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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, Seafood, Polynesian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 21 August 2021 via mobile

Excellent food and service. This venue is always busy, the prices are reasonable and there is a friendly warm vibe. A must do on Atutaki 💞

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 9 August 2021

We came here to have a nite cap one night and then got friendly with the staff and found out that they were open every evening now. So this became our local haunt for a good cocktail and delicious seafood - the gamefish meal was...excellent.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 8 August 2021

It was raining...persisting down when we hurriedly rocked up to the boat shed...no booking!! Oops...it's ok...we were seated and given bar towels to dry off (thank you heaps by the way!) Ika Mata Sashimi Steak with black tiger prawns!!! Yuuuuummm. Oh and the deep fried...ice cream!! We had a lovely dinner..the staff are on point!! The food YUM! GET THERE!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 1 August 2021

I went with some friends on a Friday night cause they do karaoke. We had dinner there. We waited almost 2 hours to get our food, the food was terrible. Don't bother to go there for dinner. Maybe ok just for a snack during the...day.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

My fiancé enjoyed his meal but I did not. Can’t fault the service, however I would not return to this restaurant unless it was just to have a drink. Have given it three stars as my fiancé did enjoy his fish and chips.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 23 July 2021

The Boat Shed Bar & Grill is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy a meal. We visited in July 2021 and they were open for drinks during the day and food from 6pm onwards. The food and drinks are excellent value and very tasty!...Their kumara chips are simply gorgeous! This seems to be a local hang-out as well as a visitor spot. Everyone is relaxed and friendly. This spot is an easy 5 min walk from the Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 12 July 2021

Food beautifully presented, tastes great, atmosphere great, service great. Very well worth multiple visits.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 10 July 2021

We ate here twice and both times the service was good, plenty of variety and good quality. Take some time to take in all the memorabilia - it's fascinating.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2021

Wonderful resturant , friendly staff , bookings a must as tables go fast and great place for drinks latest the bar...

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 21 June 2021

Great local food at good prices and a location overlooking the ocean just a brief walk from Ranginui Retreat beachside bungalows. This is where the island folk go for a good meal out. Don’t get ripped off elsewhere.

Date of visit: June 2021
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The Boat Shed Bar & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4