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Flying Boat Fish & Chips

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Tupapa, Cook Islands
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Fullerton, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fish and chips were fresh and delicious! As with most eateries on Rarotonga, sauces cost extra. About $1NZ if you want ketchup, tartar sauce, etc. Loved that we were able to eat fish and chips with an ocean view!

Thank Lisa C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had takeaways here one evening while here on holiday for 10 days and liked them so much that we had a second feed a few evenings later! Would have to be the best fish and chips that we had had in ages. The fish was real thick, a bit like elephant fish that we get back in NZ. The... More 

Thank Nanette T
Christchurch, New Zealand
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A light meal was needed. This was a great choice, prepared in an old boat and served in the roofed open-air verandah area of the local fishing club. We all enjoyed our options, right on the seaside with a coral rock shore. Inside was an option of a pool table, but it was too warm to be indoors but the... More 

1 Thank PauleLec
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to have a look at getting this for dinner and just had a few questions about the meal as we thought it might be different from NZ fish n chips and wanted to make sure it was what we wanted. However the lady that was there sitting in her chair smoking was so rude and seemed to be... More 

1 Thank 335sheenap
Warkworth, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, fresh fish and lovely service, went back three times in 8 days. Would go back again for sure.

Thank Tomarcelle
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh fish and great chips. Not always open. Drive past to see. Sat out near the waves...fantastic. Will return when we go back. Got a beer from the Fishing Club next door.

Thank johnandkathyw
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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136 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We've been to Raro four times and have never made it to the Flying Boat. Probably a little disappointed with it. The pieces of fish were quite small (and thin!) so we thought not great value for money, but the chips were very tasty! We had a bit of a wait although it wasn't that busy, but you can buy... More 

Thank foodlover27264
Las Vegas, Nevada
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The food is great and the prices are reasonable, when you get done eating you can walk a cross the parking lot to The Fishing Club, The beers and drinks are reasonable and the people are a lot of fun we always stop by and see our island friends.

Thank cooks1957
Tauranga, New Zealand
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Extremely mean portions of fish, sliced as thin as schnitzel disguised under copious amounts of batter. The meal was not cheap, I raised my concerns with the manager, who quite frankly couldn't have cared less.I left feeling I'd been ripped off.

Thank topzy
Sisters, Oregon
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Stopped for a casual lunch while out shopping. FIsh and chips were delicious and view of the ocean while eating fantastic.

Thank Sue L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tupapa, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?