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Papillote Rainforest Restaurant

Trafalgar Falls Road, Trafalgar | Box 2287, Roseau 811, Dominica
+1 767-448-2287
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Trafalgar Falls Road, Trafalgar | Box 2287, Roseau 811, Dominica
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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Papillote Restaurant, Trafalgar Falls Dominica 1/16/16 Located on the road into Rosseau Valley,this is near the falls. It is a small hotel/b&b. We visited it for one evening and dinner. It is a small to medium seating facility,open air and pleasantly decorated. Service was better...More

1  Thank D Burke H
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The first time I ever heard about Dominica was an article about Papillote Wilderness Retreat. We considered staying at Papillote, but opted for Cocoa Cottages instead, but thought it would be nice to have dinner there. It is located 2 minutes away from Trafalger falls,...More

1  Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We ate a buffet it was bad and very expensive. The restaurant is soulless, grey and cold. Hotel / restaurant recommended on trip advisor but very disappointing. We paid 85€ // 250$caraibes for two (pasta salad and meat + a beer).More

2  Thank Lucie M
hannaclara, Owner at Papillote Rainforest Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2016

We are so sorry that you had a bad experience. We only occasionally have a buffet barbecue dinner on a Wednesday and offer chicken, fish and ribs as well as three different salads, baked potatoes and corn on the cob. Perhaps you arrived late and...More

Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We found Papillote from other Trip Advisor recommendations (thank you!) and it was time very well spent. Local taxi drivers told us it would be $80 for the 2 of us, but we called Papillote & they sent their driver for us for $50. His...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I highly recommend staying here as well if you can- at least for a night or two while in Dominica. The grounds are absolutely incredible! Extensive tropical gardens, hot spring fed pools, a beautiful waterfall on-site and a easy hike up to Trafalgar Falls. We...More

1  Thank hc2016
Reviewed 23 August 2015

How can you not enjoy this restaurant? An open aspect within the rainforest garden . The birds love to sit near you hoping that you are going to give them a titbit,and of course you cannot resist! The food was good, not cordon blue but...More

1  Thank 100MarionS
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Papillote gardens is one of these rare places which have it all. Located in Trafalgar, very close to famous Trafalgar Falls, it has the same surroundings, almost vertical cliffs full of greenery. These cliffs shelter lush, well maintained gardens run by a botanist with passion...More

1  Thank Holoboss
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Had lunch at Papillote after visiting Trafalgar falls. The meal was delicious. Had the grilled fish along with a fantastic rum punch. The walk around the gardens after lunch was delightful.Would consider staying here during the next visit to Dominica.

1  Thank BigBird57
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We enjoyed Papillote so much the first time we ate there that we went back again a few nights later. The views from the dining patio are wonderful, and we had a blast exploring the gardens. The service from our waitress was impeccable, and the...More

1  Thank f0c0traveler
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Great local produce, the chef offered vegetarian dinners upon request. One dines in the open air restaurant with spectacular views down the Roseau valley.

1  Thank bres130
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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, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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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