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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$ 35,000 - US$ 70,000
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

After reading all the reviews even if is one of the most expensive I decided to try this restaurant. The owner, that is also the chef, like everybody says is really charming, he has built everything by himself (and I mean everything) The place at...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

We read all the reviews and were cognizant about this being the best reviewed restaurant on the island.....there is a reason for this. The food, the atmosphere, the unique personality of the chef. This place is AWESOME. If you go to Easter Island, don't miss...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

Curious to find this Japanese restaurant next door, we made a dinner plan and much to our surprise found the meals true to our liking. Advance reservations are required and youngsters are prohibited. A plus! Fresh items are prepared while we enjoyed ourselves with top...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RCN_11
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Visited Kotaro after reading several TA reviews as well as talking to a couple locals. We enjoyed the quirky ambience of the place as Kotaro has made most everything (the frame of the building, the inner cosmetics, and even furniture) by hand - very impressive....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jet2dresq
Reviewed 9 January 2019

For something other than the island cerviche (which can get boring after a few days on the island), try Kotaro. All the food that we had was excellent! The chef was very personable and funny. He has great taste in music. Everything from the building...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Kabukijuul
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The freshest tuna you can imagine along with succulent ingredients make for an exceptional dinning experience in Rapanui.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank jiolete
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

After reading the many good reviews and visiting Kotaro's website, I knew we had to try this restaurant. Reservations were easily made with email. The restaurant is temporarily located in the Hare Boutik hotel restaurant located about a mile from the airport. The dining area...More

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank xodar
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Tried a number of the dishes (fish, shrimps, chicken) all cooked to perfection. Highly recommended! Currently cooking outside his own restaurant, in a hotel, but sure the new place will be excellent once finished

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank Hedgeman63
Reviewed 8 January 2018

First of all, Kotaro restaurant is currently being rebuilt and Kotaro is therefore temporary in the location of the "Hotel Boutik" complex. In case you are looking for a hotel restaurant, then you will maybe not find what you are looking for, mainly also as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Cantonadi
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I was seduced by chef´s blog saying that you will eat the food he would serve, period. It was not true, no as dramatic as I expected. Food was superb, attention individualized. Should I say that it could be better but materials in the Island...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank fcortina
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