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Rue Anne-Marie Javouhey, | 98713, Papeete, French Polynesia
68940437426
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food for the price.

Good food, never had a problem with service. Owners are very nice! Decor is out dated but that's what gives it it's charm. I think it's hard for a tourist to find this location. Located on a side street across the vaima shopping center.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2014
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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Our last night in Tahiti we went to Lou Pescadou. On a quiet side street with checkered table cloths it reminded of places my parents took me to in the 1960's. It was Tahitian Labor Day and there were two locals playing guitar with several others singing songs...everything from traditional Tahitian music to Elvis..It was one of the best nights... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good food, never had a problem with service. Owners are very nice! Decor is out dated but that's what gives it it's charm. I think it's hard for a tourist to find this location. Located on a side street across the vaima shopping center.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Do not be afraid by this place which seem to be frozen in the past but delivers large portion of very good food. Prices are more than correct, quality is there, we are lacking the original boss who was a local figure and who passed away from a cancer a couple of years ago. Hopefully the whole family is there... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

We always stop here when we're in Tahiti (at least 6 times since 1986). My husband is a pizza lover, and this is where we had our first wood fire pizza. Back then, not too many places in the USA were doing it and it was love from then on. Mario has passed away, and his son is running the... More 

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Papeete TAHITI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Lou Pescadou has always been a good place to have a perfect pizza. unfortunately the owner passed away and his family took over the business and tried to recreate the ambiance of a little italian trattoria but failed. The food is OK, service is OK, not what it used to be. They should reinvet themselves and not try to do... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Visited Lou Pescado few years ago but can say it's the best restaurant to dine in in Papeete. The pasta dishes are fantastic, my favorite is the Spagetti Carbonara and my husband always ordered their Lasagna....never tried their pizza but looked good. I remember that the waitress never wanted to take the tip, but we always insisted as the food... More 

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Tahiti, French Polynesia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

Unfortunately, the pizzaiolo makes awful pizzas. Too salted, no taste.

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Moorea, French Polynesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

This is a great place for a good pizza and wood oven steak. It is one of the oldest restaurants in French Polynesia. Most(almost all) of the employees that work there have been there since the opening. They all seem grumpy, and don't care, don't take it personal they do it to everyone. They really do care, its just how... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

If you're spending more than just one night in Tahiti you must visit Lou Pescado's! It may be scruffy and in a back street but its full of charm and character and has great, simple Italian food. This is a fun restaurant, very casual and run by one of the great personalities of Papeete. If you're lucky, Mario - Lou... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue Anne-Marie Javouhey, | 98713, Papeete, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: 68940437426

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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