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Atamu Tekena, s/n, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We ate here 3 times during a recent one week stay in Easter Island. The food is simple (which both of us prefer) and well prepared. You'll find out quickly that vegetables are not that plentiful on the island, so we were delighted to find that Hetu'u serves a huge salad that can easily be shared between 2 people. Every... More 

Thank eyeguy5
San Francisco, California
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1,480 reviews
729 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a mid afternoon snack. The cheese empanadas were excellent, some of the best on the island. I believe they were baked instead of fried, so less greasy that others we have had. No English menus or English spoken, easy to point and order inside though!

Thank Travellover6128
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2015

This restaurant has a variety of food, and there were also several excellent vegetarian dishes on the menu. The service was very friendly, and the chef easily provided onion- and garlic-free alternatives. We went back for several meals and were very satisfied every time. We were told that they had closed down, but this is clearly wrong!

Thank Ellvid
Marlboro, New Jersey
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2015

We ate at this restaurant twice while we were at Hanga Roa and thought that the food was really good. Unfortunately, we heard that the restaurant was scheduled to close (ownership change...), and would probably re-open at a later date under a new name. So, if you are lucky, maybe you will have a chance to eat there before it... More 

Thank Eileen G
Easter Island
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2014

well, now it has opened again with new people. Haven't tried it yet, but will over the summer and will report.

Thank treagan
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2014

We enjoyed best quality meals and good atmosphere on the main road in hanga roa. The service was very friendly.

Thank Pohl S
Easter Island
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Hetu'u has closed. I don't know what else to say about it. It was good originally, but went downhill of late.

Thank treagan
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

Food is typical island fare. Service was good. Food between main course of fish and beer was about $32 USA.

Thank VSPE
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

We almost ate here twice it was so good. The food was authentic Chilean food. Fish carpaccio, ceviche, and empanadas were all amazing. Service was terrific. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank PopcornFamily
Memphis, Tennessee
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2014

Ceviche on the island is, in general rather disappointing because it is usually simply tuna. This restaurant worked with the same fish and shellfish and came up with something much better. The entire night was great, from a table seaside to 3 different dinners, wine and postres.

Thank memphiswotan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Chilean, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atamu Tekena, s/n, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island  >  Hanga Roa

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?