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Papillote Rainforest Restaurant

Trafalgar Falls Road, Trafalgar | Box 2287, Roseau 811, Dominica
+1 767-448-2287
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (22 reviews)
“smoked marlin” (3 reviews)
“juice” (4 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Trafalgar Falls Road, Trafalgar | Box 2287, Roseau 811, Dominica
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience is very romantic and the weather is always cool. The pools gives you a longing of wanting to dive in, relax, reflect and be refreshed. Oh talk about the sound of birds chirping nearby, the feeling is best experienced.

Thank biomin2002
hannaclara, Owner at Papillote Rainforest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed being at Papillote and experienced our reason for existing

Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is a lovely restaurant by Trafalgar Falls. You are surrounded by lush rain forest, which makes this a unique and relaxing place. Both my husband's and mine's dishes were terrific, as was the local bush rum. It's worth it after a morning of hiking!

Thank Lizzie B
hannaclara, Owner at Papillote Rainforest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thanks for your review and very happy that you enjoyed the experience

Reviewed 19 June 2017

For anyone visiting Dominica, please put Papilote at the top of the must do places to visit. I am an avid gardener visiting gardens all over the United Kingdom. This one puts them all in to the shade. The plants are just exquisite. Also on...More

Thank ClaireMVH
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good quality offerings with full bar and wine. That alone is a badge of honor in these parts. Very friendly staff and exc. service.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting in a very relaxing location.... lots of things to choose from on the menu, with specials as well... great rum punch too! Very potent

Thank piglet23
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We loved this after thought of a visit and were so happy we found the information in our hotel guidebook. The waterfalls and pools were a delight and food was delicious. I wasn't especially hungry but that didn't stop me from finishing off an unforgettable...More

Thank desertlove
hannaclara, Owner at Papillote Rainforest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. Thanks for writing about it

Reviewed 13 March 2017

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...More

Thank eyedream1
Reviewed 27 February 2017

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
Reviewed 10 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...More

1  Thank elkabelka
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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