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Te Mao Rangiroa

Avatoru, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
+689 40 96 04 55
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (7 reviews)
“fish” (2 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
Avatoru, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 14 January 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 15 January 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 8 January 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 9 January 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 20 December 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 29 December 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

Reviewed 25 November 2017

We read other reviews about Te Mao and decided to give it a try. We were so impressed! The visit with Patrick and Sophie was fun and educational! We learned so much about their transition from Paris, and the culture of Rangiroa. What a delightful...More

Thank KSScubaDiver
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We got picked up from our hotel by the owner and him along with his wife who works the kitchen were really nice people, and taught us a lot about their experience living in French Polynesia and local culture. The food was really good, tapas...More

Thank André F
Reviewed 2 November 2017

we ate at Te Moa on the first night of our honeymoon stay in Rangiroa having read its good reviews. We were not disappointed and were so impressed that we came back on our last night too. We tried both starters; a charcuterie board and...More

Thank Ellie M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great experience, very friendly staff, european beers and very good concept of "Les assiettes". For the starter, you can share a plate of french charcuterie, for the main course you can choose between the meat or fish plate and have a lot of different cooked...More

Thank ompaqia
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

It was a very nice surprise to find this lounge bar / restaurant in Rangiroa. By far the best one we have found in the island: very good cocktails and all the plates are a series of small portions of meats of fishes (you have...More

Thank Marco S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We came with our young daughter and had a very nice evening. We really enjoyed our meal. The owners are really nice and the their food is very well cooked. Everything is home made and they really did well. We highly recommend this place. Very...More

1  Thank GuiS125
Reviewed 7 August 2017

great food, sophisticated dishes, great beer and drinks. shouldn't miss it. we got a little bit of degustation menu along with nice beers.

Thank Luis L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
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
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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