We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Papillon Restaurant

$$$$Seafood, ,
100 metros SE de Plaza Vista | Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
+506 2777 0355
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (2 reviews)
“tenderloin” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Seafood, Contemporary, Costa Rican, French
100 metros SE de Plaza Vista | Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (39)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious, the view is stunning, and staff are really welcoming and attentive—especially Oscar.

Thank Chioma N
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after visiting Manuel Antonio NP. The service was very good. We had the Typical Casada- mine with chicken and my husband's with fish. Both were excellent. The fruit drinks were also well prepared. But the highlight was the view. This...More

Thank ML7kc
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We were honoured to stay at La Mariposa during low season when Chef Christian of Le Papillon was creating dishes for an exciting new menu. As long-stay guests we really challenged Chef Christian to keep up the level of variety & surprise. As diners who...More

Thank Totoka K
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My wife and I stayed at a different hotel but had dinner here for our wedding anniversary. It is located at La Mariposa Hotel. We had an excellent view from our own hotel balcony but the views from this restaurant were spectacular! The food was...More

Thank Bryan U
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Started with Shrimp cocktail. Shrimp had no flavor, was over cooked and tough to chew. Sauce was almost non-existant. Cesar salad had more croutons than the cut up pieces of lettuce which was warm when we received it. The dressing, fortunately, was on the side...More

Thank Martin_Jim
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The view.. UNBELIEVABLE!! Felt like i was back in Capri Italy.... reservations made for 6 pm. Went early for the sunset which was spectacular. Food was average.... bisque soup was extremely salty!! Had to send it back. Ran out of water- no one came to...More

1  Thank travellingIDOC
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We went for a sunset dinner and the only drawback was the walk from the parking area to the main building. The waiter (Jose) was excellent and made sound recommendations of which I selected the rack of lamb, which was fabulous and presented very well....More

1  Thank Terry W
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We had been to this restaurant last year for lunch and decided to come for dinner. The daytime views are spectacular and the sunset views did not disappoint. There is a nice cocktail menu and a good wine list. I enjoyed the hearts of palm...More

Thank Laurie A
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Actually, this is the restaurant of the hotel La Mariposa. The site is stunning, our food was excellent, just like the service. Our starters: salad (with good olive oil), mussels, then white fish in a sesame crust and vegetables, on mashed bananas, and tuna fish...More

1  Thank Isabeloula
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This restaurant was located in our hotel, Mariposa, and we decided to eat here one night. The restaurant is elegant, peaceful, and has a beautiful view. There were several seafood choices and we had the tuna and the salmon, both were perfectly cooked. We ordered...More

1  Thank sharms202
Nearby Restaurants
Manuel Antonio Falafel Bar
2,084 reviews
.47 km away
Cafe Agua Azul
1,890 reviews
.25 km away
El Patio de Cafe Milagro - Manuel Antonio
2,433 reviews
.27 km away
Emilio's Cafe
1,595 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Playa Biesanz
707 reviews
1.13 km away
La Playita
50 reviews
.91 km away
La Selvita
66 reviews
.66 km away
Amigos Del Rio
796 reviews
1.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Le Papillon Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Seafood, Contemporary, Costa Rican, French
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 metros SE de Plaza Vista | Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio 60601, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Manuel Antonio
  • Phone Number: +506 2777 0355
  • E-mail
El aclamado Restaurante Le Papillon del Hotel La Mariposa combina las espectaculares vistas con deliciosa comida. Este restaurante al aire libre se alza 500 metros sobre las azules aguas del Mar Pacífico de Manuel Antonio. Disfrute sus hermosas vistas a la Bahía y al Parque Nacional acompañadas de las espectaculares puestas del sol mientras deleita nuestros platillos deliciosos de nuestro chef local.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing