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Place Napoleon Bonaparte 33, Fontainebleau, France
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Dining options: Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Enjoyable, simple French food

Simple and fresh tasting French food. It was a little noisy but very comfortable atmosphere. It's suitable for a casual night out in Fontainbleau.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Stephanie G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Simple and fresh tasting French food. It was a little noisy but very comfortable atmosphere. It's suitable for a casual night out in Fontainbleau.

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Fontainebleau, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

They have a great burger here and nice outdoor tables (though can get smoky out there if that is the kind of thing that bothers you)

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Centreville, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

After a nice tour of the chateau we decided to grab a bite to eat and have a couple of beers. Our Server "Rachel" was pleasant and spoke perfect English! The food was really good. I enjoyed a burger while my wife had the onion soup. We were both very satisfied. Great little place and they make you feel welcomed.... More 

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Paris, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Salads really good for an average price and they vary sometimes but the products are fresh. The hamburger is delicious, enormous and the fries are homemade. The staff and the boss are nice trying to satisfy your request and even children are well treated. The deserts are not industrial and delicious.

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American In Europe
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a fine choice for French classics like snails and onion soup. Prices seemed a little high, but the quality of the place, and the relaxed atmosphere made it worth it. Customers are not packed in like sardines.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

One of my favourites in Fontainebleau. Busy, bustling, French with a cosmopolitan clientele. I must have visited this cafe at least 10 times during July and November. I have never been disappointed by the quality, the service and ambience. On the terrace or inside ...everything feels right. For lunch try their Salad Paysanne - delicious combination of fresh salad leaves,... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Went here for a reunion dinner with my class from business school. Had a great evening and the food was really good. Also tried breakfast, but then they had unfortunately run out of bread, which should not be possible.

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285 reviews 285 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

In a pleasant little square a few hundred meters from the Chateau and the busiest of the restaurants in this location (which is usually a good sign)but the menu was a selection of fairly average "proteins in a sauce with veg". Great welcome from the head waiter but after that the service was not fantastic. I would look for something... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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46 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

The Grand Cafe is sandwiched in between two others - seemingly as good (probably not) but I suspect leeching off the success of the GF. Check out the different seats to work out within in which cafe you have landed. Le Grand Cafe is different - it offers classic French food and does it well. The service was 'french' but... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

we stopped for lunch here after going around the chateau it was a great and scenic location, excellent service, nice food, reasonable prices, would recommend to anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place Napoleon Bonaparte 33, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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