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Cafe Salsa

In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 22 215
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (137 reviews)
“pizza” (80 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 591 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The boys enjoyed the pizza and we also shared the bread plate which came with a variety of freshly baked bread and olive oil, tapenade, fish mousse and pesto for dipping/spreading. Highlight for me was the Vitamin Sea smoothie - a taste of the tropics....More

Thank pippajkiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was pretty good, once it finally arrived. After waiting 35 minutes for a simple lunch, we were about to give up and leave when our food was served. And the place was only about a quarter occupied, so what was the kitchen's problem? I...More

Thank TrvlAnywhere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Salsa is one of our favourites in Rarotonga! Coconut pancakes are amazing! Good value for money and service is always good.

Thank lynda580
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love eating here and having a coffee (Bluesky spot too). The food is of a good quality and freshly cooked, which can lead to delays. We waiting 45 mins for our lunch then ended up going elsewhere as it seemed our order had been...More

Thank Samphire67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best coffee I have tasted in a long time. All the food is tasty and the staff friendly. We ended up there on 3 days out of the seven we were visiting the Island, so every time we were in the capital. I will...More

Thank Spencer W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a few visits whilst our stay in Rarotonga. The coffee, smoothies and food each time were amazing. Fast, prompt, friendly service

Thank trudy_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service appalling, took us nearly half an hour to get two coffees and a fruit drink. Staff tended to avoid you whilst yo waited. Had to go in twice to see where the drinks had gone and in the end asked to them as takeaway.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must say that of all the places at which we chose to eat throughout our stay on Rarotonga, this was one of the most disappointing :( The more “local feel” joints are far better – better food, better atmosphere, and definitely more authentic. Service...More

Thank ModernWanderers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marlin hash is the best! Great service, friendly and lovely food. A must stop place for coffee and food.

Thank dreamdancer29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went back a few times, I tried a few items from the menu all very good. Fell in love with ika mata here and it was the best version of the dish I had out of three. Good coffee, my friend had their omelette three...More

Thank Tiffany C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 22
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 22 215
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