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La Villa Mahana

B.P. 941 Amanahune | Vaitape, 98730, French Polynesia
+689 40 67 50 63
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (108 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
B.P. 941 Amanahune | Vaitape, 98730, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Villa Mahana is truly a unique experience. Nestled up in the hills on a gorgeous property- the hotel has only a few tables and makes the experience very intimate. We ended up ordering a la carte, as we wanted a few different things from each...More

1  Thank dlitner
Chefdamien, Owner at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ia Orana :) Thank you very much for that beautiful comment .Appreciate it Hope to see you back with us in Paradise in a near future Wish you all the best Damien :)

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Amazing dinner!!!! Another level of food in the pure tradition of French touch!! At the end of the dinner Chef Jonathan came to visit each table and we were so surprised that he was the same Chef we've met 3years ago in a private villa...More

Thank jchoschet
Chefdamien, Owner at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ia Orana :) Thank you very much for that beautiful comment .Appreciate it Hope to see you back with us in Paradise in a near future Wish you all the best Damien :)

Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were told by everyone who has been to Bora Bora to go to Villa Mahana, so our expectations were high. Bottom line is that even though this place is pricey, Villa Mahana was the first restaurant in French Polynesia that was worth the price...More

Thank Tyler L
Chefdamien, Propriétaire at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Ia Orana :) Thank you very much for that "dream come true" comment .Appreciate it!! Hope to see you back with us in Paradise in a near future Wish you all the best Damien :)

Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is classic French cuisine at it's best. Textbook "Old school" ...no foams or all that other weird stuff presented today as cutting edge. From the table service to the desert (we call it Volcano cake in the US but this is a huge cut...More

1  Thank CherylP15
Chefdamien, Propriétaire at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Ia Orana :) Thank you very much for that "dream come true" comment .Appreciate it!! Hope to see you back with us in Paradise in a near future Wish you all the best Damien :)

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We had made a reservation a couple of weeks in advance. It is a bit a trip from the resort where we were staying, but it was with the time. Really a remarkable dinner. We had the fixed menu with wine parings and were delighted...More

2  Thank dmcc57
Chefdamien, Propriétaire at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Ia Orana :) Thank you very much for that "dream come true" comment .Appreciate it!! Hope to see you back with us in Paradise in a near future Wish you all the best Damien :)

Reviewed 14 May 2017

This place is probably one of the best restaurant in the world to me . Unique place definitely a great spot for LOVERS!!! All foodies should go there to enjoy the experience. Make a reservation at least 3 month in advance as it is crazy...More

1  Thank tpacky2017
Chefdamien, Propriétaire at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Ia Orana :) Thank you very much for that beautiful comment .Appreciate it Hope to see you back with us in Paradise in a near future Wish you all the best Damien :)

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A couple at our resort suggested this place. We were very luck to get in, they'd had reservations since December. The hotel contacted the restaurant and whalla ❗️The food was excellent. My husband had the tasting with wine and I choose the risotto as my...More

1  Thank bbycakesssss
Chefdamien, Propriétaire at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Ia Orana :) Thank you very much for that beautiful comment .Appreciate it Hope to see you back with us in Paradise in a near future Wish you all the best Damien :)

Reviewed 29 April 2017

We had been recommended this by friends who had travelled to Bora Bora a few years ago. We were looking forward to this and accepting of the high price tag approx $150 per person for 5 courses excl wine. From start to finish we found...More

Thank Dani F
Chefdamien, Propriétaire at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Ia Orana :) I deaply regret to read that you had such a bad experience without letting us know during your dinner to give a chance to repair or at least at the end offering you the bill before you've left the restaurant . I...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here on the last night of our honeymoon and it was hands down the best dinning of our trip. We had the tasting menu without the wine pairing. The food was exquisite, the portions were extremely generous, and the...More

Thank MeMe T
Chefdamien, Propriétaire at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Ia Orana :) Thank you very much for that beautiful comment .Appreciate it Hope to see you back with us in Paradise in a near future Wish you all the best Damien :)

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Was expecting a lot more and wasn't all that impressed. Service was nothing great and I had to constantly ask for drinks. The place is odd inside at best and the music they played was very strange. Food was just ok and nothing all that...More

2  Thank samuraitraveler
Chefdamien, Propriétaire at La Villa Mahana, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Ia Orana :) I deaply regret to read that you've had a "so so" experience without letting us know during your dinner to give a chance to repair or at least at the end offering you something . I appologize for your dinner and please...More

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explorer255315
Hi everyone, I've heard this restaurant is very expensive, but could someone please give me a ball park figure? Say, 2 people, 2 course? Thanks!
30 March 2016|
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Response from cfretwell | Reviewed this property |
Easily 150gbp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$101 - US$251
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B.P. 941 Amanahune | Vaitape, 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora
  • Phone Number: +689 40 67 50 63
  • E-mail
Description
The World Famous 7 table restaurant located in Paradise
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