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Kuki Varua

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Chilean, Polynesian, South American
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T Pito Othenua s/n, Easter Island, Chile
+56 81921940
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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75 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had walked through Hanga ROA on a hot and humid day. When we felt like some lunch and to quench the thirst. The beer was icy, and the local brew tasted great. We had a lobster and seafood casserole, it was fantastic! Can only recommend this place.

Thank Bruce G
Mold, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We shared a lovely meal, excellent wine and dreamy dessert. Unfortunately the waiter explained that we could not have coffee, because ' the coffee machine is kaput!'

Thank rhydonen
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I've been living in Chile for about 2 years. And this is so far the best services I've been given. People who can anticipate what you need. This is just awesome. Apart of that the food was also amazing. We were nine and everybody was happy with their food. Price for all of that? Average of 15k CLP per person... More 

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Agnes Water, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had the Salmon with mashed potato and it was so good I went back a few days later and ended up ordering the same. And again delicious!

Thank Freddy00000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My partner and I happen to stumble upon this place while in Easter Island. We went in without any big expectations, but were nicely surprised. The service was better than what you would expect on the island. We ordered ceviche and it was the best we've ever had. The portion was enormous, the fish was fresh and the flavor was... More 

Thank Piotr S
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

the restaurant is well located, near the harbour. the tuna ceviche is simply the best we ever had. I recommend it

Thank Marco P
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Excellent attention, and they serve one of the best fishes we ate in Rapa Nui. Haute cuisine, with friendly prices!

Thank Sara S
Innsbruck, Austria
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The restaurant is centrally located on Te Pito O Te Henua (navel of the world) street, near the quay (caleta) and across from the soccer field. In 2012, I visited the (then) new restaurant Kuki Varua for the first time. Upstairs, there was a bar and a terrace with a pleasant view. They offered a varied menu of fish, meat,... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We dropped into here for lunch because it was not crowded and advertised local fish. The service was slow and indifferent. We watched the people at the table next to us worry and complain because they waited a long time for their order and needed to catch a tour. We ordered the local snapper but got dried out overcooked tuna.... More 

Thank Tom H
London, United Kingdom
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392 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

After a slow start, the waiter became quite friendly and spoke good English. I only had the mixed seafood casserole, which was packed with seafood, but was a little lacking in character. I sat upstairs which had a good view and enjoyed a few beers.

Thank A380fan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 29
Seafood, Chilean, Polynesian, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: T Pito Othenua s/n, Easter Island, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island
  • Phone Number: +56 81921940
Family-run traditional restaurant with great location. Close to the main center on Easter Island (Rapa Nui)and with balcony seating overlooking the ocean.
Serving a range of delicious local specialities, including seasonal fresh fish, steak and lobster. Locally sourced fruits are used for our desserts and fresh juices. A full bar and coffee and tea are also available.
Suitable for groups and menus available in French, English and Spanish with helpful, friendly staff.

An ideal location for watching the sunset with a tasty local meal.

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