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“Best restaurant in Moorea” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rudy's

Rudy's
Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Maharepa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, American, Seafood, Polynesian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
1 review
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“Best restaurant in Moorea”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

My now husband and I honeymooned in Bora Bora and then Moorea. We enjoyed them both and loved most of the amazing restaurants and food selections. We STILL talk about our experience at Rudy's. It was absolutely our favorite restaurant on the island. It doesn't look like much from the outside but it was delicious and more of an upscale experience than others. We had the parrot fish and the seafood caserol dish as our mail meals. They were both PErfEct choices! If we had the opportunity to return we would get that exact meal again. Many other couples at the resort said Rudy's was their favorite restaurant as well. This is a definite can't miss restaurant!! The staff was very relatable and kind. We enjoyed a nice bottle of wine with our meal and a delicious desert. A truly memorable meal and experience.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Conakry, Guinea
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A lovely meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

Great meal made even more enjoyable by the superb family hosts. I was blown away by the parrotfish, which was moist and delicious. Starters and desserts were very good too. Wine list didn't quite keep up with the menu, but this was a minor flaw. Everyone in neighbouring tables seemed to be enjoying just as much as we did. Visit Rudy's for very good food and genuine welcoming atmosphere. Like most restaurants on Moorea, free taxi pickup/drop off was offered from hotels.

Visited July 2013
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Rancho Mirage, California, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Rudy's, it's just where everyone goes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

It's good and it's fun. The food is very good, no a/c and it rained like hell the night we went. Don't wear shoes! The whole island is flip-flop only.

Visited May 2013
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nanuet ny
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

Just returned from Moorea. Had a special meal at Rudy's. Picked up on time - very friendly greeting - helpful with menu selection- all we ate was great - presentation and taste just what we expected. Parrot fish special,. prawns , mussel appetizer all excellent. Portions large. Would go again . Prices no more than would spend in Manhatten.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rome, Italy
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A lot of hype - for nothing :(”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

I am unclear why this place gets such good reviews. They picked us up from our hotel - late. The service was really bad - basically had one guy running around like crazy and it took forever to get the check and ride back to the hotel. With all of that the food was just so-so and not worth the expense. They were the most expensive of the places we went to on Moorea.

Visited July 2013
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MooreaIsland, Propriétaire at Rudy's, responded to this review, August 3, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant.

You know we don't care either about any "hype": we're sorry that we did not meet your expectations. Providing our guests with the best possible French food with authentic island influences is our passion: we have many choices on our menu, with different prices, often cheaper than in any hotel restaurant.

For the service, it may be one of those nights when your employee is sick or has problems and can not come to work, and tell you at the last minute. Then we have to do what we possibly can for our guests already in the restaurant. We're just humans.

If you come back to our restaurant, I would like to have the opportunity to speak with you directly, so please ask for me. We hope to see you again one day in the future and wish you the very best.

Rudy.
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