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Charlie's Cafe and Bar

Titikaveka Beach, Akapuao Marine Park | Akapuao Marine Park, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
+682 28 055
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (158 reviews)
“fish sandwich” (247 reviews)
“sandwiches” (56 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Titikaveka Beach, Akapuao Marine Park | Akapuao Marine Park, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
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Reviewed today via mobile

The food was amazing... staff always friendly...l highly recommend this to anyone...we came back pretty much every afternoon.

Thank Lindi1975
Reviewed today via mobile

Walking distance from where we stayed at Little Poly. So glad we saw the size of the fish sandwich before we ordered one..... It was our first and last shared meal at Charlies. Great food. Great jugs of local beer. Great service. Great entertainment. Great...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed today

Very nice caffe overlooking the the Cristal clear lagoon with a great atsmophere If you are up to it try the big fish sandwich it is amazing a good feed for 2 people Plus a couple of beers to wash it down overall very good

Thank dennis S
Reviewed yesterday

we had such a stunning lunch plentiful amount ...lovely staff and the food is delicious ...location is brilliant too...

Thank daherbies
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So i got the Pack 1 fish sandwich combo for $20 next time i will definitely share because they are so huge but really yummy especially with that special sauce!

Thank RTHuggy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The biggest fish sandwich on the island!!!! It is not only big but tastes great. Nightly entertainment tops it off. Do not miss this spot.

Thank Jeromy H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well reviewed so keen to try, here with my children. A fan of the Cooks Island lager which is available by the jug. Had to try the fish sandwich, huge, too much bread for my liking. Overall an average experience for me.

Thank GastroGaz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great value food and drinks on the beach. We had the fish sandwich, it was indeed huge and easily shared. Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Charlie’s on several occasions! Great location and a selection of great meals from share platters to big burgers. Very reasonably priced drinks and meals. The gorgeous and welcoming Charlie and Mary introduced themselves and we now consider them our friends on Raro! A...More

Thank Bjn0705
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The fish sandwich, at $14, was absolutely massive. It is big enough for 2 adults. The other dishes are just so so. Smaller portion and more expensive. Can rent kayak and snorkel sets for cheaper than the shops at Muri beach.

Thank Josephliyen
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Maki P
11 July 2018|
Response from Mary H | Property representative |
Hi there- yes you absolutely can! Leave your email details we look forward to your booking and meeting you :)
Maki P
11 July 2018|
Response from Mary H | Property representative |
Hi Maki - we've connected- look forward to meeting you :)
Jess H
1 July 2018|
Response from Mary H | Property representative |
Hi Jess- sorry no we're not opon on Sundays or most public Holidays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Titikaveka Beach, Akapuao Marine Park | Akapuao Marine Park, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
  • Phone Number: +682 28 055
  • E-mail
Charlies Cafe and Bar is on the edge of the Akapuao Marine Reserve. Enjoy light meals of chicken teriyaki cheese melt paninis tuna cheese melt paninis, fresh fish sandwiches, island infused fruit smoothies, beef, chicken and fish burgers, fresh salads, teas, milkshakes. We are now open for dinner untill 8pm Monday through untill Friday with live music EVERY one of those nights. Saturdays we open at 11 and close at 3.30pm. Try our cocktails, Charlies lager on tap- brewed by the Rarotonga Brewing Company, Matutu Ale and lager, Te Kou sparkling water and still, Vaima still water and a selection of beers- corona, Heinken, Speights, Steikarger- wines- Sav, pinot gris, chardonnay, pinot noir, shiraz and merlot. Kayaks and paddleboards are availabke for hire. Bookings recommneded for large groups :) ka kite
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