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LBV - Le Bon Vivant Taputapuatea, Avarua

Avarua Town Up Town, Avarua 1001, Cook Islands
+682 27 619
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, French, European
$$ - $$$
Avarua Town Up Town, Avarua 1001, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our second visit to Raro we were excited to go back to LBV this time but were disappointed but the dinner menu changes so didn't visit for dinner. However, the donut missions happened fairly regularly! Awesome donuts, but coffee has gone downhill.

Thank dkjeans
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We went twice and I wish we'd rather gone again a couple more times. The place was very nice. The sit-down area was relaxing and fun and the food was without a doubt some of the best on the island. Seriously good desserts!

Thank molopomaniac
Reviewed 31 December 2017

My husband and I enjoyed lunch here twice, sitting on the cool verandah overlooking the garden. Friendly service at a reasonable price.

Thank cathy7715
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We went to the LBV in Muri to meet a friend. It's a nice open or indoor atmosphere with a garden and play area if you have kids. Hard working and friendly staff and good food.

Reviewed 30 October 2017

This cafe, with a bakery out the back, is one of the few places to be mostly open in Rarotonga. It's set in an attractive garden with a small playground out the back for kids. You can eat here on the spacious veranda for breakfast...More

Thank Odysseyx
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Had pancakes on the verandah. Great presentation with four toppings on amuse bouche spoons. Friend had eggs bennie both above average but not worth repeating. The setting was the best part. Great place to watch people and enjoy the topical setting, even without a view...More

Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great service, great coffee. If you're in town and need a coffee fix this is a great place to go....

Thank WaihiBeachSue
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We enjoyed our coffee and meals. Good location and ambience. Right on the main road with good outdoor seating options.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Was out first encounter on the island and a great start! Eggs were poached perfectly! The girls serving were friendly and helpful. The sweet treats in the counter display looked high class.

Thank kieram84
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Pastries amazing, coffee is the best on the island, not cheap but worth it. We kept going back for the coffee.

Thank Q5958IBchriss
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avarua Town Up Town, Avarua 1001, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 27 619
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