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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” (138 reviews)
“pizza” (86 reviews)
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Pizza, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good range of light meals and drinks. The fish burger and ika mata are tasty and use very fresh local ingredients.

Thank PaulineSJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch for our family of 5. Plenty of healthy options to choose as well as burgers etc. Everyone was very happy with their meals & the service was excellent.

Thank catia672018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, coffee and service with outdoor and indoor dining in the heart of the cbd. The atmosphere is awesome and peacefully.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You gotta have a ginger lime tea from Cafe Salsa. Take good friends and family for awesome company. The service is great always with a smile, a kia orana to great you on arrival and a meitaki to thank you after serving you.

Thank Marcel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just loved it here. Especially enjoyed the casual sitting area out back. Nice latte and fruit drinks. Really enjoyed the salads.

Thank Ananda100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were exploring the CIC 'department store' (amazing selection of resort wear, t-shirts etc) when we realised lunchtime was upon us. We spotted Cafe Salsa as we turned right (on foot) leaving the CIC, no more than 25 metres away. My daughter had fantastic pancakes,...More

Thank Fareeater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the CITC shopping center area. Great local fruit smoothies. Went a second time for late lunch at 3p and was told they were closing . It’s not just them ,The shopping areas close by 4p pretty standard.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We attended Cafe Salsa on Sat 13 Jan to order lunch after a morning at the Markets we waited for 20 mins for our order to be taken The was 5 of us including a baby so then we waited another hour for order nite...More

1  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Lunch under the colourful Flame-tree Having Breakfast or lunch at the Salsa Restaurant in Avarua, has been a real treat for my wife and I for several years now. Whenever we come for holiday, we stop by and enjoy a delicious meal under the flowering...More

Thank soccerfan777
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Had lunch there recently with my wife and the service was good, the pizzas was nice and overall not a bad place to eat and have a quiet drink.

Thank MarcoSue21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, 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
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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