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Le Martinez

pk 9 cote montagne baie de Cook | bp 536 Maharepa, 98728, French Polynesia
689 561771
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Ranked #15 of 52 restaurants in Moorea
Cuisines: French, Polynesian, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Quiet little restaurant with beautiful views of Cook's Bayfrench cuisine, local food & seafree shuttle in the evening
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Quiet little restaurant with beautiful views of Cook's Bayfrench cuisine, local food & seafree shuttle in the evening
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Thornton, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Had a BBQ cancelled last-minute so decided to walk down the road to a Chinese place, stopped in here for a beer and ended up staying for a meal. We ended up splitting a coconut breaded parrot fish, and it was delicious.

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Urenui, null, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What a fantastic find on our scooter around the island so nice to have food served with lots of vegetables and salads instead of always being asked if we want French fries We went there for dinner and I had the curried shrimp with coconut so flavoursome it was delicious My husband had the grilled wahoo again beautiful flavours with... More

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This restaurant is located inside Cook's bay and has a very nice scenic view. You can sit outside or inside, we felt like "at home". The owner (also the chef) was nice and welcoming. We were the only ones in the place but had to wait almost 30min to get our fish. The wait was definitely worth it, our fish... More

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Coral Springs, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

On our circumnavigation of Moorea by scooter, we discovered Le Martinez Cafe, right on Cook's Bay. A great little restaurant, with cold beer and tasty seafood dishes. The Service was good, and the atmosphere easy-going and relaxed. Just what we needed to relax a bit in the midst of exploring Moorea.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

No real view of the water but a perfectly enjoyable roadside cafe with brilliant seafood, interesting placemats (fish) and amenable staff.

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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

In our 2011 visit to Moorea, Le Martinez was new on Cook's Bay and we enjoyed our meals then. We went back in 2013 and found it continues to be very good. The other half had a lovely fish brochette with rice and vegetables - with the entree both local and fresh. I had a lovely fish soup (which was... More

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La Jolla, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

A very nice place. Tables spaced well. Owner friendly and helpful. The food is highly recommended. I wish we had a place like this back home. Must be the fresh fish and French influence.

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Greentown, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Yes, I know that most folks are looking for seafood when they go to Tahiti. We're the exception. We just want to swim with the fishies, not eat them. Honestly, we struggle to find non-seafood options when we visit every year. We decided to eat here based on the good reviews on Trip Advisor. I'm glad we did!!!! There was... More

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SLC, UT
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We went to the restaurant and yes it's true the owners English is limited but we know no french and his kindness supersedes anything he lacks in English. He does have a chalk board making it very easy to order. My husband ordered Mahi Mahi and it was very good, I ordered lobster...I'm sure many fish eaters like raw or... More

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Brownfield, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

First of all the guy was soooo funny. We asked for him to take a picture of us and he took off with camera. He was taking pics of the restaurant and scenery! Then he turns camera towards him and takes his own pic!! Besides his friendliness the food was awesome. Try the fried red fish. Oh they will pick... More

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