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Brasserie Cafe de Paris

place Saint-Francois 5, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
+41 21 321 13 69
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible7%
Nov 27, 2016
“Have already experienced it better”
Oct 8, 2016
Closed Now
All hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
place Saint-Francois 5, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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Reviewed November 27, 2016

I have been there with a guest on a day where the Christmas-market on Place St. François had already started. We had an early start - 18:30 and the restaurant was, not astonished for the time, empty. Unfortunately we had a bad start already as...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Very good service, fait and Nice welcome, good entrecôte with good desserts, menu is limited to meat and one salad, but if your intention is to have meat, you are not disappointed, just a pity was no heating due to a technical issue, but nothing...More

Thank Antonio P
Reviewed December 13, 2015

Very quick service, staff very friendly. Food was good and the price correct for the area. We had a steak and fries, which was good, but maybe a bit on the small side. The brasserie is a bit hidden behind the bakery in front, so...More

Thank Pascal J
Reviewed October 29, 2015

Really nice restaurant, very friendly and flexible staff. We enjoyed our stay a lot. The entrecôte was excellent!

Thank Barsmar
Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is the little sister of the famous Café de Paris restaurant in Geneva. Same menu, you can only eat an "entrecôte" (lean steak) with the famous butter and spices sauce "Café de Paris", (secret recipe!) accompanied by excellent fries and a green salad. The...More

Thank jmirsadeghi
Reviewed March 25, 2015

I ate at this Brasserie several time in the past few years and am very pleased with the quality of food, ambience and the service offered. It is delightful that this restaurant has consistent standards.

Thank Anna B
Reviewed November 29, 2014

For those who are used to the famous restaurant in Paris or even Geneva, this is not the same. Meat not as tender, soggy French fries and poor atmosphere makes us decide to better stick to the original.

Thank Harold H
Reviewed November 23, 2014

2 menu items not exactly as the Paris original which sauce formula is being kept as a secret,but excellent entrecôte de boeuf with a nice cafe de Paris sauce and french fries and a salad as starter.well prepared wine list very good service and excellent...More

3  Thank amirzekeriya
Reviewed January 3, 2014

We have been eating in this reastaurant already and their food is excellent, keeping in mind that you basically have only two menus. But the last two times we arrived and wanted to eat we have been asked if we did reserve which we had...More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed October 23, 2013

If you want to eat entrecôte de boeuf, this is the place. I mean, they only serve this. It's at place st.francois, but you enter through a cafe downstairs, so we didn't know where to enter. I like to come here time to time. I...More

Thank Eripi
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place Saint-Francois 5, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
  • Phone Number: +41 21 321 13 69
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