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Chez Louise

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Polynesian, French
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Chez Louise, 98733, French Polynesia
65.68.88, 72.59.18
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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have gone there several times in the past, but when we were in Taha'a last week (September 1-3, 2016) we found out that the restaurant has closed. Louise has retired and her children didn't want to continue running the restaurant. CHECK before you try to visit...

5 Thank kccrosser
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We went for dinner and it started out DODGY! We were standing in almost pitch black - alone and this tiny old car pulls up with 2 older women in it to take us to the restaurant. The road was very dark and we had no idea where we/they were going so we just hoped we weren't being kidnapped. It's... More 

Thank JLB10314
Nanaimo, Canada
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We did Chez Louise during our stay at Le Taha'a Resort and Spa. We were the only one there and marvelled at the view of Bora Bora in the distance as we ate the only thing on he menu. Your choice of drinks: Red Wine, White Wine, or Water - Yes please. The food was so fresh and served family... More 

Thank Tony H
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We had way before heard of this famous restaurant, but thought it was no longer open. We stopped by on a private island tour, and our guide, Tama, talked to her to see if she might make us a lunch. She (Louise) was hanging out in a t-shirt and skirt. She quickly disabused us of the "not open" notion. So,... More 

Thank Dennisvj
Aloha, Oregon
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

This is a great experience. First it's a fixed price 5100 pp. Second there is no menu, you eat what Louise cooks. Third the facilities are interesting, you are eating next to her house overlooking the lagoon with a view of Bora Bora. Time your visit to catch the sunset. The lobster is wonderful. There is a seasoning that makes... More 

2 Thank Cryptoref
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We were picked up by the owner from la Tahaa island resort at the pier and went to this restaurant .it was a fixed price of $51.pp no menu. We got sick the place was dirty ,plastic table clothes with lady bug print on all the tables . They only had 6 beers to sell so we had water.

1 Thank Diane B
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Chez Louise is very "unique" in a good way. We had one of our best meals on our vacation here. It looks questionable on arrival, but if you enjoy a cultural experience than this is it! Tip: Let the owner know ahead of time what you would like to drink, and if you want lobster, fish, shrimp, or whatever so... More 

2 Thank DreamingStLucia
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014

No choice about food or drink, and the drive-up is questionable. But Louise's skill in the kitchen is not. After warmly welcoming us, Louise produced platters of grilled fish, lobster, sauteed shrimp, poisson cru, and rice. Each dish was incredible --- fresh, no question, but also subtly seasoned so that each dish had its own distinct nature. Delicieux.

Thank carlabZ3303FD
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Chez Louise is a must do when you stay on Le Taha'a! The food was awesome! And it is a family event, from getting picked up, to having your plates cleared by her grand children. The lobster was delicious!

Thank masolean
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Le Taha'a Island Resort where we were staying recommended Chez Louise - - unusual for me but I hadn't done any research on this and took the Hotel's recommendation in good faith but had no idea what to expect. Well my husband and I were certainly a bit taken a back when we first arrived, effectively at someone's home at... More 

1 Thank Dime26

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Polynesian, French
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chez Louise, 98733, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahaa
  • Phone Number: 65.68.88, 72.59.18

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?