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Saltwater Cafe

) #26 of 75 Restaurants in Rarotonga ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Main Road, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
+682 20 020
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (95 reviews)
“fish burger” (24 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Road, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The pancake stack was a bit of a challenge but it was eventually demolished, lovely. Good coffee and cake. The view to the lagoon is unhindered. locals pass by on scooters or on foot, a nice place to chat. Staff were very friendly and made...More

Thank infusiondesign
Reviewed 6 days ago

i great spot near lagoon .open only for lunch .both meals very good fair price very clean except on main road but no problem .had octopuss a bit spicey not lot octopuss but still ok .great fruit smoothies

Thank oscarthedog2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice outdoor ambience and lunch options were plentiful. I ordered the fish burger and found it to be delicious. I would recommend trying it. My wife ordered the weekly special, which was the fish cakes with pawpaw salsa. She thought it was good, but not...More

Thank Sir_Surtsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for brunch while traveling round the island on our last day yesterday. What a find delicious reasonably priced food and an amazing location. Fruit smoothie is almost a meal in itself

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, super clean, with delicious coffee and wonderful staff. We definitely recommend a visit to this beautifully positioned cafe

Thank Geoff-Mette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, very clean cafe with a wonderful view over the water. Definitely one oft he best cafes in Rarotonga

Thank geoffhopkins60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Sea Change Villas which is a very short walk from the Saltwater Cafe so we visited a few times. Great little place for breakfast, lunch or just coffee (and cake). Food and presentation is excellent and staff are very friendly. All round...More

Thank michael_sparkes1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group had a mix of big breakfasts and the mini breakfast. The big breakfast wouldn't even fill up my 6 y/o. $19.50 gets you two eggs, a sausage, a rash of bacon, a hash brown, a few slices of tomato, two toast, and a...More

Thank Vaaria2010
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We would walk over every morning for breakfast and delicious coffee drinks. We came to know the owner, Sue, who is very enjoyable!

Thank Elise R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Wake up hungry? Head over to Saltwater Cafe and tuck into their big breakfast! 2 eggs any style, 2 hash browns, bacon, sausage, sliced tomato and toast - all perfectly cooked to order and a great coffee on the side. My first breakfast on the...More

Thank Bert C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 20 020
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"Where meals and memories are made..." Saltwater Café is a casual beachside café located on the south side of the island. Guests can relax and enjoy their breakfast, lunch, Lavazza coffee, delicious dessert, icy cold beer or favourite drink while gazing out into the beautiful lagoon.