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Cafe Mabillon

#11,745 of 13,460 Restaurants in Paris
Bar, Cafe, French
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164 boulevard Saint Germain, 75006 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 43 26 62 93
7:00 am - 6:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 am
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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117 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited twice in one day! Lunch, cold meat/salami/ham selection and wine watching the World go by! Returned for dinner, also outside, under gas heaters, lots of red wine and a good steak! Heartily recommended if you just want to soak up the atmosphere of Paris St Germain! Excellent friendly staff who spoke good English. Would return.

Thank Faberge36
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming back to this location for the past 3 years. The drinks are good and it has the best location. I love to have a great glass of wine and just admire the lively streets of St. Germain!

Thank Jacqueline Q
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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

Thank arctique
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
31 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.

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.

Thank Ktrinka9
Saanich, Canada
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140 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 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.

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 

Thank Stuart F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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763 reviews
454 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 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.

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...

Thank 721matthieuz
Bucharest, Romania
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58 reviews
54 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 

Thank Elena P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, Cafe, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
7:00 am - 6:00 am
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
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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