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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 #2,802 of 12,977 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Brasserie, Tea Room
Neighborhood: Luxembourg
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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Stamford, Connecticut
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

What history at every corner of the building...what fun!! Grand staircase, Napoleon's hat, great decor... Started with a nice bottle of Malbec for two of us, and a 1664 beer for the third. Delish... Crab remolaide for starters, where the crab and avocado were fresh and light. We ordered the coq au vin for 3. When it came out in... More

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Vancouver, BC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

This was my third visit to Le Procope, the past being in 2008. We are in Paris with friends and I felt this was of historical significance and the food had been fairly good in the past. The ambience was great but everything else was a big letdown. Service was sloppy, not necessarily rude, just not enough care with who... More

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Paris, France
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130 reviews 130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The history of the place is cool. The food was good and just as expected. The wine list or at least the bottle of wine we had here was amazing. Could just have been a great pick or a reflection of the wonderful wines Le Procope has. I ordered the crab and before doing so, I asked if it was... More

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Great Falls, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

February 1986 Le Procope 13, rue de l’Ancienne-Comédie, Paris VI In 1686, a Sicilian, whose name was eventually reduced to Procope, found himself in the Latin Quarter and owner of a small restaurant. Three hundred twenty-eight years later, the place is still going strong. It is hard now to pinpoint precisely why or how his enterprise prospered and perdured. Could... More

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Hong Kong Region, China
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Le Procope was once an important bastion of intellectuals and political heavy-weight of Europe, now it is frequented by tourists from all over the globe. The decor is very traditional, ornate, colorful, yet very comfortable and welcoming. It is a place for families and special occasions. The staff are friendly, well trained. Most of them speak English and English menu... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Stepping into Le Procope is like going back in time. The interior is neatly restored providing a cosy yet classy atmosphere that is underlined by the very prompt service. On the menu are classical french dishes. I went there for dinner with a couple of colleauges, and had a stew, that turned out to be everything it promised. Would certainly... More

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toronto
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366 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is traditional classic old French restaurant advertising itself as having been around since 1686...or maybe that was just the building. Décor and surroundings are in the classic old style. Service was excellent. The escargots were excellent as was the Grand Manier crepes that we had for dessert. However the coq au vin that we all had was really rather... More

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Versailles, France
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Three of us came here for lunch and were disappointed, previous meals had been excellent. My main course was served in a cold plate. Our daughter ordered Confit de Canard but it was replaced by beef.

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Palm City, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Procope is an established historical eatery. With Napolean's hat gracing the entranceway, this place has has old written all over it, but a good old. True, it has been there for a very long time, and perhaps even more true the food tended to be a bit contrived, but when you get to the point that you think that this... More

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Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Last night in Paris and this restaurant was recommended on the basis of it's the oldest cafe in Paris,very french and the food was honest but not inspiring. The restaurant was very french and beautifully appointed with lots of history on the walls and our waiter was very attentive. Our table of 3 ordered Pommery Champagne for starters (as you... More

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