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Cafe Mabillon

164 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
+33 (0)1 43 26 62 93
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Ranked #8,011 of 12,529 restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Hôtel-de-Ville
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Hôtel-de-Ville
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Palo Alto, California
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169 reviews 169 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We needed a late night spot to dine after touring the Eiffel Tower at sunset and our concierge suggested we try Mabillon in our neighborhood. I'm guessing that he knew it was one of the few places where the kitchen would still be open late, because otherwise I can't imagine recommending this place to anyone. The food was not very... More

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Atlanta
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It's not an easy task to find bistro in Paris which serves poor food. If you are looking for such - Le Café Mabillon it is. However, my rating is "terrible" and the reason is dishonest garçon. He served me with the bill almost 50% higher than the actual. I didn't want to argue and asked whether he is certain... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

In a really cool area, St Germain de Pres and honestly this has to be the best hot chocolate I have ever tasted in my life,when I am in Paris i go out of my way to go here.

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London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews 149 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Great place to nip in for a cocktail or glass of wine and some authentic Parisian food. Waiters are all very friendly and professional, it's always busy and social. Sit outside if you can as it is a great spot to people watch! Again its Paris prices so be prepared. No problems with speaking English, infact I haven't experienced that... More

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Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I cannot comment on the food as we called in for a drink on Saturday night 14 euro for a Mojito, 11 euro for a bottled beer... I know this is Boulevard Saint Germain in Paris, but in my opinion, even by Paris standards these prices are having a laugh. There are lots of other options close to Café Mabilion... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My daughter and I were visiting Paris a couple weeks ago (miss it already, such a great vibe there!). We were wandering Boulevard Saint Germaine and were intrigued by this smart looking cafe and its fun, convivial atmosphere. We were not disappointed and spent a wonderful, very fun evening sitting at the bar sipping Mojitos while chatting with Jimmy, the... More

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Helena, Montana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We had a lovely, leisurely lunch at the outdoor seating. Food was fabulous and I was delighted to discover that the wait staff, in addition to being very professional, also spoke English. My chicken and risotto dish was delightful and one of the best meals I've had anywhere.

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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Came for cocktails, lovely cosy place, nice cocktails (if overpriced, but hey- it's Paris) ... €16 for a champagne cocktail, €14 for a regular cocktail. Horribly abrupt, moody staff that appear to hate everyone. Shame really as the decor and location are great.

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Santa Barbara
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Wandering down the Boulevard Saint Germaine we decided to stop at this delightful cafe. After being in Europe for four weeks, we were surprised to find excellent service here. Attentive, prompt and concerned. The food was also outstanding. The pesto chicken salad was especially good. If other diners found the staff surly, something has changed significantly because we were treated... More

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Miami Gardens, FL USA
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We had been here for breakfast on our recent trip to Saint Germain de Pres and everything was great. Food, service and view were great. We finish going there almost every day because it was one block from our apartment. Bonjour Mabillon....

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