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Le Grillardin

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French, Gastropub
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rue Paul Gauguin, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
+689 40430990
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  • 58
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best gourmet experience on Tahiti

We chose this place according to the reviews here and were not disappointed. Although the restaurant opens at 7pm, we were warmly welcomed at 6:30 and offered drinks. We had the best Mojito and Mai Tai on Tahiti. The restaurant is very cosy with nice paintings, the tables are big and high enough... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Stella A
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Prague, Czech Republic
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Prague, Czech Republic
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We chose this place according to the reviews here and were not disappointed. Although the restaurant opens at 7pm, we were warmly welcomed at 6:30 and offered drinks. We had the best Mojito and Mai Tai on Tahiti. The restaurant is very cosy with nice paintings, the tables are big and high enough for confortable dining. We ordered ravioli with... More 

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CHRISTIAN M, Propriétaire at Le Grillardin, responded to this review

dear ( drahý) Stella Thank you for including The Grillardin to your experience in Tahiti . I was a pleasure to have you and your husband with us . We truly appreciate your support and your Time to share your experience at The Grillardin with the rest of the World . We went to Prague my wife and me (... More 

Galveston Island, Texas
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were fortunate to have, not one, but two amazing meals at Le Grillardin during our trip (cruise on the Ocean Princess)! The first lunch was outstanding. Our group had duck (best ever), prawns, scallops and Fenua (island fish). The meals were perfect and we all enjoyed sharing a bite from each plate. The French Chardonnay was also an amazing... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A wonderful restaurant with amazing food and great staff. Last night of our Tahiti trip, took a punt on a mid-week evening, cosy, fairly busy with great atmosphere, excellent service and beautiful food. Best meal of our trip and great value. Thank you Le Grillardin!

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CHRISTIAN M, Propriétaire at Le Grillardin, responded to this review

Thank you for including Grillardin to your traveling experience in Papeete it was a great pleasure to have you here in Grillardin Thank you for spend your time to share your experience at Grillardin with the rest of the world!!! best regards . Christian Mazères More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The location is right around the corner from the market, middle of downtown. The decor and the outside appearance do not do justice: its a Great place ! Fabulous food, great service !

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Pirae, French Polynesia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

One of the greatest experience I've had so far. I have to say, I've been aiting for this moment to finally get a table at the Grillardin. You wanna eat at his restaurant, make sure you reserve way in advance. One day, my friends and I tried our luck as we were looking for a nice place to eat in... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The decor was cosy, the food was delicious... It was just amazing!! We recommend this restaurant to friends travelling!

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Papeete, French Polynesia
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Food was good although not excellent. I had the "saumon des Dieux" in vanilla sauce. Fish a bit too cooked for me. Too bad. the combination with a vanilla sauce was original. I will try something else next time... Service is very attentive though. Cozy atmosphere. Location: in front of the city hall main entrance.

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Sydney Australia
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We went because of the Trip Advisor reviews. We turned up early at 630pm and they don't open until 7pm. However thw staff advisrd we could sit on the verandah and wait and served us drinks. Nice decor inside and it wasn't full on the evening we went so we could pick our own table. English and French menus. The... More 

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Rhos-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We found this restaurant by chance while staying overnight on the Queen Victoria. The food was delicious. Stella and her staff made us very welcome, thank you for making our visit to Papeete so memorable.

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Washington, D.C
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We have eaten at the restaurant Le Grillardin with Chef Christian for many years. Every time that we are back in Papeete, we visit the restaurant and never has been disappointed. The magret du canard is superb and also they offer great desserts.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: rue Paul Gauguin, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: +689 40430990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: French, Gastropub

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