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Great location for cheaper eats

The food trucks at the Roulottes offer a great cheaper alternative to eating in your hotel of... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Dax68
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Auckland, New Zealand
Definitely an experience

We had a late night desert at the Roulettes at Place Varieté - so much fun. The Crepe Suzette was... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
gudrund206
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Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the roulottes on a quiet Tuesday evening . No alcohol is served in the parking area so we had beers across the street at a brew pub. Look for a red neon stripe at the top of the pub. Food was just ok....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank JimPomfret
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ate at the food trucks since it's an attraction. apparently it's a must-do when in papeete. basically all the trucks have the same menu and quality. nothing outstanding, but also not disgusting. just average. way cheaper than resort food, higher quantity, but not higher...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sam K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The poisson cru is delicious and servings are large and good price! We wanted to try the pizza, but were full after our poisson cru and mahi mahi with fries! A must do for dining!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank nimett1
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Go early (6:30PM) and stay late. Sample from different trucks. Best Asian meal my wife has ever had. Bring your camera, both jpeg and mov files. you cannot miss this experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed November 20, 2018

The food trucks at the Roulottes offer a great cheaper alternative to eating in your hotel of restaurants. Would recommend the Steak-frites and crepes. Open about 18:00. No alcohol. Huge portion sizes...if you want a crepe for dessert suggest you share a main

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dax68
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a late night desert at the Roulettes at Place Varieté - so much fun. The Crepe Suzette was tasty and service was great. Every food stall has their own specialties.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank gudrund206
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This is about 8 vans which turn up to the seafront and offer a range of cheep eats for locals and tourists. Easy to find and good sized portions for the price. We went for a chow main type thing which was very tasty. Cost...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank JenR516
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Lots of food trucks available near the pier and fairy. Well organized. Surprised to see table set up with numbers on the tables. All kinds of good foods available. Cost range equivalent US dollars of 10 to 15. Most food cooked to order.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank wayne m
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We were docked overnight and this was right there port side. So much fun, great way to try different dishes from different vendors. Beautiful setting, delicious food makes for a great memory maker. In fact, we so enjoyed some of the dishes that we have...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Belle S
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Being in Papeete and Tahiti in general does put a strain on your wallet. Eating here is not cheap either but definitely more affordable. Streetfood, trucks that setup in the late afternoon, put chairs and tables outside and the smells start greeting you! Nice variations...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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ninapsych
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Response from TonyR3365 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for late reply , I paid cash , I dont know if c cards are accepted, some may some may not
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December 9, 2017|
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Response from Allgoodthyngs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no longer in Papeete but if you ring Tourist Information Office in town they are very helpful and would most likely know or be able to find out for you, you could try calling or emailing them :) Happy christmas!
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April121997
December 3, 2017|
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Response from DragonSuz | Reviewed this property |
It's quite a way and as the roulettes start at 6pm it would be dark. Maybe 7or 8kms away. Best would be to get a taxi or your resort might have a tour to go. The road and being nighttime would really not be suitable for you... More
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