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Cafe Mabillon

#11,826 of 13,487 Restaurants in Paris
Neighborhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
Bar, French, Cafe
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164 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 43 26 62 93
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7:00 am - 6:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 am
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a simple entrecôte and you'll be positively surprised. it still beats the restaurants in rue de buci by far.

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Thank arctique
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The title kind of says it all. Great location for people watching, sit at the terrace, kick back, have a drink and watch the French go by. Location is great, the cocktails are OK at best so stick to wine.

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Thank john d
Ladera Ranch, California
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here to get a sandwich and crepe. The crepe was greasy and rubbery. Worst food I had in Paris. My husband's sandwich made him sick and we had to rush back to the hotel. Total bummer.

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Thank Ktrinka9
Saanich, Canada
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140 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

While wondering around we stopped in for a wine and some cheeses - good selection of both and nice folk.

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Thank BobFarr2000
Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I plus another couple stop in for a drink and maybe a snack at 1130pm. One other couple outside with 16 more empty seats at least. Waiter gave us a hard time about using 2 tables even tho they are set up two chairs per table and of course there are 4 of us. We left after... More 

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Thank Stuart F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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727 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

€6 for a small bottle of sparkling water, rip off! Nice to sit outside in the sun people watching on a Sunday. Didn't venture inside. Nicer places nearby.

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Thank McAnnie1
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

This is exactly why Paris has a bad reputation. Rude and aggressive waiters, crazy expensive price (29euros for a double gin tonic which was actually 2cl more than a normal one) and all these for a poor place. There are much better places to go in the area...

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Thank 721matthieuz
Bucharest, Romania
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53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

The place is well situated ( across Mabillon metro station ) on Blv. Saint Germaine , but this is its only +. Inside everything looks old and used and the prices are pretty high in my opinion ( aprox 20 euro the hamburgers and the stake tartar, 9 euro the desserts, 2.5 euro the espresso, 10 euro the beer ).... More 

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Thank Elena P
New York
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Cafe Mabillon is open 23/7. And that is huge in Paris. I do not live far, so whenever I need to make calls to California at, lets say 3 am Paris time: I go to Cafe Mabillon, use their free fast Wifi, get a glass of wine and a club sandwich with killer fries, make my calls and answer my... More 

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Thank cletessier
Clermont-Ferrand, France
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Too expensive, service was awful especially when it comes to the payment. We obviously did not spend (waste?) enough money there...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, French, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)1 43 26 62 93

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

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighborhood Profile
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighborhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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