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Alberto's Restaurant

Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 23 597
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (195 reviews)
“baked potato” (8 reviews)
“salads” (23 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
All hours
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Arorangi, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 369 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to eat, the steak is spot on and the place is very popular. Staff are friendly and chatty and we had some lovely evenings there. Many thanks to you all.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 weeks on Rarotonga & dined out most lunches & dinners. Alberto's is the only restaurant we chose to go to more than once... why?.. because we found the best customer service there; to compliment the delicious meals & the well chosen wine...More

Thank Cath V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Rarotonga. On our first trip we walked past Alberto's many times and the restaurant didn't look that inviting to be honest so we never ate there. This time however one of the guest staying at the same resort as...More

Thank Karen255114
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good valve and great steak. Make a reservation before hand as the fill up fast. Like a day before. They only serve dinner.

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Family of four had dinner. Excellent food and friendly, effective and attentive service! The latter is not too common on the Cook Islands... My grilled fresh swordfish is the best of its kind I have aver eaten. Grilled just long enough to still be juicy....More

1  Thank Vidar F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It is many years since we have dined at Alberto's and from our most recent visit it's obvious why Alberto is still standing. I opted for the, " Steak Special" this is possibly the best value, high quality meal on Raro, consisting of garlic bread,...More

3  Thank Fernsie
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Over the years we have had many meals at Alberto s and it was always fine the salad bar quaint but acceptable, great steak and the sword fish was lovely and fresh. And well priced. This time the sword fish was frozen and well under...More

Thank Bronwyn H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Hi. We arrived a little after 6 and got the last table. We all had different meals as there was such a good selection. Excellent service, great food and all at a good price. Ate here 5 years ago and made it our first night...More

Thank Phillip B
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We come to Rarotonga every year and we make a point of visiting Kerry and Kathy twice each time. The swordfish is to die for and their steaks are better than anything you can get in NZ. Thanks for your hospitality, see you next year....More

Thank Kaz8453
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Dinner out with a group of friends, we all ordered different meals... the food was Fantastic! Great service from friendly staff. Clean and tidy restaurant and beautiful garden area.

Thank JMACK09
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 23 597
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