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Chez Tara

Chez Tara, 98731, French Polynesia
+689 40 68 78 45
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
4 weeks ago
“Toes in the sand waterfront restaurant”
18 Apr 2017
“The best poisson cru on the island”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Chez Tara, 98731, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A casual restaurnat with very good food and friendly service. The tuna carpaccio was delicious and I heard raves about the chao men also. Tables are nestled in the palm trees right on the beach.

Thank screen403
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were told to go here by our Avis representative for great local cuisine and she was right. The outdoor seating area was decorated with lush green palms and flowers and the floor was all sand. The view was better than any five star restaurant...More

Thank Bakesie
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Stopped in on a rainy day as it was next door to our hotel. We were the only diners as the family played Futsal in the dining room next door. Had a bit of a language barrier but settled on lagoon fish with lemon (pretty...More

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We found this place quite accidentally. It was a rental car day for a drive around Huahine Nui and Iti. We had planned on snorkeling and eating lunch at Relias Mahana but they were closed for remodeling. The manager there referred us to Chez Tara....More

Thank landlocked_12
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Chez Tara was highly recommended by several sources for a traditional Polynesian brunch. They cater more to locals than to tourists, which is actually wonderful in its authenticity, but can be a bit confusing if you're expecting a more structured experience. We had a noon...More

Thank LibbyTeal
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very nice location and cozy place, but we were ignored despite the fact that there were only 2 other guests at the restaurant at the time. The staff was doing other things (like putting up Xmas decorations) and we never got any service.... so we...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Don't go here late otherwise you may never get served. Don't go here if you expect immediate, slick service. Do go here if you have time on your hands, want great views right next to the lagoon, and to eat well-priced great tasting food. We...More

Thank GlynandLisa
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Authentic Tahitian Food & Music. Dancing barefoot in the sand. Right on the beach. We arrived by sailboat and took a dingy to the shore.

Thank Darcy202
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The food is prepared in an underground oven at opened just before the buffet is served; around 12:00 ish. Authentic Tahitian food and music. the atmosphere is fantastic; local-style, on the oceans edge.

1  Thank Jocelyn T
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This memorable local style Sunday lunch was delicious and entertaining. Music provided by local musicians was very good. Right next door to Relais Mahana.

1  Thank Michael S
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Daisy K
Is there a contact umber for this restaurant??
6 June 2015|
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I am staying at the Hotel Royal Huhaine.....how can I get to Chez Tara? By boat only?
30 April 2015|
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javier alonso p
Estimados Qué tal esta chez tara para alojar un 3 de días. Necesito saber como van sus habitaciones,higiene y playa. Agradezco sus experiencias.
8 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chez Tara, 98731, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Huahine
  • Phone Number: +689 40 68 78 45
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