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Brasserie le Grand Cafe Francais

36 rue de la Republique, 25300 Pontarlier, France
+33 3 81 39 00 72
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
May 29, 2017
“Inappropriate behavior”
Dec 8, 2016
“Simple, cheap local food in traditional brasserie deco, right in centre of town”
Restaurant Hours
French, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
36 rue de la Republique, 25300 Pontarlier, France
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

It's a sunny Saturday. You seat quietly sit at the terrasse. After a drink, you ask to order the lunch. You only get the answer: did you reserve your table !?! I've customers waiting and I cannot let use the table for the lunch...

Thank Pascal L
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Simple, local dishes with large portions at a very reasonable price for the lunch menu. There are 2 main indoor sitting areas, the old brasserie with 1920s deco, a modern dining room at the back- and of course the terrasse in Summer which gets booked...More

Thank Odile C
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We went already several times, no big surprises, good standard for great value - you can get main plate for 8 EUR :-). Quite a lot of people coming in to eat over the lunch & espec over the weekend. But its fast & ok....More

Thank Miroslav H
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Arrived without knowing nothing about the place, the resturang was almost full but still got a table, lot of locals. It took over 30 min to order, but the food arrived quickly and it was good. If you are in a hurry do not choose...More

Thank AndersSH
Reviewed January 4, 2016

We had sat outside this restaurant in order to be served but after about 15 minutes we were left sitting. We decided we would go inside for table service and sat down at a table. We had the menu (in French) and we made a...More

2  Thank petadownunder
Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

If you come with children, be sure you wil be received with hostility. We were not welcomed at all and the waitress suggests us to leave if we were not up to order what she wanted. It was not acceptable; we moved to another restaurant...More

2  Thank Edouard B
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were seated in a light room at the back of the restaurant that has a light wood ceiling and partial walls. He ordered the plat de jour of sautéed pork, pomme frites and salad and I ordered the California salad with...More

Thank Tamara33301
Reviewed August 8, 2015

We had one local dish with sausage, and an entrecote with bllue cheese sauce. Place looked great. Service was slow but good. Food, unfortunately was slightly disappointing. It has been served well, was looking good, but: 1. Meet was just poor quality. I would say...More

1  Thank Nodla
Reviewed July 27, 2015

We popped into this place on a warm July evening. I'm sure we were the only tourists present, which meant we could savour a truly French experience, with a wonderful atmosphere that was great for people-watching! The food was very good, and I particularly recommend...More

Thank SimonDabbs
Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

The portion are huge at this brasserie at the main avenue of Pontarlier. They have a lunch set for 8 EUR and the service is friendly. I had the saucisse de Marceau with morilles mushrooms, my GF a mix platter with sausages and ham. The...More

Thank Jamesfood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 rue de la Republique, 25300 Pontarlier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Doubs  >  Pontarlier
  • Phone Number: +33 3 81 39 00 72
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