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St James Bora Bora

Certificate of Excellence
French, Seafood, European, Fusion, Polynesian
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Centre helen sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 40 67 64 62
17:30 - 00:00
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Mon 17:30 - 00:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 17:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Mesa, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved everything about our meal at the St. James. The service, drinks, and food were perfect and it was the best meal of our Tahiti and Bora Bora trip. We coordinated it through our hotel Pearl Beach and St. James driver picked us up from the dock and returned for us at the restaurant in perfect timing.

1 Thank Heather L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I loved EVERYTHING we had here. It was delicious and the staff was very helpful and nice.

Thank KB D
Kingston, Jamaica
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of visiting St James as part of our romantic sunset tour package and it was a wonderful dining experience. Our boat dropped us at the dock and the owners attended to us taking us to our seats right on the water. We enjoyed a three course meal which included the best tuna tartare. The view really... More 

1 Thank Camille B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small quaint Oceanside restaurant, tasty food, and great scenery. We loved seeing the large manta ray below feeding. This is a must while on Bora Bora.

1 Thank Amanda M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a great meal here to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. The service was greeat and the meal was delicious This was by far the best meal in Bora Bora the restaurant visit was topped by the visit of 3 huge Manta rays to the jetty . Amazing !

1 Thank zhonguojon
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often eat in this very good restaurant. Conviviality and quality of the food are the main points. And with luck you'll also see manta rays!!!!!!!!!

1 Thank lolobora
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal is very delicious, and the server is also very friendly and enthusiastic. We total order one meal set, one salad and one main dish. I especially recommend the prawn, best prawn I've ever had. Since the shuttle bus late about 30 mins, so we can not finish our dessert yet and then we need to hurry for the... More 

1 Thank 繁閔曾
San Francisco
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked Yuriko the store manager at Sibani Pearls where to go for lunch and she suggested St. James. Just a short walk from the Sibani Pearl store and across the street from the UMarket. Food there was excellent! We ordered the Orange shrimp salad, smoked Marlin salad, Mahi Mahi with vanilla sauce and herb crusted Mahi-mahi dishes. All were... More 

1 Thank Bensmom55
Boise, Idaho
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely little restaurant on the water in a little shopping center at the north end of Viatape. (We were at the Pearl Beach so took a boat and a van.) Have your hotel make a reservation as soon as you arrive and ask for a waterfront table. We had two of the specials -- mushroom risotto and... More 

2 Thank Jean M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The meal was excellent, service was low key and enjoyable, and the ocean water around the island in January was the warmest I have ever felt.

1 Thank Barry B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, European, Fusion, Polynesian
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centre helen sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: +689 40 67 64 62
It's a waterside restaurant with a spectacular view of sunset,you can enjoy our creations of coktails and our menu with new flavours .we have 4 differents atmospheres including a VIP table for enjoying a tasting menu created by chef Temauri Foster.The St James team will welcome you to make an unforgetable memorie.come, taste, and enjoy

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