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Le Retro

€€ - €€€, , French
Centre Vaima | Front de Mer, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
+689 40 42 86 83
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good53%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
08:00 - 12:00 Hours
Grill, Polynesian, French
€€ - €€€
Centre Vaima | Front de Mer, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We happened on Le Retro by chance before joining cruise ship. The food was good quality with great service. The outdoor area is beside a busy road but the noise of the city blends with the background Tahitian tunes. The auto mist to keep outdoor...More

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Le Retro was the first time we had poisson cru in Tahiti. The food was very fresh, the only thing is that the portions were a bit small. It is more on the expensive side, but still cheaper than any meal you'd find at the...More

Thank dw28123
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice place to stop and eat. Good food and the service was also good. They had a drinks special which brought me in

Thank danlaser90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by a few times because my local hotel charged $5/hour for marginal internet. Here you get a passcode for 30 minutes of internet for each drink that you purchase. Buy two drinks, get 2 codes. The internet is fast and reliable. Note that...More

Thank KayakBob
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a place to hang out and eat after all the stores in Papeete closed at 5. Two different people recommended this place to us. We happen to get there during happy hour, where drinks were 50% off (only...More

Thank DinaBina9
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great people watching spot but the prices, like everything in Tahiti are kind of outrageous. We had lunch with two small beers and it came to over $80. Indifferent services and pretty slow. Food was okay, not great. However, one of the few places besides...More

Thank vikitorisedona
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I had a 4 hour layover before our flight, and this filled it nicely. An easy taxi to and from, a comfortable environment, cold beer, and good service. Very pleasant two person live music on our Saturday night. My wife's burger and...More

Thank Starison
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch here with a cold draft beer on a soggy Tuesday afternoon. Inside was a/c and outside sidewalk seating watch all there is to see in town go by. Very clean restrooms and table service at island speed. Menu runs the gambit everything from...More

Thank coopervanning
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Close to the cruise ship port is the restaurant, Le Retro. Cruise ship departure was early in the morning, and partner and l decided to eat out for dinner. We both had the fillet steak with pepper sauce, chips and a few vegetables. Excellent cut...More

Thank 12iguasu13
Reviewed 25 November 2017

this restaurant was recommended by hotel. ate there on 3 separate occasions. lunch/dinner and a morning tea. food was excellent and great value for money. highlight was last night in papeete when entertainment was an amazing couple of singers. they sang nonstop for 2 hours....More

Thank fremantlesydney
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Questions & Answers
6 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from philippi666 |
Thanks for the info Madonna. From the reviews, I got the impression it was pricey. 15-20 dollars is not bad.
6 November 2016|
Response from txgirl8289 | Reviewed this property |
I don't see a menu online, but there is a link to their Facebook page if you look for them on Google and it gives more information about them. It's a very casual place and seems to be quite popular in that there was always... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Grill, Polynesian, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centre Vaima | Front de Mer, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Tahiti  >  Papeete
  • Phone Number: +689 40 42 86 83
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