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Les Petits Ventres

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129 rue Dumont D'Urville | BP 4185, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
41 92 40
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Singapore, Singapore
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Tried this place with a friend for lunch, and was really impressed by the quality of the food and service. It's a small restaurant, but it's cozy and colourful. Loved it. The waitresses are wonderful. The food is delicious. Would highly recommend it! And I am definitely going back this week before I leave Tahiti.

Thank 199lilou8
San Diego, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We went here for lunch and thought the food was out of this world: tuna ravioli and cassoulet of escargot. The service was excellent. We ate inside because it was so hot out. The patio would have been lovely if the weather had permitted. It is not cheap, but then very few things are in Papeete. Our meal was about... More 

Thank Linda E
Papeete, French Polynesia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Overall great expérience : staff warm and always smiling ready to help and good dishes and wine selection

Thank Yeevone7
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I've been there few times and I've never been disappointed. Food is really good and I spent pleasant moment with my friends. I do recommend this place. My favorite plate is the shrimp with quinoa!

Thank Nell H
Papeete, French Polynesia
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181 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Lunch time packed with all locals. Not on the main touristic area in town. You need to walk around 10 minutes towards the mountain, on the road around the McDonald. If you want to ask locals, ask them where is the Socredo HQ (local bank). Once you are there, you will see on the right the store BUT. Restaurant is... More 

Wausau, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This place is a hidden gem. We came on a cruise ship, so we only had one chance to dine out and I wanted to select carefully. I only searched in tripadvisor and I didn't look at the menu. Had I done so I would have noticed that everything was in French. Yikes. That's okay, I like French food. The... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Excellent restaurant. Lunch was delicious. We both had the lobster ravioli and it was just out of this world. If there is anything bad to say about this restaurant is that they don't serve a lot of food, but then again is French cuisine.!!! Will be back next time we are there for dinner!!!!!

Thank vivian d
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2012

This little restaurant is a bit tucked away behind the government buildings in Papeete. It's not in the main tourist area. But once you get inside, you feel transported. The service is exceptionally good. The food was prepared in a way that was both beautiful to look at and fantastic to eat. We looked a bit bedraggled (this is not... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
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  • Address: 129 rue Dumont D'Urville | BP 4185, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: 41 92 40

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?