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Chez Papa French Bistro and Wine Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, European,
38 & 40 Jalan Jaya | Taman Maju Jaya, Johor Bahru 80400, Malaysia
+60 6073334988
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (49 reviews)
“onion soup” (31 reviews)
“steak” (54 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 yesterday via mobile

Experience was so amazing that we’ve been twice in 2 days. First time we had the specials of the day and second time the main menu. Girls loved it (tomato soup, sea bass with potatoes and veggies), parents were thrilled (breast duck and duck confit,...More

Thank Sunshiniukas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The menu offers a wide variety of mouth-watering starters. We had the baked fresh water prawns with sliced garlic, chilli and spaghetti tossed in its own “jus” accompanied by a grilled hokkaido scallop with apple-cider vinaigrette. We tried also the homemade mushroom soup which is...More

1  Thank arman_moralde
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I cannot recall the first time I stepped through this tri-colour establishment, but the food at this establishment is testimony to their fervent dedication to appetising French crusine, shaped by the warm close knit family culture. The consistency of their food is astounding. I highly recommend...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have always been patronising Chez Papa since the start of last year. It is mandatory to dine at Chez Papa for dinner when we are in town. Food is constantly delicious and it never fails to amaze. The French Onion Soup is a staple and...More

Thank Samuel T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Monthly visit place. Excellent food (foiegras, salmon, crepe, steak). Friendly lady boss and crews... :)

1  Thank Jesmine Q
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the first time I tried French snails, it was really gooddddd. Would come here again! And if you love to have a romantic environment, this is a recommended place to go❤️ Love how they really put their heart into service, feel so welcome...More

1  Thank Alicia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff knowledge of wines is poor. Wine list does not correspond with bottle and they insist it is right. House wine can be a young wine but if a patron buys a bottle?? 2017 Sauvignon Blanc is too young to put in a wine list...More

1  Thank Bob W
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Food was really good... service too. The whole restaurant was nicely done up.. gives a very French feeling. It looks so insignifcant from the outside... many just drive or walk past... but one step in and everything feels different.. Affordable pricing too.

5  Thank fqtravellernd
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Love this place. Been there multiple times but been a few years since my last visit. Place still looks the same, well kept and well staffed. Menu is great - you must try the Escargo (French for snails). Shereen and Dominique, the owners are great...More

1  Thank Martin_Ritter
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Th decor is quite nice. Reminds you of the tiny European places. The food was quite good, especially the soup. Experimented with their homemade tiramisu icecream, which I honestly didn't like, but rest was quite good.

1  Thank EktaPrithyani
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Cipsy | Reviewed this property |
I think they have Vegetarian food 🥘
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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
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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.
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