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CaCao Sampaka

33 Promenade Roger Laroque | Complexe de la Baie des Citrons, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 26.45.46
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (3 reviews)
“foie gras” (2 reviews)
“lovely lunch” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
French, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
33 Promenade Roger Laroque | Complexe de la Baie des Citrons, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Although this is in a touristy area, two locals took me there for dinner and it was good food. I agree with other reviewers that this place is let down by smokers. Coming from Australia where smoking is not allowed in dining areas, it really...More

Thank Aussnowboarder
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Went to CaCao Sampaka with aunt and uncle, which was their selection for our lunch. Staff were great and so was the food. No issues there, but this is a French island and they still love their cigarettes. A lot of people smoking which really...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

.....runner up in the bad food category What a disaster. What a disappointment. So looking forward to a good French lunch experience. If that is your plans go elsewhere... - one water glass until we got our own - academic as we had no water...More

Thank Howard D
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Had a meal with my partner and the food was very good but the service from the waitress was truly the worst I have ever experienced. We ordered two meals and only one arrived. Every request was met with either "No" or ignored - it...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Late decision for a Sunday lunch out. Very welcoming, great service, entertained our very poor French skills with compassion. The food was fabulous. I had the moules with the most divine Roquefort sauce. Too nice to leave but seriously considered drinking it out of the...More

Thank ScottandLorna
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch here. Friendly service with complimentary Amuse Bouche of toast and olive tapenade. Both our salads were delicious. We had the Earth and Sea and the Sea Breeze Salads, both served with dressings on the side. Good wines available by the glass....More

Thank SueDen27
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We dined here for lunch with another couple. We all had delicious meals. Our server was most helpful with decision making on what to order since our combined French ability is conversational at best. This will be a repeat place for us next time we...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This was the most memorable meal of our week in Noumea, wish we hadn't left it until the last night! Food was amazing, service friendly and surroundings spot on, a perfect blend of French and pacific. Food is not cheap in New Caledonia but this...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I had an excellent meal here – tuna with a sesame seed crust with a green pepper sauce and mashed potato. I was wandering along the Baie des Citrons and chose this place because it seemed busy and had lots of locals (in fact, I...More

1  Thank mealadvisor
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this excellent restaurant by accident but enjoyed the food and quirky but tasteful environment so much that we returned again two days later for another meal that we enjoyed just as much. Over the two visits we had the foie gras, octopus...More

Thank Sidney101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Promenade Roger Laroque | Complexe de la Baie des Citrons, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
  • Phone Number: +687 26.45.46
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