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Te Ra Ai

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Calle Kaituoe, Hanga Roa, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
+56 32 255 1460
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this dinner and show on the advice of our tour guide. We were looking for a place with Hangi food, and apparently this is the only place on the island that does it. They also have a great dance show that tells the story of Rapa Nui. The welcoming was great. Our faces were painted, and island... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My mom and I ended up having some extra time on Easter Island, so we decided to book this dinner and show. We had expected it to be very touristy and cheesy, but it wasn't like that at all. A shuttle picked us up and brought us to the restaurant, which also happened to be right next to the home... More 

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Victor I, Propietario at Te Ra Ai, responded to this review

Amazing to see all people visiting Rapa nui from far away, so we really happy to share the Island culture with you, Maururu (thanks) from our heart of Te Ra'ai family. Victor ika More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Incredible show and reception, great food as well. Me and my friend are vegetarians and we had no troble eating there. The music and the history they shared was amazing. And the owner was lovely. Thanks again for the wonderful time. Obrigada😊 Iorana!!!!! Show incrível e recepção também, otima comida. Eu e meu amigo somos vegetarianos, e nao tivemos problemas... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the dinner and show. We almost didn't do the dinner because he's extremely allergic to tree nuts and peanuts and food is serve as a buffet. I was able to speak with them directly and they were very kind to accommodate his allergy. They don't really use any nuts in the food but they did... More 

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Westport, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

the food was self service, it was very average there was enough of it, the show was very touristy but good, overall we had a good evening

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Keene, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

There are several authentic dance ensembles on Easter Island, but only one that explains the history and culture of the Rapa Nui people in Spanish and English: Te Ra’ai. Upon arriving my friends and I were escorted to sit around an open fire pit and listen to live traditional music. (We opted to see the show only forgoing the dinner.)... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Touristy and expensive but the package does include hotel pick up and return, welcome drink, H'orderves, face paint, hangi food cooking and unearthing ceremony, dance lesson, 2 course dinner, wine, water and show. The women dancers certainly know how to shake their hips and the buffed young men gyrating their stuff are mesmerising. Oh and keeping with the tourist theme... More 

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Thank Karen B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I enjoy the show and knowing more about this incredible Rapa Nui Culture, The food was great wraped in banana leafs and cook in an authentic Rapa Nui oven under ground. I will love to repeat my visit next year.

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santiago,chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

This is not just a good restaurant but the best Traditional Dance in the island. I.already so satisfied with the food, but when dancers, singers And a Master of ceremony came out on stage, it simply blew my mine. Amazing

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Our hotel receptionist booked this for us, they picked us up and brought us back after the show, compliments of this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$45 - $100
Cuisine
Polynesian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Kaituoe, Hanga Roa, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island  >  Hanga Roa
  • Phone Number: +56 32 255 1460
Description
Cultural event service, traditional food "curanto Rapa Nui and artistic show"1st Stage includes: roundtrip transfers from Hotels, reception with music and arts local manners, live music, takona, welcome cocktail, traditional ceremony "Pae Umu"with explanation in Spanish and English.Stage 2: Dinner based on local curanto and specialties of our restaurant; pork ribs, chicken, vegetables and fish baked in the heat of volcanic stones served in our dining room, fruit juice, red and white wine, accompaniments, sauces and dessert included. Special greetings.Stage 3: Show cultural artistic and interactive "Haha Varua', traditions, legends and stories with live music.

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