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Flying Boat Fish & Chips

Tupapa, Cook Islands
+682 22 230
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish chips” (23 reviews)
“parrot fish” (10 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food
Tupapa, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We ate here a few times. Tried both the fish and chips and the burgers and found them excellent and good value for money. We bought drinks at the Game Fishing Club and sat on the deck as the sun set. What more could you...More

Thank PaulineSJ
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Great idea on an Island saturated with great ideas. This tiny business located near the sport fishing facilities in Tupapa is not what one expects. We visited during our recent stay on Rarotonga mainly out of interest in the name. The business does take away...More

Thank GerryTasmania
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This place has simple fish and chips type menu but a great little spot to overlook a narrow part of the reef. We have been here quite a few times and when it is whale season, you stand a great chance to view whales due...More

Thank Cooksta
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We wanted to go for fish and chips on night so we started to check different recommendations. Our rental agency recommended the Flying Boat. We spoke to other people and they also said it was good. My wife and I even went there during the...More

Thank Ikerimack
Reviewed 19 September 2017

2 people, both ordering Fish Burger and Chips....the food was fantastic, the location...right on the waters edge......the only thing that could have made it better was a quicker cooking time.....it took forever.....so long in fact we opted to change from eating there to taking it...More

Thank Crystalballz
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is the best fish place on earth. I mean on EARTH. You must go here at least once. The boat is great too and the people amazing. Great little spot with a view.

Thank dreamdancer29
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We had deep fried Marlin bites & chips for lunch. What a spot... You're able to sit next to the Flying Boat or (which we chose) sit in the Cook Islands Fishing Club covered out door bar over looking the sea. The food was nothing...More

Thank 01Tricky
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great Fish & Chips. There are picnic tables outside. It's close to the harbor. This place was really busy the few days I was there.

Thank Ronbo2015
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Called in here on our circuit of the island by e-bike. Excellent fish-burger, stunning views and great service included a "doggie bag" for substantial leftovers.

Thank Johnstone8052
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We had the most stunning feed of parrot fish and chips, sitting looking out at the sunset with a drink from the fishing club. Fresh, tasty and cheap with great service. Go there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tupapa, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 22 230
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