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Cook Islands Restaurants

The Mooring Fish Cafe

  • Off Main Road
  • Avana, near Muri
  • Seafood

Updated 12/14/2012

Fodor's Review

Two seafood-loving ladies have taken over a disused shipping container, applied some palm thatching to the roof, added tables shaded by blue umbrellas, and positioned it right in front of the gorgeous lagoon. Such is the Mooring Fish Cafe at the Avana Fishing Club on Avana Harbour, near the Muri lagoon and beach. Regulars flock here for the FOB (fresh off the boat) crumbed mahi mahi sandwich and the wonderful fruit smoothies and coconut drinks. There's a variety of other delicious fish sandwiches, made with locally baked Turkish bread and accompanied by homemade mayo and salad, including the "Tijuana Tuna," which has a kicky Cajun sauce. Also on the menu is ika mata, a raw fish salad specific to the Cook Islands.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Off Main Road, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Phone:

682-25553

Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Closed Sat. No dinner

Updated 12/14/2012

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