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Restaurant ST JAMES

Centre helen'sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
00689676462
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Ranked #1 of 11 restaurants in Vaitape
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean, Pacific Rim, Ice Cream
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: It's a waterside restaurant with a spectacular view of sunset,you can enjoy our creations of coktails and our menu with new flavours .we have 4 differents atmospheres including a VIP table for enjoying a tasting menu created by chef Barro Make.The St James team will welcome you to make an unforgetable memorie.come, taste, and enjoy
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: It's a waterside restaurant with a spectacular view of sunset,you can enjoy our creations of coktails and our menu with new flavours .we have 4 differents atmospheres including a VIP table for enjoying a tasting menu created by chef Barro Make.The St James team will welcome you to make an unforgetable memorie.come, taste, and enjoy
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Laguna Niguel, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This was our favorite restaurant we ate at on out trip. I had the shrimp curry which was excellent. Perfect atmosphere too. Not to be missed!

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Eudlo, QLD, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Had a wonderful meal here last night. The position, overlooking the lagoon of Bora Bora is first class, the wait staff very pleasant, the food the best we have had during our five days stay here. Shrimp curry was a spectacular success, visually and taste-wise, steak cooked to perfection, as was the mahi mahi. And the desserts a triumph. I... More

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My husband and I went to St James for dinner last night and was pleasantly surprised by how good the food is. We ordered the Polynesian platter which gave you an array of tuna, each with it's own flavors. All were very good. In fact, I found the tuna here better than what I had at La Villa Mahana. We... More

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The food was definitely okay, but my wife and I both felt the service was very slow, had to waive a waitress down for everything including simple items like bread and appetizers. The meal was not memorable in the slightest, after 3 weeks in FP. The ambience and presentation were the best part of the restaurant, (both excellent). I don't... More

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Manihi, French Polynesia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The food is a great taste of local cuisine. It's very well presented too. Eating by the lagoon with the view on boats is fantastic. I recommend this place at lunchtime especially because they have a lunch menu for an excellent price.

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Newport Beach, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Last night we ate at the Trip Advisor #2 ranked restaurant in Bora Bora, and it met every expectation. From the street, Saint James is almost frighteningly unimpressive, but, once inside, it's lovely. We had a waterfront table with a great view of Viatape to the South. The service was good, warm and friendly. The food was incredible. My wife... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We read it was the #2 in Bora Bora, and would agree! My husband and I ate here on the 3rd night of our Honeymoon. We shared a tuna appetizer that had the tuna prepared in 3 different ways, and shared the shrimp with the jasmine rice which was delicious! Since we were sharing, we had room for dessert, and... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had our last dinner in Bora at St. James. We ate here 6 years ago for lunch and loved it. Our dinner this time was just good. I had a salad to begin, I cannot remember which one it was, but it was tasty. The lobster that I had for dinner however, was overcooked. I would expect better from... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Beautiful setting, overlooking the docks with fish swimming to the lights below. One of the better steaks I have had was here which surprised me since thought only the fish would be great. Also had the best cocktails of any were else we tried.

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We found Restaurant St. James on our very last day so we stopped for lunch when we were done exploring the village of Vaitape. I only wish we would have found this on day one and I likely would have eaten lunch here every day. We had an excellent tuna tartare, curried shrimp and chocolate and coconut ice cream. That... More

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