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The Mooring

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, Polynesian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews lunch sandwiches fish sandwich lime mayo turkish bread mahi mahi fresh tuna tacos fries fruit smoothies fob sandwich fresh off the boat buggy tour captain moko amazing fish quick service great location
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I just have to say there is no better place to have a fish sandwich / salad on the island I have tried them all even the one with the bigger sandwich but hey the quality is not there these guys are the best at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Charger2948
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome Friendly owner. Great Menu and decent price. Have lots of original sanga ideas. Lovely place to sit.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Airplaneaddict
Reviewed 5 days ago

This little place punches out some of the best food on the Island. I say best lunch food because its open 10.30 to 4.00. Gilly and Capt Moko have a great place here. Fresh as fish straight from boat to table Fish Tacos are awesome...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank seanjulie2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place, great food, great view, staff very friendly, easy to find and access, lots of parking, very busy

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank greglK2422HA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place and had to come back a couple of times, the mahi-mahi sandwich was amazing and the staff is excellent, everyone is so nice and the place is beautiful. tip: they don't have beer but you can bring your own! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank zataniel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The FOB is Dee Lish!! Really great atmosphere outside on a warm day. Super chill and relaxed, but popular so get in quick! Captain Moko your the man!! 🙏🏼

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh fish burgers, enough for 2 people, made with fresh caught local seafood bought from the fishing charters every day. Huge piece of delicately crumbed mahi mahi on the freshest turkish bread with fresh salad and line mayo. Theres chicken and sine other stuff on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FrankieMyLinh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Mooring Cafe for lunch. It's a little place by the beach where the boats come in with fresh fish. There was a local band playing old school music. Just a few sun umbrellas and tables under cover. I ordered a fish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tuataraTaupo_NZ
Reviewed 18 December 2018

great lunch spot and fish was still kickin... can jump off dock in joy into the blue lagoon when meal is done. It is a byob place, fyi.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pjplovesnb
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful fish and chips. Great location awesome and friendly staff with great comfort food like yellow fin tuna and FOB sandwich. A must

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hamish_hore
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17 November 2018|
Response from Rhonddy | Reviewed this property |
Hi MurphyNZ, Try contacting the restaurant directly. Remember though that Mooring always closes at 3pm, even on the days they are open.
9 March 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, mate, I eat everything, so gluten-free isn't a concern of mine. I'd check out their menu online. Hopefully you're headed to the lovely Cook Islands, soon.
16 January 2017|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. Not sure where the Edgewater is, but no issues because there is an hourly bus service around the island and because of the island's size nothing is too far away. There are scooter hires available also... More
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