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Cafe Salsa

In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 22 215
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (148 reviews)
“pizza” (90 reviews)
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Seafood, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stoped here for a coffee before flying to Aitutaki and glad we did. Great coffee, very clean rest rooms, indoor outdoor seating with nice decor and vegetation. We didn't have time for food but it looked nice. Will be back in 4 days to try.

Thank Ggraeme
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had coffee only which 'she' said was great Interesting menu - wish I had take a pic to post. Banana and peanut butter something, potato mash with corned beef (canned) and fried eggs... With good-ole 20/20 hindsight, we found that this place did not have...More

Thank Bryan115
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here a few times while we were on Raro! Definitely one of the best breakfast and lunch spots. Loved the morning riser (or something similar?) which was essentially porridge served in a coconut - with free refills! The menu was varied and impressive. It...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After wandering the 'souvenir' shops for a while, a break was certainly needed. Cafe Salsa looked good so we had a small lunch there. Two Ika Mata's and two cold beers in pleasant surroundings and with good service made it a very worthwhile stop.

Thank traveller2australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These ladies really know their stuff. They cranked out my vanilla-laced coffees to perfection. My sidekick's preference for Americanos-with extra water, which usually confuses the odd waitress, was no problem for this crew. We returned each day for their coffees. We also dined there for...More

Thank webw0rx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a tough day of shopping and walking around the city. This was a great place to eat and rest up for the afternoon of fun

Thank Bob_from_the_bay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a quick bite to eat in Avarua while shopping and came across the Salsa Cafe. It's located beside the CITC shopping centre on the main road. We had Cajun chargrilled chicken and sausages with two fried eggs on a bed of...More

Thank TheLawMan78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In centre of town. Awesome menu and good food. Def value for money. Serive a little slow. But overall well worth dining here.

Thank mackem70
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Great food in the center of town with charming waitresses very refreshing salads and drinks we loved it

Thank andypavey
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My wife and I was at CITC and got hungry. This place is just beside CITC Pharmacy and decided to give it a try. Food was good and price were reasonable.

Thank 698karlk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 22 215
Popular bistro & meeting place. All-day breakfast and lunch. Serving a wide range of fresh and healthy options as well as homemade breads and wood fired pizzas. Open 7.30am - 3pm, Mon-Fri, 7.30am - 2pm on Sat. Downtown Avarua, next to CITC Shopping Centre & Pharmacy. Punanga Nui Market within walking distance.
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