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Le Mandarin

26, Rue Des Ecoles | First Floor, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
+689 40 50 33 50
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
12 Sep 2017
“Best Chinese food in Tahiti ”
12 Jul 2017
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
26, Rue Des Ecoles | First Floor, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were tired of the French cuisines so we opted for Chinese. After reading many reviews online we decided to give Le Mandarin a try. We were so happy we did. Hands down one of the best Chinese I have had. Better...More

Thank chan1986
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Papeete is famous for their Chinese population dating back a long time. We were invited to this restaurant and were so impressed by the food. Very traditional and very authentic. It's not the cheapest place, but this is Tahiti. Service was a bit spotty, but...More

Reviewed 17 April 2016

We didn't want to eat at the Roulottes (the food vans at the waterside) and found very little open on a Sunday, so ventured in here. Don't judge a book by its cover - plain and ordinary (even drab) from outside but completely different once...More

Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 2 March 2016

After series of French food for 5 straight days in Bora Bora, my wife and I were craving for something Asian. We have found the place to be close to authentic. First we ordered the Vietnamese spring rolls accompanied by Won Ton soup. Yummy! The...More

Thank teddybear1216
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The food was good here with generous portions and typical flavor. The service was also very good. We had lunch and we were quickly seated and the service was good. The price was average for Tahiti.

1  Thank Kim W
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The place is very nice, chinese style, the food is excellent and sometimes you have musician playing old tahitian songs

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 15 March 2015

We felt a taste is like a French Chinese. However , as a cuisine is cooked by soy-source, we were satisfied it,also we enjoyed a restaurant live music.

Thank TOMY2011
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I was traveling with a Chinese American and a vegetarian so we decided on Le Mandarin for our last dinner in French Polynesia The restaurant looks like an old-time traditional Chinese restaurant. It even has entertainment (1950s lounge singers) on Friday and Saturday nights. The...More

Thank S L
Reviewed 30 November 2013

• Located in the heart of Papeete. Typical traditional Chinese interior. There is life music in the evening (very good singer!) • I often eat Chinese food, and I must say this is one Chinese restaurant which is on the top of my favourites! All...More

1  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Quality of the food is not there, taste always strange. I unfortunately was invited too much in this place, and tried to honor my hosts, unfortunately.

Thank yvesganansia
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
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11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26, Rue Des Ecoles | First Floor, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: +689 40 50 33 50
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