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Papillote Rainforest Restaurant

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Trafalgar Falls Road, Trafalgar | Box 2287, Roseau 811, Dominica
+1 767-448-2287
08:00 - 21:00
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch with an amazing view - even in the rain. Limited choice - fish or chicken - had the chicken which was tasty and served with traditional Dominican sides- plantains, ground provisions, rice etc. An explore of the amazing gardens and a dip in the hot pools are worth it.

Thank eyedream1
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch after visit to Trafalger Falls. The food was good, fresh and local. Our group had a very enjoyable lunch and then walked around the gardens. Nice break

Thank Profb59
Boulder, CO
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351 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Influenced by the guidebook, we stopped here for a snack. Ordered a bunch of stuff, including the dasheen (taro) puffs (excellent) and a shrimp snack. The 5 very tiny shrimp cost us exactly $6 EACH. Wow! And the price on the bill was higher than the one on the menu. Wondered why that was the case - if you have... More 

Thank elkabelka
New England
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Fantastic open air restaurant with very good food. We've seen mixed reviews but we liked it very much. Beautiful strolling jungle gardens. Recommend highly.

Thank AJDirt
Waterville, Iowa
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Helen from my sisters tours recommended this beautiful restaurant in the rainforest of Dominica. Scenery from inside with the open air setting was breathtaking and the food was fantastic!

Thank Cindy G
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Good food in a beautiful setting. We stopped by for lunch during our island tour. Be sure to walk around and bring swimsuit for the hot spring.

Thank JoHess
hannaclara, Owner at Papillote Rainforest Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience of Papillote. Thanks for the review More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Every year I visit Dominica I end up at Papillote with my family of very picky eaters and they absolutely love this place - just as much as I do if not more. This is a very peaceful place, in yet another lush region of Dominica, away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. While waiting for your... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reston, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great lunch and subsequent walk around the garden of the restaurant - beautiful views of rainforest plants, flowers and a waterfall

Thank jbjb2017
Hamilton, Canada
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stayed at Papillote on the 3 day adventure package with the MAP including breakfast and dinner. The food selection was limited, but good. The service was prompt and friendly.

Thank digitalpics
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Our group of eight visited the restaurant and preordered before visiting the falls. A smart idea. We were ready for a rest when we returned for lunch. All the fish and chicken dishes were well prepared and delicious. We did not have time to visit the pool or gardens. This place is so pretty, and located in the middle of... More 

Thank Bill L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Caribbean, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trafalgar Falls Road, Trafalgar | Box 2287, Roseau 811, Dominica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominica  >  Saint George Parish  >  Roseau
  • Phone Number: +1 767-448-2287
Dine on fresh-caught fish, prawns (in season) or chicken prepared creole style with all the fabled spices of our island's rich cultural heritage. Sample exotic fruits and vegetables from the endless bounty of Dominica's organic gardens. Drink fresh local fruit juices, Kubuli beer or our special 'Papillote' rum punch...open every day from 8AM 'til 6PM.Serving Breakfast and Lunch. Dinner by reservation

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