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Blue Banana

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Polynesian
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PK 11. 1 Cote Mer, Punaauia, French Polynesia
+689 40 41 22 24
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Berkeley, California
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were pleasantly surprised by an off-hand recommendation to dine here, but once it filled up by mostly locals, we can see why it seemed to fly under the tourist radar. The specials menu presented to each table on a chalk board was extensive and everything we ordered was seasoned perfectly. We will have to return for lunch when we... More 

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Thank LoveAGoodLife
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have chosen the tuna trio for lunch which was amazing! The restaurant is situated in front of the sea which provides an peaceful & relaxing setting to enjoy your food. Highly recommend and you probably have to book it for evening dinners as it's very busy!

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Thank Malika Z
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A bit off the beaten path. Great food and casual atmosphere. Quite different. You will enjoy the food, atmosphere and other guests. Food prices were quite fair.

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Thank Les S
Michigan
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139 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to our Concierge, we had a table at the end of the wharf at the waterfront. Underwater lights allowed us to watch fish and stingrays during dinner. The menu had everything including steak, duck, fish and pizza...then add the 20+ nightly specials. My husband enjoyed the escargots appetizer and Duck for dinner. I had one of the fish specialities... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there with another couple and enjoyed a delicious pizza and salad. Everything was very fresh and tasty.

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Thank cd58
Central Russia, Russia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good pizzas I ve ever had in Tahiti . the restaurant is full . friendly staff . I recommanded this restaurant

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Thank bakal0ve
Carson City, Nevada
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190 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were invited to the Blue Banana by some local friends for a birthday lunch. When they first mentioned the name we didn't recognize it, but on arrival we realized that it had changed ownership, hence a different name. It is a great location, right on the water, and even has a nice wharf with some outdoor tables and a... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Had a business dinner there and it was simply delicious!! You must try the Blue platter :) it's perfect. Also the pizzas are quite good and the desserts are very nice :) put it on your must go list while in Tahiti, you will be happy you did :) make sure you make a reservation.

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Thank Andres P
Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

we had heard of this place and had to try. I had the lamb, duck, steak a little bit of each my partner had the lamb. we both thought our meals where gorgeous melt in your mouth. we had entrée main and desert so it was expensive but you could easily have a main and be full we were just... More 

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Cle Elum, Washington
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92 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great food, excellent hospitality! Even wasn't that expensive (for Tahiti standards--food can be costly unless you buy at a food truck). Just like anywhere else food is more expensive at the tourist favorites.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Polynesian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PK 11. 1 Cote Mer, Punaauia, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Punaauia
  • Phone Number: +689 40 41 22 24

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