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Tiva village, French Polynesia
65.68.88, 72.59.18
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Ranked #3 of 3 Restaurants in Tahaa
Cuisines: Polynesian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Chez Louise is very "unique" in a good way. We had one of our best meals on our vacation here. It looks questionable on arrival, but if you enjoy a cultural experience than this is it! Tip: Let the owner know ahead of time what you would like to drink, and if you want lobster, fish, shrimp, or whatever so... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

No choice about food or drink, and the drive-up is questionable. But Louise's skill in the kitchen is not. After warmly welcoming us, Louise produced platters of grilled fish, lobster, sauteed shrimp, poisson cru, and rice. Each dish was incredible --- fresh, no question, but also subtly seasoned so that each dish had its own distinct nature. Delicieux.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Chez Louise is a must do when you stay on Le Taha'a! The food was awesome! And it is a family event, from getting picked up, to having your plates cleared by her grand children. The lobster was delicious!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Le Taha'a Island Resort where we were staying recommended Chez Louise - - unusual for me but I hadn't done any research on this and took the Hotel's recommendation in good faith but had no idea what to expect. Well my husband and I were certainly a bit taken a back when we first arrived, effectively at someone's home at... More 

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Lake Charles, LA
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were picked up in a 4 wheel drive truck by a nice lady who did not speak English and driven through VERY dark streets to Chez Louise. One of the wonderful things about staying at Le Tahaa was that they ARE happy to transport you across the lagoon anytime you want to go. ( The Four Seasons on Bora... More 

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Forest, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Chez Louise is not fancy - wear bug spray. Louise is a super sweet lady who is very proud of food - and her flower garden (she was tickled to show us around). The driver comes in a beat up little car to get you - but never fear! She got us there and back perfectly safe. There is no... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I have been here once with a dear friend who tagged along with me "Aro" - the safari overland tour guide! He was sweet enough to join me as I went solo on my vacation! I never had seafood so delicious in my life, I was so hungry that I dug right in and didnt even have a chance to... More 

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Vancouver, BC
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Call ahead for a great lobster, fish and shrimp dinner served with rice in a bamboo sleeve. Very basic, no frills but oh, so good.

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Miami, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for a fine dining fancy restaurant, this isn't for you. I agree with some of the reviews - yes, a bit dingy. Maybe very dingy but if you're looking for a different experience, this is pretty neat. I think the food was very good - my husband loved it! They only serve one dish an evening -... More 

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Orleans, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

During our 10-day honeymoon in French Polynesia, Chez Louise was undoubtedly the best and most authentic meal we had. It's a very local and casual atmosphere, and Louise serves the most fresh and tasty island food I've had. We stayed at the Le Taha'a Private Island and Spa and we elected to boat across the water not once, but twice... More 

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Address: Tiva village, French Polynesia
Phone Number: 65.68.88, 72.59.18
Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahaa
Cuisine: Polynesian

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