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Place Napoleon Bonaparte 33, Fontainebleau, France
33164222032
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Do not bother to eat here...

Taking advantage of its superb location, this place shows everything that for years used to be bad for tourists in France but fortunately has changed a lot in the meantime. Rude and slow service as a complement for quite average and overpriced food - who needs it?

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Zug, Switzerland
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318 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Taking advantage of its superb location, this place shows everything that for years used to be bad for tourists in France but fortunately has changed a lot in the meantime. Rude and slow service as a complement for quite average and overpriced food - who needs it?

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Fontainebleau, France
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I joined 2 ladies for brunch and cafe's one morning with our 4 children. The food was expensive for what you get, (8 euros for a small crepe with and egg) and could've had the same quality at Carrefour. But the part that is most shocking to me is when our baby started crying (for no more than 1-2 minutes),the... More 

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Boston, MA
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The place itself is nice, but mainly due to the location - if you do not mind to sit extremely crowded. I can not say anything about the food but the drinks are OK (well it is hard to mess up a water or a beer). What is horrible is the service. It was so slow that I was wondering... More 

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Asheville, NC
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401 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Whatever your reason is for being in Fontainebleau this is a very good choice for a casual meal. If you're there to visit the chateau, this is about as convenient as it gets. It's right across the street from the chateau and very near the stops for the bus to and from the train station. The food is good. The... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Directly across the road from the palace. Great setting outside with nice food and good service at a fair price. I recommend for a relaxing drink or meal.

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place Napoleon Bonaparte 33, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: 33164222032

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  • Cuisine: French

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