The Lucky Rooster Eatery

The Lucky Rooster Eatery

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Hours
Mon
8:30 - 14:00
Tue
8:30 - 14:00
Wed
8:30 - 14:00
Thu
8:30 - 14:00
Fri
8:30 - 14:00
Sat
8:00 - 13:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2023

RATINGS
Food
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.2 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.1 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.2 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
£3.00 – £13.00
CUISINES
Fusion, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
meals, features
Does this restaurant have live music
About
The Lucky Rooster Eatery Popular bistro & meeting place serving all day breakfast & lunch. Relaxed atmosphere & family friendly. Freshly cooked food & chilled drinks including barista coffee, smoothies, beers, wines & cocktails. Variety of catering platters available on request. Your event location for any private function. Located downtown Avarua, next to CITC Shopping Centre & Pharmacy. Monday – Friday 8.30am – 2pm Saturday 8.30am – 1pm
PRICE RANGE
£3.00 – £13.00
CUISINES
Fusion, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles797 reviews
Excellent
374
Very good
310
Average
77
Poor
20
Terrible
16
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Sara K
Clayton13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 couples
We are vegan. There were a few items available (baked beans, a local spinach side dish, fresh fruit, and a fresh mixed vegetable side). We ordered them all. Everything was quite obviously fresh (except maybe the baked beans). A passion fruit was picked from a vine in the garden and added to our fruit bowl. Portions were not large but large enough for the two of us to be full. The ambiance is lovely on the outdoor patio/garden. I would recommend this restaurant, to vegans and non-vegans both.
Written 18 January 2020
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deborah m
Rotorua60 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 none
Can recommend any of the meals, very tasty, good portions. Water was $3.50 a glass and had no problem paying for that as we were quaranteed it was bottle not tap so bonus. Lovely staff and very nice owner. Wished we had of found your establishment earlier as we would have been there every day. Thank you
Written 20 March 2022
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Keith Mole
Oxford84 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 family
What a delightful place for breakfast, lunch or Dinner. Great food with a number of very good Vegitarian options. Staff were attentive, knowlagable and willing to accommodate even fussy eaters like me. Food is very well cooked and presented at a reasonable price
Written 14 June 2022
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Chris H
Bristol2128 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
Four of us stopped by for an early light lunch. Seating is indoors and outside in a patio at the back and a more open air area at the front. All outdoor tables are shaded. We found the menu rather limited – few light choices, no salads, no “simple” snack dishes other than fish or pulled pork sandwiches. Prices seemed pretty high for a cafe that doesn’t even have a beachside location. Service was very slow.
Written 25 February 2020
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Kurt R
7 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 none
Went here for breakfast. Served by uninterested staff member who was more interested in the surroundings than our requests. We ordered eggs benny, and a cheese and caramalised onion foccacia bread. The eatery was not busy, and the food took an exessive amount of time. It was served cold, and overcooked. I took the food back and asked for ithem to be removed from the order. To the credit of the other "interested" staff, it was removed, and we were only charged for the caramalised onion dish, which for all intents and purposes, was fine.
Written 28 October 2022
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expeditioner2015
Auckland Central44 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 none
Called in for breakfast, first day in town. Friendly greeting by the host himself, tidy and upmarket appearance and obviously one of the places to see and be seen. Some well known faces from New Zealand business and politics close by. Coffees were great, breakfast with eggs, sausages, baked beans and bacon was not bad but for the price I would have expected a bit more. Later found out the place is on the market.
Written 15 October 2022
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holidaysmakelifex
Palmerston North88 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 friends
Had a cooked breakfast before we flew back to nz. Our resort breakfast was terrible and we all wanted a kiwi style cooked breakfast. This place didn’t disappoint, all the meals ordered were great , well cooked, well presented and big. Drinks were also great . Our waiter was friendly and very helpful also fast !! Big recommendation for this place .
Written 11 January 2024
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Armin Schwander
Thank you very much for the great review! We hope to see you soon again. Enjoy the NZ summer.
Written 15 January 2024
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Sharna
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 none
Conveniently located in the closest thing Raro has to a mall, this is NOT a Chinese food restaurant but instead has a lovely variety of dishes to choose from. The staff is friendly and a little speedier than some places. Worth returning to.
Written 8 September 2021
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Shane D
Wellington2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 family
A very nice cafe, the staff immediately greeted us and provided menus. The menu selection was good and varied. All meals were described on the menu, as well as being marked for various dietary requirements (gluten-free etc) where appropriate. Service was prompt and the staff were very inviting. I personally had a chicken sandwich, which was very tasty and more than large enough for a nice lunch, even without the salad provided on the plate. Overall, a great visit, I would recommend and gladly eat here again.
Written 19 November 2022
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Catherine S
23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 none
We popped in for brunch and were pleasantly surprised by the quality and size of the food dishes, and the selection available. I had the poke bowl which had super fresh tuna that melted in my mouth - the meal was both delicious and super healthy. Everyone at the table enjoyed their meals. The turmeric almond milk latte’s were thick and creamy, and our coffee drinker reported that the coffee was great. The service was friendly and easy, and a great choice of indoor or outdoor tables. The story about the lucky rooster on the inside of the menu was a nice touch! Would highly recommend 😻
Written 3 January 2023
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Michael C
Wainuiomata45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 couples
A wee gem tucked in the middle of town we were glad we stopped at the lucky roster. It back is a lovely big garden seating area where they are growing some fresh vegetables. The food was delicious, arrived quickly and portions were of course big. Lovely place for lunch/brunch
Written 14 February 2020
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Leanne R
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 couples
Just got back home from a 14 night stay. All I can say is...The Lucky Rooster has the absolute best Scrambled eggs on the island!..we ate here on several occasions and always had the same. The staff were awesome, friendly and accommodating. Definitely returning on our next trip!.
Written 2 May 2024
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Armin Schwander
Thank you Leanner for your great review! See you soon!
Written 6 May 2024
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Janet W
Kilburn197 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 friends
The rooster here really is very lucky … he wanders round the restaurant with his family, including very cute little ones, and is seen as part of the character and scenery! The food was very good, with an extensive menu. It was really busy when we went and one of the waiters was a bit brusque … hence four stars instead of five.
Written 1 October 2023
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Keith Mole
Oxford84 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 couples
Don't get me wrong. I love this place. Food staff, prices are all good. Do you know when you build yourself up for specific meal. I wanted a chicken sandwich on a day they ran out of chicken. I admit I was eyeing up the free range hooks around the place... No matter, settled for eggs nene on the day and the wife had a fish equivalent. All good and very tasty.
Written 13 May 2024
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Dori S
5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 friends
We've been going to this cafe for more than ten years now! It was 'Cafe Salsa' and is now the "Lucky Rooster'. Throughout the changes there has been one constant staff member.....and that is 'Pauline'. She is so friendly and outgoing. The rest of the staff are also lovely and efficient. Thanks for the memories:):)
Written 29 February 2024
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Armin Schwander
Pauline is the BEST! :-)
Written 6 May 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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