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Koru Cafe

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Located on the way to Ootu beach, Cook Islands
068 2 31 110
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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311 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,226 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Friendly service and tasty food are the hallmarks of this cafe. The breakfasts are second to none on the Island.

7 Thank Bamboo66
Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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606 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

After spending a morning at the beach, Koru Cafe is a great place to go for lunch. The octagon-shaped building had about 8 tables inside and a handful more outside on the veranda that ringed the entire building. Service was stellar! The two girls serving were both very friendly, outgoing and attentive! Food was Fantastic! We shared a HUGE fish... More 

3 Thank Keith-B-Robinson
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Amazing little cafe on the east side of the lagoon. Not on the water, but it doesn't need to be with the food it serves. Fab ice coffees too, for those pretty hot days :)

1 Thank Una M
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

This place has great coffees served by very friendly and always smiling staff. You will find many locals drinking their coffee here or having their lunch. The lunch menu is extensive but a bit pricey, we didn't go for that. Once every two week there is a jazz musician playing on Saturday, definately recommend to check that out and sing... More 

1 Thank george b
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

The Koru Cafe was open for breakfast and lunch. We had lunch there one day while we were staying at Samade on the Beach and the food was lovely.

Thank AucklandJerry
Auckland, New Zealand
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198 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We called in on our bicycles as we'd heard about the café and wanted some decent coffee and there was also WiFi. The WiFi works ok, but is expensive, as it is everywhere on the island. The coffee was excellent and the banana loaf good. Service was great, but at $30 for two coffees, smoothie and banana loaf (plus $5... More 

1 Thank Kevinfrancis65
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I love the iced coffee there! It hasice-cream on the coffee rather than cream, very nice! There was also live performance in the house that day.

Thank dreamwhite
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

Feels like this is a little piece of 'home' when we visit Aitutaki. Nowhere else on the island serves Batista coffee like Koru does. We especially loved the coconut cheesecake the WiFi and the BBQ packs you preorder and cook at home. This is our 5th visit to the island and Koru Cafe always delivers perfection. A big thanks from... More 

Thank Pete_and_Chelle
cottage grove, oregon
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Stopped by for a bite of something sweet and shared a delicious slice of coconut cheese cake. Very friendly and good service, would recommend.

Thank cstclair
Venezia, Italia
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

This small little place is an excellent option for a quick lunch, the food is excellent with fresh fish and interesting experiments of local healty hamburger. prices are average compared with the one of the island, and the informal setting is great after the beach, recommended with honors

Thank Andreasupertamp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Cafe, International, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Located on the way to Ootu beach, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: 068 2 31 110

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