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Mai Kai Bora Bora

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B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 60 38 00
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A family dinner was offered by the Custom Tahiti and it was very well arranged and planned. The food was exquisite so was the ambience.

Thank davycVancouver
Laguna Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were booked for dinner through our travel agent, so we had no idea what to expect. We were able to get a "free" ride there through a shuttle that was sent for us. They called 2 hours in advance to confirm our reservations. They were about 20 minutes late, but this has typically been our experience in Bora Bora... More 

Thank Nguyensay
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it was pouring rain when my husband and I were there last week, the ambiance was great, service was excellent, and the food was delicious. My only complaint was it was a bit salty (we had steak, potatoes, and veggies). I would definitely recommend this place if you are in Bora Bora.

1 Thank Julie L
Sydney, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We moored our catamaran at Mai Kai's moorings and stayed the night. The service was great and relaxed as it should be on a holiday. The food was excellent with both fish and beef on the menu. We had live music all night and it couldn't be better watching the sunset in Bora Bora.

1 Thank TobbeinOz
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Moored at the Mai Kai for a night and had our best dinner whilst in Bora Bora. Sitting on the deck having a beer watching the sunset, it does not get any better than the Mai Kai!

Thank campbells2016
Uniontown, Ohio
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

On a recommendation from someone on our cruise ship, we had lunch here. We had a tour in the morning and walked here from the tender station. Was a hike but well worth it. We arrived late and they were just about to close up from their lunch service. They were kind enough to take us and it was well... More 

1 Thank susanpbsn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome. Nice view from the swiming pool, giving the feeling to dive in the lagoon. Excellent cooking with local products. A place to be !

Thank Julien C
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended- great service, excellent food with good presentation, expensive but no more than similar quality restaurants in bora bora. Had the beef carpaccio for starter- excellent and a beef stew for main which was very tender and rich with generous portions. A must visit for all visiting bora bora. The only think letting the restaurant down was the toilets-no... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Mauruuru Teiva & Jessica for another fantastic stay at Mai Kai. We loved seeing Vehia play guitar again and showing our family your beautiful restaurant. Our daughter Allegra was in awe of your gourmet burger! Jess your angel will have pride of place on top of our Christmas tree - thank you so much! For travellers the Mai Kai Yacht... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I'm going to give the restaurant the benefit of the doubt and say that we were there on an 'off' night but right from the beginning, our experience was strange...to say the least. We arrived to the restaurant and it was pitch black. The hostess informed us that they had turned off the lights to 'get ride of the termites'... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, Polynesian, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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 60 38 00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?