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Chez Papa French Bistro and Wine Bar

38 & 40, Jalan Jaya | Taman Maju Jaya, Johor Bahru 80400, Malaysia
+60 6073334988
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“foie gras” (43 reviews)
“onion soup” (28 reviews)
“steak” (47 reviews)
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French, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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38 & 40, Jalan Jaya | Taman Maju Jaya, Johor Bahru 80400, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been visiting this restaurant whenever I am the JB since my kids were young. Every meal has been memorable there and I could spend months thinking about the meal I have there as I do not go JB every month. The service is very...More

Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The draw here is the service, though their food is also good. The staff were very friendly and obliging and the foie gras was one of the best I had! Beef and quiche was a little on the salty side but overall really value for...More

Thank Mich A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great cozy and friendly service. The french onion soup, escargot, and salads were great appetizers. The beef as well as the lamb mains were very popular. The smoked fish pasta was divine! The desserts were delightful to watch prepared (made fresh and flamed in front...More

1  Thank JaneBoey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been eating in Chez Papa for over 12 years and it has consistently served great French cuisine in a great ambiance. Our previous visit to this was 2 years ago and the staff remembered us and made us most welcome. Whether you want...More

Thank Tam Carr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is nice. Environment good. Went there with my family and is a great experience over there. Hope to come again.

1  Thank Leai W
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Nice ambiance I ordered the trio cut terrine,steak with truffle reduction,onion soup,garlic soup and chocolate mousse, The onion soup is superb.It was sweet and cheesy. Loved the combination. Garlic soup wasnt creamy at all but it is very tasty as well

1  Thank xxchloe88
Reviewed 16 April 2017

When I knew my partner and I were going to spend a few days in JB, I did some research about restaurants we could go to. All the reviews I read online sang them praises, so we decided to give them a try. The service...More

1  Thank Travelicious_K
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We drove 25 kms away to this hidden gem near the Woodlands checkpoint and the place did not disappoint. The steak was great and it was really the most authentic french rest around JB! Awesome service!! Will be back soon!

1  Thank patporsh
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I love this place. Everything was positive. The ambience was excellent. The service was great nd the staff was equally pleasant and very helpful to aid in choosing. For starters- the onion soup and baked seafood gratin was top of the list but I also...More

2  Thank Prameela_Rajaratnan
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

My 3rd visit. Staff provide a very 'localized' service - not the usual service you get at a French restaurant. The food is good and not expensive. Will visit again.

1  Thank Tracy C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is your menu price range
16 January 2017|
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Response from ChezPapa | Property representative |
Appetizers are from RM28-RM78 Soups from RM 22-28 Pastas from RM 42-68 Mains from RM58-200
is it Halal restaurant?
27 November 2016|
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Response from ChezPapa | Property representative |
We have an extensive wine list and a full bar. Some of our sauces contain alcohol. There is no pork or lard used in our kitchen and the meats bought are halal. We have muslim customers who request that the alcohol be left... More
Andi A
Do you have the updated menu with pricing? I am lookong forward to it if you may send it to me, thanks!
30 August 2016|
Response from Sofia J | Reviewed this property |
Half their menu are weekly/daily specials and written on a chalk board. I don't have a copy of their general Menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 & 40, Jalan Jaya | Taman Maju Jaya, Johor Bahru 80400, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru
  • Phone Number: +60 6073334988
Established in 1999. Traditional French Regional Cuisine. Cheerful and comfortable Bistro decor. Considered Fine Dinning by some customers. Adjoining Wine Bar with cozy ambience. Extensive wine list, large selection of cocktails and International beers by the bottle.