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“Gourmet mid-Pacific French restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Lotus Restaurant

The Lotus Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Faa'a
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Polynesian, Pacific Rim, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Discover our Gourmet Restaurant overlooking the lagoon, near the sand-bottomed pool and submerged bar. Light lunch menu served everyday from 12 noon to 2p.m. with the best view of Moorea Island. Gourmet dinner every night from 6.30 to 9.30 P.M. Enjoy a creative and fine dinner in a pleasing and romantic atmosphere.
Southern California
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Gourmet mid-Pacific French restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The setting was waterside, and the food was delicious. Popular with local bigwigs. About as close to a gourmet French restaurant as you'll find on Tahiti.

Visited December 2012
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Terrible Food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

My husband and I ate there on 11/7/12 and the food was terrible. His tuna dish was four tiny pieces with not much flavor. I ordered the seafood catch of the day and it was about 2.5oz and came with a cream sauce that I didn't use because it was flavorless. We travel a lot and eat often at fine dining restaurants this one was by far the worse. I wouldn't waste money on it. We saved this place for our last meal in Tahiti and were so incredibly disapointed.

  • Visited November 2012
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California
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Ok for one night”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Nice setting, that was probably the best. Food was Ok, wine really expensive. You need to make advance reservations. Overall experience was pleasant.

  • Visited November 2012
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Hopewell Junction, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Never again!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We have travelled extensively and eaten at some very fine restaurants, but this one makes the list for Never Again! The quality was poor, not tasteful at all, portions small, service without a smile, and pricey by all standards. The only plus we found was the beautiful location, suspended over the lagoon. But there are a great many beautiful locations to eat in FP with much better food at much better prices.


Visited November 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wouldn't return”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Poor service, very difficult to get water. On show nights they don't advertise the price of the buffets. At one point the buffet price was 7000+ XPF per person. The final tab for two plates and one bottle of water was $172 USD. Horribly disappointing.

Visited November 2012
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