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Brasserie le Grand Cafe Francais

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36 r Republique, 25300 Pontarlier, France
+33 (0)3 81 39 00 72
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Jurassian food

The portion are huge at this brasserie at the main avenue of Pontarlier. They have a lunch set for 8 EUR and the service is friendly. I had the saucisse de Marceau with morilles mushrooms, my GF a mix platter with sausages and ham. The café gourmand was equally interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The portion are huge at this brasserie at the main avenue of Pontarlier. They have a lunch set for 8 EUR and the service is friendly. I had the saucisse de Marceau with morilles mushrooms, my GF a mix platter with sausages and ham. The café gourmand was equally interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had a great experience discovering Brasserie Le Grand Cafe Francais. We visit Sainte-Croix in Switzerland, and I just get fed up with how weak the dollar is against the Swiss Franc. Pontarlier is 20 minute car ride into France where we can get some groceries and stop for lunch without draining our funds. We even decided to go back... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Stop one day for coffee on the terrace , pleasant waiter and the cappuccino was good so few days later we decided to for lunch on a rainy day the brasserie was so French but alas the menu du jour was a disaster salad was ok the chicken was tasteless the haricots out of a tin and the waitresses most... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Visited café many times over the last 3 years and always enjoyed our lunch time experience. The food is cooked fresh , good sized portions and arrives quickly with a smile from the service staff. The environment is traditional French café style which I love plus clean (including the toilets).

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  • Address: 36 r Republique, 25300 Pontarlier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Franche-Comte  >  Doubs  >  Pontarlier
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)3 81 39 00 72

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