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Le Papillon

410 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1332
+1 408-296-3730
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pear salad” (9 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
“tenderloin” (7 reviews)
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French, Contemporary
410 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1332
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been meaning to write a review of this outstanding restaurant after a recent experience to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Absolutely fabulous, this is how it’s done. Amazing food, wine, exemplary service and ambiance. Le Papillon has it all. I can’t wait to go back....More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for some reason, even if i go professionally for quite a few restaurant in this price range in the US, i must say that it always feel to me like upscale steak houses. well, i definitively have steaks in US. and the ambiance tends to...More

Thank 645DavidS
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

One of the great place to have your fine dining French cuisine in San Jose. You have to come with proper attire and parking lots are quite limited . The quality of food is great from Dungeness crab suffie , snails as appetiser and Lamb...More

Thank Tai Sheng G
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I try to keep my reviews short and sweet. Le papillon is a San Jose treasure,its been around for so long and for good reason. The food is way beyond fantastic. Just remember it is a destination dining restaurant , so plan on at least...More

Thank Dphill01
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Our waiter was very friendly and helpful. We choice one 3 course and one 4 course menu (shared the dessert). We loved the scallops appetizer, the pear salad and the aspargus, and the 2 types of fish that were excellent. We asked for help from...More

Thank Bubblechoc
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Relaxed and quiet ambiance with excellent service and food delicious and artfully presented. Will return

Thank FAC1509
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Love this place, very intimate with delicious food. We selected the 4 course meal which was for $90 per person. The food was simply delicious. we also sampled three chef compliments which were small bites of crab mousse, Smoked fish and Pistachio tarts. They were...More

Thank Leeemas
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I was recently invited to a business dinner at this restaurant. I had never heard of this restaurant before even though it is known as one of the finest restaurants in Silicon Valley, to my surprise. I guess I was in the dark about this....More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here at least eight times. It always has provided suave service, high quality French style meals, and an excellent and fairly priced wine list.

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 26 September 2017

It's been so long since we've been to Le Papillon that we don't even remember what year it was. I suspect is was around 1990! If it was so great, what kept us from returning? After dining there last week, I really can't think of...More

Thank CalifTravelerOne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1332
  • Public Transportation: Bus
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-296-3730
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