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Cafe Papillon

42 Rehoboth Ave Ste 7, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2122
+1 302-227-7568
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crepes” (88 reviews)
“ham” (12 reviews)
“eclair” (2 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
42 Rehoboth Ave Ste 7, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2122
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

These are legit. Just two dudes in windows making your crepé to order. It's NOT fast, if the line is long, walk around go get some cash from your bank and come back. It's also not fancy, plastic and paper on lawn chairs but the...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great little place with delicious crepes. I was immediately transported to the mountains of Courchevel in France. While they are good all year around, they taste better when the weather is slightly cold. Too bad they did not have my favorite crepe with Grand Manier!!...More

1  Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is my go-to dessert place in town IF I am in downtown Rehoboth. Their strawberries and cream crepes is one of my favorites. It is a simple and fresh dessert. You get to watch it made right before your eyes in this tiny stand...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 13 September 2017

After all the good reviews I'd read, after all the yummy items on the menu, no one was at the counter when we stopped. No one came to the counter while we stood there. All we heard was a woman in the back shouting, "Call...More

1  Thank MsDonnaDW
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Located in Penny Lane, this little cafe serves big flavor crepes and delicious coffees. We really liked the ham and cheese crepes, the nutella with bananas and strawberry crepes, and the salmon with ham, egg, & cheese crepes. There are two separate windows - one...More

Thank FlyDog33
Reviewed 24 August 2017

They seem to have figured out the best butter croissants (a separate window), actually better than we just had on our trip to France! The other croissants are always gone by the time we get there. The crepes are really good too. We got the...More

Thank Katkin52
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The wait was atrocious this year. Nearly an hour. The problem is that if there are several people in line, each person is ordering multiple crepes. They can only make TWO at a time. Cafe Papillion, I love you but please install a couple more...More

Thank Kayemess
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The best crepe in America! Do tasty and many varieties to choose from. I highly recommend this place for its welcoming atmosphere and excellent food.

Thank Bufflord
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Delicious somewhat large crepes. Theres usually a waiting linecwhich is a deterrent. Otherwise the strawberry and whipped cream and the nutella chocolate are the favorites. He could come down in price and still make a good profit

Thank bettyewing76
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We came here twice for breakfast, however, the cafe is open until 11 p.m.! Everything is outdoors and there are two lines, one for beverages and bakery items and one for crepes. There's a decent amount of seating available by the ordering windows. Going for...More

Thank Melanie W
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24 July 2015|
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Response from RBInnkeeper | Reviewed this property |
This is a small shop, and no reservations are necessary. You can eat at one of the small tables or take it to the beach and enjoy a great view. They do have great breakfast crepes, and of course out of this world dessert... More
23 July 2015|
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Response from Tom D | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations it is a walk up place , no servers you place your order for what you would like from the person in the window that makes your crepe as you wait for them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Rehoboth Ave Ste 7, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-2122
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Rehoboth Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-227-7568
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