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Cafe Francais

Entree 1 1 Place de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 40 29 04 02
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible16%
Jan 22, 2018
“Food is ok but service is average”
Jul 22, 2017
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Entree 1 1 Place de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff. The crowd seemed to business men and tourists. We had the best mashed potatoes ever to go with the lapin. However, a bit overpriced.

Thank Ulla J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We laughed about the romance of language in a name like "Cafe Francais," but this is what I think you need to know: It is located exactly on the Place de La Bastille with a full frontal view of the monument, it serves an excellent...More

1  Thank Tommyg2230
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Would have given a 1 not 2 but it's an attractive looking restaurant Staff are so poor and slow. The food is over priced sandwiches for breakfast and lunch Don't ever bother with so much on offer all around We're running late and it looked...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

I do not have great expectations considering that the café is located on place de la Bastille and therefore very touristic. Pretty poor value for money and really bad service.

Thank Diana_Mangalagiu
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I had lunch with a friend last Sunday and although food is not as good as in the past, the service which used to be excellent was quite poor. We were served by a lady who clearly had an attitude problem and when she did...More

Thank zie2014
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Arriving at Bastille station or viewing the winter market at coffee time the Cafe Francaise is ideal. At first glance it is for meals only with tablecloths but some tables are reserved for coffee. The views of people passing , the Bastille etc are good....More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We met a friend for dinner here on her recommendation. Our initial view was not very positive given its location - we thought it may be too touristic. But the evening surprised us. The staff was friendly. The appetisers were good. The main course dishes...More

Thank VikramRaizada
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I lived in the area few years ago and this cafe was one the best for brunch goid portion and reasonable price. I'm back now few years later and quality is not good with small portions. Very disappointed the eggs in a big dish seperated...More

Thank LiveToTravel2Gtr
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with friends there. Very nice and friendly service. But food is so so : the melon is cold coming from the fridge, the Milanese is burnt, the pasta is over cooked. The view is cool on Bastille and the service is friendly and...More

Thank BertrandBB
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has the smallest portions I've ever seen for a very high price. When we remarked that we thought they were too small (3 spoons of quinoa salad for 14€), we were told the restaurant was part of a big group and that was...More

Thank Stacey S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
7:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Entree 1 1 Place de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 29 04 02
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