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Blue Banana

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French, Seafood, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
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PK 11. 1 Cote Mer, Punaauia, French Polynesia
40.41.22.24
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fabulous. What more can we say. Great food. Great service. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Located just a short walk from our hotel it was far superior to what the hotel had to offer.

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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the Blue Banana for dinner. We were seated on the deck section on a lovely evening. The menu was extensive and our meals were delicious with generous servings. It was a little expensive but would definitely recommend dining here.

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Willunga, Australia
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went early for lunch (before 12) and managed to get a table on the deck over the water on a Friday without a booking. Food was excellent - we shared the antipasto vegetable plate and then I had a shrimp salad and my wife had the beef in port wine sauce. Then shared a very large desert rum and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this cafe by an Air Tahiti management worker from NZ. The cafe was only a short, easy 10 minute walk to the right when exiting our stop over hotel, The Manava Suites. We had to walk in the dark and rain at 7pm without a dedicated footpath, but it was lit on one side of the road... More 

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Sydney
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83 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Four of us went to this restaurant for lunch. Others reviewers have said how good the food was and we would agree. As a starter the Tuna 3 ways was outstanding --Natural Sashimi with the normal Soy sauce with Wasabi plus a Ginger sauce. Grilled Goats Cheese salad whilst it was very large was loved by all. The two servings... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We were staying at the Manava suite resort and at the front desk they recommended it to us, it was a very short walk from the hotel and the place is really cool, it looks great on the inside and outside areas, we sat outside and loved the view with the lagoon underneath and some fishes around. The food was... More 

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Tamuning, Mariana Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Spent the afternoon here as part of a sponsored event. Pizza was cooked in a clay over and was delicious. Restaurant sits out over the water and has great views all around. There is a lot of colorful artwork hanging including one of a big lady sitting on a toilet near the restrooms so you know where to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We hit up Blue Banana on our last night in Tahiti before heading to the airport. What an experience. Great atmosphere, service, art.. oh and the food and wine were top-notch! We walked here from our hotel up the street and couldn't have been more satisfied by the find. I highly recommend getting a reservation tho.

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Maui, Hawaii
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by a family member and was within walking distance to the Manava Suite Resort (approx. 10 min.). Restaurant was quite busy and we were seated within 5 minutes of arrival. Our family of 4 came for dinner and I thought it was quite pricey. Food and service were OK.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Manava resort on our return from the islands and the Blue Banana was about a 10 minute walk. We went there for lunch on our arrival as our room wasn't ready at the resort . I had read about the Blue Banana on trip advisor and I am so glad I had. You walk in and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PK 11. 1 Cote Mer, Punaauia, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Punaauia
  • Phone Number: 40.41.22.24

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