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The Boat Shed Bar & Grill

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Popoara beach, Cook Islands
+682 31 739
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (18 reviews)
“fish and chips” (41 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, Pub, Polynesian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Popoara beach, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a really nice place to eat, varied menu & good prices. Nice outdoor eating area, also inside & on the deck.

Thank delton486
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot and charming. Though a beer is $8 NZ$ and service the two times we were there was very poor even though there very few other customers

Thank darrenpara
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived on foot, jet lagged & without reservation at 8pm. By this time kitchen was closed but the cook was willing to cook us all fish and chips. Staff was super lovely for catering to us hungry teens, food was freaking delicious to the...More

Thank Kiana M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here a couple of times, and was never disappointed. Lovely restaurant setting and friendly staff. Definitely recommend.

Thank Tammie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a nice waterfront setting with a diverse menu. The food was good. A reservation is recommended for dinner. The wait staff was on the run, not really having time to offer another round of drinks or dessert. Also, when it's time for...More

Thank StevefromKaty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Boat Shed for generous donation of dinner for the 5 volunteers doing the Vet Trek on Aitutaki to help the cats and the community! We enjoyed every morsel, would come back every day for the Ikamata, veggie fritters, salads and swordfish. Your hospitality and...More

Thank Tomie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit away from most resorts, but rent a scooter and explore! Best Ikamata (raw tuna marinated in lime, coconut and seasonings) anywhere, and we tried many. Prices are fair for the island.

Thank SkolVikings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being one of only a few restaurants in the area that isn't attached to a resort the Boat Shed Bar offers a welcoming atmosphere. The service was great. The food was tasty. And the decor is fun. We ate there twice on our visit to...More

Thank Benoitfamily5
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We had dinner here many times in one week, the food and service were both very good. I would recommend the Pad Thai and the sushi was also very good.

Thank Elainehansen
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a gem. We had dinner there on several evenings to escape the unimaginative menu at our resort. The menu here is not large but will accommodate most tastes. You can sit outside in the 'cool" of the evening, on the veradah or inside....More

Thank Terry77271138
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Popoara beach, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: +682 31 739
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