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Blue Banana

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French, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
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PK 11. 1 Cote Mer, Punaauia, French Polynesia
40.41.22.24
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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow! The pizza we had here was SO very tasty! Humorously, a waitress accidentally gave us someone else's pizza, and though we already had it on our plates, she took it off our plates, and delivered it to them! The pizza we did get was off the hook! Everything there was lovely, and the vibe is fun and family! Don't... More 

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Thank eve624
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor and staying just down the road - I decided to check it out. All reviews are true, great location, great ambience, great service and a mean margherita... a good indicator in itself! We headed along at 6pm as we hadn't reserved and anticipated it being busy on a Saturday night. Nearly all the tables... More 

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Thank Harris J
Wellington, New Zealand
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76 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for dinner and my husband had a prawn curry, and I had a burger, and we both liked our meals. Enjoyable relaxing dinner.

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Thank abere8
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as it was walkable from our hotel and came recommended. We booked which was just as well as the Friday night was busy. Great service and our lack of French was not a problem. Wonderful food at prices that are good for this part of the world. A lovely evening.

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Thank Jackie W
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant a few times during our holiday and every time was a good time. Great menu, with something for everyone in the family. Fancy food to comfort food, fresh tuna, fish burgers with fries and delicious desserts. We loved the restaurants setting with views to Moorea. If you want a cool, relaxed atmosphere, quality food and attentive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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Thank Louise D
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
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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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, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?