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“A gem in Fremont area”
Review of Papillon

Papillon
Ranked #5 of 491 Restaurants in Fremont
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed March 30, 2013

Went here for dinner with friends while we were in the Fremont area and was very impressed with the service and food. The manager made us all feel so welcome and even took the time to tell us about the history of the restaurant. Everything on the menu look delicious but we ordered the fillet mignon, chicken cordon bleu and veal scallopini and all came out good. We will definitely be back again if we're in the area.

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Thank Housemouse901
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Reviewed February 13, 2013

Our most recent visit was on our 30th wedding anniversary in January. We are always made to feel so special at this restaurant, and the food has been consistently excellent for the last 45 years. We love the peppercorn steak, the beef wellington is excellent, the soups are to die for as are the bread and the desserts. The presentation is beautiful and the atmosphere lovely. We especially love the garden room but there is another larger room with dark red tapestries and of course table clothes on all tables. One of their many wonderful waiters recently passed away (Dana "Paul" Washborn) and we learned of his passing at this particular dinner. We will so miss him.

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Thank HarCun
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Just go there...Don't walk...Run...Try the Lobster Ravioli...Amazing! Great old-time food choices with an u-to-date-spin. Ask for Charles and tell him David sent you. There are so many great menu choices from Starters to Dessert...Lunch or dinner is simply a different experience than any other Fremont Restaurant. Fremont has nothing to compare it with. It may look a bit out-of-time, but you will love the food and ambience. Tucked away along Mission Blvd near the Niles District of Fremont andhere there is a New Train Depot just a few blocks way in Niles Town. If you don't see your favorite on the menu, just ask. I won't lie to you. It will be on the upper end of the pricing scale for Fremont, but well worth it. Impress your family and friends. Papillion offers luncheon and dinner specials for groups too.

Have a great experience and tell others about it. If anyone has a bad experience they must be at the wrong restaurant. Food is awesome, service is great and the Owners are on-site...

***Bar and Banqet rooms, good parking, open for lunch and dinner.

* Not a Passport Unlimited Member yet. When it is...that will complete the 5th Star rating in my next review.

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Thank Topman111
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

Even as the number of good restaurants in this region has grown in the last 20 years or so, Papillon has continued to stay within the top of the list. It is French food with a local influence, and every bite is delightful. If you've never tried escargot or frog legs or Crepe Suzettes, this is the place to get your introduction. Especially if you go for lunch, ask to be seated in the atrium. I go periodically for lunch with friends, but this would be a fine choice as well for business associates, couples, and families.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile
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