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Te Ra Ai

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Polynesian
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Calle Kaituoe, Hanga Roa, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
+56 32 255 1460
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09:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the food and the dancers. This looked like a family owned and run place, definitely cozier than bigger salons. Would recommend.

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Colmar, France
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this place to show to our teens some local dances and we took the package offered by a travel agency (transfer, show and dinner). The bus pick up was on schedule but once we arrived at the place, we had to wait for a long time since the same bus had to look for more guests…. Some... More 

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Victor I, Propietario at Te Ra Ai, responded to this review

Thanks for your words. A hug from Easter Island More 

Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We spent an enjoyable evening at the dinner show at Te- Rai. It’s better to have dinner for the full experience. Hotel transfer was included. Food was buffet style and was delicious. There’s not much to do at night on the island and the dinner show was entertaining.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We went to this dinner and show on the advice of our tour guide. We were looking for a place with Hangi food, and apparently this is the only place on the island that does it. They also have a great dance show that tells the story of Rapa Nui. The welcoming was great. Our faces were painted, and island... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

My mom and I ended up having some extra time on Easter Island, so we decided to book this dinner and show. We had expected it to be very touristy and cheesy, but it wasn't like that at all. A shuttle picked us up and brought us to the restaurant, which also happened to be right next to the home... More 

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Victor I, Propietario at Te Ra Ai, responded to this review

Amazing to see all people visiting Rapa nui from far away, so we really happy to share the Island culture with you, Maururu (thanks) from our heart of Te Ra'ai family. Victor ika More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Incredible show and reception, great food as well. Me and my friend are vegetarians and we had no troble eating there. The music and the history they shared was amazing. And the owner was lovely. Thanks again for the wonderful time. Obrigada😊 Iorana!!!!! Show incrível e recepção também, otima comida. Eu e meu amigo somos vegetarianos, e nao tivemos problemas... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did the dinner and show. We almost didn't do the dinner because he's extremely allergic to tree nuts and peanuts and food is serve as a buffet. I was able to speak with them directly and they were very kind to accommodate his allergy. They don't really use any nuts in the food but they did... More 

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Westport, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

the food was self service, it was very average there was enough of it, the show was very touristy but good, overall we had a good evening

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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

There are several authentic dance ensembles on Easter Island, but only one that explains the history and culture of the Rapa Nui people in Spanish and English: Te Ra’ai. Upon arriving my friends and I were escorted to sit around an open fire pit and listen to live traditional music. (We opted to see the show only forgoing the dinner.)... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Touristy and expensive but the package does include hotel pick up and return, welcome drink, H'orderves, face paint, hangi food cooking and unearthing ceremony, dance lesson, 2 course dinner, wine, water and show. The women dancers certainly know how to shake their hips and the buffed young men gyrating their stuff are mesmerising. Oh and keeping with the tourist theme... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$100
Cuisine
Polynesian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Kaituoe, Hanga Roa, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island  >  Hanga Roa
  • Phone Number: +56 32 255 1460
Description
Cultural event service, traditional food "curanto Rapa Nui and artistic show"1st Stage includes: roundtrip transfers from Hotels, reception with music and arts local manners, live music, takona, welcome cocktail, traditional ceremony "Pae Umu"with explanation in Spanish and English.Stage 2: Dinner based on local curanto and specialties of our restaurant; pork ribs, chicken, vegetables and fish baked in the heat of volcanic stones served in our dining room, fruit juice, red and white wine, accompaniments, sauces and dessert included. Special greetings.Stage 3: Show cultural artistic and interactive "Haha Varua', traditions, legends and stories with live music.

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