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Papeete Roulottes

Place Vaiete, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
+689 87 77 96 74
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On the waterfront right nice to the boardwalk and tourist bureau. Came here 30 years ago conditions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gold Coast, Australia
via mobile
June 2017

You'll find them after dark in most places around Papeete. These vans give a large meal of... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Graham H
Nambucca Heads, Australia
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  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crepes” (61 reviews)
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“food trucks” (45 reviews)
Place Vaiete, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
+689 87 77 96 74
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the waterfront right nice to the boardwalk and tourist bureau. Came here 30 years ago conditions have improved with the recent upgrade of the waterfront. Setting up starts around 5.30 with around 6pm opening. Had a meal from a Chinese stall there good food...More

Thank DragonSuz
Reviewed 10 August 2017

You'll find them after dark in most places around Papeete. These vans give a large meal of different styles for a modest fee. More importantly you sit on stools with the locals and chat under the wonderful stars and balmy night sky. Taxi's will take...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A novel outdoor, waterside dining experience on the wharf by the airport. The roulettes are simply food trucks that start cooking at about 5.30 and offer a wide range of foods. Pizza, Chinese, BBQ Crepes and much more take your pick and move around a...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 6 August 2017

A popular place, must try for tourists to see local night life and families gathering for a dinner for all tastes, with entertainments during week-ends sometimes.

Thank Tahititraveler007
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food trucks park near the cruise ship terminal, offering cruisers something totally different and memorable. The food was delicious and there is plenty of variety to choose from. Little tables are set up around the trucks, making you feel you are at an outdoor...More

Thank Marysems
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The Papeete roulottes offer a wide variety of dining choices: local food, Chinese, Pizza, BBQ. The setting is open-air, located on the wharf.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food trucks open for business about 5.30pm and we found them to be delicious. The pizza was far and away better than those served at our resort on Mo'orea that cost three times as much. The crepes were delicious and it was fun to...More

Thank Happytravellerabc
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely try out the roulettes when in Papeete! They have all different kind of good-value delicious dishes to try. Eat like the locals.

Thank Ruben d
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The roulettes are a fun way to spend one night of your trip if you have access to a car and can get to town easily. We have gone to the roulettes many times over several years. It seems there are less in town but...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We came to experience the food trucks. It's a dive. We ate at the Chinese food truck. We ordered a noodle dish, Chicken with vegetables, beef with broccoli and a fish with vegetables. The chicken and beef are very tender. Fish was ok. The taste...More

Thank JT3689NJ
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19 April 2017|
Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in fact, they are open 7 days a week.
John H
15 February 2017|
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Response from Petyon1719 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I don't know.
2 July 2016|
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Response from Australianjen | Reviewed this property |
I would love to help, but I am not sure what they do not being a local. However, like what Bobbicz said, the bigger hotels should be able to help you, you may find that they are booked out already. I suggest you either ring... More