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Chez Tara

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Chez Tara, 98731, French Polynesia
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Authentic Tahitian Food & Music. Dancing barefoot in the sand. Right on the beach. We arrived by sailboat and took a dingy to the shore.

Thank Darcy202
Fare, French Polynesia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is prepared in an underground oven at opened just before the buffet is served; around 12:00 ish. Authentic Tahitian food and music. the atmosphere is fantastic; local-style, on the oceans edge.

1 Thank Jocelyn T
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

This memorable local style Sunday lunch was delicious and entertaining. Music provided by local musicians was very good. Right next door to Relais Mahana.

Thank Michael S
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Positives: 1. You will NOT go hungry; BIG portions. 2. Excellent "Chow Men", which is how all Polynesians seem to spell "Chow Mein", and includes nice shrimpt! 3. Beautiful waterfront location. Negatives: 1. They do NOT have a credit card machine; bring French Polynesian Francs (XPF). 2. Don't expect them to bring the check or tab to your table--you could... More 

1 Thank William L
Apalachicola Fl
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

Great chef, great food and plenty of it. Generous wine pour. Poisson cru and carpaccio are fabulous. Dined there twice.

Thank gypsy32320
Port Elizabeth, Bequia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

Wonderful small seaside bistro. Lunch was very nice with friendly service. The high point was that our rental car refused to start. Everybody came from the restaurant to help.wonderful people!

1 Thank Virgininrick
Honolulu, Hawaii
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

We stopped at Chez Tara for lunch as we toured around the beautiful island of Huahine and I'm SO grateful we did! The food is DELICIOUS!!! Not to mention that the scenery is MIND BLOWINGLY GORGEOUS! Located right at the water's edge, you can enjoy the lovely turquoise of the ocean, balmy breeze, and music of the waves as you... More 

2 Thank Kristie P
Wesley Chapel, Florida
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

We rented a car and made the loop around Huahine. This restaurant was suggested by the agency we rented the car from in town. The selection of food was limited but if you like fish this is no problem. We both had a fish meal and the food was very good. The service was excellent and the view was amazing.... More 

Thank Kim W
Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Went there around 1:00pm for lunch on a Monday. Location was empty. Only one other couple. Most items were unavailable and the only choice offered was off course the most expensive of the menu. View was OK but not better than the one at Relais Mahana, the property next door which also has a great and cheap lunch menu (their... More 

Thank Simon B
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

Go for the Sunday feast! Filled with locals, loved that this wasn't a tourist trap. The music and atmosphere was fun and festive and the buffet of all the authentic Polynesian cuisine was delicious! I even loved the Fafaru!

2 Thank Tanya L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chez Tara, 98731, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Huahine
  • Phone Number: 689-40-68-78-45

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