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. When deciding how to dress for this restaurant, consider that the style of the food and service is very casual. This eatery is open for dinner only, so don't be shy about checking them out during their limited operating hours.


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


Le Papillon is located in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, in the Western side of the Dominican Republic; it's three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of Puerto Plata.

Visitors can combine their dining experience with some local sightseeing possibilities by heading to one of the many attractions in the area, such as Liga Del Atlantico.

People who visit will also appreciate a full selection of outdoor pursuits nearby. Anyone who come to town will certainly want to check out the closest golf course, Los Mangos Golf Course. And don't forget the beach towels, if you run over to Cofresi Beach, which is the closest beach and is only a few hundred yards away. Plus, those two aren't the only options that exist for golf courses and beaches in the general area.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners in the mood for a local restaurant that has similar kinds of food or a similar atmosphere, there are lots of nearby places to choose between, including Desperado Mexican Cantina.

On the other hand, if you're in the mood for something different, this part of the Dominican Republic provides an impressive selection of food and drink venues, where you will find all kinds of flavors and cuisine types. For example, you can also try Italian eats at Restaurante Pizzeria Stefy E Natale, which is a half mile away.

Credit Cards Accepted

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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