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Le Papillon

Villas Cofresi, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
+1 809-970-7640
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf and turf” (55 reviews)
“pineapple” (20 reviews)
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International, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Villas Cofresi, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was my third visit two times this year on separate vacations and once again the food out of this world the owner/chef/bartender/waiter Thomas is awesome made reservations prior to my arrival via email and quick response with availability for my dates and times I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at the Papillon was so good we went twice in our week in the Dominican. Thomas (the owner and chef) was fabulous. He is passionate about his food and service. He welcomes the opportunity to talk about his career and the history of...More

Thank _cdaniels32
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family stayed at a large resort nearby to Le Papillon, and decided to skip bland, mass-produced resort food for something a tight-knit family would appreciate. My sister found Le Papillon after looking at the top restaurants in the area. Let one obvious point be...More

1  Thank Joshua D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was having lunch at the papillon restaurant, and it was the best in my life to have the best food in the world with a delicious texture and the best service. I recommend that if you want to have a good time with your...More

Thank Robert Antoniio M
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Like all the other reviews, words can’t describe this place or Thomas , one can only understand by going there and experiencing it for yourself . If you are ever in Dominican Republic close to Puerto Plata , you HAVE to go . Le Papillon...More

Thank JFandT
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the cuisine and service by Thomas! The surf and turf is divine. Thomas takes such special care of us each time we dine with him. He’s a treasure!

Thank MamaRoxx
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I had not been to see Thomas in awhile but went yesterday and the food is still incredible. My daughter in law was with me and was so impressed with the Madagascar peppercorn steak. Cooked to a perfect medium rare,tender,flavorable, and large portion. In 32...More

Thank malaha39
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Best Food. Best Ambiance Best Host. I do not have enough time or space to tell it all. Just read a few reviews. Every dining experience at Le Papillon is a true pleasure to my senses. You will not find a more gracious and willing...More

Thank cj10er53
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Let's be honest...the food is not at it's best in most resorts in DR. Hence why I recommend you to make a reservation to Le Papillion for a great dining experience. Make sure to book in advance since it is a small place that offers...More

Thank lupita1
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a hidden gem in Puerto Plata. The restaurant is small and intimate, it feels as if you are the owner's personal guest. The decor is Caribbean eclectic and fun - so many different things to look at! The food is fantastic and the...More

Thank Barbara R
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6 April 2018|
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Response from JFandT | Reviewed this property |
You will need to hire a taxi , but well worth the trip , short ride . We were at Grand Paradise and went twice ! Get a reservation, the seating is very limited but that is what makes it so special. Enjoy !
Tripp A
28 February 2018|
Response from PeterLockwood52 | Reviewed this property |
I know its a bit late I used to email to get my table bookings his email address is on his website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villas Cofresi, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata
  • Phone Number: +1 809-970-7640
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