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Cafe Obelix

) #2 of 11 Restaurants in Avatoru $$ - $$$ , French, European
Bp 376, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french fries” (3 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Polynesian, French, European
$$ - $$$
Bp 376, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were the only customers which was a shame as the food was great. Simple barbecued fish cooked to order. The fresh basil sauce with basil picked from the garden was delicious. It's pretty basic and the menu is short but it suited us well.

Thank ferretbanana
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We follow the Lonely Planet recommandation and we did it right ! The portion are big, simple (beef or fish with 5 types of sauces) with rice or French fries. The owner is like Obélix : tall and welcoming. I recommand the Mai-Mai with vanilla...More

Thank Emilie M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Let's face it, Rangiroa does not have a very impressive restaurant scene and a good meal is hard to find. Seems like Cafe Obelix and Chez Lili are alternating, one week Obelix is No 1, the other week it's Chez Lili. Unfortunately, I will not...More

Thank exsea
Reviewed 15 January 2017

T-bone / Côte de boeuf & so on... buy also some thuna and some healthy stuff if you don't like meat ! Excellent !

Thank Gregoire P
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My wife and I took a bike ride from Kia Ora towards town and wanted a change from the resort food. We came across this small little place and decided to give it a try. The curb appeal wasn't much, but the chef was super...More

1  Thank tprkolbas
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is an excellent restaurant located between the Kia Ora and the main part of Avatoru. The menu is written on a blackboard, and the seating is in what is basically a covered garden patio. When we were there two weeks ago, the choices were...More

Thank Steamboat70
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

While it is true the restaurant does not have a water view, the large and tasty portions made us go back. It was next to our B&B so also convenient. Unforgettable mahi mahi in vanilla sauce. And when my husband craved a meal from home...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Very good food at a reasonable price (for FP). Good fresh tuna. If the chef needs basil, he just steps into the yard and trims it off the bush.

Thank Cockwheat
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The food was alright, but very overseasoned. I'm a solo traveler, and was eating with a French family I met. When I asked, in English, for salad instead of rice, the owner said, "Will you please just speak French?" in a nasty tone. I apologized...More

1  Thank jennneal1313
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Nothing special insofar as atmosphere here but the food was good.We enjoyed the mahimahi in curry sauce and the mahimahi in basilic sauce. Both were very tasty with very rich sauces.

Thank Steve C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Polynesian, French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bp 376, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Tuamotu Archipelago  >  Rangiroa  >  Avatoru
  • Phone Number: 960207
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