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St James Bora Bora

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French, Seafood, European, Fusion, Wine Bar, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
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Centre helen'sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful prix fixe menu here for my birthday. Excellent presentation, (mostly) innovative flavors, good wine selection. Dessert was not their strong suit.

Thank chokotoff
Alexandria MN
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I wanted to have a romantic 30th Anniversary dinner with great wine and food. We could not have done much better than Restaurant St James. Pleasant service, nice wine list, excellent dinners, and wonderful atmosphere. I would definitely return if we are lucky enough to return to this beautiful island.

1 Thank kpdale
Austin, Texas
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I enjoyed our meal at Restaurant St.James. We had the mushroom ravioli which was delicious! But it only included 6-8 actual pieces of pasta, so we were left feeling hungry after this "main course". The tenderloin was very good and a decent portion, but the rack of lamb was mediocre and also very small. This restaurant had... More 

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Orange County, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many places to really eat on Bora Bora but this is a must. We liked it a lot and would gladly go back

1 Thank travelerOrangeCounty
Brea, California
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a birthday dinner here while vacationing in Bora Bora that was just excellent. The restaurant itself is a little hard to find as it is tucked away at the back of a strip mall, but that should not be a problem as they send drivers out to meet the diners at the dock. The service was very subtly... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great service, nice variety of cocktails. We went for dinner and it was quiet and romantic. We had a great time

1 Thank Jaime M
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reserve for seven o'clock. Sit on waterfront and take care as tables are close. Avoid loud folks as it will utterly annoy . We had the pleasure of sitting near two sets of honeymooners on their last night,,,and they had met flying in and wanted to catch up. Cross talking loudly over our table just as the splendid meal showed... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met a couple who recommended we eat dinner there. The hotel arranged for transportation for us. At first when we were dropped off at a dark mall area we were unsure what we had gotten our selves into. Boy were we surprised. We got a table on the covered deck outside right at the railing so we could see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My new hubby and I made reservations about 2 months in advanced for this place. We were pick up from our sister resort and taken to the restaurant. We were hoping to make it there before the subset to see the view but made it there after dark. It was no biggie since the view of the water with lights... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful fish dishes. Middle to high price range. Beautiful surroundings. Book beforehand as its not very big. Free shuttle from pier if you call beforehand.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, Seafood, European, Fusion, Wine Bar, Polynesian, Pacific Rim
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centre helen'sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: 68940676462
It's a waterside restaurant with a spectacular view of sunset,you can enjoy our creations of coktails and our menu with new flavours .we have 4 differents atmospheres including a VIP table for enjoying a tasting menu created by chef Temauri Foster.The St James team will welcome you to make an unforgetable memorie.come, taste, and enjoy

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