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Hatiheu | Hatiheu, French Polynesia
+689 92 02 97
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“yvonne” (2 reviews)
“mayor” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Hatiheu | Hatiheu, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Lunch here was included in our tour of Nuku Hiva. Food was okay, there was a blackboard of choices, mostly fresh fish platters. The mixed grill was okay, having had better in French Polynesia. The pork dish was good, nothing really special. Good place to...More

1  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We were the only people in the restaurant for lunch (our guide had called ahead to let them know), and the portions were so generous that we could have easily shared one. The reputation of this place is well-deserved.

1  Thank ne0lac
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Yvonne's is the restaurant owned and run by Yvonne. This is much more than a restaurant, insofar that Yvonne is an institution on the island. Mayor of Hatiheu, she is a living history book of Nuku Hiva and the Marquesas at large. Yvonne is very...More

1  Thank zecmanriodulce
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited as part of group. Large platters were put on each table, about 6 courses. Everything was really lovely, mostly local style food with something to suit everyone. Lovely location with a cool breeze on a hot day. Entertainment provided for a lovely lazy...More

1  Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderfull cruise to the Maq u isass islands with the Aranui 5. In our barge to visit Nuku Hiva island we had a lunch at Chez Ivonne, so tasty local tradditiona food!

1  Thank ora399
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Lunch was arranged for us with our tour. The lunch was very good and value for money. We shared the seafood platter and there was plenty of food for both of us.

Thank Les15584
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I was on an excursion offered by the owner of Pension Mave Mai and stopped by here for lunch after touring nearby archaeological site just outside Hatiheu. The price is generally not cheap. Most items are at least 2000 Pacific Francs. However, the portion is...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stopped here for lunch in the middle of a tour of the island. Being on a cruise, we weren't exactly very hungry. The portions are enormous, and all our party shared one portion between two. The food was very good, though expensive by European...More

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 5 July 2015

The location and ambience were great with breezes through the dining area, fresh flowers on the tables, and palm trees. There were pitchers of fresh cold lemonade on the table when we arrived. My husband enjoyed the seafood platter with kassava, bread fruit, rice, and...More

Thank Jeanne J
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I often wish I could have stayed here forever. They all made me feel at home the 3 months I stayed there Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner were always presented beautifully. My Place I stayed in was always clean.. Everyone there treated me very good... The...More

1  Thank Sharon N
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hatiheu | Hatiheu, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Marquesas Islands  >  Nuku Hiva
  • Phone Number: +689 92 02 97
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