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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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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I, along with friends went to Le Procope to celebrate our anniversary. I had noted this when making our online reservation but received no recognition of it from the restaurant...no big deal. Our meals were excellent and the waitstaff was very attentive to a point. After our entrees were finished the waitstaff seemed to disappear. It took... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We invited dear friends to a special dinner in Paris prior to flying home to Toronto. We were all very disappointed in the quality of the food served and the service was best described as bizarre, very slow and we finally asked for our bill although we had ordered dessert and coffee. Worst experience in Paris for dinner.

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Athens
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just perfect. Great Paris atmosphere, an historical place and tasty food. Enjoyed this restaurant so much. A must visit.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for our last night in Paris and it became immediately apparent as to why it was so popular with its depth of history in each corner. We waited for food but rather than being understaffed we took it as having a nice drawn out evening as opposed to eatin' and dashin'. We had the french onion soup,... More 

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2 Thank Dan H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped on Le Procope for an early dinner before visiting the Louvre during its late Wednesday hours. A friend who knows Paris well recommended it. Terrific historic atmosphere inside and friendly, efficient service. Go upstairs and view the exquisite dining rooms and decorations.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch and the food was amazing, service very good, very clean and full of history and charm, it is a must when you go to Paris!!!!

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Chessington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went to this restaurant whilst we were in Paris, after seeing it on a television program. It's definitely a place to get dressed up for. It's absolutely beautiful and is full of character. We loved how you could read the history of this venue on the back of the menu. We were very excited about the... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a large group with reservations (25+people). The food was good, but hard to comment on the menu since it was a prix fixe meal. The history as other writers have pointed out is fascinating. I would love to visit again in a smaller group.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is among the oldest restaurants in Paris. It's classic French food. We showed up at 8pm with no reservation on a Friday night. The place was busy but the host was pleasant and invited us to have a glass a champagne at the bar and he'd have a table in 20 minutes or less. We enjoyed the bubbles and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not even worth the history. Stay away, seriously. It took ages to get a table despite being told 5 mins wait. Then took about an hour for the food (and only away saying we don't want it anymore). Chicken was dry and overcooked (probably because it sat there for 30 mins before it got served). Do yourself a favour and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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