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Cafe Jireh

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Cafe, New Zealand, Delicatessen
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Nikao | Opposite Airport, Cook Islands
+682 24 776
08:30 - 13:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 08:30 - 13:30
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Murrays Beach
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were very disappointed in this restaurant. We went there for breakfast and found the service was shocking, the girl was rude and didn't smile and the food was less then impressive for the price. In understand the owners are selling so here's hoping they employ better staff when new owners take over

Thank 921lucillec
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The chocolate cake was good, and the coffee tasted good, too - we took a long black before we went to Aitutkaki by plane. Nothing special, just good. The waitress was not too friendly - unusual for Rarotonga.

Rongotea, New Zealand
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Check out Jireh. Good selection of food from the cabinet and also off the menu. The best custard squares anywhere!

Thank barnyard2016
Perth, Australia
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The owners were absolutely lovely - so chatting and welcoming. Some of the wait staff on the other hand were rude and unfriendly (we went their twice and same experience both times). Great cakes, good coffee... i think you should advertise how good your brownies are ;)

Thank bnabroad
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best coffee shops in Rarotonga. Very consistent and excellent coffee and snacks. Right on the beach opposite the airport. Friendly locals

Thank Corey W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Both times I visited, they were shutting early. Maybe they had run out of food but in the brochure it says they open until 3 or 4 but don't bother after 2.30.

Thank Macb2
Hastings, New Zealand
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174 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

They advertise "The best Custard Squares in Raro" & they are pretty good. Staff are friendly & owner spent some time chatting with us. Coffee was OK, but we didn't find any really good ones on the Island. They are easy to find, but like many of the Cafes here they close quite early. NOTE: The cafe in the airport... More 

Thank SPYC
Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fabulous custard squares and other slices here. The service was very friendly and efficient too. Great stop for a yummy morning tea!

Thank Lisaandyvv
Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Claim to have the best coffee on the island and the best custard squares in Raro. Coffee was fantastic (we felt that LBV was better, but Café Jireh was a very, very close 2nd) and yes, they do have the best custard squares on the island. Amazing custard.

Thank Steve C
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Defiantly recommend the custard squares here they are so yummy. Stopped in twice as just couldn't resist:)

Thank 297kyliem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, New Zealand, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikao | Opposite Airport, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
  • Phone Number: +682 24 776
Cafe Jireh is a top cafe on the Island serving hearty breakfasts, top espresso, delicious cakes and pastries, all made with love by our Chef and Baker. Lunch meals served with freshly prepared salads to die for. Smoothie Selection and cold drinks.

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