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Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere

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Escale de L'ile aux Cygnes | Pont de Bir Hakeim, 75015 Paris, France
+33 1 46 21 48 15
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6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Capitaine Fracasse is one of the best known dinner cruise on the Seine...
Capitaine Fracasse is one of the best known dinner cruise on the Seine River, tanks to the reputation of its chef, Martial Enguehard, "Meilleur Ouvrier de France", and to its affordable prices. 2 Dinner cruises every evening, all week long, all year long. Cruises last approx. 2 Hours. Free parking. An open air terrace is accessible during the cruise allowing unforgettable views on the Seine scenery. Free parking.
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  • 162
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  • 197
    Very good
  • 73
    Average
  • 76
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  • 59
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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
Another excellent evening for my 25 clients

Returning yet again and another excellent dinner with wonderful views of Paris on the Seine. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed their evening. It is a lovely way to introduce clients to Paris in a very relaxed atmosphere. Very welcoming staff and good service - would always recommend paying a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2014
Heritage963
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Scenic view
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Returning yet again and another excellent dinner with wonderful views of Paris on the Seine. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed their evening. It is a lovely way to introduce clients to Paris in a very relaxed atmosphere. Very welcoming staff and good service - would always recommend paying a little extra to reserve seating in the bow (front) of the boat.

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Capitaine75, Propriétaire at Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere, responded to this review

Dear guest many thanks for your last visit and really happy you enjoyed your cruise on Capitaine Fracasse. We try our best to make it this relaxing and magical way to discover Paris at night. More 

Northwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were treated to this dinner cruise by my in-laws to be and had a wonderful time. It was my fiancé's birthday so it was a special occasion. The food was absolutely amazing, one of the best meals I've had for a long time. The boat was lovely and the cruise down the river was certainly memorable. It was very... More 

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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Good service n view, too much air conditioner... Too cold but the waiter gave us a towel to cover it... One picture 15 euros a little expensive but still it was romantic and the service was good and the food fine!

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Capitaine75, Propriétaire at Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere, responded to this review

Many thanks for chosing Capitaine Fracasse for your cruise. Glad you enjoyed it especially the view, always striking on Paris and the Seine. Magical scenery More 

MIAMI
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I live in Miami and recently started a long distance relationship with an amazing woman who happens to live in Southern France. On a recent vacation we reunited for six days in Paris, my first visit, which happens to be in my humble opinion one of the most romantic cities I have ever visited. With that said she arranged a... More 

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Capitaine75, Propriétaire at Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere, responded to this review

Your compliments go straight to our hearts. Every evening it is our unique goal: to make our clients love Paris on the Seine as much as we do. Share this unique experience is our motivation and we are so happy at reading your kind words on your cruise. We look forward to having you back on Capitaine Fracasse very very... More 

Frederick, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I booked this cruise for our one year anniversary. We paid the extra (30 euros!!) for the nicer seats but it really ended up feeling worth it because we had the BEST table at the very front of the boat. The food was good and filled us up. I ordered the chicken for my main course and... More 

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Capitaine75, Propriétaire at Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere, responded to this review

Many thanks for your visit on Le Capitaine Fracasse. We are happy you enjoyed the cruise on this special occasion. As you express: commentaries could easily ruin the ambiance of the dinner this is why we prefer the souvenir leaflets solution we give to all the tables. More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Contrary to other reviewers we thought this was the highlight of our four days in Paris! The small tasting portions were completely adequate and gave a broad range of tastes - maybe not to everyone's liking, but that is why it is a tasting platter. The main was completely adequate and the dessert selections were DELICIOUS - again in small... More 

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Capitaine75, Propriétaire at Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comment. We are happy you enjoyed our "cuisine" and the way we are serving it. For the information during the cruise we have dropped any attempt in this direction as this is too disturbing for a special moment as a dinner.and dedicated as you point if to sightseeing. More 

Bushey, Herts
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Please avoid this tourist rip-off. The boat holds up to 250 people crammed onto small inadequate sized tables. You are not told in advance, but if you want a table by a window you have to pay a supplement per person. The “famed appetizer” is an array of small amuse-bouche nothing special and somewhat bland My wife's fish was tasteless... More 

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Capitaine75, Propriétaire at Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere, responded to this review

Sorry you were not satisfied with our dinner-cruise.Most of our clients chose Capitaine Fracasse for the reasonnable prices (best deal on the Seine) and for the quality of food with our Chef "Meilleur Ouvrier de France". Obviously you have not been impressed the evening you were on the boat, and we will take into account the points you raise. As... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My review is also for the 14th July 2014 only. While I agree with the other reviewers that we missed a very large part of the fireworks show, because of boat location, and the fact that the total coverage of the trip was reduced on the Seine. The part which we faced ( a group of 7) the most trouble... More 

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Capitaine75, Propriétaire at Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere, responded to this review

dear Customer, we are very sorry you had to walk around the various blockades of the Police. Believe it or not the Police in Paris 1/ does not provide anyone but public bodies with information on safety measures 2/ is:adding new blockades every year. The only thing we would do is to recommend in writing or over the phone to... More 

pertuis
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This review only concerns the special 14th July dinner-cruise coinciding with the firework display at 11pm from Trocadero and the Eiffel Tower. This cruise is 60-70 Euros more expensive than the usual dinner-cruise due to it being 14th July. The positive side: the food and wine were good, the staff efficient and friendly and the dining space comforatble and smart.... More 

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Capitaine75, Propriétaire at Capitaine Fracasse - Diner Croisiere, responded to this review

Sorry for your dissppointemnt. The cruise on July 14th is very special due to the Fireworks and the security measures on the Seine river. One of our guests was not on time this evening but insisted to embark as our family was already on board causing a late departure (20:48 instead of 20:30). In this case it was not possible... More 

windsor
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were visiting Paris and decided to have dinner on this boat cruise that passed through Paris along the Seine. Theoretically, there couldn't have been a better place to have a romantic dinner.. boy were we wrong! For the amount of money we spent it was incomprehensible that the food could be this bad. First we were seated in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Escale de L'ile aux Cygnes | Pont de Bir Hakeim, 75015 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Hôtel-de-Ville
  • Neighborhood: Hôtel-de-Ville
  • Phone Number: +33 1 46 21 48 15

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 90
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Scenic view

Description

Capitaine Fracasse is one of the best known dinner cruise on the Seine River, tanks to the reputation of its chef, Martial Enguehard, "Meilleur Ouvrier de France", and to its affordable prices. 2 Dinner cruises every evening, all week long, all year long. Cruises last approx. 2 Hours. Free parking. An open air terrace is accessible during the cruise allowing unforgettable views on the Seine scenery. Free parking.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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