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Toatea Crepes Restaurant & Bar

BP 1005 | Hotel Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa, Papetoai 98728, French Polynesia
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Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Papetoai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $50
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Built over a natural aquarium, the Toatea Restaurant & Bar appears to float on water and offers sweeping views over the lagoon and Moorea's majestic peaks. The Toatea features a la carte menu of Brittany Crepes. The only overwater Restaurant & Bar in French Polynesia. Open every evenings.
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Wonderful service, amazing savoury and sweet crepes like we've never seen before and all this in the most amazing location! And added interest was sharks circling in the water below! Amazing experience! Thanks Claude and team!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

You wonder how they get the sharks to circle below the dinner tables, but it certainly adds interest, as do the over water bungalows around you. The crepes are good, though not fantastic. A bit disappointed that on both our visits items on the menu were not available. The bright, white table lamps are also rather killing the romance (we... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My husband and I came here 4 times during our stay in an overwater bungalow at the Hilton Moorea. We tasted multiple savory crepes (carnivore, moana, eia auauahi) and sweet crepes (toatea, bounty). All crepes were not only excellent, but large portions as well. Claude, the head chef is very hospitable and greets new patrons. The ambiance could not get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

During our stay at the Hilton Moorea we had a wonderful experience eating several dinners at the Toatea Crepes Bar. The Crepes are the best value for dinner at the hotel. The Crepes Bar is located centrally among the over-water bungalows with seating over looking part of the lagoon. This offers a unique and wonderful experience to watch the sharks... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We were on of the last customers and it was a nice surprise when they switched off the lights when serving up our crepes with a whisky splash and litted fire on the crepe. Nice touch! Crepe is yummy and the whisky splash on top was generous wooh! :) The French chef is very nice and patient. Thumbs up. Only... More

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Wonderful service, friendly staff, very helpful. Food was fabulous, lots of different crepes to choose from, each with a Tahitian twist. Lovely environment -watching small sharks swim under jetty that the restaurant sits on.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We ate three times at Toatea while staying at the Hilton. Selection of crepes was extensive and the seafood ones were very good, although the portion sizes are quite large, probably aimed at the large American market. Sharks swim around under the restaurant which is out over the water and provide great views of them. Service was very good and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The place is located in between the overwater bungalows, so quite and cozy, an open space between the kitchen and the tables allow you to have a perfect view over the clear cristal water full of reef fishes and black tip sharks. As soon as you seat the waitress brings you the menu with a charming welcoming, in few minutes... More

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36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Even if you think that you don't like crêpes, that will make you change your mind. The settings are a dream (wooden pontoon with bar over shallow water with sharks swimming underneath), the service very friendly and you can watch your food being cooked too. Of course it's expensive, just like everything else in a Hiton hotel, but the servings... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My wife and I visited Moorea for 5 days and were coming from the States. Therefore, you know how good restaurants do it in the U.S: great with attention to detail, great service, good food and a great value. This place is located in the Hilton. We were not guests at the Hilton, but still allowed to eat here for... More

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