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Lilikoi Garden Cafe

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PK 14 3 Papetoai Cote Montagne | Moorea, Papetoai 98729, French Polynesia
+689 87 29 61 41
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mesa, Arizona
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

The owner is very nice and the food is great. Certainly a nice change of pace from the resort food. She has a number of great vegetarian options, which is a rarity on Moorea. Highly recommended. Cash only, so be ready for that. Hours are also very much on "island time." We had to go three different times to find... More 

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Martigny-Ville, Valais, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

A great alternative for a light lunch, served by one of the sweetest person in the island and her kids. Laurence is such a wonderful lady, always with a smile and energy, serving some homemade sandwiches and local dishes with her daughters that sometimes help. This family is full of adventures and stories which makes it very pleasant to enjoy... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We spen a week in Moorea, Hilton. The Lilikoi Garden Cafe was within walking distance. Owner/chef, was pleasant and she prepared all food items fresh from scratch. It was a welcomed respite from the Hilton fare. Price was also reasonable for Moorea. You can't go wrong with this locale. This location is only open for lunch.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We walked into the yard and turned the corner into her personal home's yard, but being that it was late for lunch, Laurence the owner spent so much time talking with us after she prepared such a delicious lunch. She is a remarkable person, her children even came outside and said hello to us. We had the parrot fish and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

A great alternative to the expensive Hilton lunch just a 3 min walk to this lovely homy restaurant. Laurence will treat you like royalty and talk with you while she prepares your food. Everything we had was great and made on the spot, large variety of dishes and reasonable prices. Cash only so come prepared (USD is also OK..). We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Staying at the Hilton, we ended up visiting Lilikoi as a way to eat something other than hotel food. The first day we went there it was past 1 so the rush had already died down. she was able to spend some time with us and chatted with us while we waiting for our food. She is a very social... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

We visited here twice on our Moorea holiday because we liked it so much. It's a real treasure. Lauren, the owner, is always ready with a big smile as she bustles out of the house to the caravan-kitchen in her garden as guests arrive. It's very much a spontaneous set-up, very charming and informal. But make no mistake, Lauren knows... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Lilikoi was an excelent french woman, very friendly and always ready to satisfy our preferences in the food preparation. The food is very good and, frankly, is a very good alternative for the very expensive prices of the near hotel where we were.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Lauren is the most wonderful cook. she will cook and chat happily in the most cheerful way and lunch at her cafe is truly delightful. great spot for vegetarians who seek her out because there aren't many other vegetarian options on the island (most French restaurants include a lot of butter, cheese, and meat dishes). she has a modest menu... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I would have given 3.5 stars as it's better than average, We had been biking the coastline and came across Lillikoi. We enjoyed the garden setting, the owner was super friendly and chatted whilst she prepared our food. I had a Coconut prawn curry which was very tasty and my daughter had the vegetarian burger which she enjoyed also. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $35
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PK 14 3 Papetoai Cote Montagne | Moorea, Papetoai 98729, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Moorea  >  Papetoai
  • Phone Number: +689 87 29 61 41
Description
Welcome to our polynesian "roulotte"!

In the shade of our coconut grove you will find home made delicacies to enjoy in our garden or to take away to the beach.

Open everyday from 11am to 3pm and from 6.30Pm to 8.30Pm on friday night.
You will also discover a tiny shop in a gypsy caravan My Little Coconut Shop with local art craft.


Come and ENJOY my cuisine, I use fresh local produce and make fresh ice cream and cake everyday.
My receipes are a mix of french, japanese and american influences.
See you soon at Lilikoi!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?