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Hotel Royal Tahitien

££ - £££
French, Polynesian
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Rue Temarii | Pirae, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
+689 40 50 40 47
11:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

the place is really well located by the sea side inside an hotel. local food is great with fresh tuna

Thank Mairaeva H
Carson City, Nevada
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190 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The restaurant at the Royal Tahitien Hotel is one of our favorite dining spots on Tahiti. Located along the shoreline, the view is beautiful, whether the lagoon and reef during daylight hours, or the Papeete harbor lights at night. We stopped for dinner on our latest trip and as usual we were delighted with the view, the service, the food... More 

Thank J R W
Papeete, French Polynesia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Checked in 7th December amazing welcome clean room it ticked all my boxes I was impressed fab grounds and ocean was 50yards away with private staff very helpfull

Thank gibbons477
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Definitely the place to take someone from overseas. Any time of the day is good, although I have a preference for sunset. :) There is often live music. The traditional decor is well maintained and smiles abound

Thank MonoFelizPanama
Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is well situated on the beach front with good views. Potentially very romantic. Breakfast is just an unremarkable continental - we didn't try the a la carte. The portions for dinner were very large, we couldn't manage an entree and main..We ended up sharing either an entree or main. They overcooked the fish. Though the raw fish dishes were... More 

Thank Barry M
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Best bargain on the coast to final Mai Tais at only $10.00 US, plus they do not water down their Mai Tais like many other Tahitian establishments do. Go before the sun sets and you will be treated to a delightful, serene view. Also, on Friday evenings they have live music with a band for dancing; everyone shows up from... More 

Thank William L
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This hotel/restaurant was a great find. They have karaoke and dancing in one section and very good food in their restaurant. The portions are large and although it is not cheap, the cost is what you would find in most other eating establishments. Overall, the meal is well worth the price.

Thank Tracy C
Spring Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We were forwarded to this restaurant by the staff at our hotel after we commented that we were not fans of their food. And I thank them because the food here is excellent. Fresh fish cooked to order, excellent Tahitian wine by the glass, table on the balcony overlooking the beach, just great.

Thank kenmac1
Punta Gorda, Florida
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Like the other comments this place is hard to find. Current google maps does not have the correct roads on it but we did find it. We arrived after it was dark but sat next to the water with the waves coming in. Like almost all of Papeete you have to be ready to be in the heat as there... More 

Thank CAMellon
Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This gem is a little tricky to find after dark, but we persevered and were rewarded. Local bands play here and there is a huge stage, dance and meeting area off of the main dining room. The restaurant serves a nice variety of French Polynesian dishes from veal, frois gras to fresh seafood. We were seated by the water as... More 

Thank Arlene K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Polynesian
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: Rue Temarii | Pirae, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: +689 40 50 40 47

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?