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Palace Takeaways

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Avatiu | Located at the harbour, Cook Islands
+682 21 438
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately for me, when I. Came to this place I wasn't hungry enough to order the palace burger!! My friends did though and I tried some of theirs, the bacon was amazing!!! The service was good and the food was better!!! I thought it was reasonably priced as well!!

Thank Awhina M
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the burgers delicious, especially the sauce they use! However, items on the menu can be quite expensive and it is super busy around lunch time. Had to wait for an hour and a half before we received our order. Lady who served me was super nice though! :)

Thank Ramona M
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I went to Palace on a Wednesday, I was literally so excited coz I been waiting all holiday to have a Palace Burger because I heard it was very popular! I asked for a palace burger and the lady at the till just said "we cant make that burger? not today". I was definitely dissapointed more so because she didnt... More 

Thank Danny T
Melbourne, Australia
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206 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

No McDonalds in the Cook Islands but who needs it anyway. Palace Burgers is much better. All food is cooked fresh and doesn’t have that processed and reheated taste or feel to it. Not a sit in place as it’s just a roadside hut type kitchen with a permanent annex and a ½ dozen picnic park tables and attached benches.... More 

Thank our56
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great place to stop! Nice lots of locals eat there also. Outdoor dining at picnic tables. Fun place to grab lunch.

Thank holidayfuncalgary
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

i was pleasantly suprised after recommendation of others as to the quality and size of the food here. so here is a positive and maybe a negative i guess. 1) wednesday $3.50 burger day, get their !!!!! good size, yummy burgers, home made patties it looks like to, damn good, however chips and other products are pricey but thats island... More 

Thank Mike L
Monterey Park, California
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182 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have tried just one item on the menu which is the Palace Burger. You cannot fit the whole thing in your mouth. You have to eat half of the burger at a time. You have the bun, lettuce, a slice of pineapple, cheese, burger, fried egg, coleslaw, bacon and it repeats itself one more time. It lasted me for... More 

1 Thank alkeni
Greater Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great takeaway food with a variety of hamburgers and fish meals. One fish or seafood plate enough to feed two people.

Thank Michelle C
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I had a quick takeaway here on Saturday night. Wasn't the best option.. I'll give it too u straight forward palace. Your burger patties need improvement. It's just a plain,burnt,under seasoned,dry pattie. No flavour inside (nothing at all) just one Bun stuffed with a pattie cheese and tomato sauce. Yuck! Where's the paprika,mustard,onions,salt peper that u mix in the pattie... More 

1 Thank Tk H
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

You better have it because the burgers despite of being delicious, will drip all over you, so better lean forward when eating. Also, they suffer of the same problem of evey burger joint in the pacific, the lack of proper bread. The one used it is so soft that fails to hold the contents together making the whole business of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avatiu | Located at the harbour, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 21 438

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