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The awesome name itself is worth paying a visit to this hippy, often jam-packed BBQ dive. At Whatever! you can get freshly grilled chicken, moist fish and juicy steaks, all cooked on an outside gas grill. At the end of the night your wallet will still feel heavy, as prices range from $5 USD for a burger to $15 USD for a full course menu. Enjoy your meal with a glass of wine, beer or a fruit drink from the bar. Most people enjoy coming there to see the sunset and get away from the crowds on the main drag. Friday and Saturday nights are often packed, so the best time to dine here with family is on the weeknights. Whatever! is open Monday, Thursdays and Saturdays from noon to midnight and Fridays from noon till 2am. Credit cards accepted.
Sails is located at Muri Beach and features a tasty appetizer menu and full menu that changes daily. You can always get fries, waffles, burgers, eggs, salads and wraps for just $2 to $10. The dinner menu offers a variety of hummus dishes, salads, fish and meats. The staff are friendly and helpful, and the website has received many positive testimonies. Dress is casual, and Sails is open daily from 10am till late. Credit cards accepted.
Edgewater Resort Cafe
Edgewater makes a mean omelet and strong coffee, a meal you’ll definitely want to try if you’re here for breakfast. The diner’s theme night sets Edgewater apart from neighboring cafes – no matter when you come to dine, you’re in for a surprise. Your servers will dress up and delight you all night long. At Edgewater you can order seafood, steak, BBQ chicken and chargrill vegetables. Tuesday and Saturday nights you can catch a local dance and partake in a buffet style feast. Open daily till late. Credit cards accepted.
Cook Islands Game Fishing Club
The locals favor Game Fishing Club for their happy hour and weekend drinks. You can sit on the patio in the back of the club and enjoy the beach views. The best part about this café is the library full of paperback books for your reading pleasure. You can come here alone and enjoy your brew while reading the latest Robin Cook novel. The bar food is quite tasty too, featuring the usual fare of fish, chips and burgers. Closed on Sundays.