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Le Pre aux Clercs

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30 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 41 73
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6:30 am - 2:00 am
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Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our mains even though they brought me a salmon instead of the tartar I ordered. Rattatui was a great side with the salmon Disappointed in the onion soup, had a greasy oily layer perhaps from the cheese or the broth Escargots were a real disappointment. One was empty, one tasted off and the rest were really chewy. We... More 

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Boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place and location, with terrific sidewalk views of the neighborhood. Lots of locals eating and drinking. Staff were very professional and attentive. Beers were large, very cold and on draft.... We constantly saw people coming in and out....it was a hopping place. Lots of locals drinking espressos. We loved it there....we only wish it was cheaper. 9 Euros per... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed typical Parisian cafe fare for lunch, and the food and service were both very good. In fact, when two additional members of our party arrived after my husband and I had finished our meal, they allowed us to move to a larger table to accommodate us all. The food (salads and a pasta dish) was all well prepared... More 

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Belleair, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wandering around St Germain on our last night in Paris, we wanted a simple meal. It was a chilly August evening (? yes, August!) and we wanted something warm and welcoming. We found it at Le Pre aux Clercs. I had a nice 'vegetable crumble' to start and a simple poulet roti...just what I wanted. Simple brasserie food, well prepared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are wanting a brasserie with decent food in St Germain that isn't too pricey or too touristy this is a good option. Staff were attentive and reasonably quick. Menu has the standard French brasserie options of a decent standard.

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking for somewhere to eat on a Monday night around 9pm. We checked out the menu and grabbed a seat. We ordered the escargot (the 2 tables near us had also ordered it). I don't have much experience with it, but I thought they were delicious. We ordered a bottle of the house wine (22.50)... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately one of the worst food experiences ever. We ordered three dishes. The food was terrible, prepared by the waiters with goods from the supermarket. No taste, no soul. But very nice atmosphere.

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Thank Hans B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming cafe, delicious food, great service. Reasonable pricing. Friendly staff. Nice sidewalk seating on a quaint street.

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Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just arrived to our hotel in rue Bonaparte and were looking for a place to have a light fast lunch. This place looked nice and busy so we decided not to look any further. It was a good decision. We both had salads: I had Salad Volcan, which was ok. I had fried potatoes and blue cheese. My... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistently great food and local neighborhood brasserie. One of Hemingway's lesser known "haunts". Charming waiters great location not far off the Seine, but far enough from the tourist scene on corner of tiny Rue Jacob and Rue Bonaparte. One of my favorite places to go in Paris.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 41 73

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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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