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Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar

Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
+682 20 427
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paw paw salad” (5 reviews)
“sizzling dish” (5 reviews)
“parrot fish” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Muri 0000, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a nice complimentary breakfast buffet here on a daily basis because we were guests at the resort. The breakfast is quite nice but does become boring over the course of several days. It is a continental breakfast buffet that includes a large selection...More

1  Thank Crpl_D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent & friendly service. Very good food & wonderful cocktails. The outlook on the beach was spectacular & the staff were great.

Thank catia672018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, we walked down here for dinner after seeing the "on the sand" opportunity from the beach. We were greeting in the bar and when we asked to be seated the person said to us...why don't you sit down and look at the menu first....More

Thank TampabayLA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with daily dinner specials providing some additional variety. Eating on the beach most days - weather permitting. Two happy hours an evening which is a bonus. Amazing friendly & engaging staff. At times food took a while to come out - not an...More

Thank 422sallyc
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We, a family of 3 adults, 2 children and a toddler, came for dinner. The customer service is excellent, everyone is friendly, helpful and kind and the food was delicious! The view is absolutely beautiful and there was a wonderful singer performing. Our host Bianca...More

Thank Nas C
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We ate here having landed earlier in the day, as such we were extremely tired and travel weary. In truth, we weren’t expecting too much as our experience of resort restaurants, in the past, has never been great. Therefore, what followed was both a surprise...More

1  Thank PdeBasTyra
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed at pacific resort and this is their restaurant. Great food and the breakfast buffet was superb lots of great options. View is stunning directly overlooks the lagoon, amazing photo opportunity. Kids dipped their feet whilst we finished meals. Food was yum and very similar...More

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 9 December 2017

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 4 December 2017 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 21 November 2017

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
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15 June 2017|
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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$15 - US$29
Seafood, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Polynesian, 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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