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Mai Kai Bora Bora

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B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 60 38 00
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mountain View, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This meal was an addition to the package we put together. Prepaid 3-course meal with wine pairing. The restaurant picks you up and drops you from your resort. Quite convenient and generally what all the restaurants do. We arrived and almost ordered drinks until the server explained that each course would come with a pour. I declined the additional drink... More 

1 Thank sdsunsurfer
Golden, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch while driving around the island on our last day. Everything we had was very good.

Thank Diane H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Another culinary highlight! Delicious, fresh and purely locally sourced seafood. Amazingly cooked - can definitely recommend the Poisson Cru and the shrimp curry - both outstanding! Also an incredibly beautiful setting on the water, with great live music. Loved it!

2 Thank Clair M
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped after our 4x4 tour, and were advised they would provide a free transfer back to port after we finished. Lunch was nice, simple and affordable. Great view, pleasant decor and friendly service. The only issue is they wouldn't provide the short shuttle back, but one of their customers offered to drive us, so it worked out ok in the... More 

1 Thank Andrew M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to eat on our vacation. Bloody Mary's was full when we booked so we picked Mai Kai instead. We didn't regret it as it was a nice place to sit down, enjoy the view from the patio, and ate really delicious food! It was at night and there wasn't a ton of people so it was a... More 

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los angeles
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is great, but there's not much ventilation inside the restaurant and my husband and I were really uncomfortable. People were nice though!

1 Thank jdoubleyou
San Diego, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We went on a night with live music and a full moon. Pretty view and solid food. Portions were large and it's not far from the main port

1 Thank lisa60750
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

My wife and I ate here on our visit. We informed them that we were both vegetarians, and this was not a problem for them. They prepared us both a five course meal. Salad included pan seared tofu with goat cheese. Other dishes were prepared without meat for us and were all very good. Finished it off with some great... More 

Thank nathan805
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

They provided a pick up from our hotel The Pearl. The food was fantastic, the service was excellent, and the live music was wonderful! It was the most romantic spot for dinner on this island. We truly enjoyed it, and would go back again! My husband had the Mahi-Mahi with vanilla sauce, and I had a grilled salmon with virgin... More 

Thank Debbie S
Kearney, Nebraska
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249 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Mahi sandwich was fair, good French fries, drinks were good, we would try it again. A bit overpriced, but that's French Polynesia, and I still love it Service at happy hour was bad, but the waitress forgot us...not intensional, and we didn't die of thirst. Happy hour is 5-6 pm, 2 drinks for the price of one!

1 Thank skiNebraska

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, Polynesian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
18:00 - 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: B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: +689 60 38 00
Overlooking the water, the MaiKai Restaurant features international, French & Polynesian cuisine with elegant water views. With both casual and intimate dining options the MaiKai Restaurant embraces its surroundings to offer high quality cuisine in an idyllic setting. The MaiKai’s Lounge Bar appeals to those looking for a fun, relaxed atmosphere to socialize over drinks and the setting sun. We serve signature martinis & exotic island drinks along with happy hour and late night bar menus

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