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Chez Tara

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Parea, French Polynesia
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  • 75
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Go for the luau

The locals recommended the authentic polynesian luau on a Sunday (not sure if it is every Sunday). Go by 11 am and see the entire menu removed from six hours in a below ground Tahiti oven. The food is absolutely polynesian and it is excellent. Be sure and have dessert. It is expensive ($35USD... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Reston VA
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Reston VA
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150 reviews 150 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The locals recommended the authentic polynesian luau on a Sunday (not sure if it is every Sunday). Go by 11 am and see the entire menu removed from six hours in a below ground Tahiti oven. The food is absolutely polynesian and it is excellent. Be sure and have dessert. It is expensive ($35USD) but they take credit cards. Tables... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Not much else on the island but this is a nice find. If you go to Bloody Mary's on Bora Bora, you find sand on the floor and thatched roof...but it feels contrived. Chez Tara feels more like a true beach restaurant, because that is what it is. Tuna and rice was great and sitting right on the beautiful water... More 

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Praia do Forte, BA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Amazing way to make the food and everything seemed to be one wonderful dream. specialist Ma'a Tahiti every Sunday ... small guesthouse located in one of the most beautiful bays in the world ...

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We went here by boat. This restaurant is located directly on the bay. The're is enough on the menu to choose from. And the food is very good. Don't forget to go to the loo, they are beautifull.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Eating suckling pigs slowly cooked the traditional Polynesian way in deep pits in the ground every Sunday, served with breadfruit chips and local desserts, just so good! Be sure to make a reservation,that place is full!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Excellent way to spend a Sunday. Enjoy traditional Huahine Barbecue and food. restaurant on the beach with a beautiful view of the bay. traditional Polynesia servers also, happy people with a slow manner

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Rome, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

food and service very good! They also serve a buffet on Sunday which seems to be very interesting ... and good!

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Munich
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Even if you're not staying in the are, this restaurant is well worth the trip. The location is a dream, they have a small beach and the tables are on the sand. I had lemon crab, it was great, and my husband and children also totally enjoyed their food. Good cocktails too. Just don't drink expresso, as you may have... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It was a very nice place to eat for the food and the Sunset. Too bad the spanish family eat all the lobsters before we can in.

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New York City, New York
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97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This review is strictly based on the bungalow stay. First of all, Tara and her family are amazing. Words can not express how kind and warm they are. They took me in like a member of their family. The bungalow is in a tree and over the beach. The balcony puts you directly over the water. I stayed 4 nights... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Parea, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Huahine

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