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Charlie's Cafe and Bar

Titikaveka Beach, Akapuao Marine Park | Akapuao Marine Park, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
+682 28 055
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (168 reviews)
“fish sandwich” (263 reviews)
“sandwiches” (59 reviews)
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Titikaveka Beach, Akapuao Marine Park | Akapuao Marine Park, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
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Reviewed yesterday

We were told that lunch at Charlies was a must-do, and they weren't wrong!! Make sure you get along here for awesome food, and pretty quick service too - it was busy and we thought we'd wait for ages, but no! The Sashimi was AWESOME...More

Thank pennyb475
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great spot for lunch. Fast service, decent food and good value. Fantastic location. They event rent out gear. Definite 5 stars.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed yesterday

Fun atmosphere, live music, right on the beach and great food and drinks....what more do you need? Highly recommend the sashimi and ika mata!

Thank lhall012
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The fish sandwiches are amazing! Good luck finishing one on your own - they’re huge. We visited Charlie’s twice - once for lunch and once for dinner. I was a little disappointed in the seafood platter we chose for dinner. The seafood seemed more like...More

Thank rmrbabbott
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here for a light lunch (fishermans basket/plate) and found the food to be excellent, and rest of the menu looked delicious too. Planned to go back for dinner but unfortunately were not open on the Saturday night we went. Great location too -...More

Thank Stingray7300
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Food is great - my favourite and usual the $14 fish sandwich! Defs need to try it you will not be disappointed! It's the size of a meal for 2 or even better half for dinner and the other half for lunch! Food is...More

Thank tatyanavakatini
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is popular and it's not hard to see why. Their fish burgers are so good! At only $7 it is top value for money! I also highly recommend the fish sandwich that is $14 - soo delicious! They also have a bar and...More

Thank kiwitraveler92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had much here on a Friday and loved it. Best Margarita on the island yet! In fact, our family Margarita aficionado make the brave statement that this was the best Margarita ever.... 13 yr old son and I shared a sandwich which was tasty...More

Thank Kiwicobber
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, delicious pina colada. We ordered a fish sandwich between us because we had seen the size of the servings! The fish was fine, the bread could have been toasted longer and it really could've had more salad on it.

Thank Bontaks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Charlie’s before for coffee and were surprised to see their extension, it is now a great restaurant. Prices are so reasonable for nice food with island sized portions. It is very casual dining and the guitarist playing was just amazing. We...More

Thank Steve D
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Jess H
1 July 2018|
Response from Mary H | Property representative |
Hi Jess- sorry no we're not opon on Sundays or most public Holidays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine
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, Te Kou sparkling water and still, Vaima still water and a selection of beers- corona, Heinken, Speights, Steikarger- wines- Sav, pinot gris, chardonnay, pinot noir, shiraz and merlot. Kayaks and paddleboards are availabke for hire. Bookings recommneded for large groups :) ka kite
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