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Koru Cafe

Located on the way to Ootu beach, Cook Islands
+682 31 110
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (205 reviews)
“sandwiches” (30 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Located on the way to Ootu beach, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great cafe with really Kiwi-standard food, inc many gluten free options and good coffee. The only down side is it’s not on the beach, but you can’t have everything!

Thank scuba445
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow, who would of known, this little restaurant in the middle of no where, had the best Caesar Salad that I have ever had. So good I went back the next day for more. Cafe Koru, has great pastries, & wonderful food. We will be...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here several times during our stay and weren't disappointed once. Were thrilled at the evening opening and had two great dinners. Sharing platters were great (both the lunchtime and evening ones), good selection of drinks, all served efficiently with friendly service from everyone....More

Thank Jocablebay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing, food in the Cook Islands was always good but Koru Cafe was above and beyond the best!!! Desserts: pick any one and you can’t go wrong. My husband had pasta and salmon d it was the best he’s ever had. I...More

Thank Stacey1215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just come back from Aitutaki, we visited the Koru Café many times. Coffee is the best and all meals are just yummy, in fact they are huge, you could share one if your not big eaters. Staff are very happy bubbly people, they...More

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Koru Cafe on for lunch and was blown away by the shared platter (for two). We appreciated their flexibility in increasing the servings on the platter for three people, paying an additional $20. Highly reccommend the shared platter! Koru only recently have...More

Thank Mii M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must do at aitutaki. Great lunch and very priceless. The owner takes care of every single person. Try the steak sandwich !!! Awesome!!!

Thank Markus R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the only places outside my resort that I wanted to try. Food was really nice and the service was also good! All portions are quite large and prices were reasonable. Loved the little chickens that peck around your feet whilst you...More

Thank Eurotripa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple of nice coffees and lunch there. The platter we had was yummy and you have to try the home made 🍰.

Thank Tasajeli
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We ate lunch and breakfast here on two occasions, great coffee, sandwiches and omelets, with pleasant service. Would have visited more but far away from our villa.

Thank Rich12456
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3 October 2018|
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Response from Markus R | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday and Saturday open for diner. You can see the information on the Koru’s Facebook
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29 August 2018|
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Response from korucafe | Property representative |
Kia Orana Yes, we sell whole loaves of gluten free breads. Kia Manuia, Trina and Steve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 14
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Located on the way to Ootu beach, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: +682 31 110
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