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Tataku Vave

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Polynesian, Chilean, South American
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Caleta Hanga Piko s / n, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 255 1544
12:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

We had a superb dinner here and then returned for lunch before departing Easter Island. Set a 10 minute walk from the town, it is situated in a beautiful quiet spot, it would be easy to spend several hours there looking out to sea!

1 Thank 186338Anne
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262 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The place were recommended several times by locals. And they have plenty of good reasons for that. It is on the coastline, away from the downtown and the tourists flow). it has gorgeous terrace, where you can enjoy the sunset and the fresh oceanic air. The food is excellent - the fish is very fresh, nicely made. I had few... More 

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Toronto, ON
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156 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We had dinner here one night and the food was just so so. The ceviche was my least favourite out of all the ones I tried over our two weeks in Chile (it had too much cilantro and not enough citrus flavour). The best part of the restaurant was the view overlooking the waves/rocks.

1 Thank DomCanada
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We visited Tataku vave on a windy afternoon but the ocean views were simply so fabulous that the blowing wind didn't deter us from dining on the covered patio. It was a great experience and in spite of our limited Spanish vocabulary the staff was very helpful. Apparently, they are quite popular among the locals and serve some really good... More 

1 Thank 1way_journey
Montreal, Canada
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394 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 688 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

The food is great and cannot be faulted. The view for sunset is the best of any restaurant on the island. For the front row of tables you must reserve. Prices vary, but plates of grilled fish with a side (salad, rice or mash) is about 11,500 Pesos. Remember to ask what the plate of the day is: it costs... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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133 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This restaurant offers to pay for your taxi ride to the site when you call them. Even if they didn't this would be a must dining spot. Its a bit out of town - ten minute walk - located on the cliff overlooking the beautiful ocean. Most of the dining is on the covered outdoor deck. We had the local... More 

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Kansas City
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

The view is fantastic, and the service was very good. I thought the seared ahi tuna was very good as well. I'm glad I made a point of finding my way down to it.

1 Thank Matt M
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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134 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

The restaurant is past the harbor, and is not a place you would happen upon if you were not going specifically to the restaurant. The view is great. It is on the water, and waves crash on the lava rocks. Food and price was fine, but you are mainly going here for the setting. We went at sun set, and... More 

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60 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

The location here is great. Super for watching sunsets, waves crashing on the lava and the Dreamliner from Lan Chile on the way to Tahiti landing right above the restaurant at around 10 pm. But the service is slow. It took ages from them go get our order. It took 4 requests to get the check. Each time they nod... More 

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86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

This restaurant's terrace overlooks the Pacific ocean and the fishing port of Hanga Roa making it a perfect place for watching sunsets. There are hammocks to laze in next to the restaurant. The service was good and the seafood selections excellent. Lots of choice. Pricing is normal for the island so on the expensive side but worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Polynesian, Chilean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caleta Hanga Piko s / n, Easter Island, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island
  • Phone Number: +56 32 255 1544

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?