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) #8 of 12 Restaurants in Aitutaki ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut cake” (31 reviews)
“breadfruit” (24 reviews)
“lasagna” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Amuri, Cook Islands
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Reviews (123)
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11 - 20 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Fabulous fresh and delicious home-style cooking. Vegan and vegetarian catered for as well as fish and meat. Highly recommended. (bring insect repellent because you're eating in the garden)

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a very simple cottage cafe offering a very simple but delicious menu of genuine home grown and prepared food. Beautiful fresh ingredients and a small produce stall selling fruit, veg and sometimes homemade bread. A great lunch time or afternoon tea place. We...More

1  Thank dewarsalbri
Reviewed 8 April 2016

the garden here is so gorgeous like a secret fairy garden! the food was awesome, Sonja wasn't there but the hosts were great and the food was so so tasty.

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Spiritual, poetic, enchanting….Sonja and her husband have truly created a magical place! I felt like curling up with the cats and never leaving! Her fruit is divine, especially the soursops! Try one if available (chilled)….and let the flavors take you on a ride! Thank you...More

Thank guavamoon
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Sonja, the Austrian chef at Tauono's Garden Cafe, is a world class culinary artist. All her fresh produce of which there are several sides at every meal, is grown organically, and she is a master of flavour. Open 3 days a week, lunch or midday...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Everything - the location, the friendly service, the food were soooo good. It was relaxed and one of the best places we had lunch- so good we went on both Wednesday and Friday - highly recommend. Good to know all the food is fresh too....More

Thank Preeti C
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Lovely rustic setting among the plants for lunch. Sonja does an excellent job cooking up great meals, using mostly fresh ingredients from her garden. Also does nice fish when available. Highly recommend the Coconut cake for desert. She also has very interesting and well illustrated...More

Thank dhay
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We wwoofed in Sonja's Café and market for a month. We had a really nice time and learned a thousand thinks about organic veggies and fruits and how to prepare food with a lot of coconuts. The food is amazing! Its the place to eat!

1  Thank franzi f
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Only two things on the menu fish poached in coconut milk or breadfruit lasagne it was absolutely exquisite an absolute must if you ever visit Aitutaki. Service was wonderful

Thank Ashleywelman
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Fresh fruit and veges may be at a premium in Aitutaki, but whilst Tauono's has a nice garden it's not automatically a 5 star. Some of the fruit we bought was bad, despite the assurances of the woofer who served us. The cafe prices are...More

3  Thank Henro2010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amuri, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
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