Le Papillon

Located in perhaps an unusual setting on a hillside in a residential neighborhood, this restaurant is owned by a German expat who appreciates the nature that abounds in the surrounding area, and puts his mark on the menu with the international cuisine.


Owner and chef Thomas offers freshly prepared dishes that cater to all taste with a varied menu. Fresh seafood is available daily, caught by local fishermen.

Le Papillon is a bar and grill that offers Caribbean and Continental cuisines, as well as seafood. As far as the style of dining and food goes, the setting is very casual. They are open for business during dinner only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


This restaurant offers a unique setting, which features fresh and saltwater aquariums, a rustic appeal, and nautical design.


Le Papillon is situated in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, in the Western side of the Dominican Republic; it is 3.4 miles to the west-northwest of Puerto Plata.

You can combine restaurant visit with some excellent local sightseeing possibilities by checking out one of the many attractions in the area, like Liga Del Atlantico.

Many travelers also tend to love the group of outdoor pursuits located around this district. Tourists who find themselves anxious to tee off might wish to arrange an afternoon at this restaurant's closest located golf club, Los Mangos Golf Course, which is located not too far from Le Papillon. While you're in town, also check out Cofresi Beach, which you will find to be the closest beach and is only a few hundred yards away. And, these attractions are just a couple of the golf courses and beaches within the region.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners looking for an area restaurant with similar types of food and/or a similar ambiance, there are quite a few nearby options to choose from, including Desperado Mexican Cantina.

However, if you're looking for a change of pace, this region of the Dominican Republic has an excellent range of dining establishments that will surely satisfy all types of diners. For example, you could also try Italian eats at Restaurante Pizzeria Stefy E Natale, which is a half mile away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Le Papillon accepts these credit cards: American Express, Master Card, and Visa.

Closed on Monday, Le Papillon is open for dinner from 6:00 p.m. to midnight throughout the rest of the week.

Contact Info

Location: Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic

Phone: (809) 970-7640

Website: http://www.le-papillon.de/


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