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Le Procope

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
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13,rue de l'Ancienne Comedie, 75006 Paris, France
01 40 46 79 00
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and i decided to dine here for our honey moon, the onion soup was spectacular and the lamb is heavenly, the ambience is a dream come true as a romantic top moment. Totally recomend, we´ll come back in our next change.

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Thank Abner S
Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really romantic restaurant with excellent food and service. The atmosphere was cousy and there was also a good choice of wines. Excellent location if you stay on the left bank. Nice area with a lot of bar and restaurants. I can really recommend this place. Not to expensive either.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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161 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were bought here as part of our 'Localers' French Revolution tour and I am so glad we were. The restaurant is stepped in history and played major roles leading up to and in the revolution. That aside the cafe is a very pleasant place to stop and ponder life, share a cuppa with friends and relax in the atmosphere.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went, as this restaurant was listed in the classic or good French food bistros lists. We were mistreated by a really pretentious and pedantic waiter who refused to explain the dishes to us and was never polite or attentive. The food arrived cold and our drinks were never refilled, the waiter pretending never to see us (the gratuities are... More 

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Stamford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked up to the terrace in the back a bit early for dinner but were promptly offered drink and dinner cart. The service was very friendly and attentive, lived everything we ordered and ended up staying for a full dinner. Highly recommend.

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mansfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

French onion soup is to die for. Service is very traditional and good. Lovely location, apparently the oldest restaurant in Paris

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Westlake Village, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A misunderstanding with FranceTourism found us here minus a reservation. Antonio & Loic seated us, graciously called & convinced the company to extend themselves. It took 20 min but everything said about Le Procope is true, exceeding expectations. Going again hopefully!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do NOT miss out! We go every single time we're in Paris at least twice each time! My favorite room is The Chopin Salon!

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Le Procope, being 50 yards from my hotel, in Rue de Buci, walking distance, always classy, and friendly, and, cannot be compared with any other restaurant in the world!! Created in 1686, what else can I say!!!!?!???!

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history of Le Procope is the reason to walk in the door, but the food is the reason to stay! The coq au vin is so good, SO GOOD, I'm salivating just thinking about it again! The dessert I ordered was a miss, but the place gets A marks for me in service, value and quality notwithstanding.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13,rue de l'Ancienne Comedie, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: 01 40 46 79 00
Description
Le Procope founded in 1686 by the Sicilian Francesco Procopio Dei Coltelli, is considered to be one of the oldest cafes in Paris, as well as a legendary meeting place for artists and intellectuals. You'll be surprised as much by the decor of the three-hundred-year-old restaurant, marked by the historical events it has witnessed over the years, as by its culinary classics, such as the coq au vin or whiting and its creams and sorbets made by the House. A historic cafe to try for a full meal or even a cup of tea and a sweet pastry.

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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