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Rapae Bay Restaurant at Pacific Resort Aitutaki

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PO BOX 90 AMURI, Cook Islands
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Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is 5 star, service 5 star, and overlooking the most bay. We were lucky the night we went, great sunset backdrop

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scrolling down the reviews and reading some poor ones is certainly contrary to my experience. The food at Rapae Bay Restaurant has not only been delicious but they have happily adjusted their menu to suit my dietary needs. All the staff are happy, relaxed and friendly and nothing seems too much effort. It is not cheap, but nothing is on... More 

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Thank Josg29
Noosa, Australia
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126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have dined at this restaurant a number of times, as we live locally on Aitutaki. One can only congratulate the kitchen staff and management for the the incredible food that they produce and serve. We have never been disappointed here - except a few years ago before they upgraded their food and service. But in the last two years... More 

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Thank Carolyn G
Murrays Beach
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We visited for the island dinner night. The meal was fantastic. The choice of meats, seafood and salads was great. They all tasted fantastic and the staff we so good with service. Only complaint was the island show. It was disappointing to say the least and I would not go again at that price.

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Thank 921lucillec
Glenorchy, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Just popped in on the off chance we would be allowed to have a casual drink, not really expecting to get served as we were not guests. However the management and staff could not have been more understanding, polite and welcoming. Discreetly enjoyed a cocktail at the outside bar while watching the sunset in this fairy tale setting. We are... More 

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Thank DDOperator
San Francisco, California
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96 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed at the resort for 12 days and ordered many, many items on the menu. There was nothing we didn't like. We ate breakfast and dinner here. The food was beautifully prepared and reasonably priced. The breakfast was included with our stay, and the eggs Benedict and pancakes were outstanding. French toast was also a winner. Each breakfast began... More 

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Thank Susan M
Brookline, Massachusetts
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234 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

As we stayed at the resort, we had many many meals here. The views are great and it's a great way to start to the morning off right with a banana smoothie.

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Thank Paul G
Fort Collins, Colorado
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is located at the Pacific Resort. Wonderful view of the lagoon and the food is amazing. One night we had the seafood platter for two and it was incredible. Highly recommend!

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Brooklyn, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My wife and I were on our honeymoon for 10 days in Aitutaki. We ate both lunch at the bar and dinner at the restaurant a number of times. We really enjoyed every meal. We especially enjoyed our lunches at the poolside bar chatting with James, the bar tender. James was always fun to talk to and also gave us... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I felt that I should submit a review as my wife and I have now dined here twice on our honeymoon. Rapae Bay is astonishingly good for its remote location; the dining experiences we have had so far rival others we have had in major cities such as Sydney, New York, Las Vegas and Tokyo. Every meal we have had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Polynesian, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PO BOX 90 AMURI, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki

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