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Le Maru'Kafe

$$ - $$$
French, Polynesian, Barbecue
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PK 10 5 c mer | QT Taputuarai, Mahina 98709, French Polynesia
+689 89 51 05 35
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were told how good this place was. And we were not disappointed. I have been back again now and it was consistent. The presentation is just amazing and the food absolutely delicious. We were only disappointed by the Tarte Tatin, but it was probably a 1-off. Great service and lots of parking,. On the main road but set off... More 

Thank MonoFelizPanama
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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202 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Amazing local food and very good value. Try the breakfast buffet on Sunday! Great raw fish dishes. Big meals and low prices. Owner and staff are extremely friendly. We came here twice on our trip. Best meals we had on this island.

1 Thank SLH67
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2013 via mobile

We were told about this restaurant whilst in Papeete . The food and the hospitality was wonderful . The best meal we had whilst in Tahiti.

2 Thank Paulaz294
Mililani Town, Hawaii, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

The food and service was excellent. Had grilled fish and the fish was moist and very tasty. Large portions for every member of the party and the price of the dinner was very reasonable. Highly recommend to anyone who is Mahina to stop by and enjoy a meal and service.

3 Thank Jan W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012 via mobile

Excellent excellent food! Fresh fish and such a selection. We went with a large group and everyone loved their food. I can't eat dairy or soy so its hard for me to go out to eat, but they were very accommodating and made me grilled ahi that tasted AMAZING! Friendly service. Love the outdoor atmosphere. Can't say enough great things.... More 

1 Thank Ames808
Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2012

Maru 'Kafe is the best place to go if you want great food and an overall excellent dining experience. The food was a mix of authentic Tahitian/French with a blend of Hawaiian influence. Very delicious! The staff was friendly and the fact that they spoke English along with French and Tahitian was a plus! The breakfast buffet on Sunday was... More 

2 Thank Rach P
Kailua, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2012

Awesome place in Mahina. Food was excellent, both fish and steaks. Great outdoor seating and very comfortable. Very large portions and well worth it!

Thank Kaaleleo
Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2012

If you are in Tahiti and looking for some good food, Maru'Kafe is the place you'll want to dine at. Located about 20 minutes from Papeete in a village called Mahina you are sure to find the Tahitian cuisine you so desire. Just thinking about it right now make my mouth water and my tummy growl. The secret sauce for... More 

2 Thank Paula F
Topeka, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2012

This is my absolute favorite place to eat in Tahiti. I first ate here over a year ago, and I have never been disappointed. Once you have their fresh sashimi, you won't dare go anywhere else for it! Not only is it the best tasting combination of fish/sauce/rice, but also the best value for what you get. Guests are well... More 

Thank TopNat
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2012

Maru'Kafe offers an inviting atmosphere, with amazing service. The staff is very friendly. The food was well prepared and very delicious. The portions were very large and the price was unbeatable. I ate there a few times while visiting from Hawaii and have been craving it ever since.

1 Thank Srabes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Polynesian, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
07:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PK 10 5 c mer | QT Taputuarai, Mahina 98709, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Mahina
  • Phone Number: +689 89 51 05 35
Enjoy the Fresh Catch of the Day Prepared in a Variety of Ways. Or Order Up a Juicy Tender Charcoal Grilled Prime Steak Served with Uru Fries Grown in Our Own Backyard. Recently Renovated Kitchen Now Serving Refined French Cuisine in Addition to Our Beloved Local Menu. Whether You Are Celebrating a Special Event or Just Dining with Your Special People, Maru'Kafé Accomodates Every Occasion in Its Unique Tropical Garden Setting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?