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Mai Kai Bora Bora

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B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 60 38 00
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Warm welcome. Nice view from the swiming pool, giving the feeling to dive in the lagoon. Excellent cooking with local products. A place to be !

Thank Julien C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended- great service, excellent food with good presentation, expensive but no more than similar quality restaurants in bora bora. Had the beef carpaccio for starter- excellent and a beef stew for main which was very tender and rich with generous portions. A must visit for all visiting bora bora. The only think letting the restaurant down was the toilets-no... More 

Thank Philip H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mauruuru Teiva & Jessica for another fantastic stay at Mai Kai. We loved seeing Vehia play guitar again and showing our family your beautiful restaurant. Our daughter Allegra was in awe of your gourmet burger! Jess your angel will have pride of place on top of our Christmas tree - thank you so much! For travellers the Mai Kai Yacht... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm going to give the restaurant the benefit of the doubt and say that we were there on an 'off' night but right from the beginning, our experience was strange...to say the least. We arrived to the restaurant and it was pitch black. The hostess informed us that they had turned off the lights to 'get ride of the termites'... More 

Thank ForeverATraveler
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our yacht docked here for a night, so we enjoyed the outside deck for happy hour drinks while observing the locals bring in a huge fish! The atmosphere and view outside are nice. The infinity pool (for Guests?) was so inviting as was the view! We had dinner there, too. I had vegetarian curry...difficult to not be good!... More 

Thank EvelynDN4cer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here while on our honeymoon, it was a free gift from our travel agents - Custom Tahiti Travel (they are great to work with, by the way). There is a really nice view of the lagoon from the restaurant. Our server was really attentive and made us feel very welcome! Our only complaint was that the choices for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, her best friend and I celebrated her 50th birthday dinner here and we had a ball! The food was fantastic! Please try the goat cheese salad, tuna, beef and mash potatoes. We tried various deserts and they were all great. Thank you Jessica for making it a special evening.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we came for dinner they had run out of all fish apart from tuna - as I do not eat red meat, that meant my ordering options were very limited. We had a couple of cocktails to start and the French Martini was horrible, very disappointing. My main course was ok but the desert of chocolate lava cake was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We first discovered the Mai Kai marina when looking for a docking place to top of water and our batteries. Later we returned for 2 SCUBA dives. The team was professional and we were fortunate to see many sharks, rays, reef fish coral and most excitingly a humpback whale. The restaurant was pleasant and romantic for drinks and dinner

Thank Finallyfree
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The food was very good and the atmosphere was very modern. We did feel rushed throughout our meal though. Our food was brought quickly, we were looking at a dessert menu and they said that the shuttle was already there to pick us up. The food was excellent though so we recommend it.

Thank Blair S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Polynesian, Seafood, International, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: +689 60 38 00
Overlooking the water, the MaiKai Restaurant features international, French & Polynesian cuisine with elegant water views. With both casual and intimate dining options the MaiKai Restaurant embraces its surroundings to offer high quality cuisine in an idyllic setting. The MaiKai’s Lounge Bar appeals to those looking for a fun, relaxed atmosphere to socialize over drinks and the setting sun. We serve signature martinis & exotic island drinks along with happy hour and late night bar menus

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