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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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our meals there. So much so, that we went twice. We were blown away by the quality, affordability, and atmosphere. They have a great menu and specialties every day. It was very close to the Meridian where we stayed. The burgers, shrimp, beef and seafood were outstanding.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I went to the blue banana with 2 other friends and the service was pretty much good throughout the dinner. We order the curry Mahi Mahi and Salmon and both were delicious. The owner came by the table to greet us and she was very nice.

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Port Orange, Florida
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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
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
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314 reviews 314 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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