French Polynesia Restaurants

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French Polynesia Restaurants

  • Bloody Mary's

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bora-Bora Restaurants

    I never demand or expect super fluffy bubbly service but a little common courtesy should be at least a minimum for a place like this. We made a special trip to visit this destination since we were not staying on the main island. We wanted to come for drinks during the evening but we first made a stop during an early day trip to main village. We...

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  • The Bamboo House

    5 out of 5 stars

    Bora-Bora Restaurants

    The taste was amazing, the plating of each dish was totally mind blowing (They should attend the "Iron Chef" challenge and kich some butt!!), the recommendation by the host/owner was perfect, the place was nice and romantic, however we were sitting in the patio and it was a tiny bit windy. The desserts were unique, tasty, and beautifully plated....

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  • La Bounty

    3 out of 5 stars

    Bora-Bora Restaurants

    An open air restaurant with 15 or so tables. Inexpensive compared to most of the restaurants in the area, but the meals were good. A friendly service, and casual atmosphere. At other restaurants, you pick 3 course meal, but here, a main dish itself fills you up. Sea food was good, but wasn't impressed by pasta dish.

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  • good resterants

    While in papeete we never actually went to any proper resarants !instead we went to the caravans that park every night along the quayside near wgere the ships dock ,sometimes maybe 15 caravans in all !they have the best food ! back here in england i wouldnt think of eating from a caravan but in tahiti its the best ! chez mami is the best for...

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  • Rather hot food

    I've got to admit, I have never tried this food, and I am not about to start trying it either. It probably has more kick than the hottest curry you will ever eat!This really belongs in the nightlife/things to do section I suppose, but there's nothing to stop you trying this sort of dish if you are crazy enough, just don't blam mee for any...

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  • Market sellers by the port

    Very close to the Moorea Ferry port is a little harbour area where you get quite a few street sellers all congregated together. They range from selling Chinese type food to French style crepes (pancakes with either sweet or savoury fillings).It is much cheaper to buy and eat here (most have picnic style tables and chairs) where you can sit and eat...

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  • Nice restaurant on Moorea

    Les Tipaniers is a restaurant bolted on to a hotel of the same name. They do excellent fresh fish - a Polynesian speciality. The Polynesian deserts are great too with fresh fruit cooked in various ways.By Polynesian standards the prices are quite reasonable too.Service was very friendly, but we did find we had to wait a long time to be...

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  • Some of the best restaurants are movable

    On the way back, Lionel gave us a choice of going back to the hotel straightaway or getting off in downtown Papeete, returning later on our own steam. Everybody opted for getting off there. We ate supper in a parking lot full of roulettes (truck-restaurants). I have to give the Tahitians one thing, they sure enough are inventive with their trucks....

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  • Local food

    Don't leave the islands without trying the local style home cooking. The food is usually delicious and inexpensive.Most popular meals consist of rice with chicken or fish (tuna, mahi mahi), coconut milk, curry or vanilla sauce and local vegetables.

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  • Les Roulottes

    If you don't want to spend too much money on food, try out "Les roulottes". These are mobile diners usually found near the main road, where you can order a good and cheap meal (depending on what that roulotte is selling).

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  • National dish

    My favourite dish is Poisson cru à la Tahitienne.It's raw tuna or mahi mahi marinated in lemon juice and coconut milk, with vegetables. You can have it as an appetizer or for lunch.

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  • FRENCH BAGUETTE

    To me personally, food is not cheap in French Polynesia. And when you are on an island paradise and surrounded by tourists hotels, you certainly cannot expect to find bargains. Instead, you will see a lot of multi-ethnic expensive meals geared for tourists’ tastes.Still, you cannot go wrong with the cheapest snack available : long, crispy French...

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  • SUPERMARKETS

    Alternatively, run to the supermarkets and stock up on French baguettes, canned food, spaghetti, cookies and other items and cook your own meals in the kitchen of the hostel. Not the cheapest groceries ever but saves you big bucks.In Moorea, there is a supermarket at Le Petit Village in Hauru Point and a bigger one when you come out of the village...

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  • BLOODY MARYS IN THE CENTRE OF...

    BLOODY MARYS IN THE CENTRE OF BORA BORATRY THE CREPERIE VANS ON THE DOCK ON THE SEAFRONT IN PAPEETE.AND HAVE A MAHI MAHI BURGER ALSO IN BORA BORA,BIT LIKE SWORDFISH OR TUNA BUT IS A LOCAL FISH AND TASTES SUPERB.LIKE A HUGE WOODEN SHACK WITH SAND FOR A FLOOR, THE ROOF WAS MADE OF SOME KIND OF STRAW AND WHILE YOU ARE EATING YOU CAN HEAR THE MICE...

