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Puna’auia, Tahiti | Polynesian & French Cuisine
Blue Banana Restaurant
This restaurant is a popular address with Polynesian food classic French cuisine and a nice terrace offering a view over the lagoon and the nearby Moorea. Blue Banana is nonetheless a well-liked destination because of its gorgeous terrace with views of the lagoon, Moorea, and the sunset, especially on the weekends. In other words, ideal for a sundowner!
Specialties on the Menu
The restaurant offers salads, burgers, foie gras, duck breast, and raw seafood in addition to various wood oven pizza options. The portions are modest but well-presented, and the air-conditioned cellar is home to an exceptional wine list that includes French vintages.
Atmosphere and Design
Blue Banana Restaurant is located in a charming, open-air building with plenty of outdoor seating, perfect for enjoying a meal while taking in the stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The restaurant’s design is inspired by traditional Polynesian architecture, with plenty of natural wood and stone elements and colorful accents.
The atmosphere is lively, therefore it’s best to go there before sundown and request a table on the pontoon so you can see Moorea’s sunset in the distance.
What Customers Are Saying
Customers rave about Blue Banana Restaurant, with many praising the delicious food and laid-back atmosphere. On review sites like TripAdvisor, the restaurant consistently earns high ratings and accolades.
Make sure to reserve a table on the pontoon above the lagoon in advance if you want to see the exquisite manta ray ballet while having dinner. The Blue Banana is also situated very close to Marina Taina, Papeete ferry terminal, and is liked by most yacht crews and skippers.