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Bamboo Jacks

Ara Tapu | Cnr Victoria Rd, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
+682 28 830
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pad thai” (18 reviews)
“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
“fried rice” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ara Tapu | Cnr Victoria Rd, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very basic decor, food ok but a bit oily. Reasonably priced, if you want a quick cheap meal this is the place.

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have read reviews about this not being authentic etc. your in Rarotonga ffs. This food was delicious. All four different meals plus entries and no comPlaints. If u want it spicy let them know. Good service. Easy and yummy!! Would go back any day.

Thank Shann0nMarie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During our holiday we were lucky enough to visit a range of different restaurants. Unfortunately i would have to say that this would have to be the most overpriced place for what you get.

Thank ellabishop44
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We had out last dinner on Rarotonga at Bamboo Jacks. The specials were excellent - whole Rainbow Trout and Korean Pork Ribs - the food was fresh and tasty. We also recommend the ginger ale mocktail - cool and refreshing. All the meals were reasonably...More

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Had dinner here one evening very enjoyable , great service from friendly staff. The food here is also great. Parking here is not that easy there is some around the back. Top marks here for being environmentally friendly. NO PLASTIC STRAWS. They use bamboo ones...More

1  Thank Robert L
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Went there for a birthday, ordered lots of plates and share family style. The pork belly buns was the most pleasantly surprising dish on the menu. Not particularly a fan of pork (or belly) but I wanted to try something new. It was so tasty,...More

Thank Mii M
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Food is pretty simple or about average. It is chinese or asian cusines but not authentic.... can do better.

Thank JustABV
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Rarotongan twists on Asian favourites here. Not spicy (good for kids) and patronised by large extended family groups of local residents. Good value, comfortable and good, quick, friendly service. Don't come if you seek authentic recreations of Thai and Chinese food, but come if you...More

1  Thank Fareeater
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here last week and thoroughly enjoyed the bami goreng which they were o my too happy to make with tofu in place of meat. It was a perfect spice heat for me and a generous portion. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank Elaine393
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Very scrummy, the vegetarian spring rolls were a highlight for me. My red curry and husband's fried rice were also really good. I enjoyed sitting in their outdoor area which was very serene, but was glad for having put repellant on before we left the...More

Thank TravellingS0mewhere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ara Tapu | Cnr Victoria Rd, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 28 830
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Authentic Asian cuisine served in a spacious modern restaurant. Enjoy your dining experience seated in our comfortable booths or indoor & outdoor dining within an exotic asian garden. Bamboo Jacks has a VIP room for dinner, buffet, meetings, hens or bucks nights seating up to 20 guests. This is an excellent space for conferences as there is wifi, computer compatible 42 inch LCD screen & white board. We offer a take away and catering service and ensure quality.
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