourites in Rarotonga! Coconut pancakes are amazing! Good value for money and service is always good.

Thank lynda580
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love eating here and having a coffee (Bluesky spot too). The food is of a good quality and freshly cooked, which can lead to delays. We waiting 45 mins for our lunch then ended up going elsewhere as it seemed our order had been...More

Thank Samphire67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best coffee I have tasted in a long time. All the food is tasty and the staff friendly. We ended up there on 3 days out of the seven we were visiting the Island, so every time we were in the capital. I will...More

Thank Spencer W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made a few visits whilst our stay in Rarotonga. The coffee, smoothies and food each time were amazing. Fast, prompt, friendly service

Thank trudy_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service appalling, took us nearly half an hour to get two coffees and a fruit drink. Staff tended to avoid you whilst yo waited. Had to go in twice to see where the drinks had gone and in the end asked to them as takeaway.

Thank Michelle C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
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
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