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Place Napoleon Bonaparte 33, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
33164222032
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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santiago
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Tried the platter - charcuterie y fromages. Fantastic and great size for 2 (probably better for 3)! Wish there was a non-smoking section outside as the amount of chai smokers is disgusting so we sat inside (but hey that's France for you!)

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Thank tsinchile
australia
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115 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The staff were helpful and friendly and the food was everything you might expect from a French brasserie.

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Thank brianandgail
Geneva, Switzerland
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224 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We were a big group but that did not excuse the clumsy service and confused orders. It seemed the staff were unsure of themselves and I spent the evening dodging falling glasses and noisy staff. Quite unpleasant really. The food was not great

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Thank Elaine M
Montreux, Switzerland
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Went there for a light dinner and beer. Well prepared and pleasantly served. Good for snacks as well as full meal. Very convenient too.

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Thank LEONIDAS L
Siladice
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Good french cousine. Good service. English speaking waiters. Clear menu. Took average onion soup and above average flank steak - could recommend. If you would like to have some french food: good choice.

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Thank BranoS
Pune, India
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I just had coffee here. This place has good ambience and service. The service staff could speak English and was friendly.

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Thank Bhushan_Kh
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I've come here a number of times over the years and although a bit pricey, the food and drink selection is pretty good and you are able to sit outside without being right next to the road, unlike most the cafes and restaurants in Fontainebleau. This experience was both amusing and gross at the same time! We came here with... More 

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1 Thank Alison H
Madrid, Spain
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Again, I´ve eaten in their terrace and inside on the top floor with a very big group. The service was slow at the beginning but thei picked it up real quick and just have great things to say about them. I had the oysters (which were huge and tasty) and for second I had the rack of lamb which was... More 

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1 Thank Oscar L
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner and lunch here recently. Loved the authentic French atmosphere. Food was a delight and seemed very freshly cooked.Excellent choice of wines by the glass too. Service very professional. The best croque Monsieur I have ever had? Give it a try.

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1 Thank Wcfs2011
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were staying in the hotel next door and decided on a typical 'french' breakfast. Our hotel was next door and so we selected it for location as much as anything. Yes the service was slow, we were not in a hurry, so was no big deal for us. We had baguette and coffee which was served with an excellent... More 

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1 Thank HarryHazel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Napoleon Bonaparte 33, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: 33164222032

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?