Open Air Restaurant

Overlooking the Ocean & Rain Forest

The acclaimed restaurant Le Papillon at Hotel La Mariposa combines spectacular views with delicious food, beautiful sunsets and the flavors of delicious dishes from our internationally renowned chef.

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Magical ocean views with exquisite cuisine

Hotel La Mariposa’s acclaimed restaurant Le Papillon combines spectacular views with delicious food. Our open-air restaurant is located 1,000 feet above the magnificent blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, the island-studded bay, and Manuel Antonio National Park.

Combining magical views of the ocean with exquisite cuisine, to please the most demanding palate, for more than 45 years, Le Papillon restaurant offers fresh Costa Rican seafood, international and traditional Costa Rican food.

Our menu also offers a variety of fresh pasta and vegetarian options. The chef’s repertoire features fresh local seafood and tropical fruits, accompanied by an excellent international selection of wines and champagnes.

Don’t hesitate to ask for the Chef’s recommendation!

Bon Appetit!


North American

  • Bar
  • Coffee
  • Desserts
  • Traditional
  • Dairy Free
  • Pescetarian


  • Italian
  • Mediterranea
  • Traditional
  • Costa Rican
  • Seafood
  • TexMex

« Le Papillon restaurant is an ideal place for a relaxing lunch, a romantic candlelight dinner, a rehearsal dinner, a wedding ceremony dinner, birthdays, anniversaries and family reunions. »

from 6:30 a.m. at  9:30 a.m.

from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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