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Papillon's Cafe

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2124 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, WI 54501-3630
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Jun 2, 2017
“Good & Bad”
Oct 15, 2017
“Don't follow hours of service on door”
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2124 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, WI 54501-3630
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We were looking for a good burger place and had been here previously. Got there at 7:40 pm. Sign on door said open till 8:00 pm. Walked in and employees said they had turned off the grill at 7:30 and could not serve us. WHAT?...More

Thank jjreviews2017
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

They have the best breakfast in Rhinelander. We eat there nearly every weekend in the summer and never leave disappointed.

Thank Heisman21
Reviewed September 29, 2017

The food here has been steadily declining since the first time we ate here about 15 years ago. It's always busy, but I think it's habit and not the food that brings people back. I had a Belgian waffle, when it arrived it was barely...More

Thank IngaMari
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We stopped in for lunch after a very long motorcycle ride. We prefer eating in little diners or cafes when we travel for that homey touch. We each just ordered a cup of soup and my husband had tea. The bill was a little over...More

Thank zinfandel71
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

The very young waitstaff were outstanding and the food was great. The loaded cheese fry appetizer was particularly excellent! Will absolutely go there again when I shop at Hobby Lobby!

Thank revcruxcorvus
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Papillon's is a popular local eatery next to the Hobby Lobby. We love their breakfasts - especially the different omelets with American fries and English muffin toast...and great coffee.

Thank V5015ZIchristinef
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Food was fresh and tastey. I I would definitely go back again, the waitresses were friendly and the place was clean. Very small town diner atmosphere, I like that!

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Cute place with good food. Service was good. Nothing special,but good. I would return. 2 of us went. Patty Melt was great. Meatloaf sandwich I would not order again. English Muffin bread was wonderful, but meatloaf was bad.

Thank Lulesa
Reviewed September 12, 2016

small place but the food is great very large selection of breakfast lunch and dinner items, the friday fish fry is very good.

Thank Northwoodsmoma
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We have had breakfast hear many times, the eggs are done right, the sausage patties are wonderful There is nothing fancy about this place but the food is good and reasonably priced with prompt friendly wait staff. We have also had lunch and dinner here....More

Thank Lundema
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2124 Lincoln St, Rhinelander, WI 54501-3630
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Rhinelander
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