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Cafe Mabillon

#9,702 of 13,493 Restaurants in Paris
#10,223 of 14,093 Places to Eat in Paris
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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, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 10
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  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A classic street cafe in Paris

Stopped here for a snack and to do some people watching. Nothing out of the ordinary, but a pleasant spot. Perhaps a little less expensive than some down the street.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Service is super speed and prompt! Food spaghetti and Pasta Arabiata was nice ...go back place :D especially sitting on the streets

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Lincoln Park, Michigan
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

If you are hungry for a late night snack, even in the middle of the night in the City of Lights, then Cafe Mabillon is the logical place to go. Whether 3 AM or 3 PM, the crowds are indistinguishable and friendly. It seems to mirror a spot Fitzgerald and Hemingway would visit on a warm night for one last... More 

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California
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Stopped here for a snack and to do some people watching. Nothing out of the ordinary, but a pleasant spot. Perhaps a little less expensive than some down the street.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great bar on the corner of Rue Buci opposite our hotel, the Madison. Great atmosphere & music. Happy hour for cocktails and beer 7-9. Good choice of cocktails. Friendly staff. Can thoroughly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It is really a good place to have a drink or beer or whatever you want to drink It is in the corner of a major street and expect a lot of noise from the car .. But you should try it as you will feel like a local...

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 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
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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38 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

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.
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