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Titikaveka Beach, Akapuao Marine Park | Akapuao Marine Park, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
+682 28 055
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (198 reviews)
“fish sandwich” (318 reviews)
“sandwiches” (78 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Titikaveka Beach, Akapuao Marine Park | Akapuao Marine Park, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you’re staying in a resort, don’t get trapped by only eating at their restaurants. Charlie’s is a popular and vibrant cafe overlooking the beautiful lagoon. Meal sizes are huge and really yum. Fish sandwich was as big as the plate and the fish was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bree1991
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped into this little treasure on our way past. Had a wine and took in the view of the lagoon. Staff are friendly and accommodating. We have yet to eat here but the food looks amazing. Better to book as always busy!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tinat2015
Reviewed yesterday

loved going to charlies, we came back several times for the beer and the ambient, good music and food too, one of the best aka mata we had in rarotonga

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank zataniel
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the teriyaki chicken sandwich it was just ok, but you couldn't complain on the size it was huge and on fresh bread that was delicious. the view can't be beat and you can eat then go swimming at the beach.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CrystalNLuc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfect little spot to enjoy lunch by the beach. The Fish Sandwich is a meal and a half! 🙌🏼Smoothies 👌🏼

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch one day as we were driving around Rarotonga. What attracted us was that it was very busy and full of locals. The size of the meals are huge. I took a doggie bag with lunch for the next day! The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ozi1_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lot of locals eat here, so that is the first indication that something good is happening.nit disappointed..food was great...service was excellent and quick..ambience was great...beer was nice and cold...overall great....went back again...nothing changed..

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the Titikaveka area of Raro and looking for very relaxed place catch an easy satisfying meal and a cold beer on a hot day, Charlie's is the place. We ate at Charlie's three times and the service was always friendly and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Craig P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Charlie's, it was a great place to meet people as there are shared tables. The food is fun, lots of fish to choose from and the sashimi is delicious. The beer is cold and Charlie and his staff are awesomely friendly. The location...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bec S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited Charlie’s about 3 years a go and returned again this year. The food is really good value here and the location is lovely. Definitely worth the stop off. P.s the sandwiches are massive!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Colin_Chequers
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24 December 2018|
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Response from nzlilibet | Reviewed this property |
Hi At the top of the review page for Charlie's you'll see 'email'. Click on that and send a message. It may get to Charlie Senior or Mary but I'm sure they'll pass it on. I know the email address works - I've used it myself... More
Maki P
11 July 2018|
Response from Mary H | Property representative |
Hi there- yes you absolutely can! Leave your email details we look forward to your booking and meeting you :)
Maki P
11 July 2018|
Response from Mary H | Property representative |
Hi Maki - we've connected- look forward to meeting you :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Titikaveka Beach, Akapuao Marine Park | Akapuao Marine Park, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
  • Phone Number: +682 28 055
  • E-mail
Charlies Cafe and Bar is on the edge of the Akapuao Marine Reserve. Enjoy light meals of chicken teriyaki cheese melt paninis tuna cheese melt paninis, fresh fish sandwiches, island infused fruit smoothies, beef, chicken and fish burgers, fresh salads, teas, milkshakes. We are now open for dinner untill 8pm Monday through untill Friday with live music EVERY one of those nights. Saturdays we open at 11 and close at 3.30pm. Try our cocktails, Charlies lager on tap- brewed by the Rarotonga Brewing Company, Matutu Ale and lager, Vaima still water and a selection of beers- corona, Heinken, Speights, Steilarger- wines- Sav, pinot gris, chardonnay, pinot noir, shiraz and merlot. Kayaks and paddleboards are available for hire. Bookings recommneded for large groups :) ka kite
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