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“Excellent dinner”

The Chef's Table by La Villa Mahana
Ranked #4 of 55 Restaurants in Bora Bora
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $94 - $94
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The World Famous 7 table restaurant located in Paradise
Reviewed October 27, 2013

Amazing Chef and menu with two menu type selections with wine pairings. Ask for VIP table if possible

Thank BhamAL2013
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Chefdamien, Owner at The Chef's Table by La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2013

Ia Orana:)

Thank you very much for that note.

Hope to see you back with us in a near future:)

Take care

Damien:)

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Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

We went there and had the exotic menu. Globally it is a miracle to achieve this level of gastronomy in an island like this and we profusely complimented the chefs in the guest book they brought to us. We didn't put 5 stars everywhere in this review because of a few minor glitches in the service (service person was unsure about a few things and forgot 1 of the wines but was adorable) and the food (1 of our beef had nerves in it, harder to cut through and so part was left uneaten and vanilla ice cream didn't taste enough vanilla). Again these were minor glitches compared with world traveled standards. Would absolutely recommend everyone to go there.

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Thank Swissheroe
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Chefdamien, Propriétaire at The Chef's Table by La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2013

Ia Orana:)

Thank you very much for that note . Aprreciate it!

Wish you all the best for the future:)

Damien

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

If you enjoy French cuisine, this is *the* place for you. There were 2 menus to choose from: Local, Polynesian style or French (also, dishes were available a la carte). We enjoyed the French tasting with wine pairing. Rather pricey, but a splurge for our anniversary. Reservations required (up to a month or so in advance) as there are only about 8 tables in this little restaurant that reminded me of dining in someone's home. Highly recommended.

Thank trstrawberrygirl
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Chefdamien, Propriétaire at The Chef's Table by La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2013

Ia Orana:)

Thank you very much for that note.

Hope to see you back with us in a near future:)

Take care

Damien:)

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We recently visited Bora Bora for my sister's 50th birthday. Our travel agent booked the restaurant for the celebration and it exceeded our expectations.....the service was fabulous and the food was to die for!!!!! While some have commented on the cost, I say it was well worth it. We ordered the Exotique and Epicurean tastings along with the wine pairings (this is a must as the wine pairings only enhance an already fabulous meal). I can only give my opinion and the opinion of 4 others. I recommend you judge for yourself. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Nittany1991
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Chefdamien, Propriétaire at The Chef's Table by La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Ia Orana:)

Thank you very much for your comment and hope te see you back with us in Paradise in a near future;)

Best Regards

Damien:)

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

La Villa Mahana is rated one of the best restaurants in Bora Bora and definitely the most exclusive and difficult reservations it seems. We were lucky in that our travel agent, Claudia with Pacific For Less has connections because we got the VIP table at the restaurant and we were all alone at the top of the restaurant by ourselves, the best table in the restaurant by far! All the other tables were together in the main floor dining area. Our table and area was private and that was what we liked best about the experience. Since we don't drink alcohol, we didn't do the wine pairing. There was basically 2 options for dinner, a 4 course and a 5 course set meal and then you could order ala carte also. We went with the 4 course meal. All the food was good but not the best we've ever had. The tuna was excellent and the sauces were good. But the beef entree was just average. The dessert was beautiful. I think the experience was great but average food. We liked Sushi Take and the Lagoon Restaurant better for food. But the other people who rode with us to Villa Mahana said the wine was awesome and the pairings were good and large pours so maybe the wine made it much better.

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Chefdamien, Propriétaire at The Chef's Table by La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Ia Orana:)

Completly agree with you:)

Thank you and take care

Damien:)

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