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Mai Kai Bora Bora

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French, Seafood, International, Fusion
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B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 60 38 00
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Overlooking the water, the MaiKai Restaurant features international...
Overlooking the water, the MaiKai Restaurant features international, French & Polynesian cuisine with elegant water views. With both casual and intimate dining options the MaiKai Restaurant embraces its surroundings to offer high quality cuisine in an idyllic setting. The MaiKai’s Lounge Bar appeals to those looking for a fun, relaxed atmosphere to socialize over drinks and the setting sun. We serve signature martinis & exotic island drinks along with happy hour and late night bar menus
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    Very good
  • 41
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  • 15
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere

Good food, clean, on the water. Staff is very good. Can accommodate a couple or a group. Fine dining.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Good food, clean, on the water. Staff is very good. Can accommodate a couple or a group. Fine dining.

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Lodi, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Service was prompt and friendly and the setting is beautiful. The food and drinks were good, not great. Drinks were made and delivered quickly, but syrupy sweet. In my mojito I could see 3 lime wedges, but could barely taste a hint of lime! For starters I had the "Spanish ceviche" - not sure what made it Spanish as it... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

One of our most favourite meals of our trip. Enjoyed local specialties along with a delicious filet mignon. All served by friendly Jessica. Prices were more than reasonable for the quality of food and good service that we received.

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Washington, DC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Our travel agent included this meal with our package but it would have cost around $100. Compared to other places and especially our hotel, the cost was quite reasonable. My husband and I both ordered the ribeye....omg, delicious! the atmosphere, service, food and cost were all spot on. Needless to say we will be back tonight as well. By far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We lunched here while waiting for our afternoon SCUBA session from Top Dive next door. Food was excellent and relatively cheap compared to our hotel. Would definitely come back again. Service was good, alcohol and drinks were great.

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Cypress, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great music, RELAXED atmosphere and amazing food. The best in Bora Bora hands down. Think Florida Keys type atmosphere with 4-5 star food and you have Mai Kai.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went for dinner, so it was dark. Excellent service, had the Mahi Mahi burger- quite nice..Nice atmosphere .Free Taxi service provided was quite prompt. A very enjoyable evening.

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Longmont, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We had a prepaid 5 course meal for a Polynesian dinner. Great service and food. The facility is very neat and had a guy playing guitar and singing with an international repertoire. I recommend the Beilycolada!

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I can't stress enough how happy we were to discover Mai Kai on our trip. We ate here twice. Once while we were moored there another we took a shuttle from our hotel. PROS: - Staff is excellent, especially Jessica! (Thank you guys for being patient with our large group.) - Prices were reasonable compared to other restaurants in Bora... More 

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Geneva
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16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Good food, nice scenery, nice staff next to Vaitape. Prices a bit above French Polynesia,but this is Bora-Bora. Free mooring, free wifi, if you eat there.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: +689 60 38 00

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, International, Fusion

Description

Overlooking the water, the MaiKai Restaurant features international, French & Polynesian cuisine with elegant water views. With both casual and intimate dining options the MaiKai Restaurant embraces its surroundings to offer high quality cuisine in an idyllic setting. The MaiKai’s Lounge Bar appeals to those looking for a fun, relaxed atmosphere to socialize over drinks and the setting sun. We serve signature martinis & exotic island drinks along with happy hour and late night bar menus
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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