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“Culinarian highlight” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Le Papillon

Le Papillon
Villas Cofresi, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
+1 809-970-7640
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Ranked #1 of 90 Restaurants in Puerto Plata
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $50
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Holzminden
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Culinarian highlight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Two weeks ago our family went to Papillon to have dinner. It was not easy to get there because the deskclerk and later on the taxidriver tried to talk us in to go to some other place . Luckily we did not listen to them and trusted the reviews on Tripadvisor. After being greeted by Thomas we were seated and ordered our drinks, Pina colada and three german beers, whow! The best pina colada out of this world. Not compareable with the ones we got in the hotel.
Now we ordered the food , 2 lobstertails and 2 peppersteak. It took a while for Thomas to cook everything and when it came to the table I didn`t trust my eyes, it was monstersize tails , cooked to perfection and luckily my sons helped me to finish it up even they had trouble to finish their steaks.
After a little while my husband insisted to try the chocolat mousse and after trying it I thought that I am in heaven.

A real culinarian highlight !
Next trip we will be back for more of thomas`cooking and the beautiful ambience of this place.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Level Contributor
151 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Great Dining!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We went a group of friends there, after being there like 10 years ago.
The food continues to be extraordinary! we love every single thing on that dish.

Steak tartare, chatebriand, even the sweet sauce corns on the side dish.. was a great dinning and service by the owner.

A must go while in Puerto Plata!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Houlton, Maine
1 review
“Excellent Food & Service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We dined at Le Papillon while in the Domincan in April this year. The food was the best meal we had eaten all week. Enjoyed the owner/chef, Thomas and his amazing food. Only wish we had eaten there more than once. Prices were extremely reasonable.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Aurora, Colorado
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Outstanding food and service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This our third time visiting Costambar and we always dine a few times at Le Papillon. Thomas is a delight and the food reflects his care and flair. This is one restaurant that is not to missed when you are in the vicinity. Fresh food and generous portions served with a side of Elvis.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oldenburg
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Fine dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

It is quite difficult to find an extraordinary restaurant in Puerto Plata.
This by a German chief runned restaurant is really worthwhile visiting,
International cusine at reasonable prices.
Give it a try, you won' regret it.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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