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L'O a La Bouche

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Passage Cardella, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
+689 40 45 29 76
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11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
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French Polynesia
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We finally made it after a few attempts and being booked out. It was worth the wait. Excellent food, wonderful and attentive staff. From the time we sat down to the time we walked out the door both of us said "What a great evening"! But we would recommend making a reservation as they appear to be booked up every... More 

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San Francisco, California
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143 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner one night. We started with the goat cheese rolls with honey, yummy, and a green salad. Our mains were the steak special which was excellent and the fish with passion fruit sauce. Not sure if it's a Tahitian thing but the sauce was way too sweet and also strongly sour. I just wiped most of the... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We ate here for dinner. no reservation, but arrived when they opened for the dinner service at 7pm and had not trouble getting a table. The place quickly filled (it's quite a cosy space), with more local people than tourists, with families as well as couples, many obviously regulars. All the food was delicious, fresh and interesting. The fish was... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch without reservation ( would recommend getting reservations) The welcome as well as service overall was excellent. The menu features the best ingredients and while varied is not overwhelming and so prices reflect the premium ingredients.the wine list is complete and pairs well with the menu We had an outstanding tartar of red tuna ( chose the small... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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190 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

It's hard to find a poor restaurant in Papeete, but this one is one of the best. We went there for lunch with some local friends and were delighted. They had menus in English for those of us (my wife and I) who don't speak French. The waiter was also fluent in English. It had a nice décor. The food... More 

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Mahina
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Must go in Tahiti, one of the three best restaurants Fish are excellent, so is the "ris de veau" Desserts all awesome

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98 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We went here based by trip advisor, concierge and local recommendations... the food was very good. I agree that the portions are large enough to share, so be sure to share! The service was good but not excellent. We had the salmon,feta crabmeat salad and foie gras starters, they were both excellent but could feed 2-3 people as starters. The... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

If I could give this restaurant 10 stars I would! We ate here on a Saturday night and if it was open Sunday we would have gone back. The food and service were fantastic!!!! Hats off to the chef!!!!!

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Camden, Maine
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

One might expect such a fine restaurant in a larger city, but on an island in the South Pacific, what a nice surprise. My scallops and tinted risotto was cooked to perfection. the lunch was finished with a nice desert and coffee.I look forward to going again next year.

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french Polynesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

good menu , but temperature is too hot and the room too Noisy , may be good for rather young people , but may be rther expensive for them

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$108
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passage Cardella, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: +689 40 45 29 76

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?