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Te Ra'ai

££ - £££Fusion, ,
Calle Kaituoe, Hanga Roa, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
+56 9 9414 4972
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Fusion, Polynesian, Chilean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Calle Kaituoe, Hanga Roa, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Our guide, who was Rapa Nui herself, recommended Te Ra'ai as the most authentic show and food on Easter Island. It lived up to her referral with lovely island music and terrific food. There are food options for vegetarians. Wine and non-alcoholic drinks accompany the...More

1  Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this cafe to pickup some food to take back to our room. Although they did not speak English we were able to indicate what we wanted. I had a Pam Pizza ($3000clp) that was ham, cheese and tomato wrapped in a herbed...More

Thank Bec K
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The show was really great. It lasted almost an hour. The place is far from downtown but usually the tour operators pick you up and drop you off your place. I was expecting to see more people from the island but half of the dancers...More

Thank tamaraweitzel
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Not just a dinner, but a real cultural experience. First you sit on bleachers in an arena-type setting with a dirt-covered pit where the food has been cooking for hours. There is native music plus one dancer and then the "chief" explains to you how...More

1  Thank KathyinCostaRica
Reviewed 16 November 2017

An excellent evening combining umu cooking (with hot stones under the soil), good solid food with vegetarian options and a lively show. Good value for money and the troupe is really proud of the culture. Ample opportunity for photographs. The pick-up from & return to...More

1  Thank mikegibson47
Rozimeire D, Gerente at Te Ra'ai, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Tankyou for the your opinition maururu!!!!

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited the island for only a brief time and wanted to make the most of our stay so we were excited to see the Te Ra'ai dinner/dance show. It is a family run business, which I like. It is also right...More

2  Thank Kenzie M
Victor I, Gerente at Te Ra'ai, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi Kenzie; thanks for the post, is good to know that you have enjoyed your experience in this wonderfull place Rapa nui. So thanks, may see you again. Iorana!!! Victor/Rozi and Family

Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a family run business introducing the tourists to the Polynesian cooking of "umu" (earthen oven) and Rapa Nui dancing. My friend and I opted to be picked up by their van and dropped off at our residence again for easier transportation as it...More

1  Thank luckytotravel2017
Victor I, Propietario at Te Ra'ai, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks a lot for the post my friend, I remember years ago when we start this idea suggest by the visitors, till now have been a great experience, and we know that we can learn to provide a better experience to all visitors and in...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

There are 3 shows offered in the island, some include dinner and others do not. We went to Te ra'ai, which included Curanto dinner, the transfers and played a story while showing local dances and musics. The music is vibrant and the the "mana" energy...More

1  Thank Maria L
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I went in pretty sceptical about this, hoping it wasn't a tourist trap, but everyone around town kept recommending it, so we took the dive. At first it felt like I hoped it wouldn't but then we just embraced the experience and had a great...More

Thank brennagreym
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I feel a bit uncomfortable at these types of shows where the guys and girls who have served you in the shop or driven you in from the airport get dressed up and pretend to be natives, but this one is done with a good...More

1  Thank Jeff1903
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$100
Fusion, Polynesian, Chilean, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Kaituoe, Hanga Roa, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island  >  Hanga Roa
  • Phone Number: +56 9 9414 4972
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Cultural event service, traditional food "curanto Rapa Nui and artistic show"1st Stage includes: roundtrip transfers from Hotels, reception with music and arts local manners, live music, takona, welcome cocktail, traditional ceremony "Pae Umu"with explanation in Spanish and English.Stage 2: Dinner based on local curanto and specialties of our restaurant; pork ribs, chicken, vegetables and fish baked in the heat of volcanic stones served in our dining room, fruit juice, red and white wine, accompaniments, sauces and dessert included. Special greetings.Stage 3: Show cultural artistic and interactive "Haha Varua', traditions, legends and stories with live music.
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