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Cafe Salsa

€€ - €€€Pizza, European,
In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
+682 22 215
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (138 reviews)
“pizza” (86 reviews)
07:30 - 14:00 Hours
Pizza, European, New Zealand, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 627 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Freshly made, mango and passionfruit would have to be my favourite. 2nd visit we tried the berry smoothie. Also very nice, but not as nice as mango/passionfruit. Friendly staff, service is great. Other patrons had different meals which looked delicious.

Thank CraigandKathyKempton
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this wee gem of a cafe on more than one occasion, once to just grab a coffee to go, the other was for brunch. Great ambiance, outdoor and indoor seating, delicious food at reasonable prices.staff friendly and happy .If in Avarua again we...More

Thank Michelle G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had coffee here and the food smelt so great we returned for breakfast. Breakfast omelettes were huge and could have easily fed us both. Love the wandering chickens. Staff helpful. Place is bust. Try the pizza too.

Thank VivBru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice way to brunch on the island. They have a nice selection of beverages and a fresh menu of delicious food. I also enjoyed the atmosphere. I posted the restroom sign to my FB page and it was a hit!

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Cafe Salsa when we had a car rented for the day as we were staying over at the Muri beach side. We loved it so much we purposely took the bus back there twice to go to Salsa. Our favorite dish was...More

Thank Melanie_and_Carsten
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good range of light meals and drinks. The fish burger and ika mata are tasty and use very fresh local ingredients.

Thank PaulineSJ
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Popped in for lunch for our family of 5. Plenty of healthy options to choose as well as burgers etc. Everyone was very happy with their meals & the service was excellent.

Thank catia672018
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, coffee and service with outdoor and indoor dining in the heart of the cbd. The atmosphere is awesome and peacefully.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

You gotta have a ginger lime tea from Cafe Salsa. Take good friends and family for awesome company. The service is great always with a smile, a kia orana to great you on arrival and a meitaki to thank you after serving you.

Thank Marcel T
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Just loved it here. Especially enjoyed the casual sitting area out back. Nice latte and fruit drinks. Really enjoyed the salads.

Thank Ananda100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Avarua Near Tourist Info | Next to CITC shopping centre, Main Road, Avarua, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 22 215
Popular bistro & meeting place. All-day breakfast and lunch. Serving a wide range of fresh and healthy options as well as homemade breads and wood fired pizzas. Open 7.30am - 3pm, Mon-Fri, 7.30am - 2pm on Sat. Downtown Avarua, next to CITC Shopping Centre & Pharmacy. Punanga Nui Market within walking distance.
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