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Le Grillardin

Rue Paul Gauguin, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
+689 40 43 09 90
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (4 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
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French, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Rue Paul Gauguin, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
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41 - 50 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 25 May 2016

We were warmly welcomed at opening time but certainly not prior to the 7 pm opening. Food was fine and there are many choices of foie gras preparations. Service to our table was spotty.

Thank Debbie V
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Le Grillardin is our goto Restaurant in Papeete. We went many times during our stay in Tahiti. Christian makes excellent french food, just like back home. Amazing duck dishes, lamb or beef steaks. The fish dishes are excellent too. And a MUST is his home...More

Thank raffabicci
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Having read about this restaurant on both TA and several local forums, I tried to book in for a late desert after we arrived into port. plans changed due to weather and we found ourselves with a full day in Papeete, hence a lunch reservation....More

1  Thank scouser1077
Reviewed 1 May 2016

For dinner with my wife, was an excellent menu, very delicious plates!!! Razonable prizes. You must come and eat here.

Thank CharlieVomero
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Our first experience eating at a true French restaurant..THis place is legit. Great food, service as well as setting. Duck confit is delicious as well as the profiteroles for dessert .make reservations in advance .

Thank Debbie V
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Excellent dinner with fine dining menu and food that lived up to the descriptions - great service too. There are so many alternatives with fois gras - much more than you would get perhaps now in more politically correct restaurants in France. Two of us...More

1  Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We had lunch at Le Grillardin after shopping in Papeete. We both tried the seafood salad. The shrimp and Salmon were cooked prefectly as were the veggies, and the quantity would suffice for the main meal of the day. The service was almost too good....More

2  Thank glenn1_11
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Reservations honored right away. Fois gras is the specialty and it is very nice. We had rack of lamb and scallops and all was lovely. Sketchy wine list.

1  Thank atlddxs
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Very good cuisine and nice service in this very central restaurant facing the city hall. Good choice of meat, superb foie gras.... I know you think you don't go that much to Polynesia for this kind of food but spend more than a week or...More

3  Thank Christophe P
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Wonderful dishes with emphasis on Foie Gras. Go hungry, portions are large and most could be shared. Best meal we had in French Polynesia

1  Thank dheidenr
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17 November 2017|
Response from Friho | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the restaurant directly. Phone (689)
Peter E
23 May 2017|
Response from dinah_yow | Reviewed this property |
Pardon me Peter, I don't understand your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Paul Gauguin, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: +689 40 43 09 90
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