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Tuoro Restaurant & Cafe

Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 21 233
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (116 reviews)
“tapas” (42 reviews)
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved our lunch for mother’s day! We were accommodated at last minute which was hugely appreciated, nothing was too much trouble. The food was amazing with good lunch options and the friendliest staff you will find! We even started chatting to the table next to...More

Thank JTron1
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was lucky enough to stay at Blackrock Villas recently and, while I was there, I had the most wonderful meal at the on-site restaurant and cafe. What a treat! The meal was truly delicious, the setting gorgeous and the service faultless. I can't recommend...More

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Thank ShawIdea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch here. Service was great, my lunch was delicious. My husband had fish and chips and he was a bit disappointed, as it was a bit greasy. Although, he still managed to eat it all!

Thank RuthVick
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We have passed Tuoro several times when it was closed and wanted lunch. So we checked the opening times and visited specially. It is a lovely place and well maintained. We tried the tapas selection and all were OK without any of them beyond improvement....More

Thank DavidBrittain
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Beautiful place to spend a lazy afternoon in Rarotonga. Meals are lovely and hosts are very friendly. You can easily spend the afternoon relaxing in the sun enjoying delicious meals

Thank angeleyeso1
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Recommended by locals we had an excellent lunch, fresh fish, local produce (including Raro leaves cooked in coconut, paper relish, sweet potato), and delicious dessert of the day was a deconstructed passionfruit cheesecake. Service was fabulous and personal.

Thank planejanenz
Reviewed 15 May 2018

My daughter, her infant son and I joined some local friends at Tuora Restaurant and Cafe for lunch, it was my first visit as the last time I was over it was closed. A beautiful spot to eat a lazy lunch, the car park is...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

On our 4th visit to Rarotonga, we decided we should try some different reataurants rather than go back to the favs! On our visit a year ago we drove past this restaurant multiple times and said we must visit however due to being there for...More

Thank steviegnz
Reviewed 4 May 2018

went on Sunday with the family, couldn't wait to get back there for the lovely food so went again yesterday

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Such yummy food and friendly service. Only open for lunch apparently. And random days. So if it’s open make the most of it.

Thank Shann0nMarie
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Questions & Answers
18 September 2016|
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Response from Michelle231600 | Property representative |
Kia Orana, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes,you can book the cafe via email. I look forward to your reply. Kind regards Michelle.
11 February 2015|
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Response from Fiona C | Reviewed this property |
The villas are spacious well laid out and private. Have stayed twice over the last two years. There is also BBQ facilities with the ability to eat inside or out. The pool is also fantastic being a good size fot just two... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Black Rock Villas, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 21 233
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