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All 21 Punaauia Restaurants

Blue Banana

PK 11. 1 Cote Mer, Punaauia, French Polynesia
40.41.22.24
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Ranked #6 of 21 Restaurants in Punaauia
Cuisines: French, Polynesian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
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English first
Port Orange, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a restaurant, where you can be among the locals, and enjoy their cuisine. Reservations recommended, as it is very popular. Ask to seated on the Pontoon. This is really a pier, with tables along the sides and two large tables, lower on the water, at the end. They have mostly fish, sometimes prepared different to USA tastes. They... More 

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Moorea, French Polynesia
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

what not to love , the host doing a perfect job ,the food and a great list of special,starting with a pizza for aperitif ,a good bouteille of wine with some good friend ,in a amazing spot right on the water.. What 'else..!!! Will be back soon for sure..!!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Some unusual dishes like this yummy pizza and all the local dishes - tuna everything delicous, the house wine isn't too expensive, great over the water location,

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful setting, especially if you can get a table outside on the deck over the water. Interesting, varied menu, all very fresh. Perhaps a little pricey but this is French Polynesia. Service good, friendly, some would say a bit slow - but I like to pace my food with time between courses. The tarte tatin took a while coming but... More 

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
301 reviews 301 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Extensive menu not limited to seafoof. Our fish were fresh and well prepared. Very friendly and efficient staff. Place is quite popular with the locals. Atmosphere is casual Very good altogether

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The location of the Blue Banana is absolute waterfront but book early to secure a table on the deck. We dined with 4 adults and 2 children, 10 & 8, and we all thought the quality of the meal excellent BUT to top it off, the service from the wait staff was excellent including helping us through the menu which... More 

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Brussels
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Beautifully located on the ocean front but with restricted spaces of parking, this local gem serves extra fresh food for all tastes. The staff is welcoming, helpful and courteous. The menu presented on a chalkboard offers local specialties from the ocean and super tender meat.The food is fantastic, well presented and abundant. Don't miss the Blue Banana!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My wife and I discovered this gem on a short walk from our hotel, the Manava Suites Resort. The ambience is tropical, and you can select indoor or outdoor seating. We chose outdoor and had a beautiful view of Moorea at our table. The menu is in French, but we had a wonderful waitress, Oriane, who spoke very good English... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Like the title says, this place is worth the trip, and it's not as far from south away from Faa'a and Papeete as the Tripadvisor map suggests (why are they ALWAYS wrong?!!!) The food is superb; Fish, fresh fish, raw fish (poisson cru), seafood and even the meat dishes are good! All served in a beautiful waterfront setting - (book... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We ate here on a Tuesday evening and arrived without a reservation. Luckily, our stomachs were still in a different time zone and as such we were the first customers of the evening, which the secured is the only non-reserves table on the pontoon. We started the evening with some excellent cocktails (daiqiri and a maitai). Our second course was... More 

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Address: PK 11. 1 Cote Mer, Punaauia, French Polynesia
Phone Number: 40.41.22.24
Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Punaauia
Cuisine: French, Polynesian

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