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Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
+682 20 427
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“paw paw salad” (4 reviews)
“sizzling dish” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Even if you are not staying at this resort, this is one of the restaurants you should try on Rarotonga, apart from the excuisite location & the experience of soft fine sand beneath your feet (don't wear heels or shoes), the food is top notch...More

Thank Leighton S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Look I think at the price point the restaurant is fine, if sitting outdoors be prepared for lots of strollers and small children. I don't think there is any dress code as people come straight from the beach, this is at times convenient. The food...More

Thank TraceyLea2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we were staying at the Pacific Resort, we ate here a few times. Food is good, but the view is excellent! How many places can you sit overlooking beautiful water and have your feet in the sand?! Prices are high, but that is expected...More

Thank ExplorerAZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our meal here for a lunch time. Great service and did not have to book. Lovely to be sitting right on the sand and be served with amazing cocktails and beautiful meals. My prawn and paw paw entree we fantastic and would go...More

Thank MagFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If they are operating under the marquee it's a magical experience, if they have retreated indoors it is still good but not quite the same. Had several meals here during our weeks stay at this resort, all were perfect. Staff were fantastic and friendly, felt...More

Thank Sp8sm8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a drink on our way to a show. Great location on the sands of the lagoon. Great service by friendly staff just a pity there was a marquee to take away most of the beautiful view but a short 30 metre walk...More

Thank janew926
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service in this restaurant is second to none. The sand under your toes and the luscious food is so worth booking and coming to eat here. This is a must place to eat

Thank Kerrie V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved eating here, we ate here 5 nights and loved every meal. We got on with every member of staff, met so many lovely people, they were all a credit the the resort. We loved happy hour.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is outstanding. Friendly and proper. 10/10 food. Setting is stunning on the sand with the beautiful view. Worth a visit.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful fresh food, great cocktails and super friendly/helpful staff. The out look is breathtaking!

Thank mjh135
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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$28
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
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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