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Tataku Vave

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Polynesian, Chilean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Caleta Hanga Piko s / n, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 255 1544
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12:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Chester, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is down by the harbour and has the most wonderful location looking over the ocean. The food is excellent - we had the freshest seafood. The restaurant is very popular - so get there early to get a table outside. Graet place to sit and watch the sun go down over the ocean with a good glass of... More 

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Thank JENNYWREN778
UK
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not a fancy place. But they do serve some very fine fish very well - and can do posh lobster to order in advance. Portions are huge, especially ceviche, so i'd miss out the starters unless you're starving. Good choice of fish, shellfish etc Drinks reasonably prices- beers, wines, soft drinks. It's in a lovely setting on a... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were picked up by the restaurant "cab" and taken to an place a little out of town on waters edge of a cliff just as the sun was setting and as we had our Pisco Sours, the local drink, the sun sank into one of the most gorgeous sites of colors spread wide over the water I've seen in... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I had lunch here. It's a bit out of the way on the far side of the tiny marina. Very simple and largely outdoors though covered from sun seating. The view of the crashing waves is great. Food was good & fresh. Ceviche bit chunkier and less spicy than what we're accustomed to in the Philippines but... More 

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Thank David Michael S
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cash only, seafood restaurant, which has ton of good reviews, not sure why. We had a group of 4 people, ordered 4 different things, and nobody was happy about their dish. The food was nothing spectacular compared to other places. It took 1.5 hrs to get the food to the table after we ordered it. (where they... More 

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La Serena, Chile
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to eat, we had dinner with a friend, can't go wrong with the fish of the day, good piscos sours and fantastic view. A great thing that happened to us while having dinner was that the evening plane approached and flew by righ over our heads, defenitively a high light of dinner

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Everett, Washington
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, great ocean views.I had the Octopus Salad and my wife had Fish of the day (grilled) (very large serving).

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i was recommended to eat here. the view at 830pm onwards is excellent, beautiful sunset. the food is good to very good. i ordered cream seafood and tropical prawns with rice and fried sweet potatoes. they got the sequence wrong, they brought ht emain course first, but hey seem very lay back when i requested the soup first!! funny.... tropical... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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86 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The food at Tataku Vave is very good - tasty and fresh. Service declined during the evening when the restaurant was in full swing - waited 45 minutes for our simple desserts to be served. Nevertheless, our dining experience was a positive one as we watched the sunset over Hanga Piku over pre-dinner drinks

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Vannes
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413 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Not so easy to find when tou listen to the other indications... Easy if you know that it is the last restaurant at the far end of the road, after the port... Excellent view for sunset but take a hat or a cap as there is no protection... And even at 7-8 pm sun is hot there... Excellent tuna carpaccio,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Polynesian, Chilean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caleta Hanga Piko s / n, Easter Island, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island
  • Phone Number: +56 32 255 1544

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