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Le Papillon

₹₹₹₹French, , Vegetarian Friendly
410 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1332
+1 408-296-3730
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“souffle” (11 reviews)
“pear salad” (9 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
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French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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410 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-1332
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Papillon has been a quality, family run, continental cuisine mainstay since the mid 1970s. They offer two menus; one is a sampler of multiple intriguingly, visually enticing, delicious items. The other is a prix fixe menu, with an option of either three or four...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Charles L
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We went to Le Papillon to celebrate our 11th anniversary as we did for our 1st anniversary. Le Papillon is an fine French restaurant that has also been a Michelin star rated in the past and delivers a wonderful culinary experience. The pre fix menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kalvin S
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We dined there with another couple celebrating our anniversaries on the same day, though not the same year. The decor is quiet and elegant. The service is impeccable. We all had different meals and they were all very good and unique. So I would guess...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank saintjack
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Some things were excellent (service, menu options, lobster, sea bass, soup, tenderloin) and some things were not (all the salads, bread, scallops, deer and the soufflé.). Good wine options at reasonable prices. We truly appreciated the Chef’s menu choices and creation and plating. The portion...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank James_Hytner
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is probably the best French restaurant in San Jose - each dish is meticulously prepared and artistically presented, service is first class, and the entire dining experience is super in a warm romantic setting. Will certainly dine again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 645jamesz
Reviewed 13 July 2018

One of the few places in Silicon Valley that requires folks to dress up. We've been here for birthdays and anniversaries over the years and it's always been wonderful. We reserved one of the side rooms once for a birthday event with ten guests and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This restaurant consistently delivers quality food in a very quiet reserved setting. Their fixed price 3 or 4 course menu is really nice with many good choices. Although we only tried a few I have to believe the entire menu options are great. Service is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Henry252014
Reviewed 23 May 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Jason P
Reviewed 20 May 2018

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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank agoh69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 31
Cuisine
French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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