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Trader Jacks

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Pizza
Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 26 464
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (442 reviews)
“seafood” (119 reviews)
“crayfish tails” (22 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Trader Jack's has a great atmosphere and provides a good selection of food and drinks. It provides indoor and outdoor seating - we enjoyed being able to sit outside by the sea shore to enjoy delicious cocktails and lunch.

Thank Jade-Stamford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a pizza at this nice little restaurant on the shore of the Ocean.The service and food were excellent.

Thank bolanb2018
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, please come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a seafood platter for lunch and it was huge. A lot of varieties and all cooked island style. Yummy.

Thank Wanda F
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much, that is by far my favourite offering a selection of everything.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trader Jacks is in a really amazing location - right on the Avarua harbour. The food is exceptional and there is a lot of variety. The pizzas are well renowned. The pricing is pretty good too and the service good.

Thank Cooksta
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Please drop in and see us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice pizza and a pretty nice setting. No complaints at all about this place. We had a vegetarian and supreme pizza and both had nice crusts and generous tasty toppings. Service was good too.

Thank TGRobbo
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much once again, I'm so glad you love our pizzas. On the next trip you have try our a la carte menu, there is so many amazing delights to try.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here several times during our 16 day stay passing some enjoyable hours in the sunshine watching the world go by from the deck area above the water line. Great food (especially the pizzas & pork sandwiches) And last but not least the Bananarama...More

Thank Gr8NZGIRL
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, nothing like a bananarama in the sun!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The supreme Trader Jacks pizza is excellent - we had the large one and struggled to finish it .. available from 6.p.m. each day it was excellent washed down with a sleights draught beer and nice staff

Thank vaimaanga
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Our pizzas are so popular and are quickly becoming a local staple. The beer is called Speights (from Dunedin in NZ) but I agree, it's a nice drop.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place for a romantic, sunset dinner. It's an island tradition with strong drinks and friendly staff and food tasty enough to please any sailor! A must see!

Thank taathasorm
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. hopefully we'll see you back on the rock soon?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while in Raro - dinner starts at 6 which was a bit late for us with a young baby. Service was good, great view and food was yummy. No high chairs and dinner starting later meant we weren’t able to go back but it...More

Thank krissylou
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit, I'm afraid I can't talk Jack into highchairs, but I will look at opening at 5.30pm for the winter, watch this space.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited trader jacks twice on our recent trip and enjoyed our meals both times. Reasonably priced - cost around $100 for our meal and a drink each.

Thank Nakichick
A7079BPjasonc, Manager at Trader Jacks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting, and we especially like that you made it back for a second try of the menu.

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27 May 2016|
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Response from A7079BPjasonc | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Sunday is always difficult here. Trader Jacks is open six nights a week with Sunday a day off for the hard working team. Bamboo Jacks is open on Sundays for an awesome dinner and a great selection of drinks.
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shelley051
21 April 2016|
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Response from A7079BPjasonc | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Jack Cooper has owned Trader Jacks for over thirty years with his business partner Chris Douglas. Chris runs all of the menus and Jack is the face and money man. Just like the restaurant, he's a bit of an icon around the... More
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rbyqu
1 October 2015|
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Response from A7079BPjasonc | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Its in the works sorry Robyn, we're just getting the labels compliant and bar coded. For now, you will need to take the time every few weeks to come back and join us in Rarotonga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 22
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 26 464
Description
The Cook Island's most iconic dining destination. Stunning views over the south pacific. Come in and dine with us on our al fresco deck or join our friendly team at the Vaka bar for an icy cold tap beer or the best cocktails on the island.
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