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Cafe Mabillon

#8,668 of 13,697 Restaurants in Paris
Neighborhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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164 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 43 26 62 93
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7:00 am - 6:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Shocking

Stopped for 2 coffees at this average looking cafe on Boulevard St Germain. Coffee was awful not a huge shock in Paris but the price was the real shock 6.20 Euros for our coffees what a joke Beware

1 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Mitchpa
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stopped for 2 coffees at this average looking cafe on Boulevard St Germain. Coffee was awful not a huge shock in Paris but the price was the real shock 6.20 Euros for our coffees what a joke Beware

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is a hot spot for drinks and people watching right on the corner of Saint-Germain and Rue de Buci. We did not eat there, great bar spots just inside the door. Quick and friendly service.

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Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Just down the street from the more famous Les Deux Magots and Le Cafe de Flore, Cafe Mabillon is less crowded and a bit less expensive. We sat outside and enjoyed the parade of pedestrians. Excellent club sandwich and very friendly service. Very Parisian very relaxing after a lot of walking.

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Moscow, Russia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Just an OK but overpriced breakfast for such a bad service. The waiter, instead of working with clients, was paying attention to girls and dogs passin' by.

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Staffs. UK.
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374 reviews 374 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a wonderful cafe at the end of Boulevard St Germain and near to Pont Neuf. Yes drinks are a bit pricey - but you are paying for the location. Great place to watch the world go by !

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Had a couple of good cocktails one evening. Returned the following morning for a leasurely tea and coffee - more expensive than the cocktails! 6.20 Euros each! And the staff are very unfriendly.

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Houston
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Good location, on the corner of Rue St. Germain, but waiter was impatient with us and made us feel like we were being difficult, when asking him for wine recommendations. A shot of Makers Mark was 14 euros, and the Diet Coke was additional 7 euros, for a total of 21 euros for a drink. We won't be going back.

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Albuquerque
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

After extensive walking around beautiful Paris, we decided it was time for a beer and a snack. We ordered the "ravioli royale", a very nice serving of small raviolis in a light cream sauce and a generous serving of foie gras. Wow. Pricey? Yes, but what a snack!

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

After a very long day of exploring Paris, we found this very busy café not far from the Mabillon métro stop. Exhausted and starving, we found two outdoor seats and collapsed. The food was incredibly good. It certainly wasn't Michelin star-worthy, so I wouldn't call it the best cuisine I've ever consumed, but it was definitely the best café/brasserie food... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Went here for the happy hour cocktails, as we were staying just across the road. I found them good value for Paris, well presented and promptly served. Nice friendly place but nothing to write home about. Didn't eat here. Overall impression was very favourable - the place delivered what it sets out to do. It's not a typical Paris cafe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 164 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)1 43 26 62 93

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighborhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.