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La paillote

Pk 27. 5 C/Mont haapiti | Haapiti, 98729, French Polynesia
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Ranked #12 of 50 restaurants in Moorea
Price range: $1 - $15
Cuisines: European, Delicatessen, Polynesian, Creperie
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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32 reviews from our community

93% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
El Cerrito, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We recently returned home after a great trip to Moorea for our honeymoon. We went to La Paillote twice. Both times were great. Food in Moorea can be really expensive, so it was great to find a place that was reasonably priced. And the food was superb. Both times my husband ordered the chicken sandwich which was served on a... More

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155 reviews 155 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

It's a good alternative to the expensive moorea restaurants. Fresh food prepared there and then. Friendly service. Roast chicken and burgers were excellent

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We visited twice, first time for a take away burger and chips which was only just okay. Burger was better than the chips which seemed undercooked and limp with no salt therefore no flavour. We also visited and ate there after a morning diving and had a whole chicken between two, fries and salad. This time it was quite nice... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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284 reviews 284 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Sometimes all you need is a roast chicken. Road side, friendly, cheap and good food. We ot the last piece of yummy chocolate cake.

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Los Angeles
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Isn't it strange how you can spend so much on food at hotels but the meals you remember are the chicken you shared with your husband at the roadside restaurant for a few dollars? This place was so charming. We were served our chicken on plates that seem to have come from our hosts' own kitchen. The chicken was perfectly... More

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Paris, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This snack in Haapiti is friendly and food is OK (good for the price). But it's quite very close to the road when ordering and we saw kids running just near the road where cars are driving fast: it's kind of dangerous. And the tables are in the garden so watch out if it's raining. Anyway, it's a good snack.

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This little restaurant offers dinning al fresco, with no indoor dining facilities. The presentation was very appetizing and the service efficient. Nice and friendly staff. between the road and the beach.the meal are always of good quality and the prices are reasonable.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We have been in November in Moorea and while we were looking for 'the bus stop' snack (whch btw this is no longer existing despite lonely planet keeps on listing it on the guide) , we found this place. We didn't expect much at the beginning but I have to say that the 'crevettes aux lait du coco' and 'crevettes... More

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167 reviews 167 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Kinda like Walmart's chicken on steroids, but at almost three times the price!  At 1300 xpf for a whole one, you get a very good sized bird that would last for at least two meals!  We ate there almost every day, because it was convenient and the chicken was good tasting!  It's only open from 10am to 12 noon (sharp),... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Very handy to Camping Nelson just down the road. Try the Roti Poulet and Flan Coco. Muriel and Stefane are wonderful hosts and when my four year old daughter fell asleep at the table Muriel brought out a little mattress for our daughter to sleep on. Wonderful hospitality, great food, romantic roadside location in their little garden lit up by... More

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