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Mai Kai Bora Bora

B.p: 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 40 60 38 00
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (41 reviews)
“tuna” (40 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
French, Seafood, Polynesian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
B.p: 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We moored our sailboat off of Mai Kai for six nights and daily ate or drank something there, including one dinner and several happy hours. We like the friendly people/staff and the food. We have good memories of Mai Kai.

Thank Lars C
Reviewed 9 January 2018

During our two-week trip to French Polynesia, we ate a lot of excellent food-- but Mai Kai really stands out! The service was quick, and views of the water were beautiful, and the indoor/outdoor atmosphere was perfect. But the food! Oh my goodness! I am...More

Thank Cait C
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Went to this place on our new year vacation. Environment was good, but the food was far below average. Except for the tuna sashimis and the pan seared mahi mahi, the food was below expectations. Over-cooked steaks and tasteless pasta, with over-cooked lobster. Not worth...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Very pleasant staff. Wonderful views over lagoon especially at sunset. Food excellent albeit expensive (typical for Tahiti).

Thank jwilkens
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We had a prepaid dinner at this spot with no idea of what to expect so we got over to the main village and were pick d up exactly at the prescribed time and promptly transferred to the resto. We had a water front table...More

1  Thank grant M
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were told great things about this restaurant by many folks. However, the service staff was nice but slow and inattentive. The food was ok but nothing special. Maybe we went on an off night, but none of the 5 of us were overly impressed.

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The restaurant is beautiful!!! The food is 100% geared for seafood lovers...which makes sense, you're on an island. Unfortunately, the selections to swap seafood for something else is very limited. My husband loved the food....no doubt it was great. The food I did eat was...More

Thank Mindi R
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We sailed from Huahine to Bora Bora and took a mooring outside the restaurant and went ashore to meet the staff and enjoy a cocktail. Service was friendly but rather slow and the cocktails a bit overpriced. Best part was being able to use the...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The locals really will point you in the best direction. This was recommended by both a taxi driver and the saleswoman from the pearl farm and they were absolutely correct. I ate at both yacht clubs and by far Maikai was my favorite, and the...More

2  Thank Jamira D
Reviewed 23 November 2017

In our opinion best pina coladas and hamburgers. We ate here 2 times during our 14 night stay and had hoped to go one more time, but closed on sundays. Service was friendly, place was clean. Unfortunately both time we were there it was raining,...More

Thank Constance R
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Vicki G
10 July 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
During our visit, our hotel provided transportation
6 December 2016|
Response from EZTravelGIG | Reviewed this property |
CONTACT MAIKAI MARINA & YACHT CLUB M. Kito Sylvain, General Manager, Co-owner M. Teiva Tapare, Executive Chef, Co-owner MaiKai Team Marina Information Tel. +689 40 603 800 Cel. +689 87 26 12 78 or +689 87 79 23... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B.p: 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: +689 40 60 38 00
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Overlooking the water, the MaiKai Restaurant features international, French & Polynesian cuisine with elegant water views. With both casual and intimate dining options the MaiKai Restaurant embraces its surroundings to offer high quality cuisine in an idyllic setting. The MaiKai’s Lounge Bar appeals to those looking for a fun, relaxed atmosphere to socialize over drinks and the setting sun. We serve signature martinis & exotic island drinks along with happy hour and late night bar menus
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