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Cafe de la Gare

PK 00 | Gare de Soarano, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar
+261 20 22 611 12
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Ranked #14 of 119 Restaurants in Antananarivo
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Madagascar
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Green grass. Spacious place. Good place for relax in central town or for business negociations. Very simple. Restaured old trains. You seems not to live in town.

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Milan, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice remake of old European railway brasserie. Friendly staff. slow service and average food. I had chicken which was not cooked enough. At my remark they just said they would have told it in the kitchen, without any feedback. Half of the desserts was not available. I wouldn't go back, expensive for what you get.

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Austin, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were seated outside in a garden like area. The food was excellent and the waitress was very helpful in explaining the menu. Does not take Master Card.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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90 reviews 90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I have been here twice now, once as a casual business dinner and once with my family on holiday. It is part of the old railway station and is different with several seating areas, including an outside area that is both covered and not covered. On both occasions my experience has been good and the food has been good. The... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

we stopped here for a late lunch, had to work hard to get service for simple food, very slow and average food. The people next to us were men with prostitutes, in our opinion; we would not return; expensive for what we had

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Paris, France
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

fist, the location,in the old train station at walking distance from the sightseings in Antananarivo. you can choose the veranda, the bar/restaurant and the garden, but the place fill in quickly. the food is good, especially the zebu ( tartare or steak) and the duck ( maigret ou parmentier). for a quicky the burgers (with the costumary pint of THB)... More

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UK
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Good place to stop for lunch whilst exploring Tana. Great menu with lots of options (burgers are very good). Very easy to walk to here from the hotels in the centre of Tana. Nice setting (from sitting at bar or nice tables overlooking the garden), but as previous reviewer mentioned, smoking is permitted, which is a turn off when eating!,

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Cape Town
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27 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

It seemed odd to go to the railway station to find a good restaurant, but that's what it was. We had sandwiches and burgers, but the coffee was the best. There's a nice outdoor area if the weather's good. The only downside is they allow smoking inside the restaurant. Not cool.

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Toamasina (Tamatave), Madagascar
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

really nice relaxing enviroment, food is good and well priced, also the night club is well worth a visit after hours.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

When we need to get out of the heat and hustle & bustle of Tana city centre, head for Cafe de la Gare! In the beautiful old train station and with a garden for outdoor seating, this please offers great food and wonderful location. The selection of homemade ice cream is a must!

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