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Papillon

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Montanita Centro con calle de Los Cocteles, Montanita, Ecuador
+593 99 352 1551
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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Best restaurant so far and we have been to a few! Very friendly service. Professionally run and the kitchen is super clean. Langostinos with mashed potatoes and baked vegetables very good. Highly recommended.

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Thank julieL3830ZL
Coconut Creek, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have eaten here a few times. Very good food and service. Portions are normal and everything is fresh when it comes to seafood. From the sea to your table!

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1 Thank jcheing
Esterhazy, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I wasn't too impressed. I got a crepe which they specialize in but it lacked seasoning and was quite soggy. You could smell the "swampy stream" that runs through the north end of town through the back porch. Service was slow. In comparison to the other food options in Montanita, this was quite poor.

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Thank Kdesh
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Took a long time to serve the food but definitely worth the wait. A little overpriced. Try the Coma Diabetica.

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Thank Veronica L
Juneau, Alaska
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for breakfast a couple times. They have a fairly large crepe selection, both sweet and savory. They also have some other more American type breakfast options which looked pretty yummy. Moderate prices for Ecuador.

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Thank kaitlynclark
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I visited this place for both breakfast and dinner. The food is really good. The only drawback I'd give is that the portion sizes for dinner were small. However the quality of food for the price was great. Good breakfast also.

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Thank Irish_Mike_100
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38 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Try the Brownie Crepe or the Coma Diebetica ... yummmm. I only tried econocada for main food, it was good.

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1 Thank Ahmad A
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for good food at Montañita, this isn't a bad choice. The crepes are pretty good and decent-sized (especially the Coma Diabético). Breakfast food is also quite good and not expensive. Service is a little slow, though. Best part is location: right next to the cocktail alley.

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1 Thank MmeGye
Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here for breakfast 3 days in a row. If you come here for breakfast (which I recommend), order the "montanita" which comes with 2 bolon (fried plantains with cheese) eggs, juice of the day, and coffee. This is how a bolon should taste like. Crispy on the outside, delicious on the inside. Satisfied my cravings. I have tried... More 

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Thank camilamills11
Kaiapoi, New Zealand
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful breakfast for a great price! And freshly squeezed chilled juices! They also have me a 10% discount card for my next visit which will be tomorrow! Great food. Great service!

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Thank Brad G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
French, International, Fusion, Ecuadorean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montanita Centro con calle de Los Cocteles, Montanita, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Santa Elena Province  >  Montanita
  • Phone Number: +593 99 352 1551

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?