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Mai Kai Bora Bora

) #4 of 15 Restaurants in Vaitape $$ - $$$ Seafood, , French
B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 60 38 00
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Polynesian, French, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I made reservations after multiple recommendations, the service was terrible. The other couples around us who were seated at the same time or after us all got their drinks, appetizers and dinner orders before anyone even took our drink order. We waited...More

2  Thank summerlobascio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and visited Mai Kai on 8 June and while I wasn't impressed by the cocktails (happy hour didn't give many options and I don't think cocktails are their strong point) the restaurant is beautiful with a small outside pool area surrounded by a...More

3  Thank siona k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was probably our #2 restaurant in Bora Bora. The food and wine were great, and the view was beautiful over the lagoon (keep in mind it is where the yachts port). Susan's Polynesian Orgasm drink was fantastic!

2  Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While vacationing on Bora Bora we were open to all the various dining experiences the island had to offer. I want to preface this review and say that we are not alcoholic beverage drinkers, a decision we are very comfortable with. We stopped in during...More

3  Thank SL21872
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went to this restaurant based on a recommendation from the hotel where we were staying. The hotel made the reservation and got us free transportation to the restaurant. I'm sure there is some sort of agreement between the them. The restaurant is right on...More

2  Thank diveonSt_Charles
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Really nice evening with live music and just over the sea. Excellent service and delicious dishes. You have to try the chocolate lava cake

2  Thank Javier S
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Mai Kai last evening and it was a pleasant dining experience. The server was very efficient and we did not have to wait for her to take our drink orders. My wife had a Chardonnay and I had a...More

3  Thank flogger99
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the restaurant just after 2pm and was told the kitchen was closed for lunch but the chef would be able to make any cold dishes for us which suited us perfectly. We found the waitress and the chef extremely accommodating. We enjoyed tuna...More

2  Thank travelsoph88
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We had an excellent dinner at Mai Kai. The steak my husband ordered was cooked exactly the way he prefers it and for me, I really enjoyed the Curry Prawns - they were exceptionally good. The service was attentive, albeit the waitresses could crack a...More

1  Thank MCW-MB
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Food was ok. Nothing to write home about but ok. Wish they would spend sometime fixing the place up a bit as it could be very nice but unfortunately they have let it go. The musician that played there the night we were there was...More

2  Thank samuraitraveler
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the phone number
7 December 2016|
Response from EZTravelGIG | Reviewed this property |
CONTACT MAIKAI MARINA & YACHT CLUB M. Kito Sylvain, General Manager, Co-owner M. Teiva Tapare, Executive Chef, Co-owner MaiKai Team Marina Information Tel. +689 40 603 800 Cel. +689 87 26 12 78 or +689 87 79 23... More
Will you be open on Easter Sunday, March 27, and how far in advance should I make reservations?
28 January 2016|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
Great question! You have made a great restaurant selection. I actually was a guest here and found their service exceptional. I'm sure they will be open on Easter. Make reservation and take a tour of the restaurant online at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B.P. 162 | Bora Bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: +689 60 38 00
  • E-mail
Overlooking the water, the MaiKai Restaurant features international, French & Polynesian cuisine with elegant water views. With both casual and intimate dining options the MaiKai Restaurant embraces its surroundings to offer high quality cuisine in an idyllic setting. The MaiKai’s Lounge Bar appeals to those looking for a fun, relaxed atmosphere to socialize over drinks and the setting sun. We serve signature martinis & exotic island drinks along with happy hour and late night bar menus
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