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Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
+682 20 427
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paw paw salad” (4 reviews)
“parrot fish” (10 reviews)
“tuna” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
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1 - 10 of 392 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Location is perfect, on Muri Beach, toes in the sand & great food. Excellent staff led by Bianca who is truly an asset to Pacific Resort. Highly recommend Prawn & paw paw salad, caesar salad, fantastic ribs, rack of lamb

Thank LagunaMandy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue and amazing view. You can even have a sit outside with your feet in the sand. Bit on the pricey side. Amazing cocktails 🍸🍹

Thank CillaReviewer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best service we have had for a long time, and the food was excellent - so nice going to dinner in thongs and sitting on the beach, at sunset

Thank sodnbod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at Muri beach for a walk and decided to have a meal. Able to get a very nice table for the family at the Barefoot Bar. Good menu for our needs and fair price. Nice staff.

Thank CherryB138
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got our food here quite quick and it was OK. Kids pizza looked like a deep freeze one but had quite good rich fillings. The sauce in the kids desert had gone off but was quickly replaced.

Thank Rene S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We, a family of 2 couples, recently stayed here for 7 days. We had waterfront rooms which were well worth the money. Great activities for children and adults. Their restaurant is beautiful and we were a bit sorry we didn't eat there earlier into our...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved the relaxed and tropical atmosphere of Sandals which transforms from a busy and bustling breakfast bar for families in the mornings into a romantic and pleasant environment in the evenings. Fish of the day is served on a sizzling hot plate and is...More

Thank Benjamin C
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We ate at the restaurant at least 6 times and every meal was good. There is a good selection of starters and mains of varying prices. The fish burger was particularly good.

Thank 155richard81
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We stayed at the residence that are part of the Pavif Resort but came over to the barefoot bar for lunch many times during our stay and for dinner a few evenings. Service was excellent as were all the staff. Perfect for families as little...More

Thank mcass62
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Oh and the cocktails are wonderful, great view, great service. We ate here a few times as we loved the atmosphere and service

Thank Kirsty H
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Questions & Answers
15 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PRHGCookIslands | Property representative |
Kia Orana TravelllingfromNZ, Our Tropical Buffet Selection is $21.50, in New Zealand dollars. Meitaki e Aro’a nui, Pacific Resort Hotel Group
Dharmesh P
5 April 2017|
Response from phillipsinnz | Reviewed this property |
They had vegetarian choices in pizzas but Im not sure about others. Not sure if you eat fish? if you do, the fish is really good. Not much help, sorry.
31 March 2016|
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Response from james_hammond_nz |
Yes though their main food is quite kid friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Muri
  • Phone Number: +682 20 427
Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar at Pacific Resort Rarotonga prides itself on offering the best in international cuisine with a Polynesian Pacific Rim influence. Be relaxed with a casual beachfront cocktail at the Barefoot Bar, be tempted by succulent fresh seafood and international dishes at Sandals Restaurant, or be summoned by beating drums to an authentic Cook Island feast. Either way you will enjoy the gentle lagoon breezes with the sand between your toes right on Muri Beach.
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