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Tamanu Beach Resort

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Tamanu Beach | Amuri Village, Cook Islands
+682 31 810
07:30 - 21:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner in Tamanu Restaurant & Bar. The food was delicious, I especially love their fresh fish and scallops. The service was good and pleasant. Love the amazing sunset view.

Thank 明辉 孙
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Tamanu Beach Resort three times during our week on Aitutaki - each time for dinner. Each time we experienced a mixture of OK food, but tempered with staff service that ranged from adequate to brusque to downright rude. Having met the general manager, Nick Henry, during their 'Island Night', we formed the opinion that he felt his... More 

Thank HertfordDerek
Orlando, Florida
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102 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beachside restaurant and bar with great atmosphere. I ordered the steak with prawns, my wife ordered the lamb. The steak was properly cooked and the two prawns that came with it were good. My glass of wine, however, tasted like the wine had been open too long.

Thank DarrenHumphrey
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to an Island night here with a buffet. The management andstaff could not have been more pleasant and helpful and the performers were brilliant..

1 Thank richard w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Heaven on earth. A view to die for, magnificent. Friendly staff. Now i have read a few commentary' about breakfast at this place. Duh!!! The people here are proud to serve you the local products. So if you are moaning about the breakfast, go to paris or porto fino. I loved the breakfast. We had a cabin on the waterfront... More 

1 Thank Criticalscout
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This restaurant had the best food I found on the island. Beautiful surroundings made it so nice to have dinner and drinks . The staff were so friendly and drinks were very reasonable compared to other restaurants we tried. We are there 3 times in one week. Steak night was awwsome with tuna steak and scalloped potatoes.

1 Thank 123cherylcra
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed at Paradise Cove and they gave the name of this resort since they were closed that night for dinner. We arrived before dinner and had a beer (it would have been nice if they would have had chips or something), but we waited for dinner. The food was prepared well and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. We would... More 

1 Thank hulaladyoz
Culburra Beach, Australia
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141 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had no booking on a booked out night but we were able to be given a spot by Nick Henry GM on a very busy night at his table which was much appreciated. The meals were very nice and the atmosphere was exceptional, Nick entertained us with his singing island show. Staff were good.

1 Thank nosurf
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant with my family on a Friday evening as a walk in. The restaurant is a stylish open area with a thatched roof. The menu is basic with some options for children. We opted for the yellow fin tuna and a rack of lamb. The lamb was tender and juicy, the tune was well done though we... More 

Thank michaelharmelink
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Tamanu Beach Resort was perfect for us, its casual 4 star luxury with great bungalows on a pristine beach with fabulous service. We stayed 5 nights and will be coming back again to stay here when we return one day to the most beautiful Island in the world, Aitutaki. Tim and Kristen Jordan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 47
Seafood, Polynesian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamanu Beach | Amuri Village, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: +682 31 810
Tamanu beach has a beachside 60 seat Bar & Restaurant. We are open for breakfast lunch and dinner with a simple Island style menu. Our feature Island Nights every Thursday are a highlight of Aitutaki dining. Sunday is a relaxed family bbq buffet. The specials menu changes regularly with the freshest catch and seasonal fruits. We do pretty good coffee (getting better every day!) and our sunset cocktails are very tempting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?