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Le Procope

13,rue de l'Ancienne Comedie, 75006 Paris, France (Luxembourg)
01 40 46 79 00
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Ranked #2,783 of 12,740 restaurants in Paris
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Cuisines: French, Seafood, Brasserie, Tea Room
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Luxembourg
Description: Le Procope founded in 1686 by the Sicilian Francesco Procopio Dei Coltelli, is considered to be one of the oldest cafes in Paris, as well as a legendary meeting place for artists and intellectuals. You'll be surprised as much by the decor of the three-hundred-year-old restaurant, marked by the historical events it has witnessed over the years, as by its culinary classics, such as the coq au vin or whiting and its creams and sorbets made by the House. A historic cafe to try for a full meal or even a cup of tea and a sweet pastry.
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London
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96 reviews 96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

One of the best restaurants we tried in Paris. The food is very traditional, ingredients are fresh, and service is very good. The setting is very nice, old French style. We would go there again.

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HK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The only good things I can say about this place is its ambience and service. The service was surprisingly good given the quality of the food. It's the historical grand type of restaurant, which you can expect as it's the oldest one in town. Anyway, we were quickly seated on the first floor after we walked in. The dining room... More

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Laina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The restaurant is nice. The food is good and the price is correct. The staff pay attention to client.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I'd had several personal recommendations for Le Procope as a place to celebrate our anniversary while in Paris. I was really looking forward to eating here as I had heard wonderful things about both the restaurant history and the food. The whole evening was a shambolic let down and we left after two courses. Our aperitifs (gin fizz) appeared to... More

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Athens, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Its a high class restaurant, in a traditional environment and a well organized modern cuisine, which does not necessarily guarantee fine tastes. Well recommended, more in fulfilling historical purposes.

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant/ Brasserie is simply amazing! The delicious meal we had was out of this world ...there was a time when we had the Ossobuco and it was to perfection. We also had the veal at another occasion and the lobster.. that was a wow wow wow experience.. prices are not cheap but worth every $$$ The staff was professional... More

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Toronto, Canada
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28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We did not order much to eat here due to a time constraint but it was well worth the visit to be in a place that had been the dining location for the likes of Voltaire, Ben Franklin and Napoleon. Take the time to look at the paintings and framed clippings. The menu looked interesting and what we did eat... More

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Raumati
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I dined here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. I guess it depends what you are after - we were most certainly after this. Established in 1686, for two New Zealanders this place was nothing short of fabulous. The setting is beautiful, the staff were attentive and welcoming and the food was very traditiona, delicious French. Yes... More

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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23 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is the first bad review I have ever written on Trip Adviser - but with regret felt I needed to! I originally looked for places that we had not been to in Paris and Le Procope had mixed reviews on Trip Adviser - we are pretty open minded about these reviews and thought we would give it a try.... More

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thessaloniki
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very nice ambience with good food and excellent service.Of course very touristic, certainly not cheap but typical French!

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