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Bamboo Jacks

Ara Tapu | Cnr Victoria Rd, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
+682 28 830
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (18 reviews)
“spring rolls” (10 reviews)
“fried rice” (6 reviews)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Chinese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ara Tapu | Cnr Victoria Rd, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best Thai food on the Island. Fresh and tasty. Great green Thai curry and fried rice. They do takeaway also.

Thank LeonKiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner on our last night of a 12 day visit. It was recommended to us from friends. We ordered spring rolls which were yummy, mussels which were OK, stir fry which was average and pork belly in Bao buns. The pork...More

Thank Geoff-Dale
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We came to bamboo jacks to find something a little different for dinner. This place is great, good selection on the menu all the favourites I loved the satay sticks! Would certainly visit here again!

Thank Sarahroseconroy
Reviewed 15 June 2018

I always enjoy dining at Bamboo Jacks. Poko the maitre'd and her wait staff are friendly and welcoming. Kitchen staff do an excellent job too. I've tried a number of dishes on the menu, all being very tasty. On my last visit several weeks ago,...More

Thank Frangipani08
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We thought the service and hospitality at bamboo jacks was excellent.the food was absolutely delicous and was presented very nicely.we are going back there this coming July for sure.!

Thank markandlis
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I love duck curry and I cook a mean one, if I may say so myself! My wife and I went for dinner at Bamboo Jack and we thoroughly (me more than her) enjoy our meal. The service is a little bit on island time,...More

Thank Allabout2015
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Very basic decor, food ok but a bit oily. Reasonably priced, if you want a quick cheap meal this is the place.

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Have read reviews about this not being authentic etc. your in Rarotonga ffs. This food was delicious. All four different meals plus entries and no comPlaints. If u want it spicy let them know. Good service. Easy and yummy!! Would go back any day.

Thank Shann0nMarie
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

During our holiday we were lucky enough to visit a range of different restaurants. Unfortunately i would have to say that this would have to be the most overpriced place for what you get.

Thank ellabishop44
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We had out last dinner on Rarotonga at Bamboo Jacks. The specials were excellent - whole Rainbow Trout and Korean Pork Ribs - the food was fresh and tasty. We also recommend the ginger ale mocktail - cool and refreshing. All the meals were reasonably...More

Thank Trish B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ara Tapu | Cnr Victoria Rd, Avarua COK, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Avarua
  • Phone Number: +682 28 830
  • E-mail
Authentic Asian cuisine served in a spacious modern restaurant. Enjoy your dining experience seated in our comfortable booths or indoor & outdoor dining within an exotic asian garden. Bamboo Jacks has a VIP room for dinner, buffet, meetings, hens or bucks nights seating up to 20 guests. This is an excellent space for conferences as there is wifi, computer compatible 42 inch LCD screen & white board. We offer a take away and catering service and ensure quality.
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