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  • yeah_baby's Restaurant Tip

    FOODBora Bora is rather well touristed, therefore has a number of eating and dining establishments. Choices can be divided between the restaurants at the various hotels and private non hotel related dining. Cuisine ranges from basic island staples like fruits and fish dishes to world class French cuisine. The food is usually delicious, but you may...

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  • AU COCOTIER

    You'd probably walk right past this restaurant -- its resin chairs don't add to the ambiance (or maybe they do) -- but it's the best deal in Bora Bora. Specializing in Chinese-French cuisine, this affordable and tasty (arguably the best food in Bora Bora) this restaurant is not to be missed. Poisson cru - the best we had on our trip.

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  • The food at the Sheraton was...

    The food at the Sheraton was very good. We also ate at Alfredo's and LeCochera (sp?). We tried to visit Le Mahogany twice because it had been recommended several times, but were unable to eat there. All of the food on the island was good.The restaurant at the Sheraton is on the second story and overlooks the ocean. There is inside and outside...

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  • Bloody Mary's on Bora...

    Bloody Mary's on Bora Bora...we had our best meal for the money here. Even after reading about how expensive food was in French Polynesia, I was still shocked.The food here was excellent...closer to what you'd expect in Hawaii or California. The service is non-friendly...the atmosphere is a bit touristy. Teriyaki Ono & New York strip

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  • At the moment, I really like...

    At the moment, I really like the Sushi Bar in the Vaima Center in Papeete and the Plantation in Moorea.The Sushi Bar overlooks the waterfront and is pretty affordable if you don't stack up too many plates.The Plantation is unfortunately set over the road but it hardly matters at night. The Plantation offers dishes that marry french inspired...

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  • La Belvedere

    The restaurant has a Polynesian decor with 4 dining areas. they also have a pool that is great for a romantic evening watching the Sunsets.This place is located up in the mountains and they have a private 'truck' to take the guests from the hotel to the restaurant Mahi-Mahi, and Pepper steak.

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  • Les Tipaniers, in Moorea

    There is a good selection of Italian cuisine and local seafood. The prices were reasonable and the service was terrific. Mahi Mahi with vanilla bean sauce.

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  • The restaurant at a dive...

    The restaurant at a dive resort called 'Top Dive' on Bora BoraIt's close to the downtown area and not as much of a tourist trap as Bloody Mary's. The food is also much better! The mussel appetizer is great and the shrimp dish with curry and coconut as an entree is worth the investment!

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  • McDonald's Restaurant is the...

    McDonald's Restaurant is the paradise of all in French Polynesia! Good, safe, clean and cheap food! That will make you to feel American pride after eating Big Mac and tasty french potato fries! Seafood in Tahiti contains lethal poisonous-tainted substances because they picked up from polluted lagoons nearby sewage waste disposal from tourist...

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  • La Tipanear was my favorite...

    La Tipanear was my favorite restaurant, however I don't have any pictures. I do have a picture of the waitresses at Lanerva where the portions are small but the atmosphere is great!

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  • The REALLY SENSATIONAL place...

    The REALLY SENSATIONAL place to eat in an evening(and the best) is at one of the many little cafe stalls on the harbour side in Papeete. The warm tropical evenings the starry skies and the scent of flowers added to the good food make it so special. The fish dishes were delicious

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  • Le Pecheur on Moorea. It's a...

    Le Pecheur on Moorea. It's a strange policy, but you get yourself to a restaurant on Moorea (usually by cab) and the restaurant will get you back to your hotel. Le Pecheur has amazingly fresh fish prepared impeccably. There is a combination of French and Polynesian influence.It was casual (as most are) , intimate and reasonably priced. My favorite...

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  • Bloody Mary's on Bora Bora

    The restaurant has a sand floor. When you walk in all the food that is available to eat(mostly fresh fish caught that day) is on display on a bed of ice.The manager, Craig, explains what everything is and you pick exactly what you want from what is on display. Execllent!

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  • Bloody Mary's on Bora Bora is...

    Bloody Mary's on Bora Bora is THE famous spot. Otherwise, the Society islands are surprisingly uncommercialized.Sand floor The menu itself - all displayed, and some of it still walking about, for your selection.

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