Top ChoiceFrench in East Coast

Chez Loula & Remy

This family-run, very old-school French place in Taravao on the Tautira road has continuously served some of the best French-style grilled meats and fish in the country for donkey's years. Environs are boozy,...

Top ChoiceFrench in West Coast

Blue Banana

Success has done nothing to dull the buzz at Blue Banana, a hip lagoonside restaurant in Puna’auia. The food is as good as the ambience – feast on innovative French and Polynesian dishes (small portions but...

French in East Coast

Taumatai

This delightful little place in Taravao serves fantastic French and Tahitian food in an elegant garden -- it's by far the most peaceful and beautiful setting in Taravao and is a great spot for a romantic lunch or...

Tahitian in West Coast

Vahine Vata Beach

In a casual, yet beautiful and romantic setting on a verandah overlooking the black-sand beach of Papara, this place serves unique and tasty dishes. Expect fish with papaya sauce, cassoulet and especially good...

Tahitian in West Coast

Le Kaimoana Cafe Restaurant

Over the water in an out-of-the-way location outside of Papara, diners here can enjoy locally inspired specialties like korori (pearl oyster) carpaccio and creative fresh fish dishes. It's relatively new but...

French in West Coast

Le Carré

Dining at this stylish eatery is a treat. At night it’s a romantic spot to enjoy a gastronomic extravaganza of finely prepared and unique dishes: from breadfruit gnocchi to lobster in orange coulis. Lunch is more...

Italian in West Coast

Casa Bianca

If pasta offerings or pizzas make your stomach quiver with excitement, opt for this perky eatery with an outdoor dining area overlooking the marina. Come for the good fun, good mix of people, hearty dishes and...

Polynesian in South Coast

Le Club House

At the Atimaono golf course, this is a good find and you don’t have to be a golfer to eat here. If you have a weakness for ultrafresh fish, Le Club House is the place to indulge. Tables overlook the golf course...

Polynesian in South Coast

Restaurant du Musée Gauguin

The Restaurant du Musée Gauguin is actually not attached to the museum at all – it’s about 800m to the west, in a great setting on the lagoon. The menu is eclectic, with an emphasis on seafood. On Sundays there’s...

French in West Coast

Coco’s Restaurant

Dine in a gorgeous, open plantation–style house bordered by a tropical garden that’s framed by coconut trees and looks out to Mo’orea. The fine food is very French, with lots of seafood options. Arguably Tahiti’s...

French in West Coast

Quai des Îles

Creole, French and Polynesian dishes populate the menu of this well-regarded restaurant, just next door to Pink Coconut. On Friday nights it has live music to soothe the soul (salsa, anyone?). On Sunday it lays...

French in West Coast

Pink Coconut

We love this lively spot located right on Marina Taina with great views of stylish yachts at anchor. Dine on French-inspired fare with a contemporary twist. At night it’s candlelit and there’s live music and...

Polynesian in East Coast

Terre-Mer

This reputable eatery could hardly be better situated: the dining deck is right on the seashore. At night it’s a romantic spot to enjoy succulent local seafood and meat dishes with a Tahitian twist.