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Te Mao Rangiroa

Avatoru, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
+689 40 96 04 55
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (10 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Avatoru, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Maitai Rangiroa and and went to Te Mao for dinner one evening. The restaurant is only 600m from the hotel entrance, it's a nice 10 mins walk along the way with hundreds of twinkling stars above my head. The owner couple are very...More

1  Thank UA-2-million-miler
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thnak you for your nice review, it was a pleasure to discuss with you and your friend during that evening. We know that you appreciate French Polynesia, it was not the first time that you came and surely not the last one. We hope to...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

This bar is so trendy. It is in this beautiful backyard with a bunch of outdoor seating, a manicured garden, and cool sculptures with great lighting. I could see it in some metropolitan city as a great break from the big city life but no...More

Thank Nolan R
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank you for your nice review, it was a pleasure to meet you and your wife in Te Mao. Take care. Sophie and Patrick.

Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is by far the best restaurant in Rangiroa. The menu is simple but delicious and the drinks are excellent. More importantly, Sophie and Patrick (the owners) are incredibly nice. The didn't only explained the menu in detail but also told us about their life...More

Thank barbaraddc
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank's a lot, it was a pleasure to meet you and to share a bit of the French Polynesian life. Take care. Sophie and Patrick

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We loved this place. We stayed three days in Rangiroa and went twice to this place. Instead of a normal single main course you get a sort of degustation of 5 plates. You can choose the fish or the meat menu. Both are great while...More

1  Thank Isis V
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thanks a lot, it was a pleasure to chat with you two. We hope to see you again. Take care. Patrick and Sophie

Reviewed June 1, 2018

What a beautiful experience dining at Te Mao. Truly like dining in a friend's beautiful backyard, and the food, was the best we had on the island! My husband, son and I enjoyed the tartines appetizer which included a variety of delicious breads and various...More

Thank RileyA123
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Thank you, it was a pleasure to welcome you and your family in Te Mao. We are happy that Te Mao is a good souvenir of Rangiroa and French Polynesia. We hope to see you again. Take care. Patrick and Sophie

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at this place of Patrick and his lovely wife! Food is excellent and they serve quite some delicatesses (eg kangaroo meat!). Great choice of drinks - I had a mojito with fresh mint from their own garden! Definitely recommend this...More

Thank IrinaJansen
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thanks a lot Irina it was a pleasure to chat with you and your husband. A good time for us too. Take care. Sophie and Patrick

Reviewed April 22, 2018

Really enjoyed dining and chatting with Patrick and Sophie. Food was excellent and varied. (wife cannot eat seafood) Really unbelievable beer selection (you're in the middle of the pacific ocean, but can try beers you've never had) Patrick picked up/dropped off at Kia Ora. Really...More

Thank Mark W
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for you encouragement Mark, it was a pleasure to meet you and your family, a nice evening for us too. You know now that if you need more sunny days than rainy ones you can come back in French Polynesia ;-) Hope to...More

Reviewed January 14, 2018

For our last night in Rangiroa we were recommended by the dive shop to go to Te Mao (means hammerhead). Conveniently it was walking distance from our hotel (Mai Tai). The owners, French husband and wife team, were lovely and welcoming and have done a...More

Thank Dikiwi
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thanks a lot ! It was really nice to meet you and it's not so often that we have kiwis in Rangiroa. We are waiting for you next july. Sophie and Patrick

Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice while we were in Rangiroa. I would highly recommend. The owners are amazing and will cater to all your needs. Great atmosphere and food. Make sure to stop here for dinner while in Rangiroa.

Thank Ahmed N
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Thank you Ahmed, it was a pleasure to meet you and your wife in our restaurant. Enjoy the rest of your trip on Moorea. Patrick and Sophie

Reviewed December 20, 2017

Our diving instructor recommended to visit the bar/restaurant. The atmosphere is very nice and the food looks delicious although the portions are rather small (tapas style). We were interested in beers and were shown a chalkboard listing the different beer types. All of the beers...More

Thank HPConny
Te_Mao, Propriétaire at Te Mao Rangiroa, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Hi HPConny, I am sorry and extremely disapointed that you felt trapped. And honestly I don't understand because when we receive our guests we always present the drinks with a list including 100 cocktails (with or whitout alcohol), wines, soft drinks and local beers. Plus...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avatoru, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Tuamotu Archipelago  >  Rangiroa  >  Avatoru
  • Phone Number: +689 40 96 04 55
  • E-mail
Description
Te Mao is the first Lounge Bar in Rangiroa, we propose cocktails, beers, wine and a selection of French Tapas (appetizer, meat, fish, dessert). Come and discover this cosy and "chic" place with confortable sofa in a nice and quiet garden where we have mixed modern and polynesian traditionnal architecture.
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