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The Yellow Hibiscus

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Vaimaanga €€ - €€€ Seafood, ,
Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
+682 20 002
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (21 reviews)
“prawns” (18 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Polynesian, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our evening here. The service was efficient and friendly. The food was really lovely and the prices are very reasonable. My husband enjoyed his 'choice chook' and my fish and kumara stack was fabulous. There was entertainment the night we ate and the...More

Thank louise s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly, generous portions, meals were all excellent. We never actually had desserts as we were too full! Casual, relaxed environment. Happy hour (with beautiful live music)was fantastic (we were guests of Palm Grove / residents),

Thank younghusbandca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A casual vibe, good food and friendly staff. The Ika mata (raw fish) and fish curry were particularly good. Good to see some local foods in the menu. The girls thought wine per glass was good value. The setting is pleasant, live music and the...More

Thank coffeekiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Taxi driver recommended The Yellow Hibiscus for their Sun Night BBQ and we were not disappointed.You choose your Steak or Fish and the beautiful salad and hot veg dishes display is very well done .

Thank freddie855
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a dinner as it was a short walk from where we stayed and the dinner was lovely. Unfortunately no creme brûlée but mains filled us up pretty well anyway. The serving sizes were ample, with side salads that were refreshing although served...More

Thank Janet V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful staff, excellant yummy food. Great service. Music was fun & very entertaining. Wish we had stayed here.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We ate here several times, the food is good with a good variety of dishes. We went to their barbeque night and many happy hours!!

Thank Sassysuze
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Excellent service and perfect tasting food. Cannot fault it. Great BBQ on the Sunday and plenty of choice throughout the week.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

had 2 meals there .both quite good nice staff .fish all local .parrot fish not avaliable.pasta dish very good

Thank oscarthedog2015
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Best Meals any where on the Island by a long way. Most friendliest staff i met. Must go to a Sunday BBQ night !! Best & Biggest Steak or Fish Meal you could imagine and so delicious to eat. Cooked to perfection with a huge...More

Thank johndonnelly2015
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Vaimaanga
  • Phone Number: +682 20 002
Open-air restaurant open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Casual dining at affordable prices. Reservations recommended for dinner. Ask about Friday Happy Hour and Sunday BBQ dinner.
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