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Papillon Bistro & Bar

) #2,265 of 9,348 Restaurants in New York City €€ - €€€ American,
22 E 54th St, New York City, NY 10022-4203
+1 212-754-9006
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
€€ - €€€
22 E 54th St, New York City, NY 10022-4203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After an evening at the theater, we wanted a place open late (at least 11:30 pm) for casual fare. Papillon has the look of a genuine French bistro, with an atmosphere hovering between shabby-chic and intimate. The long and well-stocked bar on the ground floor...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Basically one of the worst meals iv'e had.Chewy steak,barely cooked fish,Poor waiting staff.Meal put down then waiters no-where to be seen till they noticed two plates of food on the table hardly touched.They couldn't care less.So many more places to go that have 10x better...More

Thank scw_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In walking distance to Omni Berkshire, we went as a family and the children were very happy. There were many great options and a lively atmosphere.

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This place has an old-style French bistro vibe and looks amazing on the outside but inside is very old and torn from wear and tear and just bordering on qualifying as being labeled a dump. Service was non-existent. I waited forever. You sort of get...More

Thank Max D
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Service was exceptionally slow here. Dining al fresco meant that we didn't have the opportunity to try to flag someone down. While we were made to wait for service they tried to hurry is along once the food came. My friend ordered sliders, had only...More

Thank Anna911
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Great location just off 5th, and a really warm and welcoming place. It has a busy bar scene, but the dining room upstairs is away from the noise and is really lovely and comfortable. The room is pretty loud and hard to hear, but I...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Service was very very slow, especially for a weekday. We ordered stuffed mushrooms and two salads. The mushrooms, while good, were button mushroom caps - the smallest stuffed mushrooms I've ever seen. On the salads, one person asked if they could get it without cilantro...More

Thank CMiller11717
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to go for drinks. I don't really see an happy hour special but hey it is what it is. This place has tons of bar space, Upstairs or Down Stairs. Bartenders are great and make great drinks. Especially my boy...More

Thank cetejeda
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We were there for supper a bit early. The New York steak frites was very good. The Striped sea bass was exceptional. Service was reasonably good and the atmosphere was very pleasant. Conversation was possible - a very good thing indeed. While the two entrees...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Because we were staying at the omni we were close to this pub it became our last stop of the day great food great service loved it

Thank Wendy D
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Response from Dale P | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I'd go business casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Bar
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 E 54th St, New York City, NY 10022-4203
    (5th Ave & Madison Ave)
  • Public Transportation: E,V train @ 5th Ave
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-754-9006
  • E-mail
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