Restaurants

Top Choice Tahitian in Tahiti

Place Vaiete Roulottes

The country’s famous roulottes (literally ‘caravans’ in French, these are mobile food vans) are a cultural and gastronomic delight. These little stalls sizzle, fry and grill up a storm every evening from around suns…
Top Choice Marquesan in Hatiheu

Restaurant Hinakonui

This authentic Marquesan restaurant is a relaxing spot, with an open-air thatched terrace opening onto the seafront. Signature dishes include lobster flambéed with whisky (from February to October) and a truly fanta…
Top Choice Crêpes in Mo'orea

Crêperie Toatea

Not your average crêperie, this venture is renowned for its gourmet crêpes prepared to order by an Alsatian chef. Where else could you savour a crêpe stuffed with fresh fish in white-wine sauce? Another draw is the …
Top Choice French 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, congen…
Top Choice French in Bora Bora

Maikai Bora Bora

This highly rated eatery offers excellent Polynesian cuisine with a refined twist, savoured in a vast and stylish dining room overlooking the lagoon (but only a few tables have lagoon views). Prices are surprisingly…
Top Choice Tahitian in Huahine

Huahine Yacht Club

In a great location right on the lagoon, this lively restaurant is a favourite local watering hole and the best place to eat around Fare. With polished oyster shells nailed to the walls and lights strewn from the th…
Top Choice Fusion in Pape'ete

Le Lotus

Inside the Intercontinental Resort Tahiti, this uber-romantic restaurant on the edge of the lagoon is perfect for a special night out; a good excuse to put on your best, but still casual, outfit. Flickering candles,…
Top Choice International in Rangiroa

Chez Lili

For a menu that strays from the familiar ‘raw fish in coconut milk’ path, try this cute eatery at the eastern tip of Avatoru. Run by the energetic Lili, who is from Madagascar, it serves well-prepared daily specials…
Top Choice French 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 artistic…
Top Choice French in Bora Bora

Restaurant Matira Beach

This breezy, open-air restaurant provides an enchanting dining experience with delectable food. It's well known for its Japanese cuisine (sushi, nigiri, teppanyaki) as well as well-executed French and Polynesian dis…