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Papillon Restaurant

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Thu, 2/21
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

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Sponsored by: Papillon Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. French Fusion Cuisine
1. French Fusion Cuisine
"Very good authentic food"
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2. Romantic Dining Experience
2. Romantic Dining Experience
"It is a cozy, welcoming, culinary paradise, located in Palm Beach"
Fixion M
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3. Excellent Food & Service
3. Excellent Food & Service
"Dinner at the Papillon Restaurant and it was outstanding."
Paul S
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Henri Charrière, one of the world’s most famous prisoners, would surely have had the time of his life at Papillon Restaurant in The Village, across from the Radisson Resort. Nicknamed Papillon because of the butterfly tattoo on his chest, he was the first convict to escape from Devil’s Island. Charrière’s thrilling, gripping autobiography has been the concept behind Papillon Restaurant.Papillon Restaurant’s menu reflects the Frenchman’s arduous journey to freedom: classic French dishes have been dusted with daring Caribbean flair and are a culinary journey for your taste buds. The spacious outside terrace is perfect for casual fine dining or one may enjoy the air-conditioned inside dining space
$8 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
French, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed today

This was the best meal we had in Aruba. The food was outstanding, as well as the waiter Roy and the back story that came with this place. We would definitely eat here again and recommend this to anyone visiting the high rise area looking...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank russell-bowser
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we were very nice surprised since the first moment, nice services, friendly faces, nice ambiente and the food was just awesome! this was definitely the best dinner we had in Aruba! we highly raccomend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Denisaaaaaa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were greeted by the warm hostess who allowed us to select our table. A wonderful waitress named Meghan (from Holland) served us and was gracious and helpful. She even taught me how to really pronounce my stepfather’s Dutch name! The escargot appetizer was delicious....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RocDocNewYork
Reviewed yesterday

Although the outside dining was attractive, the duck entree was not. No matter what kind of knife we used, the duck was too tough to cut. Told the waiter the meal was inedible; he said he would tell the chef. $35 for dinner and had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious food, intimate atmosphere (we sat on the porch both times) and Luke our server was very attentive, personable and knowledgeable.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gregg E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just returned from one of our greatest vacations in Aruba. As always, Papillon is our first and last nights choice for restaurants. We met the owner in 2010 and she always remembers us and makes us feel like family. On the first night our server...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank George D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of our favorites and the way they were with my family makes them top notch in my book. The hostess always greets you with a warm welcome and finds you a great seat for your dining experience. This time our waitress was Nomi on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 881damiana
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had dinner tonight and the food was amazing. The escargot appetizer was the best I have ever had.. .the escargot was served in a cream sauce with white toasted bread and we cleaned the dish it was so good. My wife had salmon entre...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank russellbowser213
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had two fantastic dinners at Papillon. Maude, our hostess, was so gracious and more than accommodating. Nomi, our server gets five stars. She was great!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Hogie357
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming to Aruba for over 25 years and i don’t know how we missed this gem!! The food was delicious and the employees were very accommodating. Meghan was our waitress and she was super friendly to my 8 year old daughter and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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David T
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Eileen S | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, very casual - we go to Aruba every year and everyone dresses casual - capris for women, and nice shorts / shirts for men is the common attire at most restaurants. Enjoy
Ronald C
February 9, 2018|
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Response from Tina v | Property representative |
Hi Damian, thanks you for the question. We work with Chilean Salmon, this is not from the local waters but since the distance is so much closer then most Salmon we can get from for exhample Norway, we receive this Salmon... More
October 30, 2017|
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Response from Trigger R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do but sat outside, it was more fun people watching.
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