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Brasserie Bofinger

5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 87 82
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
French, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good quality Alsacian cuisine. The menu offers a lot of choice with good quality / price. Very well located in the heart of Bastille quarter of Paris. I highly recommend it.

Thank Carotenoids
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Carotenoids, we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on our first night in Paris, was a bit concerned by the mixed reviews on Trip Advisor but generally felt the bad reviews were unjust - this is a Brasserie not a fine dining restaurant and offers a great casual French experience...More

Thank Shelley C
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Shelley C, we thank you very much for your nice compliments and we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris for another great experience. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Paris during Xmas time and dinner table was booked in advance at the Bofinger on the very 1st night. I’d seen a programme on tv some years back, a culinary programme, where Bofinger was showcased and it was on my plan since....More

Thank Nirmalya C
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Nirmalya C, we thank you very much for your rewarding compliments and we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris for another friendly moment to test our seafood. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely brasserie with art deco ceiling cupulas, but I am not sure that I will return any time soon. The service was efficient but laconic (one could interpret it as unfriendly but I want to be charitable and chalk it up to...More

Thank supertravelistic
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear supertravelistic, we are truly sorry that your experience at Bofinger did not meet your expectations. We do apologize for the customer's level you received and for you main dishes. We will be more vigilant in the future concerning this matter. We reiterate once again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here New Year's Ever with friends. This is a very long established restaurant and it is physically charming. There was an incredible jazz singer that night and she was wonderful. The food was average; somewhat disappointing for a rather inflated New Year's dinner...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked to go for lunch on the 24th of December. The sevice was really excellent, right from taking the booking. We had a lovely table "under the dome". We had our 6 year old with us and, due to past experience, didn't order him...More

Thank vixky
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear vixky we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided a long time ago that I wanted to have my 70th birthday celebrations in Paris and chose Bofinger having been there before (6 years ago). We were a group of 19 and therefore given a private room on the 1st floor. The room was...More

Thank Terry D
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Terry D, thanks for your kind compliments. It was an honor that you have chosen our establishment to celebrate tou 70th birthday.We will be pleased to welcome you again for another unforgettable moment. Best regards. Bofinger's team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bofinger offers a great place to enjoy top Alsacean food. Dishes are well made, focused on the quality of the ingredient and the main courses portions are big. Service is efficient and the dinning area consists of elegant belle Époque rooms. We enjoyed a great...More

Thank Alex B
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alex B, we thank you very much for your nice compliments and we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris for a top Alsacean dinner. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here with my wife and two friends on New Year's Eve. We had the NYE menu priced at 149 Euros per person. Foie gras starter was delicious, and the beef main course was beautiful, possibly one of the nicest pieces of steak I've...More

Thank James C
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear James C, we thank you very much for your rewarding compliments and we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great brasserie in Paris recommend as a must visit for tourist in Paris. The interior stain glass is beautiful. Service is classic brasserie - that is service with a Paris attitude. Good diverse menu good wine selections. Actual food quality is average go for...More

Thank Roy C
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Caporciano
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Tekaia R | Reviewed this property |
No reason to go back. All this restaurant PR is its history, mainly the ceiling verriere and its original Bathroom/ toilets. So when you see it ince, it is enough. Invite friends to go but don't go again. Related to... More
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November 12, 2015|
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Response from LaBrasserieF | Property representative |
Bonjour, Notre dernière commande est prise à 15h, ensuite on vous sert votre déjeuner sans problème de temps. Au plaisir de vous accueillir Service commercial
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February 6, 2015|
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Response from artnik | Reviewed this property |
Hi -- I reviewed Bofinger on Trip Advisor in November and my main comment was how ill-equipped they were for the vegetarians in the group. Plus they had some attitude about it. They served essentially the same thing for both... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$38 - $72
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 87 82
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Description
Founded in 1864 mere steps from the Place des Vosges and Place de la Bastille, Brasserie Bofinger is considered to be the "most beautiful brasserie in Paris". Deep in the heart of Paris' 4th arrondissement in a Belle Epoque setting, come discover the refined quality of a traditional Alsatian meal.
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