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Chez Papa French Bistro and Wine Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, European, Wine Bar
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38 And 40 Jalan | Taman Maju Jaya,, Johor Bahru 80400, Malaysia
607-333-4988
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been in this restaurant several times because occasionally I am in Johor. This is always a good restaurant with good dishes and wine. Maybe little bit expensive compared to the others but more than acceptable price. I like this place and I come here every visit in Johor. I kindly suggest it.

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Thank da19v84
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and good tasting french food. Plating was impressive, bread basket was freshly baked Menu was good.

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2 Thank Terence W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must try the wagyu beef. It's juicy and smooth. ☺ House wine is great. Nice hospitality. Cosy environment. Nice Christmas songs.

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1 Thank mycetan
Singapore
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I doubt they are truly no.1 in Tripadvisor due to the deliciousness of the food, probably more for the excellent service and the ambience. Sitting comfortably welcomed in this restaurant you will forget for a while that you are dining in a shop that is in the city streets of Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The chocolate mousse and the baked potatoes... More 

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singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

This place is one of my Favourite place in jb Good food and atmosphere One side is the restaurant typical French bistro a bit retro which I like On the other side is a nice bar and Wooden teak table and wine barrel After a great dinner you can move to the bar side for a good cigar and great... More 

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1 Thank Dangfang B
singapore
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

This is no doubt my favorite restaurant in the world. The food, ambiance and service are always top notch. My wife and I braved up to 2 hours of traffic each way every time we decided to indulge ourselves in this home-away-from-home!

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1 Thank khimsiu
Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food and friendly service. Its food you can eat and you can get a goid explanation for your palate There is parking help as street can get busy. Street can be a bit seedy so get gps reference and stop in front of restaurant to get valet help.

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1 Thank StevePeters64
Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a good dinner here this weekend. Service was good but staff lacked knowledge of the wine list. The filet of beef was excellent, the lamb and escargot were pretty good too. Will return the next time in JB, good value for money.

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1 Thank GringoAngMo
Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with authentic French cuisine. Good atmosphere with nice and very well trained staff. In regards of cost it's more on the pricy side. Parking may be at time a problem.

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1 Thank Andreas B
Kollam, India
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

They have specials every day. The frois de gras melts in your mouth - although 82Myr is a bit too steep in my opinion for that dish which is only an appetizer. Duck brest preparation was great and worth the money - about 70 MYR or so.. French onion soup was okey... And we had another 2 small dishes -... More 

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1 Thank JOSEPH C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 And 40 Jalan | Taman Maju Jaya,, Johor Bahru 80400, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru
  • Phone Number: 607-333-4988
Description
Established in 1999. Traditional French Regional Cuisine. Cheerful and comfortable Bistro decor. Adjoining Wine Bar with cozy ambience. Extensive wine list, large selection of cocktails and International beers by the bottle.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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